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Infrastructure and Connectivity Design Authority - Contract

Job Title: Infrastructure and Connectivity Design Authority - Contract
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Berkshire, England
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
REF: PP/C/TDAI/FC_1543859286
Contact Name: Fred Cope
Contact Email:
Job Published: 6 months ago

Job Description

Infrastructure and Connectivity Technical Design Authority - Contract - Berkshire

Leading Mobile Telecoms Service Provider require an Infrastructure and Connectivity Technical Design Authority on a contract to work out of their fantastic head office in Berkshire.

The TDA will be required to:

  • To design and implement infrastructure and robust connectivity solutions
  • Ensure that IT infrastructure and connectivity designs and implementation meet the functional and non-functional requirements of the project commissioning the design work
  • Estimate design effort accurately
  • Proactively develop awareness of relevant technology trends
  • Liaise effectively with strategic suppliers and managed service providers
  • Adhere to the IT standards, enterprise architecture and roadmap
  • Manage the entire life-cycle of IT platforms within the role's scope e.g. from tendering for new platforms to managing end of life
  • Monitoring MSP and supplier spend
  • Ensure that all IT platforms are properly managed from a development perspective i.e.
  • technology trends are tracked and exploited
  • capacity & performance are managed
  • conformance with the enterprise architecture
  • proper management of end of life
  • re-tendering platform suppliers where necessary
  • Influence best practice design & development standards and ensure that they are followed by IT designers and the MSP
  • Win full support from share-holders for the IT platform set and design and development standards
  • Proactively support the delivery of the road-mapped products and services
  • Become a respected opinion leader for IT Design within the share-holder IT community
  • Constructively challenge management in relation to IT Design
  • Ensure full alignment with strategic and tactical objectives
  • Proactively encourage a healthy working environment leading to satisfied managers, team members and peers

Summary of Key Skills required

  • Exceptional understanding of Infrastructure and connectivity Architecture design concepts
  • Exceptional understanding and UANs (User Access Networks) and DCNs (Data connectivity Networks)
  • General OSS experience

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