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Optical Network Strategy Architect

Job Title: Optical Network Strategy Architect
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Slough, Berkshire
Salary: Negotiable
REF: PP/ONSA/C/GP_1506595746
Contact Name: Glenn Parsons
Contact Email:
Job Published: 12 months ago

Job Description

We are currently working alongside a market leading Telco to recruit an Optical Network Strategy Architect. In the role of Optical Network Strategy Architect you will join a team responsible for delivering technology strategy and high-level architecture for Networks including IP, Optical transmission and Mobile backhaul.

The position of Optical Network Strategy Architect will offer both technical and business exposure.

As a successful Optical Network Strategy Architect you will involved in producing E2E Transmission strategy and architecture. It will also involved defining new and refining existing network architectures.

The Optical Network Strategy Architect will be involved in activities such as:

  • Definition of high level target architecture which addresses risk, performance, capacity and satisfies legislative obligations
  • Liaising with legal and regulatory bodies
  • Developing high level migration strategies
  • Creating the supporting architectural principles
  • Technical architectural governance and new technology selection

The role of Optical Network Strategy Architect will allow the opportunity to demonstrate and enhance skills within:

  • Knowledge and understanding of Transmission, IP RAN and Transport technologies
  • Ability to identify and manage transmission objectives
  • Knowledge of current and emerging Optical and Ethernet Transmission systems.
  • Knowing when to implement solutions and consider wider impacts
  • Operating within a Governance and Architecturally combined role
  • Interfacing with a varied range of stakeholders

To apply for the role of Optical Network Strategy Architect please send your CV to

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