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Optical Transport Network Architect - TELECOMS

Job Title: Optical Transport Network Architect - TELECOMS
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Reading, Berkshire
Salary: Competitive day rate
Start Date: ASAP
Duration: 3-6 MONTHS
REF: KK_TRANSPORT_1506091293
Contact Name: Kerry Knight
Contact Email:
Job Published: 12 months ago

Job Description

Optical Transport Network Architect


3-6 months contract

This leading telecoms company are going through an exciting period of change and they are seeking an experienced Optical Transport Network Architect to join their team.

You will be working between the technical teams and Senior Management Team. Your main responsibility will be to pull together the technology from the other Architects & Designers and translate it into strategies for the Senior Management Team.

What they will be doing:

  • Working between the technical teams and SMT
  • Pulling together the technology and translating it in to strategies for the not so technical SMT.
  • Working with the Designers / Architects and making sure they are following the right direction.
  • Taking all strategic decisions to SMT and ensure succinct justification is delivered (this will include cost, features etc.)
  • Working on two projects which include a refresh of the RAN & Transmission networks.
  • They will also interface with regulatory bodies - Ensuring all new architecture and strategies are in-line with regulatory requirements.
  • Supporting RFP/RFQ assessments

Ideal person:

  • will have a technical background within telecoms from either Vendors/Suppliers/Operators
  • Have a strong understanding of Mobile Transmission/IP/RAN - in particular the evolution from 4G to 5G
  • Understanding of Network syncing
  • Excel Modelling
  • Confident with senior Stakeholders and presenting to SMT

For more information please apply here or send a CV direct to

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