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Solution Architect-Access Transport Programme

Job Title: Solution Architect-Access Transport Programme
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Reading, Berkshire
Salary: competitive market rate
Start Date: ASAP
REF: LZ-HW-2019-03-28-02_1556871004
Contact Name: Lin Zhang
Contact Email:
Job Published: about 1 year ago

Job Description

Solution Architect-Access Transport Programme

Reading (Contract)

The company:

My client is a leading Telecoms company, who operate in more than 170 countries across the world. They are currently looking for a solution architect to provide the overall technical strategy for the Access Transport programme.


  • Responsible for establishing, managing, communicating and maintaining the Solution Roadmap & Architecture Principles for the Access Transport Programme.
  • Responsible for ensuring the System Introduction (SI) for Access Transport Programme adheres to the Solution Roadmap & Architecture and ensuring it adheres to the Security Framework.
  • Responsible for developing the design strategy taking into account the various product and toolset roadmaps from all Suppliers
  • Responsible for ensuring the all roadmaps are current and made available to all dependent Suppliers
  • Responsible for identifying and assessing technical risk to the Access Transport Programme
  • Represent the Access Transport Programme on the Technical Committee
  • Responsible for developing the design strategy taking into account the various product and toolset roadmaps


  • Appropriate qualifications in IP Design and Planning
  • Thorough understanding of the relevant IP standards in Carrier IP Networks

Specialist skills

  • Deep understanding of the technologies and processes employed in an Access Transport Network
  • Understanding of Cybersecurity frameworks and their application in telecoms networks.
  • Understanding of network security principles and practices
  • Good understanding of network synchronisation methods for 4G and 5G networks
  • Good understanding of the BT MEAS Direct Ethernet and IPVPN product portfolio.
  • Soft skills: Results focused, resilient, resourceful, supportive, open and objective.
  • Ability to deliver, work and manage a multi-functional team in a challenging, pressurized and fast moving environment.

If you are interested in applying, please call Lin Zhang on 0118 928 5550 or send your latest CV to

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