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STRATEGY ARCHITECT - 5G, OPTICAL, RAN-TRANSPORT/TRANSMISSION

Job Title: STRATEGY ARCHITECT - 5G, OPTICAL, RAN-TRANSPORT/TRANSMISSION
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Berkshire, England
Industry:
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
REF: STRAT/BERK/ROB_1507717636
Contact Name: Robert Hudson
Contact Email: robert.hudson@projectpeople.com
Job Published: 8 days ago

Job Description

Strategy:

Take part and contribution in the production of definition of the Transmission Strategy. This includes justification through analysis, SWOT, proof of concept, business case, interactions with Transport Design, IT/OSS and RAN Strategy, RAN design teams and IP design teams and managed providers, etc.

Develop and lead in the production of Transmission migration strategy to move high volume RAN connectivity from legacy transmission to new solution that minimises customer outage and impact.

Cross-Functional Engagement and Communication:

Engage with key stakeholders across the business to understand requirements, analyse and translate into technical transmission network requirements.

Develop new vendor relationships. Transition to domain owners for day-to-day vendor relationship. Ownership of ongoing vendor strategic relationships.

Desired Skills & Experience

Must-have:

Gained excellent overall understanding of Transmission, IP RAN transport and RAN technologies gains from either telco network service provider and / or telco supplier.

Experience of identifying and managing transmission objectives, risks and mitigation plans

Up-to-date knowledge of current and emerging Optical and Ethernet Transmission systems, IP RAN, SDN & NFV and wireless technologies, spectrum, equipment and their advantages and disadvantages.

Good familiarity with OSS system and integration, Transport SDN Controller(s), NFV, MANO, Service Orchestration and multilayer PCE

Ability to know when to implement solutions with consideration to the wider impacts i.e. risk, cost, customer impact, timescales, etc.

Widespread knowledge of different Transmission vendors and solutions and managed services.

Excellent knowledge and experience RAN transmission, Core Transmission and Data Centre connectivity

Experience of defining Network Transmission Architectural Principles and Policy; and governing their implementation.

Significant experience of operating in a Governance and Architecture role; or a Design role having end-to-end responsibility and spanning multiple technology domains.

Ability to steer solutions based on the overall architecture without dictating the detailed design delivery.

Experience of working in a technology based role and interfacing to a varied number of internal and external stakeholders.

Excellent negotiation, and written and verbal presentation skills.

Ability to simplify analysis and present results clearly at all levels of the business - including at senior management team level.

Nice to Have

Familiar with GIS software, in particular MapInfo and Google Earth

MS Excel data modelling expertise

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