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Transmission Engineer

Job Title: Transmission Engineer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: South East England, England
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: A.S.A.P
Duration: 6 months+
REF: AC/19923_1567170268
Contact Name: Amanda Cager
Contact Email:
Job Published: over 1 year ago

Job Description

What does the role involve?

  • Providing 3rd level technical support for Transmission equipment in a multi-vendor environment.
  • Providing out-of-hours on-call support cover as part of the 24x7 on-call rota.
  • Troubleshooting logged faults in order to accurately isolate the cause, taking corrective action to minimize the impact of faults when they occur.
  • Liaising with vendors where necessary in order to resolve vendor related issues and monitor progress through to resolution.
  • Supporting the implementation of new equipment and the ongoing maintenance, and configuration of existing systems.
  • Supporting project deliveries from engineering, review design documentation, implement solutions, and subsequently deploy configuration.
  • Developing, documenting and refining best practice and standard operating procedures/processes to improve the management of Transmission infrastructure.
  • Building good working relationships with staff from all areas of the business to consistently achieve the best results.
  • Reviewing and approving Transmission network change requests.

What experience do you need?

  • Relevant technical qualification or a minimum of 3 years' experience network management, and or Telecoms field Engineering/Commissioning role.
  • Excellent understanding of SDH and DWDM.
  • Strong hands on experience with Ciena CPL and OME6500, Huawei U2000 and OSN6800.
  • Unix knowledge and Timepictra Sync Management.
  • Flexibility in approach to work and willingness to learn new technologies.
  • An organised approach to fault finding and ability to take responsibility.
  • Exposure to ITIL and a change management process to deliver network service changes through either internal or external implementation teams.

For finer details please contact Amanda Cager - - 01628762270.

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