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Transmission/RAN Architect - 5G, RAN, Fibre

Job Title: Transmission/RAN Architect - 5G, RAN, Fibre
Contract Type: Contract
Location: South East England, England
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: A.S.A.P
REF: AC/01221_1569338472
Contact Name: Amanda Cager
Contact Email:
Job Published: 5 months ago

Job Description

This role will be working at the forefront of the mobile internet revolution with a network built for the Internet

This environment is at the forefront of the mobile internet revolution with a network built for the Internet and a great opportunity to become involved in a mixed technical/business role.

Scope of the role:

The Transport Strategy & Architecture Team within Network Strategy is responsible for delivering Technology Strategy and High-Level Architecture for Transport Networks, including IP and Network Security, Optical Transmission, Wireless Transmission and Fixed Mobile backhaul.

This role is critical in helping the team to produce an end-to-end Transmission Strategy and Architecture to support a Transformation Programme and business requirements.

Working closely with various service providers and suppliers, you will help maintain and manage end-to-end transmission network architecture and strategy and ensure solutions adheres to architecture principles.

The role will involve defining new, and refining existing, transmission network architectures and strategy.

What the role will be doing:

  • Responsible for the definition of a high-level target network transmission architecture ensuring solution addresses risk mitigation, performance, capacity, economics and customer experience.
  • Liaise with legal and regulatory team, and IT asset owners to identify specific network requirements where necessary.
  • Develop high level migration strategy that minimise impact to network to facilitate smooth transition and implementation.
  • Definition and creation of supporting transmission architectural principles, requirements and policies to provide a common body of reference artefacts to various managed service partners.
  • Ensuring strategy and architecture is executed via the appropriate solution delivery teams and overseeing it through to ensure that business benefit is realised.
  • Technical architectural governance of end to end transmission network.
  • New technology awareness, evaluation and selection. Running or supporting RFI, RFP and RFQ processes as and when necessary.

What experience is needed:

  • Excellent overall understanding of Transmission architecture, IP RAN transport and RAN technologies gains from either telco network service provider and/or telco supplier.
  • 5G and Fibre or optical.
  • Cloud or SDN or NFV.
  • Transmission/Backhaul/Ethernet/Microwave.

For finer details please contact Amanda Cager - - 01628 762270.

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