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Transport Network Design Technical Lead

Job Title: Transport Network Design Technical Lead
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Reading, Berkshire
Salary: competitive market rate
Start Date: ASAP
REF: LZ-HW-2018-10-26_1540564596
Contact Name: Lin Zhang
Contact Email:
Job Published: 10 months ago

Job Description

Transport Network Design Technical Lead

Our client is a leading global information and communications technology (ICT) solutions provider. Through their dedication to customer-centric innovation and strong partnerships, they have established end-to-end advantages in telecom networks, devices and cloud computing. Their products and solutions have been deployed in over 140 countries, serving more than one third of the world's population.


  • Responsible for supporting the Design function for the Access transport network.
  • Responsible for ensuring the System Introduction (SI) processes are followed, including high-level designs, detailed designs and guidelines.
  • Responsible for establishing the access transport test bed and associated system introduction processes to provide end-to-end testing capabilities
  • Responsible for developing the design strategy and taking into account the various product and toolset roadmaps
  • Responsible for ensuring the all roadmaps are current and made available to all dependent suppliers
  • Responsible for assessing technical risk to the access transport network
  • Represent Transport Design on the Technical Committee


  • Demonstrated knowledge of the UK Telecommunication industry.
  • Experience and knowledge of network deployment and delivery projects.
  • Professional structured approach to project delivery.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Experience of working in a multi-cultural environment.
  • Experience of managing sub-contract resource finance.
  • Must be results focused, resilient, resourceful, supportive, open and objective.
  • Must possess an ability to deliver, work and manage a multi-functional team in a challenging, pressurized and fast moving environment.
  • Full UK Driver's Licence

Specialist skills

  • CCNP, CCIE, HCNP, HCIE certification is preferred.
  • Demonstrated experience as Design Manager in access transport.
  • Ability to design a large network with complex network technology (scale to 50 routers with MPLS L2/L3 VPN)
  • Good knowledge of MBNL Transport Network, its processes and toolsets.
  • Good experience with network design documentation (HLD/LLD/DD)
  • Design and commissioning experience with routing protocols (OSPF, ISIS and BGP), SR (Segment routing).
  • Previous experience in configuring and troubleshooting Cisco/Nokia/Huawei routers
  • Detailed understanding of LTE migration and re-parenting processes and demonstrated ability to develop workflows across a multi-disciplinary team to deliver a high-volume migration programme
  • Good understanding of the RAN technologies.
  • Good understanding of the BT MEAS Direct Ethernet and IPVPN product portfolio.

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

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