Network Designer

Job Type:
Cloud & Infrastructure
Job reference:
17 days ago

Network Designer


6 months

Rate: £310 per day

Fancy working for a leading Media & Broadcast company? We are looking for an experienced, highly motivated network designer with proven experience in IP networks and Media & Broadcast systems. This person will be skilled in requirements analysis and in the production of customer solution designs. The candidate will be able to deliver designs in a high pressure environment and will work closely with customers and suppliers as well delivery and operational teams to ensure a successful deployment to agreed timescales.

The candidate will have an excellent working knowledge of MPLS / IP networking and understanding of broadcasting technologies including video coding, multiplex and audio systems is desired.

Experience with working with Juniper core routing / cisco routing equipment would be very desirable.

Key Purpose of the Role:

The role is a design function within a team who are responsible for the design of solutions targeting UK and International Broadcasters. This will mean that the designer will need to put together and take responsibility for the full E2E aspects that will include Network, Video and Audio elements of solutions to meet the needs of Broadcasters. These solutions typically comprise a mixture of 'off the shelf' pure Network (L3 IP/MPLS & L2 VPN), Broadcast technologies (Video, Audio etc) particularly in the Encoding, Decoding and Monitoring of TV and Audio signals for Distribution services between and within Broadcasters networks.

Key responsibilities of this role are:

  • To provide Engineering Design leadership and steer, guidance and support in managing aspects of the Media and Broadcast areas specifically in the conveyance of Broadcast and IP signals using an MPLS/ Multicasting. i.e. L3 IP/MPLS and L2 VPN, Multicasting point to multipoint within a VPN, BGP, OSPF, CoS.
  • Develop and agree scope for TV deliveries and designs and recommend scope for more complex and/or new network service feature and platform design activities. Define and set-up environment or process to validate the work to produce standardised designs in a range of areas including core TV platform and customer specific TV solutions as well as develop non-standard solutions in some areas in response to customer demand.
  • Provide support and information to the wider team including operations, systems and customers.
  • Provide Major bid engineering support to Media and Broadcast Area and 3rd Line support of the Service and Network Platforms to Operations / Service Assurance if required by the Engineering Service & Development or Advanced Engineering Teams

Suitable candidates should submit their CV in the first instance

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