Network Planning Engineer

  • Location

    Basingstoke, Hampshire

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  • Salary:

    £250.00 - £300.00 per day

  • Contact:

    Fatima Aidarus

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  • Published:

    8 months ago

  • Duration:

    6 months

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Network Planning Engineer to be based in Basingstoke to work independently under limited supervision, plans, designs, develops, and implements network engineering plans and wide-scale networks for customers and to plan and design new infrastructure to support the Datacentre building adds program.

Rate: £300.00 per day
Duration: 6 months
Location: Basingstoke

Key Responsibility:

  • Ensures efficient and timely deployment of equipment, meeting Datacentre Programme requirements through development of design documentation, analysing current network and a high-level scope to develop and issue detailed plans and instructions.
  • Assimilates various internal and external customer requirements, creates new network solutions, assembles the required equipment augment costs and budgets and participates in the overall Datacentre solution development.
  • From input into a High-level solution, develop and issue for implementation low level scope, plans and associated documentation.
  • Issue instructions for site surveys and perform logical audits and data cleanse activities. Initiate Off-Net Planning for site vacates and validate progress.
  • Ensure authorised sites are capped in inventory and quoting tools. Identification customers and services to assist coordination of migrations.
  • Issue Netbuild instructions for Datacentre works. Provide support for planned Datacentres whilst in implementation.

Key Requirements:

  • Self-motivated individual with strong analytical and design skills.
  • Ability to effectively present and receive complex information with Attention to detail, to ensure data integrity is maintained, and to give clear an unambiguous instruction when scheduling tasks to remote hands.
  • Effective time management and prioritisation skills with the ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously,
  • Ability to excel working in a team environment.
  • Must possess excellent interpersonal, skills, and be accountable for the tasks assigned;
  • Must have PC skills and be well versed in Microsoft Windows and Office applications;
  • Must possess the ability to quickly learn corporate databases;
  • Needs to have functional knowledge of Inside Plant (ISP) disciplines, fibre optic, electrical and other related telecom practices conforming to Industry standards;
  • Position may require some travel and overtime requirements as dictated by business demands. May be required to work outside of standard hours as required by management
  • All Transport Deployment activities are performed in line with pre-defined objectives, often quantified in metric terms, it is essential in this role the contractor understands and performs against the departmental and company targets
  • Technology requirements for this position include:
  • Excellent understanding of SDH and DWDM technologies
  • Excellent understanding of Ethernet