Role: Principal Network Designer
Contract - 6 months
Start Date: ASAP
Location: Reading / Hemel Hempstead
Our client a large Telecoms organisation require a security cleared, experienced, highly skilled/certified optical network (DWDM) designer/engineer with recent experience of large-scale service provider optical network platforms using Alcatel-Lucent/Nokia DWDM systems.
Essential Candidate Skills and Experience:
UKSV Security Check clearance (minimum, Developed Vetting preferable)
* Design and implementation subject matter expert knowledge across a range of networking infrastructure technologies and products, specifically:
o Experience in designing DWDM networks including topological design, capacity planning, circuit design, modelling and fault-finding operational scenarios
o Detailed understanding of technical aspects of DWDM, SDH designs, knowledge of OTN, optical planning awareness and impairment impacts,
o Experience in developing and validating new services/features in carrier scale network, including feature design/definition, validation including low level test plans and execution, vendor liaison
o Hands on ability to configure, test, commission and install DWDM/SDH/Ethernet equipment with minimal vendor guidance
o Demonstrative experience in ancillary systems and equipment required to support carrier scale network, including IP routing, Ethernet, wide range of transport test equipment (IXIA, EXFO, JDSU)
o Experience with legacy TDM and low speed transmission systems
o Vendor experience: Alcatel-Lucent/Nokia DWDM systems, Nokia Engineering and Planning Tool (EPT), Juniper experience an advantage
If this sounds like you, please do not hesitate to apply now!