Job Title: Technical Lead (WIFI) Location: Brentwood Initial Duration: 6-7 Months Start Date: ASAPMarket RatesOur client, a multinational information technology organisation and one of the top 10 largest employers in the world across all sectors is currently recruiting for an experienced Technical Lead (RDK) based in Brentwood, Essex. They are at the forefront of new technology and innovation, constantly setting as well as breaking the mould on boundaries within the technology and business sector. Domain Knowledge Requirements * In-home connectivity products and technologies covering o Broadband service delivery o Video streaming delivery * WAN Network technologies & protocols including ADSL, VDSL, Fibre, GPON * LAN Network technologies & protocols including Ethernet & WiFi * Expert knowledge of WiFi technology; o 802.11 standards o Wireless LAN Topologies o WiFi Alliance standards o Client management solutions, what, why & how * Detailed knowledge of the software architecture of WiFi systems including device drivers, settings management APIs, supporting management applications * How to design, conduct and interpret WiFi testing covering function and performance * Expert knowledge of Mesh network technologies from 1st principles including direct hands on exposure to some specific solutions * End to end software development, from requirements capture, design, development, test and post release maintenance * CPE end-to-end ecosystems including device provisioning & management, diagnostics and service delivery Individual Skills * Ability to identify knowledge gaps and obtain, share and leverage new knowledge to close * Ability to tackle complex problem spaces with high degree of unknowns with outcome of clear & communicable vision of solutions * Produce persuasive technical guidance by obtaining pertinent factual data as basis of compelling steer * Articulate clearly and succinctly both orally and in written documentation * Can function across multiple stakeholders with potentially conflicting views to drive consensus and alignment employing compromise as appropriate Responsibilities * Provide technical leadership & steer over WiFi related development, incubating and applying relevant technical knowledge * Work closely with software development and test teams. * Deep dive into challenging areas identifying, quantifying problem space. Exploring different solution alternatives and make qualified recommendations based on analysis plus supporting data * Obtain detailed understanding of current and future WiFi technology space and provide source of authoritative reference to multiple stakeholders of different levels of technical understanding. * Capture, maintain and circulate software requirements of any development work required.