Optical DWDM & SDH Engineer - SC cleared

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  • Location

    South East England, England

  • Sector:

    Infrastructure and Support

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  • Salary:

    Up to £0.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Michael Ingham

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  • Published:

    29 days ago

  • Duration:

    3 months

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Network Design Engineer - SC cleared, DWDM, SDH, Optical networks, Nokia platform

Excellent opportunity to work for a global organisation on an initial 3 month contract. Location is flexible but will be site based in the South East. Locations in Suffolk or Hertfordshire could be considered.

Rate is flexible and dependant on experience.

A list of responsibilities and skills include the following:

L2/Optical networking role.

  • Experience in designing DWDM networks including topological design, capacity planning, circuit design, modelling and fault finding operational scenarios.
  • Full understanding of technical aspects of DWDM, SDH designs, knowledge of OTN, optical planning awareness and impairment impacts.
  • 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.
  • Experience in turning customer requirements into deployable network solutions, ensuring customer obtains service required, and vendor provides support.
  • Ability to challenge vendor technical teams at debug level, and to resolve technical issues within carrier scale network in minimal timeframe acting as 3rd/4th line support.
  • 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).
  • Customer facing skills and ability to communicate at a range of levels allowing complex technical detail to be widely understood by a range of audiences.
  • Experience of hands on ability to configure, test , commission and install DWDM/SDH/Ethernet equipment with minimal vendor guidance.
  • Experience with legacy TDM and low speed transmission systems.
  • Alcatel-Lucent/Nokia, Nokia EPT planning tool skills