DWDM Transmission Engineer
|Job Title:||DWDM Transmission Engineer|
|Contact Name:||Nathalie Azzi|
|Job Published:||July 17, 2017 09:14|
Location: Evere (Brussels)
One of our clients, active in the Telecom sector, is looking for a Telecom Engineer experienced in fiber optics & transmission. You'll be part of the Network department, within the Backbone & Service platform team, working on long term projects around the build of a new datacentre, fiber optics of the 5G, etc.
- expertise in telecom engineering, specifically in transmission, fiber optics, DWDM, SDH, backbone,...
- skills in network design
- able to coordinate and challenge external suppliers and network users (B2B) : challenge the proposed designs, monitor the configuration & the implementation done by the suppliers, etc.)
Based on business, operational or regulatory requirements and with respect for the objectives, budget, resources and timing, leads the analysis, development and implementation of new solutions or makes evolve existing. End-to-end responsibility for taking all the appropriate actions from the requirements to the move in production.
Key responsibility areas
*Analyzes and assesses technical solutions and evolution to fulfil business, regulatory and operational (functional and capacity) requirements, considering cost, time to market and Group FT recommendations.
*Leads medium to large size implementation projects and coordinates (and coaches if necessary) a core team for the solution or evolution implementation.
*Writes functional and technical specifications and requests for proposal.
*Evaluates and makes recommendations for the future considering the technical evolutions on the market
*Defines in collaboration with the supplier, the technical part of the contract (Scope of Work, Project Management Plan, Professional Services). Supports purchasing (i.e. cost of services) and analyses the requests for proposals (supplier selection).
*Generates methods, procedure and technical documents regarding technical solution and evolution (architecture, impact analysis).
*Conducts the implementation of the technical solutions (in collaboration with the integration engineers if needed).
*Acts as a technical interface with the Group, suppliers, other operators, regulatory institutions, to gather requirements and technical solutions, challenge the Belgian entity or Group solutions.
*Marketing (Product Manager) and other internal clients to gather appropriate information for systems and services development.
*Group to align on Group recommendation and possibly to integrate the Group's solution in the Belgian environment.
*Purchasing team for supplier selection, contractual and commercial support.
*Operation & Integration engineers to integrate systems changes in the Belgian environment.
*Enterprise Architecture team to define architecture of the solution and ensure global architecture coherence.
*External interaction : Suppliers.
*Engineering degree in telecommunications and/or IT technology.
*Knowledge of Networks, Telecommunications, IT environment and IP protocols.
*Minimum experience: 5 years in Telecom or IT environment.
*Ability to act proactively.
*Sense of initiative.
*Ability to solve problems.
*Project management skills
*Good Planning & Organization skills
*Can analyze risk and anticipate (risk mitigation)
*Persuasiveness and diplomacy.
*Bi-lingual FR/EN or DU/EN.
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