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Telecoms Engineer - (DWDM)

  • Sector: Power & Energy
  • Location: St. Neots, Cambridgeshire
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 01/11/2018
  • Duration: 8 months+
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The Role:
Our client is seeking an experienced Telecoms Engineer with (DWDM) experience.

Main Accountabilities of the Telecoms Engineer:-
* Main technical customer point of contact for the project
* Lead customer facing technical meetings in Baku, Azerbaijan.

* Supports the SDH Upgrade project team in the design of a DWDM solution including:
o Optical Power Budget Calculations (OSNR type)
o Availability Calculations
o TDM (E1) over IP
o IP over DWDM
* Prepare factory testing documentation and support factory testing activities including:
o DWDM link/system commissioning
o Ethernet and E1 client interface testing
o Element and Network Management System
* Prepare installation, commissioning and migration procedures and support installation, commissioning and migration teams locally in Azerbaijan and Georgia if required.

Challenges of the Telecoms Engineer position:
Manage technical customer queries and expectations
Optimising technical solutions to establish the most cost effective solution
Minimise project risk

Position Interactions
Project engineers, project managers/planners, QHSE and supply chain personnel within OGC UK and the UK HUB.
Customer Technical and Project leads

The Company:
The client is a leader within the Automation and Control Systems field with operations in 100 countries worldwide. They specialise in providing integrated solutions to the Transmission and Distribution and Oil & Gas industry with projects offshore and overseas.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Strong technical customer interface ability
* Qualified to Bachelor's Degree level
* Strong DWDM, SDH, TDM (E1) design experience preferably with Infinera XTM Series (ex-Transmode TM Series).
* Willingness and Availability to travel overseas (Azerbaijan and Georgia)

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