Mobile Packet Core Specialist (Huawei or Alcatel Lucent)

Job type:
4 weeks+
6months +
Project Resourcing
Isle of Man
flag_no United Kingdom
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Our pioneering and award winning Telecoms organisation are looking for a highly skilled Mobile Packet Core Specialist. You will support and develop our clients Mobile Packet Core infrastructure and provide technical support and assistance to all sections of the business responsible for providing and maintaining public and private mobile data services and solutions, the core network team, Network Operations Centre, Mobile Sales & Product teams Global Solutions team, our clients customers, equipment vendors and GRX partners.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Undertake work at an advanced technical level on the Mobile Packet Core infrastructure
  • Responsible for providing third line support responding principally to PS core infrastructure service problems; where necessary co-ordinating with internal personnel or 3rd party suppliers to resolve issues.
  • Pro-actively monitor the performance of PS network and platforms and optimise performance to ensure the highest possible levels of network availability and customer product performance.
  • Provide 3rd level support for customer service, NOC and associated technical teams to troubleshoot and resolve complex 2G/3G/4G end to end' customer problems and issues, in accordance with SLA's.
  • Design, implement and integrate in-domain solutions for the evolution of network platforms in accordance with tactical and strategic plans
  • Provide the technical lead position when dealing with issues which fall within their specific area of expertise.
  • Maintain and complete change requests, evaluating and undertaking work that is classified as high risk and undertake high risk changes.

Skills that you MUST HAVE:

  • Demonstrable minimum 5-7 years practical skill set working on mobile packet core technologies in either an operational or development environment.
  • Hands-on' vendor experience of either Huawei, Alcatel-Lucent or Cisco platform
  • Huawei UGW9811/USN9810/CG9812/U2000 (management platform)
  • Nokia/8650SD/7750GGSN
  • Palo Alto (Firewall) PA2020/2050
  • Thorough knowledge of 2G, 3G & 4G mobile packet core architectures and technologies
  • A significant industry recognised accreditation in a relevant ICT field eg Cisco CCNP/CCDA, Microsoft MCSE
  • Advanced level networking skills
  • Strong diagnostic and troubleshooting skills
  • Highly competent in the use of network packet analyser and monitoring tools
  • Sound knowledge of end to end' mobile networks
  • Experience of Mobile applications and devices

Company overview:

  • To protect our client's identity we haven't disclosed the actual location, but it is within one of the British crown dependent islands of Jersey, Isle of Man or Guernsey.
  • There is a real work life balance at the heart of this well established organisation and they have won many awards for their company work ethics and environment as being a great place to work.
  • They have been Technology pioneers over the years and this very much continues today with their latest products and innovations.
  • You will often have the chance to work with many of the companies senior management team as they readily encourage new ideas and innovations from within the business.

Island life:

  • The island culture is fairly out doors focused, so there are often plenty of sporting activities throughout the year to watch or participate in.
  • The restaurants and local seafood and fresh produce have an outstanding reputation for quality on the island.
  • The island is also regarded as a very safe place to live as crime is very low.
  • The health care is similar to the UK NHS system and is very good.
  • If you needed to head back to the mainland, flights are less than an hour to most main UK City airports.
  • A subsistence allowance will also be provided of £1000 pm

If your interested in applying for this challenging, dynamic and rewarding contract position, then please enclose a covering letter highlighting your suitability along with your non PDF version of your CV. (WORD) is preferred and will allow us to process your application quicker.