Senior Infinera Engineer

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Job Title: Senior Optical Logical Deployment Engineer
Location: Reading/Remote
Salary/Rate: up to £500 per day INSIDE IR35
Start Date:
Job Type: Contract

Company Introduction
We have a brilliant opportunity now available with one of our sector-leading consultancy clients! They are currently looking for a skilled Senior Optical Logical Deployment Engineer to join their team for a six-month contract.

Job Responsibilities/Objectives

  • Successfully deploy logical optical network configurations and software updates that meet planning and design requirements for network capacity build, security, life cycle refresh, maintenance and feature code upgrades, new service or infrastructure technologies and improvement plans.
  • Ensure optical network infrastructure deployment meets engineering and design standards, minimises the customer impact and adheres to configuration and change management processes and controls.
  • The ability to work outside normal working hours to comply with change management high, medium time restrictions.
  • Provide technical support and input to the DBD gateway team, when requested, on the configuration and integration of complex, low volume or non-standard works orders including bespoke solutions and first of type work.
  • Define and complete handover activities with operations, partner organisations and other stakeholders on the deployment of optical network infrastructure and provide incident and problem management support during a warranty period until adoption into the production environment is completed.
  • Work collaboratively with key stakeholders to develop configuration standards, documentation and deployment working practices for network equipment configuration upgrades ensuring that compliance to engineering, regulatory, security and equipment vendor standards is achieved.
  • Establish the required relationships to technically support the partners to ensure they have the required capability and knowledge of Virgin Media technical deployment standards, working practices, documentation and change management behaviours to meet our needs.
  • Ensure that technical input, project cost-effectiveness and overall strategic logical network views are represented and all relevant stakeholders are engaged.
  • Required Skills/Experience
    The ideal candidate will have the following:

  • Actual experience of deploying configuration on the Infinera (transmode) equipment.
  • Management platform skills (DNA-M/TNM), knowledge of GUI/CLI usage for network elements.
  • Optical span ability to configure optical control loop, ROADM configuration and amplifier levels.
  • L1/L2 service configuration including topology.
  • Microsoft Office suite (particular Excel) utilised for records, Remedy/Galactic Jira knowledge.
  • Considerable experience in optical Networking in a telecommunications carrier, ISP or large scale enterprise network environment.
  • Infinera experience is a MUST.
  • Contact Information
    If you are interested in this opportunity, please apply now with your updated CV in Microsoft Word/PDF format.

    Notwithstanding any guidelines given to the level of experience sought, we will consider candidates from outside this range if they can demonstrate the necessary competencies.

    Square One is acting as both an employment agency and an employment business and is an equal opportunities recruitment business. Square One embraces diversity and will treat everyone equally. Please see our website for our full diversity statement.

    Start date
    26 weeks
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