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Job Opportunity for Voice Core IMS Design & Configuration @ Slough, UK, slough



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Role:  Voice Core IMS Design & Configuration
Location: Slough, UK
Role type: FTC /Permanent
Job Description:
  • As an IMS designer you will report to the core network evolution manager. You will be working alongside other design colleagues to provide a network design to support a new business initiative around MVNO integration.   You will be responsible to drive the design changes across IMS core network and its’ interfaces with other network systems.  As part of a project team you will ensure designs are customer centric, of sound design and deliver to the needs of internal customer requirements.  The role includes working with suppliers to specify requirements, review compliance statements, ensure use cases are designed for, and act as the single point of contact for platform and service design related issues for existing and new network elements.
  • The role will be part of a team delivering network the design for core voice platforms and to support service designs using those platforms for the MVNO, including IMS and legacy mobile core voice network nodes and UDC platforms.  You will have experience of working in a Tier 1 mobile or fixed network operator or network equipment supplier to Tier 1 mobile operators. You will have worked in the area of the IMS core in either a fixed or mobile network context.  It will be a requirement that you have knowledge of virtualised and/or cloud based deployments of those applications. In addition it is expected that you have extensive knowledge of cellular networks and networking principles (2G, 3G, 4G, 5G & IMS) including supporting signalling systems C7, SIP, Diameter and MAP and the interfaces to other network domains, EPC, CS, IMS, BSS etc.  You will also preferably have knowledge of technology in the standards arena and the understanding of traffic, switching and radio theory/principles.
  • The work will require experience and proven track record in the production of multiple high and low level structural, functional and physical Application designs and planning in a mobile telecoms virtualised cloud environment, in order to integrate into the EPC and voice domains.
  • You will be expected to produce an end to end Technical feasibility solution and high level design for this complex implementation, working with teams across multi-disciplined areas, such as service design, IP design, packet core design, IMS design and IT.
  • You will work with project delivery teams and where appropriate ensure the project is delivering to the milestones for the application, of which you are design owner, to operational acceptance.
  • You will work closely with the vendor and internal teams to define statements of requirements and identify the key performance metrics so the platform and or service can be managed by operational teams, you will also ensure all designs meet fraud and security requirements and liaise with vendors to ensure this is captured.    As part of this you will need to drive any identified vendor technical requirements and review detailed equipment specifications and responses from the vendor to ensure compliance to O2's requirements.
  • Your extensive knowledge will be used as a source of expertise to identify and solve design issues or impacts around this deliverable, through testing and initial deployment.
  • You will need to demonstrate strong analytical skills and sound practical judgement and will need to understand complex and often conflicting requirements, to chart a course through to a satisfactory business solution.  You will have to think innovatively and have the ability to continuously generate ideas for improving the O2UK customer experience.
  • You will be an enthusiastic, self-motivated team player with drive to succeed and you will have excellent communications skills with a proven ability to interface and explain detailed technical concepts and design principles.  A strong collaborator who should be able to work with multi-disciplined internal teams across relevant areas of the business and external customers.  You will often to be asked to work alone so strong self-discipline is a must in order to meet tight deadlines.
  • A proactive approach and excellent interpersonal skills are required in order to communicate effectively with both the suppliers, internal customers and internal stakeholders whilst being able to manage vendor relationships technically.
  • The role holder expected education qualifications would include a Degree in Engineering or relevant long term technical specialism.

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