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Principal RAN Support Engineer Test Facility ( 121997 )

Job function Engineering

Main location UK & Ireland-United Kingdom-Avon-Bristol

Other Locations UK & Ireland-United Kingdom-Essex-Borehamwood

Schedule Full-time

Working pattern Standard

Salary Competitive
Closing date Aug 9, 2019, 42900 AM

Principal RAN Support Engineer Test Facility

Our purpose is to use the power of communications to make a better world For each other, for our customers, for society and our communities We need you to help us do this

Why this role matters

The Test Facility within NSDD is providing our customers with the best mobile telecoms

Network Test Facility in the UK, enabling research, development, testing and integration of

world class solutions, on best in class environments

What youll be doing

Accountable for the technical build and support of the NSDD Test Facility and working

to ensure the timely availability of robust and proven test environments, building

towards a defined standard and ensuring appropriate connectivity between systems

both internally and externally, applying appropriate security

Accountable for the completion of build, support or investigation of problems using

department instructions, tools and process as a guide

Maintaining SLAs where practical and in the event that an SLA is not met, working to

achieve the earliest resolution

Responsible for the technical task assignment into the RAN team comprising both

permanent and flexible resources, to ensure test environment build and delivery

Identify technical solutions which will avoid repeated raising of work packages for

similar problems, plan their potential implementation assess their impact and make the

agreed changes

Act as a technical expert to a specific technology area, understanding how it impacts

on other areas within the Test Facility and ensure that the knowledge accrued is

documented, guiding and training other staff in their area of expertise

Develop additional areas of knowledge and expertise to widen the overall Test Facility

understanding and how all technical components work together, being recognised as a

technical expert in multiple areas

Define the proactive work required in order to maintain the test estate in order that it is

usable by the wider integration, test and development communities driving

improvements in the teams working and technical methods

Work using local processes as a guide and implement changes in order to improve the

process Represent the team as an owner of the process

Provision of a robust environment in a timely manner

Improving the Test Facility by strategic planning and implementation

Driving efficiency in the working practices of the entire team

Influencing Management in order to improve the facility

Working with multiple technologies and resolving complex issues over them

Responsible to abide by and maintain company Health and Safety policy

Responsible for

allocation of work (task based)

setting direction (objective based)

knowledge and assist with work coming into the department

Environment Engineers in order to help plan and prepare environments for project and

programme utilisation

Across other function

With the wider NSDD at all levels, assisting with project delivery and providing

technical support during the supply and maintenance of environments

With Network Services operations in order to build and maintain the stable network

Peer relationships with development, design and operation departments in order to

Obtain assistance with problem resolution and build an extended support network

external suppliers

Managing suppliers to drive resolution of issues raised via work packages through to


Guiding suppliers and influencing how they interface with other suppliers or with other

network components

Expert level relevant industry knowledge of RAN (2G, 3G,

and 4G)

Excellent breadth of knowledge of other technical areas of

work; eg Core, IP or VASI, Network Support, Facility


Able to fully describe the key elements of a mobile network

and understand how the components function and interact

Understand the detail of how a call is made and received

over the network and the systems it touches en route

Very good knowledge of the Testing and Project Life-cycles

Significant experience of Operation & Maintenance, and use

of monitoring/call trace systems for troubleshooting

An ability to understand and assimilate technical jargon

Able to interpret and implement complex architecture

designs within test and proof of concept networks

Technical experience implementing connectivity between

RAN and CN systems, for rapid re-parenting

Technical experience with internet routing and architecture

to support IP Transport connectivity on Cisco, Huawei, &

Juniper networks

An in depth knowledge is required in the operation of the

RAN systems (BSC/BTS, RNC/NodeB, eNodeB, and

associated OSS systems, and an overall general knowledge

of IT & Networks

Ability to influence network designs

Engineering, Science or IT based degree or equivalent



Well also need to see these on your CV

Key Skills

Expert level of 2G, 3G or 4G RAN

Good understanding of at least one RAN vendors hardware

Significant experience of Operation & Maintenance and use of monitoring/call trace systems for troubleshooting

Able to interpret and implement complex architecture designs within test and proof of concept networks

Technical experience implementing connectivity between RAN and CN systems, for rapid re-parenting

Why choose us

We are in an incredibly competitive industry and its not just the technology thats important, but the world of promise it creates for our customers We live and work in a connected world where people want seamless service, great products and the best connectivity there is, as well as continually expecting more and more from us, and rightly so Technology is BTs powerhouse, with our expert technologists, we have a unique position in BT By bringing together our technical and commercial expertise, and our insight and passion for customer experience, we help BT stand out from the competition With the best networks and smart innovative products, combined with a personal experience, it sets us apart from the pack

Innovation drives everything weve done since BT started in 1846 Coming up with new ideas and developing new technologies is central to our future We want to improve peoples lives for the better in welcome, relevant and affordable ways and well be fast to market with an effortless experience to match We will continue to focus on developing our converged network capabilities which will give customers seamless connectivity Our skilled people will lead this technological revolution, not only for our customers but for the industry across the Globe, truly making customers our heartbeat

We value different perspectives, skills and experiences Were creating an inclusive working culture where people from all backgrounds can succeed Thats why we welcome applications from all parts of the community


Profile Summary:

Employment Type : Full Time
Eligibility : Any Graduate
Industry : IT-Hardware/Networking, Telecom
Functional Area : Production/Manufacturing/Maintenance/Packaging
Role : Production/Manufacturi ng/Maintenance
Salary : As per Industry Standards
Deadline : 20th Jan 2020

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