Posted: Posted 14 days ago

Network Solutions Architect

Salford Quays, Manchester

As  Network Solutions Architect you are required to work with the business units to ensure we architect an excellent next generation network for our customers.

The role will be working primarily with the technology business but also requires interaction with external providers to ensure TalkTalk architect the network to support the growth of customer base and the demand for broadband capacity within the networks.

The role will be working closely with the business units to support new business opportunities including and leading technical interaction with partners and wholesale customers to ensure we build solutions tailored to our customers needs and are complimentary to the TalkTalk Network strategy. 

How will I add value in this role?

  • Architectural Input on the Access and Core and  Networks

  • Supporting the delivery and design of Business Development opportunities and Pre-Sales Activities

  • Building Network Solutions across a number of area's of the network

  • Architecture of the Connectivity to OpenReach and other third parties.

  • Working with the other Network Architects to ensure we have solutions that span all areas of the network.

  • Liaison with other groups within the Engineering Department, and other departments within the TalkTalk Group as well as third party suppliers and customers.

  • Supporting the delivery and continued customer contact for implementation of successful network bids and business development opportunities. 

  • Ensure correct level of documentation is created, reviewed, maintained and approved

  • Ensure that project and operational processes are created, reviewed, maintained, approved and adhered to 

  • Identify and manage risks & issues to minimize impact to customers and the business

  • Be responsible for reporting on Project spend and providing a commentary on variances, progress to date

  • Produce cost estimates for new projects and assess risks / contingency requirements

  • Build financial models and business cases for new projects and ideas

To be successful in the role you must have:

  • Knowledge of Content Providers

  • Technical Experience - Access Network Architecture

  • Technical Experience - Alt Net Connectivity

  • Technical Experience - IP Routing /QoS

  • Architectural Documentation Experience

  • Experience on working on scale bids

  • Business Case Production Experience

  • Bandwidth Modelling Experience

  • Technical Experience - Video Codecs

  • Business related qualification

  • Financial Modelling Experience

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