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JOB SPECIFICATIONS / DESCRIPTIONS

Saudi Arabia Job Title: Wireline Access Network Design Director
JOB SPECIFICATIONS
Education: Experience Required:    Background:  MSc in Electrical Engineering, Telecommunications, Electronics or equivalent from a recognized university. A minimum of 12 years relevant experience in wireline access network design A minimum of 5 years relevant managerial experience My client has a contract with a network operator in Saudi Arabia for the execution of network design activities. To this end, a team of approx 140 consultants is co-located with and works on a daily basis with the operator and equipment vendors to achieve the operators’ objectives. The Wireline Access design director will manage a team of about 20 consultants in the wireline area in support of FTTH and VDSL roll-outs. The ideal candidate will come from a Tier 1 or 2 public Telecom network operator where he has been involved with the planning, design and engineering of the fixed access network in the broadest sense. He has been leading a team of engineers responsible for design of fiber and copper OSP as well as access electronics for FTTx and xDSL Design and Engineering of: o xDSL Access Nodes, both for CO as well as street deployment o GPON Access Nodes, for Greenfield as well as brownfield deployment o OSP infrastructure, copper as well as fiber o Civil works related to cable as well as equipment placement Estimated 2012 project volumes o 500.000 homes passed with GPON o 1800 VDSLAM street cabinets Produce all related detailed design and method of procedure documents for above mentioned projects. Prepare the design plans for migration of legacy (TDM, ATM) access nodes to NGN network solutions, e.g. RAN replacement, LE replacement Develop future access network strategies, access architecture development and network roadmaps in order to meet the business targets for service delivery as well as reducing OPEX and CAPEX. Leverage a strong knowledge of technology trends for the selection of the most cost effective and best practice access network solutions. Develop access network BoQs and request for quotations, participate in price and scope negotiations with vendors to finalize the annual project scope and budgets. Create and apply necessary processes and procedures to maintain and improve the work efficiency/performance. Support implementation activities of access related projects Solid, deep technical understanding of all design and engineering aspects for wireline access nodes and networks including copper and fiber OSP In depth knowledge of traditional copper solutions and architecture In depth knowledge of FTTx solutions and architecture, GPON as well as PtP
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and Alcatel-Lucent. sharing organizational objectives Riyadh. both in CO as well as street cabinets Experience with NSN. speaking and writing Arabic would be an advantage   Reporting:      Place of work Languages Page 2 of 2 . Saudi Arabia Fluent in English. culturally diverse environment Ability to deal with tight deadlines and multiple concurrent urgent issues Directly reporting to the Project Director Close cooperation (“partnership”) with Wireline Design Director of the operator. Ericsson and Fujitsu equipment ranges Ability to manage a multi-national team of engineers in a challenging.JOB SPECIFICATIONS / DESCRIPTIONS Saudi Arabia     Experience with network planning/design for access networks Experience with access networks civil works planning / design Experience with copper migration / cutover scenarios. Huawei.