Senior Development Engineer (M&F)

Job Description

Duties include:
Input to Business Requirements and Solution Assessment activities to Product Management & Solution Architects
Provide work estimates and progress reports to line manager & project managers
Create appropriate detailed design documentation
Carry out Implementation & Testing (For new systems & in conjunction with Operations for existing systems)
Raise change requests as appropriate
Handover to Operations with appropriate documentation
Handle Work Requests
Provide escalation support to Operations teams
Interface to business for forecasting input
Establishing & management of capacity engineering guidelines
Planning expansion projects
Support Head of Core Network Development with Product evolution & roadmap management – upgrade planning; Technical interface to Vendors – TRMs etc; Manage technical aspects of Vendor contracts & pricebooks; Agree and manage technical work packages with Vendors
Support Head of Core Network Development with Project Equipment & Services costs for budget forecasting

Skills and experience required:
Strong core mobile network experience (both voice & data ideally but will accept one)
Knowledge of signalling systems and network analysers
Good IP design skills
A background in M2M/ IOT environments preferred
Self-motivate with ability to work independently at most times as well as collaboratively as part of a cohesive team
Great written and verbal skills and able to communicate up to Head of Networks, both technical and non-technical
Ability to listen and capture requirements accurately
Ability to coach and mentor effectively more junior engineers
Flexibility and ability to work well under pressure
Analytical, evaluative and problem-solving abilities