Senior Development Engineer (Mobile & Fixed)

Job Description

Working as part of the Mobile & Fixed Development Team developing and implementing new or enhanced network services, capacity expansion or upgrades into the Mobile network with focus on our Global Solutions capabilities. A Senior Development Engineer is able to take the lead on project tasks of design and implementation with minimal supervision. Also expected to support the Operations teams as required for fault or incident escalations. A Senior Development Engineer is expected to have specialist knowledge in more than one area of the domain

About the Ideal Candidate:
As a thoroughly engaged member of the team, working closely with others and collaborating to deliver exceptional levels of service – you’ll also have unrivalled technical expertise, illustrated with:
Essential – Good IP design skills
Essential – Good understanding of Routing (OSPF, BGP, VRRP etc) / Switching Protocols (Spanning Tree Protocol, L2/L3 Vlans Routing etc)
Essential – Good understanding of Firewall Design/implementation Principals (Routing, Policy-based Security, NAT etc)
Essential – Good understanding of L4-7 Application principals (SIGTRAN, DIAMETER, GTP, SIP)

Preferred – Strong core mobile network experience (both voice & data ideally but will accept one)
Preferred – Knowledge of signalling systems and network analysers
Preferred – a background in M2M/ IOT environments

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