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Transmission Designer (telecoms) - Ref. 1011

United Kingdom
Transmission Designer
15 Mar 2021
30 Apr 2021
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Job Description

Flomatik have a requirement for an experienced telecoms focused Transmission Designer who will play an integral role in the Optical Design & Delivery Team working on key client accounts within our Professional Services business unit.

The role holder will provide design documentation in support of various UK wide projects for a key client, in all aspects of transmission design. This will include, but may not be limited to, the following activities:

  • Delivery of Layer 1 and Layer 2/3 services over Client owned optical transport network and the development of this network by the expansion of existing, or the deployment of new, DWDM/ROADM infrastructure.
  • Traffic grooming of lower order Layer 1 circuits onto higher capacity bearer circuits to relieve wavelength congestion through the Client owned optical transport network.
  • Reconfiguration/migration of existing network systems and services (including SDH network) as part of site exit works on behalf of the Client.

This role is home based.

Outline duties will develop from specific customer training and network familiarisation though to following key responsibilities:

  • Agree, capture and review client requirements and decide most suitable design solution using industry knowledge, client records and support, design and engineering standards, technical documentation, vendor equipment specifications and site audit information 
  • Produce high level design and costing information.
  • Produce site audit packs for technical field engineering team to undertake site audits and capture information required to enable detail design to be produced accurately and Right First Time.
  • Execute and deliver detailed transmission designs, including the provision of detailed Bills of Materials, method statements and technical documentation required for safe installation and commissioning activities.  
  • Highlight and escalate major design variances.
  •  Produce as-built documentation and maintain client records.
  • Ensure accurate and timely completion of all planned submissions.
  • Promptly and professionally resolve issues, queries and disputes, escalating as appropriate and where required.
  • Attend and contribute to external client and internal team meetings and discussions.
  •  Establish and maintain good working relationships with colleagues, customers and third-party clients/vendors (where appropriate)
  • Adhere to internal and external, regulatory, operational and compliance procedures and adhere to the Flomatik Network Services Health and safety policy.
  •  The duties listed above are not all inclusive. The Transmission Designer will be required to perform other related duties, as requested.

A typical range of skills, aptitudes and understandings to aim for would include:

  • A minimum of 2 years’ experience in a similar role
  • Excellent understanding of optical transmission networks principles and components.
  • Experience of designing transmission systems using Infinera [and/or] Ciena, equipment/platform.
  • A solid understanding of DCN networking and IP addressing
  • Good understanding of fibre optic networks principles and components and ability to interpret fibre characterization results (including ILM, OTDR, CD & PMD).
  • Good H&S awareness to ensure Design and Work Instructions start with safety as top priority.
  • Understanding of IP networks principles and components.
  • Experience of designing SDH network using ECI Telecoms equipment.
  • Experience of logical provisioning on Infinera and Ciena platforms
  • The role holder will be required to hold a current BPSS security clearance.

For Permanent Here's what we'll offer:

  • A competitive salary
  • 25 days holiday in addition to bank holidays
  • A comprehensive employee benefits package provided through a third-party provider
  • Free parking when visiting our offices

The Process:

Due to the current COVID restrictions, interviews will be held remotely via MS Teams or similar

If you feel that you have the right knowledge and experience, please go to our careers site and apply online.

Flomatik is the Professional Services and Engineering subsidiaries of Teleste, who are an international technology company that develops and offers video and broadband technologies and related services.

The company provides bespoke, insightful and innovative Service solutions using a collaborative approach to forge strong partnerships, providing Consulting, Resources, Project Management and Managed Services.

Flomatik’s clients include UK operators, their prime Technology Vendors and the largest super-contractor companies, who are under pressure to deliver extraordinary technological and operational change, and want a company that can respond quickly and achieve optimal results.

Investment in new staff is a major part of our strategy for growth, and we are seeking candidates with the desire and determination to be part of our future success.

Full information on Flomatik Network Services, this position and full contact information please refer to our

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