Core Network Regional Manager (JN -072021-4515)

Our client is a leading telecommunication and digital services provider which serves 50 million customers and employees over 12,000 people around the world.

This is a great opportunity to be part of a company ranked in the top 25 of multinational companies of the “Great Place to Work” that offers great benefits for their employees.

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Qualifications / Requirements

  • 10+ years of relevant professional experience in Core Network technology planning and strategy with considerable exposure and competence in the several of the following areas
    • Bachelor’s or master’s degree in Computer Science or related field (System Engineer, IS Engineer, Information Systems Engineer, IT Engineer, Network Systems Engineer)
    • Detail knowledge in 2/3/4/5G network architecture (evolution) and signalling including No 7, TCP IP, Diameter and related protocols
    • Detail knowledge in EPC/PCC architecture including billing interactions
    • Experience with NFV, SDN technology and application including Network Controllers, and NFV Orchestration/VNF Management
    • Good knowledge about SS7/Diameter/GTP network security
    • Good knowledge of network topology, traffic handling capabilities and traffic characteristics
    • IP network/flow planning and optimization from Core, Distribution and access layers
    • Knowledge in Network communication fields: IP Core Network, EGP, IGP, VPN, MPLS
    • Network optimization process and methodology (monitoring at regular base and in a modernization scenario)
    • Multi-vendor KPI definition and mapping
    • Network availability and resiliency
    • Service Level Agreements (SLAs)
  • In addition, the successful candidate is expected to be highly competent in the following areas:
    • Proven record to manage equipment telecommunication suppliers
    • Budget, CAPEX and OPEX analysis: Yearly, 5 Year plans
    • Good knowledge of other telecom verticals
    • Perform other duties as requested by manager
    • Proficiency with Internet and Microsoft Office applications to include, but not limited to: Word and Excel

Responsibilities

  • Lead the Millicom Group network evolution through:
    • Mid-term and Long-term Network Planning process and Technology evolution roadmap
    • Core Network Budgeting
    • Core Network platform strategy and evaluation
  • Manage network architecture efficiency through:
    • Network design & optimization:
    • Preparation and communication of guidelines, dimensioning rules, tools; verification of designs
    • Cost improvement initiatives (Opex and Capex)
    • Identification of network improvement opportunities and related evaluation and implementation
  • Act as the technical expert for all new regional purchases:
    • Preparation of specifications for RFP, technical evaluation & recommendation
    • Technical project capex approval