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Mobile Backhaul Design Specialist

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Recruiter: Experis IT
Listed on: 4th June
Location: England
Type: Contract

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Job Title: Designer Specialist - Mobile Backhaul SBH & IP Location: London/Birmingham/Bristol/Manchester Duration: 3 months Rate: Up to £400 per day based on relevant experience This role will be deemed inside IR35 Mobile Backhaul is part of the Mobile and Analytics directorate within Technology and is responsible for design, planning and deployment of all Mobile solutions on the clients commercial network and the Emergency Services Network, including backhaul transmission and IP transport within the Radio Access Networks. Design, planning and deployment activities for Mobile Backhaul are delivered through shared (MBNL) programmes into our shared network environment and through Technology Mobile programmes for unilateral network requirements. The Mobile Backhaul design team is responsible for all solutions for backhaul transmission, IP transport and security in the Radio Access Networks, delivering traffic in a secure fashion from the cell sites to the core network sites and for remote hosting purposes between core network sites This role has a significant impact on delivering the Mobile Backhaul roadmap and the subsequent solutions and process to support the network delivery and lifecycle Technical:

  • Excellent knowledge of Satellite based telecommunications, DVB-S2, ACM, A-TDMA, MF-TDMA, protocol optimisation and acceleration
  • Knowledge of 5G, LTE, LTE-A, and other 3GPP architectures and the relevant transport requirements to support them
  • Experience in mobile/fixed /satellite telecommunications industry in the role of a designer with business-critical, high-availability systems and networks
  • Experience of managing relationships with suppliers and third-parties, of product/feature selection and of delivering those products into a production environment

Specialism in several of the following:

  • Satellite products and services in the UK market
  • Satellite link budget, availability and capacity .
  • Network Synchronisation
  • OSS, Network Management and DCN
  • IP technologies TCP, UDP, SCTP, IPSec and PKI
  • Routing and LAN switching, routing protocols OSPF, IS-IS, eBGP, iBGP
  • IPv4 and IPv6 addressing
  • IP/MPLS technologies, RSVP and LDP, IPVPNs
  • QoS mechanisms
  • Network Security
  • Designing highly resilient packet networks


  • Practical experience in delivering backhaul solutions for the support of rapid network rollout and capacity enablement
  • Good communication skills with the ability to broker agreement across teams and presenting & communicating highly technical information to both technical & non-technical personnel
  • Knowledge of industry best practice methodologies for analysing, defining and documenting the link between input business requirements and output technical solutions
  • Understanding of project management techniques and tools
  • 3+ years' experience in a Mobile Backhaul design role with a proven track record of delivery best in class solution
  • Practical experience of topology planning, designing microwave links, path profiling, Ethernet leased line configurations, concessions process, etc. would be an advantage
  • Specific experience of delivering backhaul solutions into the shared MBNL network or other multi-MNO shared network environment
  • Degree or equivalent qualification

If this role is of interest to you, please submit your CV in the first instance.