Engineer/ Access Network Architecture Job In Sharjah


Educational Requirement: Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering/ Telecommunications/ Electrical Engineering or equivalent

Experience Requirement: 3-5 years experience in development of Telecom Access Networks

Engineer/ Access Network Architecture is responsible for carrying out the activities of Access Network Architecture team.

Key responsibilities include:

New Access Network Technologies Evaluation

Network Architecture Enhancements and Technical Proposals Feasibly Study

Develop HLD & LLD for respective Access Network Solutions

Test Plan Development

Design Validation Coordination and Governance with Vendor and Etisalat LAB teams

Test Report Review and Approval

Access Architecture and Design Agreement with different Stakeholders (e.g. Security, Automation, Operations … etc.)

Certification of HW/SW and coordination with Vendors for Snags Clearance

MOP (Method of procedure) Development and Validation (e.g. Migration, Upgrade, etc)

Field PoC Coordination and Validation

Duties & Responsibilities:

Guiding the implementation and reviewing network specifications, standards, schedules, plans and programs for the capacity and service enhancement of Etisalat Fixed Access Network and FTTx infrastructure for entire UAE deployment.

Interfacing with vendors, internal stakeholders and external consultants on respective Fixed Access Network development requirements and issues.

Developing high- and low-level design documents (HLD/LLD) for all Fixed Access Network and GPON infrastructure to support the planning and implementation of the FTTx projects all over UAE according to the approved plans, specifications, standards, and budget.

Ensuring high standard validation/testing process of any approved design or equipment based on detailed test plans and reports for all Fixed Access Network and GPON infrastructure components.

Certifying and approving any new Hardware or Software systems before field rollout according to etisalat Standards and Specifications.

Developing and consolidating professional technical proposals and feasibility studies on different Fixed Access network technologies and evolution roadmaps.

Analyzing and Addressing field reported snags and issues by certifying remedy solutions and providing MOP (method of procedures) for corrective and preventive actions.

Coordinating and governing field’s Proof of Concepts (PoCs) and trials for new Fixed Access Network solutions.

Negotiating and aligning Fixed Access Network Architecture and Design proposals with all relevant Stakeholders (e.g. Security, Automation, Operations … etc.).

Participating in writing, evaluating, and negotiating bids and RFPs for different telecom technologies such as GPON/XGSPON, SDN/VNF, xHaul, and 4G/5G ORAN.

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