Transmission Engineer

Reference: 

RFQ 3168-0

Location: 

Europa / Europe

Nato clearance: 

YES

Job description: 

LOCATION: Mons, Belgium
CLIENT: NATO
DURATION: 1 year
CONTRACT: Consultant
SALARY: Negotiable daily rate
CLEARANCE: NATO Secret
 
TASKS:
Assist the lead engineers in providing Level 2 and 3 support for the managed transmission infrastructure services, particularly network management, system maintenance and engineering support on related NGCS and DCIS components and associated networks and their interfaces, applications and protocols
Provide on-line network management to cover fault, performance, accounting, configuration and security management of services provisioned via transmission components of NGCS and DCIS, both legacy TDM and current IP/MPLS
Provide engineering assistance for networking, interconnections through smart intelligent multiplexes and various data switching and routing equipment, and terminating equipment including. modem and cryptographic equipment
Provide engineering assistance in operations and maintenance of the assigned transmission systems, their interfaces and protocols
Provide engineering assistance in evaluation of incident reports trend analysis of the assigned systems and services and their associated networks
Provide engineering assistance in preparation of Engineering Change Proposals (ECP), operational advice notices, system / equipment configuration, interface standards and procedures as requested and upon each and every change in within managed services and systems
Provide technical support in planning and implementation of system configuration changes and enhancement suggestions
Provide specialist advice and knowledge transfer to other staff members on matters concerning specialist competency area
Conduct technical reviews to ensure implementation projects comply with services and deployable systems requirements
Assist in development, maintenance and review of technical documentation to contribute to creation and improvement of methods, procedures and tools in relation to transmission services provisioning and design for both NGCS and DCIS managed systems and services
Verify, maintains, prepares and posts services and systems documentation, to include engineering guidance notes for CSU, CSSC and DCIS technical personnel
Assist and advise remotes sites to resolve technical transmission services incidents
 

 

Job requirements: 

The consultant assigned to this post will hold a university degree in ICT System Engineering and supplemented by substantial qualifications within the C4ISR Domain, coupled 3 years of experience in O&M of digital and IP based telecommunication and transmission systems OR higher secondary education and advanced vocational training in Telecommunication engineering and supplemented by substantial qualifications within the C4ISR Domain coupled with 8 years of experience in O&M of digital and IP based telecommunication and transmission systems
Furthermore, it would be preferable that the applicant has 1 year of NATO experience in this specific area
In-depth knowledge of Alcatel Lucent Service Routers, Service Access Router and Switches, as well as Cisco routing and switching equipment
General experience in the installation, testing, integration and programming and configuration of IP/MPLS routing, switched and TDM networks
Knowledge and experience of modern communications systems such as IP/MPLS, DWDM as well legacy and TDM technology
Valid/active Alcatel Lucent Network Routing Specialist II (NRS II) or higher (or equivalent demonstrable knowledge)
Valid/active Cisco Certified Networking Professional (CCNP) routing and switching or higher certification (or equivalent demonstrable knowledge)
Ability to effectively work and communicate in English
Experience on specific NATO transmission networks, interfaces and encryption devices
Related field experience in operation, administration and maintenance of digital and IP based telecommunication and transmission systems
SDH technology knowledge and/or experience
Prior experience of working in an international environment comprising both military and civilian elements
Related field experience and knowledge related to RAD Megaplex family of products and management tools