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Packet Core Designer - vEPC/VoLTE/IMS

Flint Consulting Limited

Posted on Jun 3, 2022 by Flint Consulting Limited

Slough, Berkshire, United Kingdom
IT
Immediate Start
£500 - £525 Daily
Contract/Project

Packet Core Designer - vEPC/VoLTE/IMS

Please note this role is Inside IR35!

My client, an International mobile operator is currently looking for an experienced Packet Core designer to join their team on a long-term contract basis. The Role covers all technical design aspects of the Packet Core, as well as the Strategic requirements for the Evolved Packet Core for the support of business solutions and MVNO operating models.

You will have the responsibility to communicate with the relevant design, planning and operations teams to ensure that the network performance and capacity reports are developed for their use and where appropriate, provide relevant training on generating network views.

Some of the key responsibilities include:

  • Provide technical support for all business solutions using the Virtualised Evolved Packet Core (vEPC)
  • Create the detailed designs for the business proposals and identify all possible development shortfalls (eg resource, technology, commercial)
  • Develop and deliver training programs in support of the new designs and business proposals
  • Provide vEPC designs across all platforms (vSGSN-MME, vEPG, vePDG)
  • Design and maintain appropriate network monitoring (detailed, timely, appropriate) for performance and capacity surveillance
  • Support of investigations into Performance Issues
  • Support the Testing Team with the Designs produced.
  • Provide support for Performance Monitoring of vEPC during project events.

To succeed in this role the ideal candidate will have the following knowledge and experience:

  • Detailed knowledge of 2G, 3G, 4G and 5G cellular systems
  • Educated to degree level.
  • Over 5 year's involvement in cellular systems and network development.
  • Highly Desirable - Knowledge of PrOptima Performance Management system
  • Highly Desirable - Extensive knowledge of traffic monitoring systems such as Wireshark and Empirix
  • Highly Desirable - knowledge of Ericsson Packet Core and NFVI solutions
  • Extensive knowledge of PS core network functionality and technology, including all PS Core interfaces, mobility management procedures, session management procedures, interworking & handover, QoS, GTP, IP technology, national & international roaming.
  • Good knowledge of VoLTE and VoWiFi solutions and procedures is beneficial.
  • Good working knowledge of radio, BSS, OSS.
  • Occasional travel (when required and safe to do so) and out of hours work
  • Experience on Cloud and virtualization technologies - Openstack, NFVI, SDN, Redhat, VmWare
  • Knowledge of hardware solutions (COTS -eg Dell, HP, CISCO, and Ericsson - eg HDS8000)
  • Experience in hypervisors (preferable openstack based) eg Ericsson Cloud Execution Environment (Virtualized Infrastructure Manager).
  • Experience scaling-in/out and onboarding VNFs into an NFVi environment
  • Knowledge of the Packet Core domain, eg EPC (MME, EPG) will be advantageous.

My client is looking to interview immediately for the right candidate, so if this is you and you are looking for your next challenge, then please forward your updated CV to me NOW to avoid disappointment !

Reference: 1617669948

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