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Assistant Manager - Platform Planning & Design - 13001

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Date: 02-Mar-2021

Location: Chennai, India

Company: Tata Communications

Job Family Descriptor
Responsible for the strategic planning and design of telecom infrastructure and/or network components. Analyses the short-term and/or long-term network capacity needs for current and future network requirements. This includes technology and network planning acorss multiple layers, introduction of new technologies into the network for new services and/or better network efficiency. Designs the network architecture and performs technical analysis of software, hardware, and network systems, systems engineering for front-end processors, multiplexes, LAN/WAN communications, network nodes, switches, and various transmission systems. Analyses traffic flows and trends, route planning, network optimisation, routing solutions and forecast of traffic. Performs integration with existing systems and conduct service validation prior to hand over to Service Operations team. Has knowledge on IP routers, switches, fiber optic connections, microwave wireless transmission, 2G/3G/4G, DSL and radio frequency systems, etc. The function engages with LOBs and Products Team to understand market forecast/ trends, and with relevant teams and vendors to discuss solutions and cost estimates and CAPEX optimization initiatives. Also responsible for equipment planning via rfp while working along with commercial team.
Broad outline of the Role
May be an individual contributor or may lead a team through application of deep knowledge of one job area or broad knowledge of several job areas within Platform Planning and Design. Operational role, responsible for setting objectives and delivering results that have a significant impact within the context of a wider operational area. Capable of instructing professional or technical staff and reviewing the quality of the work undertaken by these roles. Capable of identifying key issues and priorities and focusing on these to deliver required results with minimal direction and supervision. Demonstrates a level of flexibility in resolving problems/issues that at least to in-depth command of all techniques, processes, tools and standards, within the relevant field of specialisation. Able to identify problems and significantly improve, change or adapt existing methods and techniques. Education: Engineer/ ME/MTech Experience: 4-8 years
Purpose - Broad objective of the role
Operating Network - Key External
Operating Network - Key Internal
Size and Scope of Role - Financial
Size and Scope of Role - No. of direct reports
Size and Scope of Role - Total team size
Size and Scope of Role - Other size parameters
Minimum qualification & experience
Other knowledge/skills
Key Responsibilities
Technical Competencies
Knowledge / Skills
Communication Skills


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