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Manager - Platform Planning & Design - 14001

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Date: 07-Sep-2022

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

Leads a team through expertise in most or all areas within Platform Planning and Design. Tactical role which provides a marked contribution to defining the direction of new products, processes, standards or operational plans based upon business strategy, with a significant mid term impact on business unit overall results. May lead important projects that require providing experienced project team members with instruction, guidance and advice in all aspects of the project to ensure delivery of quality outcomes. Identifies problems and significantly improves, changes or adapts existing methods and techniques.Focus is on implementation and control rather than policy and strategy development. Capable of identifying key issues and priorities and focusing on these to deliver required results with minimal direction and supervision.Able to identify problems and significantly improve, change or adapt existing methods and techniques. Education: Engineer/ME/ MTech Experience: 8-12 years, experience in network engineering required

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