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Summary

Location
Reading
Job Family
Digital & Technology
Job Type
Full Time
Posted Date
14-May-2024
Ref #
58285
The Senior Architect will analyse, develop and craft the Voice Core Network Architecture. They will produce Architect Steers and similar artefacts that are both technically effective and have optimal performance, increasing business benefits and customer needs in the most cost efficient way to resolve sophisticated and challenging business requirements.

You will produce integrated High Level Architectures across network components to support major new network architecture, capabilities and services ensuring that sound design, resilience, robustness and customer impact thinking and longer term future requirements have been taken into account.

Providing technology diagnosis, feasibility studies and high level technical implementation strategies for small and large new projects such as Marketing initiatives, bringing together business and customer requirements ensuring complex interdependencies are fully understood so these can be translated into detailed vendor statement of requirements (SOR) for developments in the Voice Network Architecture.
Who we are

The UK’s fastest broadband network. The nation’s best-loved mobile brand. And, one of the UK's biggest companies too.

Diverse, high performing teams - jam packed with serious talent. Together, we offer the UK more choice and better value, through our boundary-pushing, customer-championing values and ambitions.

Together, we are Virgin Media O2, and we can't wait to see what you can do.

Accessible, inclusive and equitable for all

Virgin Media O2 is an equal opportunities employer and we're working hard to remove bias and barriers for our people and candidates. So, we build equity and inclusion into everything we do, from the policies we craft to the relationships we shape. We support and encourage you to be your authentic self throughout your application journey with us.

The must haves

In order to be considered, you must have the following experience;

  • Experienced in the end to end design of major network service implementations.
  • Demonstrable ability to interface and operate in the detailed technical environments with OLO/Partner networks
  • Extensive knowledge of cellular networks and networking principles (UMTS&GSM)
  • Proven track record in production of accurate and complete technical requirements specifications and ensuring clarity and conformance with infrastructure vendors
  • Extensive knowledge of signaling and signaling protocols
The other stuff we are looking for

We'd also love you to bring;

  • Understanding of data center solutions including virtualization and cloud technologies
  • Understanding of traffic and switching theory
  • Understanding of Radio theory and principles
  • Understanding of IP/MPLS networks
What's in it for you

Our goal is to celebrate our people, their lives and everything in-between. We aim to create a culture that empowers everyone to bring the best versions of themselves to work each and every day. We believe the most inclusive and diverse culture makes for a better business and a brighter world.

Working at Virgin Media O2, you get a bumper reward package bursting with benefits, and loads of extras you can add if you’d like to. These are designed to support both you and your loved ones, making sure that you’re covered no matter what life throws your way.

Next steps

If we feel like a place where you can belong, we'd love to learn more about you as a person and your experience to date. Once you've submitted an application the next steps of the process, if successful, are likely to include a competency based and technical interview.

When you apply, you'll be asked about any adjustments you might need to support the recruitment process. Let us know, and we'll be sure to discuss it with you.

Please note: Applications will be reviewed, and interviews conducted throughout the duration of this advert, therefore we may bring the closing date forward. We encourage all interested applicants to apply as soon as possible. Thanks for your patience and for showing an interest in joining the Virgin Media O2 family.

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