Network Solutions Architect

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SIRO is a joint venture company, between ESB and Vodafone to build a 100% fibre-to-the-building broadband network with speeds of up to 1000 Mbps, propelling Ireland into the ranks of the world’s fastest broadband countries.

Launched in May 2015, this is an opportunity to join an exciting company with ambitious plans to become a significant player in the Irish telecommunications market.

We have an opening for a Network Solutions Architect to work in our network design team.

Key Responsibilities:
• Develop Technical solutions to support New Products.
• Design IP Transport Network – Primarily Layer 2
• Develop & maintain Technical Guidelines & Specifications
• Facilitate Customer Technical engagement & solution development across layers 1 – 3 of OSI stack
• Support Network to OSS solutions, testing and integration.
• Produce Network designs to include solutions, materials, budgeting, etc.
• Reporting on network performance and utilisation.

Key Skills Required:
• +7 years’ experience in a similar position, preferably with a Network Operator
• Strong knowledge & experience in Layer 2 Network Design
• Working knowledge of QoS, CoS, QinQ, & MPLS/VPLS Network design
• Experience of Network Management Systems and OSS Integration
• Experience of Fixed Access Networks (GPON, xDSL, IPTV, & DWDM) is desirable
• Excellent IP networking fundamentals and extensive experience in the application of IP protocols
• Experience of vendor management.
• Experience of Network Inventory System (ideally Cramer) would be advantageous

Education Qualifications:
• 3rd level qualification in Telecommunication/Physics/Engineering (or equivalent experience)
• Cisco CCNA/CCNP certification is desirable

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