Tata Communications

Manager - Platform Planning & Design - 23001 (BB-AC9E9)

Found in: Talent IN

Job Family DescriptorResponsible 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 RoleMay 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/MTechExperience: 4-8 yearsPurpose - Broad objective of the roleResponsible to create medium and long term optimal, cost effective and scalable network capacity plans at Service layer, Application layer, Transmission Layers and Platforms. Provide innovative solutions for managing capacity requirements for Core Networks. Manage Global Service Layer network capacities by establishing processes. Review mechanism for Bandwidth inventory, utilization reports, periodic audits and optimizations to ensure efficiency and accuracy. Identify future network requirements basis on traffic forecasts, past trends and utilization reports to meet requirements for all line of business. Demonstrate a level of flexibility in resolving problems, operational issues with sigtran links, diameter links and 2G,3G and 4G related issues that at least in depth command of all techniques, tools and standards. Ability to prepare various plans, reports, LLD, HLD as business needs and should have knowledge of all 2G,3G,4G calls along with virtualization concepts. Engage with different stakeholders for network strategy, development discussions, finalization of plans and budgets. Operating Network - Key ExternalOperating Network - Key InternalSize and Scope of Role - FinancialSize and Scope of Role - No. of direct reportsSize and Scope of Role - Total team sizeSize and Scope of Role - Other size parametersMinimum qualification & experienceOther knowledge/skillsKey ResponsibilitiesTechnical Competencies Collaboration with internal and external stakeholders for continuous improvements in working processes for enhanced productivity to ensure timely availability of network capacity for meeting customers and network requirements in most optimized manner. Recommend for onnet upgrade to prepare plans for cost effective and timely fulfillment. Meeting business demands seamlessly with compliance to process and guidelines. Able to identify problems and significantly improve, change or adopt existing methods and techniques. Knowledge / SkillsCommunication Skills

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