Job Description

As a team:

For our newly formed Cloud First Networks business unit of we are looking for new talent to complement our team. Our existing 8,000+ team of strong Network Professionals combine deep business insight and technology supporting CSPs (Communication Service Providers); Technology and Hyperscale clients to deploy, transform; scale and operate their networks. There is no one player who can bring together the scale and the e2e capabilities that we can. This is what our clients’ current challenges and opportunities demand of us and it is what differentiates us in the market.

You'll learn, grow and advance in an innovative culture that thrives on shared success, diverse ways of thinking and enables boundaryless opportunities that can drive your career in new and exciting ways

If you’re looking for a challenging career working in a vibrant environment with access to training and a global network of experts, this could be the role for you. As part of our global team, you'll be working with cutting-edge technologies and on ground-breaking opportunities and will have the opportunity to develop a wide range of new skills on the job.

As an Access Network Consultant you will bring: 

·       Capabilities to manage technical topics for testing and deployment phases. 

·       Solid and proven experience of Access network delivery which you will use day to day to deliver (Solution, Project Manage) critical client engagements 

·       An appetite for continuous learning and development to stay close to emerging technical standards and developments. 

·       An ability to assist account teams and partners in all technical aspects of the Radio Access Network to create solutions for our clients during pre-sales/ Technical Sales activities 

·       An understanding of client specific challenges while virtualizing/containerizing Radio Access Network functions workloads and associated infrastructure requirements and provide tailored solutions. 

·       Ability to work with our ecosystem (e.g. Rakuten Symphony, Samsung, Mavenir, Dell, Intel) partners to define and optimize client solutions, understand the future product roadmap  

·       Work with the sales team to enhance and evolve solution based on clients’ requirements. 

·       Work on sizing and dimensioning to support pricing activities. 


We are looking for experience in the following skills: 

  • Cloud-RAN/ Network Core, RAN Virtualisation, NFVi

  • Telco Cloud, CaaS and Containerisation

  • 5G/4G/3G/2G, Radio Access Network Architecture with focus on 5G FrontHaul,

  • Open RAN Architecture and functional split options, Organisations and Ecosystem, e.g. Rakuten, Mavenir, Airspan

  • Standards and framework (3GPP, ETSI, 5GAA, 5GMF, ITU, O-RAN, ONAP) 

  • SMO/RIC and SON architectures and standards

  • Edge Computing / Multi-Access Edge Computing (MEC) 

  • Devops processes and tools 

  • Knowledge of network devices (hardware and vendors), network device configuration parameters, network optimization process and related KPI, network design, network modelling, change processes, assets and configuration management processes, standards and frameworks) 

Flexibility and mobility are required to deliver this role as there will be requirements to spend time onsite with our clients and partners to enable delivery of the first-class services we are known for.

All employment decisions shall be made without regard to age, race, creed, colour, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, citizenship status or any other basis as protected applicable law.

Job candidates will not be obligated to disclose sealed or expunged records of conviction or arrest as part of the hiring process.

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COVID-19 update:  The safety and well-being of our candidates, our people and their families continues to be a top priority. Until travel restrictions change, interviews will continue to be conducted virtually. 

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