Project Coordinator

Project Coordinator

Location: Winchester (SO21)

Contract Duration: 4 Months (Until 27/3/20)

Day Rate: £200 – £250

Start Date: ASAP

Our client, a leader in Broadcast communications & Infrastructure are seeking a Project Coordinator to join their team.

You will join a small team managing a significant project for the business coordinating document activity, project planning, and acting as a key contact for an external legal supplier.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Take responsibility for contractual legal inflows & outflows of all lease documents ensuring associate agreements are in place.
  • Provide relevant reporting working alongside Project Leads who are the subject matter experts across the organisation.
  • Provide coordination for a team on Process Management skills.
  • Assist with project risk and issue management alongside project document change control.
  • Perform general project administration activities as required.

Skills Required:

  • Previous experience in project coordination, specifically working alongside legal teams is highly desirable.
  • Effective Interpersonal and Communication skills.

  • Project management skills and knowledge of project management best practices.
  • Effective Interpersonal and Communication skills.
  • Strong stakeholder management.
  • Highly detail orientated, delivering work accurately and timely at all times.

Interested and like to know more? Click Apply today!

Senior Network Design Engineer

Senior Network Design Engineer

Location: Winchester (SO21)

Contract Duration: 5 Months

Day Rate: £500

Start Date: ASAP

Our client, a leader in Broadcast communications & Infrastructure are seeking a Senior Design Engineer to join their team.

You will join a team working across Media Networks and will be crucial to identifying and designing network solutions to allow customers to connect to the end clients network.

Other Resposibilities Include:

  • Provide technical expertise in the development and deployment of service infrastructure, driving improved technical and service performance
  • Design and drive processes to facilitate smooth and seamless deployment of new services
  • Supervise the delivery of 3rd party suppliers and contractors to ensure that delivery specifications and standards meet Arqiva requirements
  • Standardise equipment to minimise disruption and achieve straightforward integration with existing networks/infrastructure
  • Document engineering build procedures and contribute to the continuous improvement of policies, processes and procedures
  • Contribute to accurate forecasting and capacity management
  • Provide technical leadership within the team, sharing knowledge and skills and providing mentoring support to engineers and technicians
  • Adopt the role of Design Authority (DA) in area of expertise to ensure the delivery of the end to end customer solution and for less complex projects Lead Design Authority (LDA)
  • Define high and low-level IP network topology for customer services showing network topology, equipment, IP addressing, VLANs required to support connectivity for the customer and their service
  • Produce configuration to be loaded onto new and existing routers and switches
  • Support integration of new router/switch equipment into Client’s OSS systems and complete handover tests/documentation to Operations
  • Occasional travel to other Client sites to liaise with teams and customers when required.

Skills & Qualifications:

  • Through understanding of networking to include but not limited to:
    • Checkpoint including NGFW features
    • Cisco ASA and firepower
    • Cisco switching and routing
  • Experience with the following would also be beneficial:
    • Cisco ISE and ACS

    • Cisco ACI
    • F5 Load balancers
    • Nessus
  • Previous experience working within a broadcast/Telecommunications environment.

Interested and want to know more? Click Apply today!

Installation & Commissioning Engineer

Installation & Commissioning Engineer

Location: Nationwide

Field based Installation & Commissioning Engineer needed to support upgrade activities across Huawei technology equipment nationwide. Weekend work also available.

Installation & Commissioning Engineer responsibilities vary from;

  • Completion of upgrades and installs
  • Card Swap / infill
  • Commissioning via laptop communicating with War Room
  • Call Testing
  • SARP / HOP completion

Experience needed from Commissioning Engineer (Huawei BTS);

  • Competent in cabinet and cabling installation activities in Ground, Streetwork, Rooftop sites
  • Hands on experience with Huawei BTS; 800, 1800, 2100, 2600, 3500
  • Strong understanding of Huawei 3900 in and outdoor
  • Previous experience as a Field Engineer / I&C Engineer / C&I Engineer working on deployment projects such as 2G refresh (EE 2G, 4G and 5G) Chariot, Hurricaine, Beacon etc
  • Preferably has MBNL keys for access, but this can be provided where necessary.
  • Preferably on a Huawei QPL

Field Engineer certs;

  • RF Awareness
  • Rooftop Safety & Access (arqiva approved)
  • Manual Handling
  • Asbestos Awareness
  • First Aid at work
  • NRSWA (desired)
  • Electrical Awareness

Field Engineer Farnborough/Basingstoke

Job Title – Field Engineer

Job Locations – Farnborough/Basingstoke

Job Description:

  • Carryout reactive and proactive maintenance on multi-customer, multi technology networks, achieving agreed performance targets
  • Carryout project based on site installation, commissioning and integration activities across multi-customer, multi technology networks achieving agreed performance targets.
  • Work individually, as part of the FSO and wider teams to achieve right first time resolution of work within customer SLA’s without compromising safe working practices
  • Carry out the field related installation, commissioning and integration activities associated with agreed FSO project work
  • Assist in the development and review of FSO processes and procedures with a view to maximise efficiency
  • Keep diligent records and accurately update both internal FSO and Customer systems where necessary.

Experience

  • Must have VF,MBNL & Tef, base station corrective skills
  • Must be located in the appropriate areas/Willing to relocate
  • Must have all certs in date – Including Tower Rescue/Advance Climber (Or willing to complete prior to contract start)
  • Provide own Vehicle

Rigging Team Leader

Rigging Team Lead

Nationwide

Comvergent are seeking additional PCN Rigging teams (2 or 3 man) to support activity over MBNL T&A programme and EE & VF 5G new builds across the UK.

Long-term contract available, and would consider taking teams on under PAYE.

Rigging Team Lead will be responsible for;

  • New steelwork installation, new antennas, new active antennas, GPS, new fibres, new DC/AC, new Feeder runs, multiple RRU’s and combiners, METS MEBS, Fibre DC BOB boxes
  • 2600, 3500, MIMO builds on Huawei
  • Fibre testing
  • Testing (PIM/Anritsu/Site Master etc)
  • Complete HOPs complete using ISDP app

Rigging Team Lead experience needed;

  • Strong PCN rigging experience on preferably EE, MBNL, 3UK, Vodafone, Telefonica.
  • Previous new build rigging experience would be desirable
  • Right first time attitude
  • Experienced doing PIVs, fault finding and snagging

Rigging certs;

  • Climbing & Tower Rescue (arqiva approved)
  • Medical
  • RF Awareness
  • Rooftop Safety & Access (arqiva approved)
  • Manual Handling
  • Asbestos Awareness
  • First Aid at Height
  • NRSWA (desired)

For more information about the Rigging opportunities at Comvergent. Please get in touch!

Senior IP Engineer

Senior IP Engineer

Location: Winchester (SO21) or Gerrards Cross (SL9)

Contract Duration: 6 Months

Day Rate: £450

Start Date: ASAP

Our client, a leader in Broadcast communications & Infrastructure are seeking a Senior IP Engineer to join their team.

You will join a team working across Media Networks and will be crucial to identifying and designing IP solutions to allow customers to connect to the end clients network.

Other Resposibilities Include:

  • Provide technical expertise in the development and deployment of service infrastructure, driving improved technical and service performance
  • Design and drive processes to facilitate smooth and seamless deployment of new services
  • Supervise the delivery of 3rd party suppliers and contractors to ensure that delivery specifications and standards meet Arqiva requirements
  • Standardise equipment to minimise disruption and achieve straightforward integration with existing networks/infrastructure
  • Document engineering build procedures and contribute to the continuous improvement of policies, processes and procedures
  • Contribute to accurate forecasting and capacity management
  • Provide technical leadership within the team, sharing knowledge and skills and providing mentoring support to engineers and technicians
  • Adopt the role of Design Authority (DA) in area of expertise to ensure the delivery of the end to end customer solution and for less complex projects Lead Design Authority (LDA)
  • Define high and low-level IP network topology for customer services showing network topology, equipment, IP addressing, VLANs required to support connectivity for the customer and their service
  • Produce configuration to be loaded onto new and existing routers and switches
  • Support integration of new router/switch equipment into Client’s OSS systems and complete handover tests/documentation to Operations
  • Occasional travel to other Client sites to liaise with teams and customers when required.

Skills & Qualifications:

  • Ability to lead and influence medium and large-scale IP project design acting as Network Design Lead.
  • Through understanding of networking routing protocols to include but not limited to VPN, BGP, ISIS, OSPF, BFD and SSMPv3.
  • Networking qualifications such as CCNP/CCIE would be beneficial.
  • Previous experience working within a broadcast/Telecommunications environment.

Interested and want to know more? Click Apply today!

Wintel Specialist (Security Cleared)

Wintel Specialist (Security Cleared)

Location: Winchester

Contract Day Rate: £500

Contract Duration: 2 Months (Until Nov 30 with potential for extension)

Start Date: ASAP

Our client, a leader in broadcast and communications infrastructure in Winchester are seeking a skilled, security cleared Wintel Specialist to drop in and assist with a major project currently ongoing within the business. The successful candidate will be responsible for the support of the Client’s Wintel infrastructure and platforms ranging from BAU, break/fix, service improvements and project implementation including design input.

Other Responsibilities Include:

  • Install, test, analyse, troubleshoot and modify new equipment/solutions to achieve maximum performance and availability
  • Provide technical expertise in the development and deployment of service infrastructure, driving improved technical and service performance
  • Design and drive processes to facilitate smooth and seamless deployment of new services
  • Supervise the delivery of 3rd party suppliers and contractors to ensure that delivery specifications and standards meet Arqiva requirements
  • Standardise equipment to minimise disruption and achieve straightforward integration with existing networks/infrastructure
  • Document engineering build procedures and contribute to the continuous improvement of policies, processes and procedures
  • Contribute to accurate forecasting and capacity management
  • Provide technical leadership within the team, sharing knowledge and skills and providing mentoring support to engineers and technicians
  • Adopt the role of Design Authority (DA) in area of expertise to ensure the delivery of the end to end customer solution and for less complex projects Lead Design Authority (LDA)
  • Undertake travel throughout the UK with the possibility of overnight stays away from home for short periods of time when required by the business.
  • Participate in the duty engineers on-call 24/7 rota when required.

Sklls & Qualification Requirements:

  • Exceptional working knowledge of Server and Database infrastructure, this includes:
  • Windows Server based operating systems (2003, 2008, 2012,2016)
  • Active Directory infrastructures (2003, 2008, 2012,2016)
  • Exchange infrastructures (2007, 2010, 2013, 2016)
  • Microsoft O365 (Exchange Online, SharePoint, Yammer, Skype etc)
  • VMware vSphere (5,5.5, 6.0)
  • VMware Horizon View (5,6,7)
  • Cloud Based Technologies such as AWS and Azure
  • Automation technologies such as VMware vRealize Cloud
  • Desktop client infrastructure and image creation (SCCM)
  • Anti-virus platforms such as McAfee
  • MDM solutions such as AirWatch and/or Mobile Iron.
  • PKI infrastructure & Citrix infrastructure
  • Excellent PowerShell and scripting/automation exposure
  • Exceptional experience of supporting complex IT platforms
  • Exceptional experience of building, configuring and deploying complex designs
  • Experience in design architecture and documentation (HLD’s & LLD’s)
  • Experience of managing a complex licensing agreement in order to maintain relevant compliance

Candidates will also need to have valid Security Clearance. Applications with lapsed or no Security Clearance unfortunately cannot be considered at this time.

If you’d like the opportunity to sink your teeth into a new and challenging role such as this then click Apply today!

Field Engineer (Huawei / Nokia BTS)

Field Engineer (Huawei / Nokia BTS)

The role requires the Field Engineer to be able to travel to site nationwide covering areas such as; London, Cardiff, Edinburgh, Birmingham, Manchesterm Liverpool, Newcastle, Glasgow, Leeds, Coventry, Bristol.

Responsibilities of Field Engineer include;

  • Provide technical support onsite on Huawei and Nokia BTS surrounding 5G readiness.
  • Support technical issues with 4G and 5G faults post installation on the EE network
  • Coordinate with 2nd line support team surrounding technical issues / troubleshooting onsite issues.

Background of Field Engineer (Huawei / Nokia BTS)

  • Must be able to work to Rooftop level to access BTS. Certifications required;
    • Rooftop Safety and Access (Arqiva approved)
    • RF Awareness
    • FIrst aid at work
    • Manual Handling
    • Asbestos Awareness
    • Electrical Awareness
    • NRSWA (desirable)
  • Experienced with operations and maintenance on the Huawei 3900 and Nokia BTS
  • Familiar with integration and commissioning processes on Huawei and Nokia BTS

Field Engineer Leicester/Loughborough/Derby

Job Title – Field Engineer

Job Locations – Derby/Leicester/Loughborough

Job Description:

  • Carryout reactive and proactive maintenance on multi-customer, multi technology networks, achieving agreed performance targets
  • Carryout project based on site installation, commissioning and integration activities across multi-customer, multi technology networks achieving agreed performance targets.
  • Work individually, as part of the FSO and wider teams to achieve right first time resolution of work within customer SLA’s without compromising safe working practices
  • Carry out the field related installation, commissioning and integration activities associated with agreed FSO project work
  • Assist in the development and review of FSO processes and procedures with a view to maximise efficiency
  • Keep diligent records and accurately update both internal FSO and Customer systems where necessary.

Experience

  • Must have VF,MBNL & Tef, base station corrective skills
  • Must be located in the appropriate areas/Willing to relocate
  • Must have all certs in date – Including Tower Rescue/Advance Climber (Or willing to complete prior to contract start)
  • Provide own Vehicle

Commissioning Engineer

Commissioning Engineer (Huawei BTS)

Nationwide (travelling required)

Commissioning Engineer (Huawei BTS) needed to support activies such as Installation, Commissioning across a large 4G and 5G deployment projects.

Commissioning Engineer (Huawei BTS) responsibilities vary from;

  • WDT / Commissioning via laptop
  • BoB box swaps
  • RRU and feeder installation
  • RRU testing, RET configurations
  • Call Testing

Experience needed from Commissioning Engineer (Huawei BTS);

  • Competent in cabinet and cabling installation activities in Ground, Streetwork, Rooftop sites
  • Hands on experience with Huawei BTS kit; 800, 1800, 2100, 2600, 3500
  • Strong understanding of Huawei 3900 in and outdoor
  • Previous experience as a Field Engineer / I&C Engineer / C&I Engineer working on deployment projects

Field Engineer certs;

  • RF Awareness
  • Rooftop Safety & Access (arqiva approved)
  • Manual Handling
  • Asbestos Awareness
  • First Aid at Height
  • NRSWA (desired)
  • DC Competent or preferably 17th or 18th edition electrical certified (not essential)