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!

Senior Accounts Payable Specialist

Senior Accounts Payable Specialist

Location: Winchester (SO21)

Contract Duration: 12 Months (25/09/2020)

Pay Rate: £150 per day

Start Date: ASAP

Are you a talented Senior AP Specialist looking to sink your teeth into an exciting and challenging new role? Then our client, a leader in Broadcast Communications & Infrastructure want to speak to you!

Working from their offices in Winchester, you will primarily be leading members of a team and coordinating with the Payables Manager to design and drive processes and system improvement within our client.

Other responsibilities include:

  • Report and analyse data, KPI’s and reconcile balance sheet controls
  • Co-ordinate and analyse monthly management and working capital information for reporting to the management team
  • Maintain customer and supplier account data, data set up, on-going data cleanse activities, liaising with Data Governance where relevant to adhere to compliance
  • Review the relevant modules on Oracle and the Manhattan system to provide best practice set up, recommend change and liaise with IT to lead and test changes
  • Review, recommend and update team’s policies and process flows
  • Update training material and assist with delivery of training where required
  • Processing of ‘One-Off’ invoice requests as and when required
  • Extensive use of Oracle, More4apps, KEEP and HSBC system
  • Ensure all supplier invoices are processed in an accurate and timely manner
  • Work with the internal accounting team to support creditor related queries

Skills and Experience required:

  • Knowledge of Oracle (Essential)
  • Extensive payables team experience (Essential)
  • Experienced user of Excel and other MS Products (Essential)
  • Commercially minded, interpreting creditors reconciliations and extracting relevant financial information
  • Able to manage and deliver expectations of seniors within the business
  • Attention to detail, high level of accuracy and numeracy
  • Must be highly self-motivated, customer focussed and be able to work as part of a team
  • Excellent interpersonal and communications skills, both written and verbal

Interested and want to know more? Click Apply today!

Project Coordinator

Project Coordinator

Location: Winchester (SO21)

Contract Duration: 3 Months

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 and will be coordinating internal activity, project planning, and acting as a key contact for external & internal legal/finance teams.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Support the contractual and financial management of our project portfolio.
  • Coordinate a team on process management skills.
  • Facilitate weekly/regular customer progress meetings.
  • Facilitate weekly/regular Team meetings
  • Ensure accurate tracking and reporting of progress, performance to schedule and performance to budget of projects.
  • Take minutes and ensure that actions are performed in the timeframe agreed.
  • Assist with project risk and issue management and project change control.
  • Perform general project administration activities as required

Skills Required:

  • Previous experience from a telecommunications background is desirable.
  • Project management skills and knowledge of project management best practices.
  • Knowledge of project management principles.
  • Highly detail orientated, delivering work accurately and timely at all times.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills.
  • Proficient in using MS Office, particularly Excel and ideally Outlook, PowerPoint & Project.

Interested and like to know more? 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

Service Desk Engineer

Job Title – Transmission Service Desk Engineer

Job Location, Langley, Slough

Job Role:

Responsibilities

* Provides support and direction for engineers and managers, adding value to the resolution of major incidents in real-time
* Contributes to technical solutions and logical repair process design across Network Operations
* Acts as a point of contact and takes ownership of incidents, service delivery and operational support issues escalated to Onshore Team
* Facilitates the delivery of effective operation, process and communication to help serve the needs of operational groups, internal and external customers
* Maintains knowledge base for network element and network management platforms in terms of repair, reconfiguration, hardware & software support and use of existing technologies and practices
* Provides progress reports on ongoing faults status and next steps
* Contributes to project work streams & meetings, impact assessments and conduct operational readiness activities arising and configuration is documented and maintained
* Provides mentoring and support to less experienced Engineers
* Ensures that all Compliance and regulatory requirements are met and undertaken during their daily working activities.
* Deputises as required for the OCM
* To maintain service for customers by maintaining the integrity of the network, resolving faults and ensuring maximum availability of products and services
* Focusing on identified technologies, typically SDH and fibre delivered high capacity equipments, products and/or customers, providing technical leadership for tasks which support network operations.
* Maintaining and drive a self managed competence baseline, with development and learning plans in line with the customer network’s evolution and its strategy. Sharing knowledge and experience openly with the formal and virtual team members.

Experience

* Minimum years of experience: 3-5 years’ experience of working in a 24/7/365 Transmission Operations centre
* Expertise in database, analytic and automation applications, methodologies, and processes; able to manipulate data and reports to support ongoing analysis and present conclusions
* Thorough understanding of the relevant equipment technology used within the customer networks, with appreciation of operations, performance and design considerations
* Thorough understanding of the underlying technology Data protocols, key parameters and operating configurations.
* Domain experience: SDH Transmission
* Knowledge and experience working on Infinera (Transmode) Network
* In depth knowledge of faulting and repair on Optical Fibre Network
* Proven track record in conceiving and delivering expert technical solutions on a reactive and proactive basis, across any technology relevant to the customer network.
* Experience of Incident Management and associated procedure
* Proven aptitude for problem solving; using analytical technique to formulate solutions
* Good communication skills, able to clearly articulate solutions to all levels

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)

Rigging Team

Rigging Team

Nationwide

Rigging Teams needed to support 5G new builds across the UK.

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

Rigging Teams will be responsible for;

  • 2100, 2600, 3500, MIMO Builds on Huawei
  • Fibre testing
  • RRU and feeder installation
  • Testing (PIM etc)

Rigging experience needed;

  • EE QPL training on Huawei; either 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 / Rigger / Team Lead working on deployment projects in the UK
  • Previous new build rigging experience would be desirable

Installation & Commissioning Engineer certs;

  • Climbing & Tower Rescue (arqiva approved)
  • Medical
  • RF Awareness
  • Rooftop Safety & Access (arqiva approved)
  • Preferably 17th or 18th edition electrical certified (desired)
  • Manual Handling
  • Asbestos Awareness
  • First Aid at Height
  • NRSWA (desired)

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