IP Design Engineer

Job Title – IP Design Engineer

Job Location – Reading, Berkshire

Job Role:


  • Support Design function for Access Transport network (IP RAN, Backbone, Core)
  • Ensuring the system introduction processes are followed, including HLD / detailed design guidelines
  • Establish the access transport test bed and assosiated end-to-end testing capabilities
  • Develop the design strategy taking into consideration the various products and roadmaps
  • Ensure roadmaps are current and made available to dependent suppliers
  • Assess technical risk to the access transport network
  • Represent Transport Design on the Technical Committee
  • Background and skills from IP Design Engineer;

    • Must come from a TELECOMS IP background
    • Experience of IP RAN/Backbone/Core design.
    • Strong understanding of MBNL / 3UK access network and MBNL transport network tools and processes
    • Preferably Cisco Certified; CCNP, CCIE, HCNP, HCIE.
    • Good experience in HLD and LLD documentation
    • Design and commissioning experience
    • with routing protocols (OSPF, ISIS and BGP), SR (Segment routing).
    • Previous experience in configuring and troubleshooting Cisco/Nokia/Huawei routers
    • Detailed understanding of LTE migration and re-parenting processes and demonstrated ability to develop workflows across a multi-disciplinary team to deliver a high-volume migration programme
    • Understanding of the BT MEAS Direct Ethernet and IPVPN product portfolio

    Under the direction of the Technical Director, the IP Design Engineer will be responsible for Design, Testing and Acceptance of the access transport network programme.

    For more information regarding the IP Design Engineer please apply or contact Comvergent.

Network Capacity Planning Lead

Network Capacity Planning Lead
Reading, Berkshire
Immediate Start

Responsibilities of Network Capacity Planning Lead;

  • Review network capacity reports and datasheets from various service providers and network users.
  • Produce and manage the Capacity Plan
  • Create regular management reports
  • Make recommendations to upgrade network and/or network re-arrangements
  • Track delivery of network upgrades

Background from Network Capacity Planning Lead;

  • Previous experience in a network capacity management role in the Telecommunications industry is essential
  • Strong understanding of MBNL / 3UK transport network network
  • Strong knowledge of Huawei router products
  • Experience using Huawei U2000
  • Ability to deign large networks with complex network technology (scale to 50 routers with MPLS L2/L3 VPN)
  • Understanding of the technologies used in the live MBNL network

The Network Capacity Planning Lead functions within the Access Transport Programme.
If you’re interested in hearing more about the Network Capacity Planning Lead role, please apply or contact Comvergent directly.