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!

Acquisition Delivery Manager (Telecoms)

Site Acquisition Delivery Manager (Telecoms)

Job Location – Reading, Berkshire

Start Date: ASAP

Day Rate: Negotiable

Contract Duration: 3 Month rolling contract

Job Role

This is a complex role and requires someone with strong experience in ensuring newly acquired sites have the correct legal requirements, planning permission and access rights in order to install new or upgrade radio equipment.

Responsibilities

  • Ensuring identified sites have the necessary legal, planning and access rights
  • Managing supplier delivery
  • Forecasting and managing delivery of sites
  • Management of changes to site lists
  • Ensure stakeholders are informed of any potential risks and mitigate as necessary
  • Ensuring sites are fit for purpose
  • Provide clear instruction to the project specific delivery teams as to what is require to be delivered on site as part of that deployment

Experience

  • Experience in Mobile Telecoms site acquisition is essential
  • Experience of working with both individual site providers and multi-site providers
  • Understanding of RAN processes and cross-functional dependencies
  • Surveying and/or legal knowledge
  • Ability to challenge and influence key stakeholders
  • Understanding of the numerous functional deliverables (acquisition, tx, deployment, ops)

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!

Senior MCR Engineer

Senior MCR Engineer

Location: London (NW10)

Salary: Negotiable

Employment type: Fixed Term Contract (2 years)

Start Date: ASAP

Our client, a leading Broadcasting organisation is seeking an experienced Senior MCR Engineer to join their MCR in London. You will be responsible for managing the loading of multiple traffic strands on the Clients fibre and Satellite network alongside ensuring operational stability for the delivery of the Clients channels to viewers.

Key responsibilities:

  • Manage Control of the channel Off Air and escalation process with DTH providers
  • Effectively manage Feeds/transmissions via Satellite, Fibre and 3G-4G cellular devises such as TVU making sure the quality is up to Alaraby TV standards
  • Minimize troubleshooting time to the minimum to avoid any failure or delay
  • Identify faults and take immediate preventative action to restore traffic
  • Make sure follows up on all technical or operational issues in the booking system observed during transmissions
  • Escalating technical issues to relevant support unit as well as to external providers
  • Make sure all IPDs and steerable antennas are set up to the required satellites
  • Coordinate effectively with operators in the field to support remote operations via satellite, fibre, and IP networks
  • Ensuring successful delivery of scheduled transmissions resolving any troubleshoot if any crisis occurs to the service

Qualifications and Experience:

Degree in Electronics or other relevant subject

6 years experience in relevant Operations / Support

Demonstrable skills in broadcast equipment and technologies including several or all of the following:

  • SAT farm, IF routing & control system; Downlink and uplink chain
  • SNG and ENG equipment, point-to-point video links and 3G/4G cellular IP streaming from the field
  • Video Routers, Multi viewers and Glue items
  • Talkback; KVM system
  • Comprehensive understanding of a live 24 hour broadcast environment
  • In depth understanding of broadcasting standards including 3G-SDI, HDSDI 1080i, SDI, AES/EBU, MPEG, PAL 625, NTSC 525 and Relevant measurement tools
  • Consciousness of the IT and Broadcast convergence
  • Understanding of Broadcast media server workflows – Ingest – Transcoding – Video Compression
  • IP networks (TCP/IP, FTP, UDP, Streaming and Store and Forward)
  • English Language , Arabic is a plus

Interested and want to know more? Click Apply today!

MCR Technician

MCR Technician

Location: London (NW10)

Salary: Negotiable

Employment type: Fixed Term Contract (2 years)

Start Date: ASAP

Our client, a leading Broadcasting organisation is seeking an experienced MCR Technician to join their MCR in London. As an MCR Technician you will be instrumental in ensuring our Clients channels remain On Air without interruption, using your skills and expertise to minimise loss of service & resolving any instances of equipment failure.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Manage Control of the channel Off Air and escalation process with DTH providers
  • Effectively receive and record contribution feeds (Live 2way / Tape feed) and Live programs via Satellite, MPLS, CDN, Fibre and 3G-4G cellular devises such as TVU.
  • Make sure the quality of the transmission is up to Alaraby TV standards
  • Minimize troubleshooting time to the minimum to avoid any failure or delay
  • Identify faults and take immediate preventative action to restore traffic
  • Make sure follows up and reports clearly in the booking system on all technical or operational issues observed during transmissions
  • Escalating technical issues to relevant support unit as well as to external providers
  • Make sure all IPDs and steerable antennas are set up to the required satellites
  • Coordinate effectively with operators in the field to support remote operations via satellite, fibre, and IP networks
  • Ensuring successful delivery of scheduled transmissions resolving any troubleshoot if any crisis occurs to the service

Skills & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Electronics/Telecommunication/Broadcast/Computer Engineering or relevant practical experience
  • Understanding of a live 24 hour broadcast environment
  • Consciousness of the IT and Broadcast convergence
  • Understanding of IP networks and Video Compression
  • English Language, Arabic is a plus

Interested and want to know more? Click Apply today!

MCR Engineer

MCR Engineer

Location: London (NW10)

Salary: Negotiable

Employment type: Fixed Term Contract (2 years)

Start Date: ASAP

Our client, a leading Broadcasting organisation is seeking an experienced MCR Operator / Transmission Controller to join their MCR in London. The MCR Operator will work as part of a team receiving live feeds and records feeds via Satellite, MPLS, CDN, Fibre, Q-Lins and 3G/4G devices such as TVU.

Responsibilities of MCR Engineer;

  • Undertake monitoring Control of the channel off air and escalation process with DTH providers
  • Effectively receive and record Feeds (Live 2way / Tape feed) and Live Programs via Satellite, MPLS, CDN, Fibre, Q-links and 3G-4G cellular devises such as TVU
  • Controlling the quality of receiving Feeds
  • Monitor the receiving tape feeds and live programs
  • Use Data-miner in controlling and monitoring all MCR equipment and highlight if any alarm appears in critical devices
  • Pointing the steerable antenna to the required satellites and reduce the action time
  • Add sources/maintain the monitoring system
  • Coordinate effectively with operators in the field to support remote operations via satellite, fibre, and IP networks
  • Identify faults and take immediate preventative action to restore traffic
  • Undertake routine testing, preventative and corrective maintenance of transmission systems and ancillary equipment
  • Report technical issues to Handovers and Ticketing System

Background & Skills from MCR Engineer;

  • Up to date and familiar with MCR Systems/Equipment
  • Experienced in a 24 hour support Master Control Room
  • Good foundation understanding of satellite communication technology including Downlink, Uplinks, L-band Matrix, IRD’s and spectrum Analysers
  • Confident understanding of Broadcasting standards including 3G-SDI, HDSDI 1080i, SDI, AES/EBU, MPEG, PAL 625, NTSC 525 and Relevant measurement tools
  • Good knowledge of Video Compression
  • Good knowledge of Broadcast media server workflows – Ingest – Transcoding
  • IP networks (TCP/IP, FTP, UDP, Streaming and Store and Forward)
  • Understanding of newsroom production systems and procedures

Interested and want 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

RAN Engineer (4G / 5G)

RAN Engineer (4G/5G)

Bristol

Working in a newly formed team supporting 4G and 5G activities of a large network the RAN Performance Engineer will be be responsilble for;

  • Providing remote 2nd line hardware and software support and guidance to the EE 1st line maintenance teams.
  • Supporting the Engineers who are onsite with remote assistance
  • Interface with Ericsson 2nd line to resolve faults affecting 5G service
  • Supporting on call remotely after initial month

RAN Engineer (4G/5G) background;

  • Previous experience in a RAN Engineer role providing 2nd/3rd line remote support role.
  • Strong demonstratable knowledge of Huawei and Nokia BTS skillset on 4G and 5G technologies
  • Strong troubleshooting and fault finding skills
  • Flexible to accomodate oncall when required
  • Felxible to work weekends when required

RAN Performance Engineer

RAN Performance Engineer

Hatfield, Hertfordshire

Working in a newly formed team supporting the performance of 2G/, 4G and 5G activities of a large network the RAN Performance Engineer will be be responsilble for;

  • KPI reporting and performance parameter audit / investigation / rectification
  • Operational configuration management including; correcting discrepancies to defined parameter, feedback to customer on improvements to network
  • Integration and end to end performance KPI checking
  • Interface to Nokia / Huawei care team for 3rd line support to resolve performance issues
  • 2G / 4G / 5G performance issue investigation and resolutions if related to Huawei / Nokia 5G solution, covering site and neighbouring sites.
  • Daily updates on status of ongoing investigations
  • Monitoring hourly performance-based alarms
  • Working with Managed Service Partners, the wider Technology, Operations teams and other internal functions to provide day-to-day support for RAN Operations activities

RAN Performance Engineer Background required;

  • 3+ years experience as a Network / RAN Performance Engineer working on Huawei / Nokia vendor projects, specially on 2G, 4G and 5G technology
  • Strong customer facing skills
  • Ability to create accurate reports
  • Ability to support fault investigation using a provided 5G handset where required