Network Designer - Media & Broadcasting

  • Category
    IT and Telecoms - Network Analyst
  • Location
    Bristol, City Of Bristol
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Location - Bristol / Remote
Duration - 3 Months
Rate - £310pd (inside ir35)

The role is a design function within a team who are responsible for the design of solutions targeting UK and International Broadcasters. This will mean that the designer will need to put together and take responsibility for the full E2E aspects that will include Network, Video and Audio elements of solutions to meet the needs of Broadcasters. These solutions typically comprise a mixture of 'off the shelf' pure Network (L3 IP/MPLS & L2 VPN), Broadcast technologies (Video, Audio etc) particularly in the Encoding, Decoding and Monitoring of TV and Audio signals for Distribution services between and within Broadcasters networks.

Skills & Experience

The candidate will be able to show clearly the skills and experience outlined below:

*Must have a proven track record of small to medium Network Design and solutions.
*Must have an excellent knowledge of network technologies such as MPLS / IP, BGP, OSPF, Multicasting (pt to multipoint within a VPN), Class of Service with the ability to produce High level & Low level Design utilising various vendor equipment such as Juniper, Cisco and Adva. This will cover all stages of the design delivery milestones from initial design impact assessments, high level designs, low level designs, design governance, architecture and security conformance, test & delivery support to achieve business objectives and benefits realisation.
*Have an appreciation with the relevant SMPTE 2022 standards on Video over IP standards associated with the carriage (encapsulation, encoding / decoding) of Video and Audio signals into IP.
*Experience of supporting ITT, Vendor Selection and winning new business activities from a Design perspective.
*Able to be a lead contributor individually providing direction to others.
*Must have an appreciation on Software Defined Networks and the Appropriate Control, Planning and monitoring systems that could be used to configure end to end video flows across an MPLS Network
*The individual will also have a detailed understanding on audio coding mechanisms.
*To provide in a mentoring-type role and be seen as the Subject Matter Expert within Media and Broadcast on the M&B media solutions.
*Input to and develop yearly network and service roadmaps, development and deployment engineering plans both from a technology and a capacity standpoint.
*To continually drive for outstanding Customer Service and Satisfaction, and engender and lead an absolutely customer focused approach to doing business.

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