Telecommunication practices

Spring’s telecommunications division is active in more than 25 countries and our telecommunications consultants cater for the specific needs of global telecommunications employers. Specialising in data networks, research and development and mobile communications, Spring provides professional recruitment and managed service solutions for the fast-paced global telecommunications industry. 

As international mobility experts, we’ve placed telecoms professionals in many regions around the world (from France and Australia to China and Saudi Arabia) We can help you to navigate the pitfalls of international compliance, support you with local regulations in some of the most difficult terrains, and advise you on broader recruitment trends in the worldwide telecommunications industry. 


By working with the highest calibre of telecoms professionals across all nationalities, we have access to candidates who speak a range of languages. This allows us to make the right connections between skills, cultures and roles and enables us to tailor our service to your precise business needs.

Why Spring?

  • We take a structured approach to service delivery
  • We offer one point of contact across all roles
  • Our service levels are consistently high
  • We offer value for money
  • Our focus is on transparency
  • We provide excellent post-placement support. 

Global experts, local expertise 

With an unrivalled understanding of the global telecommunications market, our specialist consultants reach beyond borders to source exceptional talent for assignments of any scale in data networks, research and development, and mobile communications. These assignments range from the placement of a single contractor to managing the recruitment of a team of permanent telecoms professionals.

We specialise in: 

Data Networks (IP) 

Our experienced data networks team specialises in providing high level experts for major global projects for the entirety of a project’s lifecycle — from conception and design through to implementation and support. We manage small and large scale IP networks on behalf of clients across the world and as the global leader in telecoms recruitment, the professionals we locate for you will meet and exceed the needs of your organisation. With such increasing demand for IP related customer services it is critical the resource is the right hire for you so that you deliver the right service for your customers.

Core Areas: Convergence, Unified Communications, LTE, Access, MPLS. 

Typical Roles: IP Project & Programme Manager, IP Design Expert, 3rd Line Support Engineer, CCIE & JNCIE.

Research & development 

As recruitment specialists within the global electronics and semiconductor industry, our experienced research and development team works in close partnership with some of the most forward-thinking companies in the top 20 global semiconductor list. 
Our strength lies in a level of professional expertise that’s second to none, which is why our consultants are trusted to supply the people that make the world’s most exciting telecoms projects happen. 

Core Areas: Complete design flow from specification to tapeout currently specialising in the fields of: Digital, analogue, RF, mixed signal and embedded software. 

Typical Roles: Digital, Analogue and RF / Mixed Signal design engineers, Layout engineers, Verification, validation and testing engineers, Embedded SW engineers.

Mobile Communications 

Working in partnership with telecommunications operators, vendors, systems integrators and consultancies, our specialist mobile communications team supplies professionals for the whole life cycle of mobile networks. From conception phase, product launch, managed services, new solutions, systems transformation and systems design, for the implementation and operation of telecommunications platforms. 

Core Areas: 2G (GSM), 3G (UMTS) & 4G (LTE), Access (Radio Frequency, Transmission, BSS and RAN), Core Network (CS, PS and IP), Operations & Integration (RIC, NOC and OSS), Services (IN and VAS). 

Typical Roles: RF Planning & Optimisation Engineers, Access Engineers, Core Engineers, Packet Data / IP Engineers (design, implementation & support), Network Design Architects, Project / Rollout Managers, Swap / Rollout Engineers.