Digital Field Communications Engineer

Job Title: Digital Field Communications Engineer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: London, England
Salary: Good
Start Date: 2019-09-12
Reference: BH-113481-1
Contact Name: Amanda Bury
Contact Email:
Job Published: September 13, 2019 12:39

Job Description

Digital Field Communications Engineer – Surrey - 3 Years Contract 

Digital Field Communications Engineer ESSENTIALS:-  Proven ability to drive enterprise network architect best practices broadly and deeply.  Strong exposure to delivery of highly scalable economically feasible and high performing sytems and networks within a functional deliver matrix of EPC, TSI, OCT, I&C, Enterprise IT&S and Major porject environment.  10 Years experience in a data communications and network infrastructure solutions with extensive exp of Technical Assurance within an EPCenvironment in the Oil & Gas industry preferably Upstream Gas business.  Expert knowledge of Edge, Access, Distribution and Transmission layers. Certification and hand on experience in Cisco CPT, Cisco DEDM, WAN/LAN routing protocols (EIGRP, IGRP, BGP, HSRP, OSPF, ehternet switch technologies (spanning tree (STP/RSTP) Wireless network technologies . Design and implementation MPLS and QoS


25% - Mainland Europe/Africa/Far East

Digital Field Communications Engineer Job Description

  • Analyse the designed network to detect critical deficiencies, and recommend solutions for improvement
  • Collaborate with App Development, IT Ops, IT Security teams and the business on new requirements; and develop networking architectural designs to fit
  • Interface and work with Enterprise Network Portfolios and regional Service Owners to validate the designs and support models
  • Perform network modelling, analysis, and planning
  • Produce Architecture Designs and roadmaps, and author both high and low?level design (HLD's/LLD's) for (u)(W)LAN network layers and transport, as well as Voice,
  • Web/email Filtering, remote access, LAN, security platforms, remote access, WSUS and Anti?Virus servers, and load balancing
  • Shape, design and propose compelling integrated designs to meet both functional and non?functional business requirements.
  • Lead technical discussions with service companies around their WAN/communications strategy and MPLS offerings
  • Coordinate with relevant Service Owners to deliver any specific configurations for software and hardware commissioning and operations
  • Support Commissioning and System Handover activities and facilitate the transition process from projects to operations with the Service Owner
  • Support Tender evaluations and selections of networking services and products, and work closely with PSCM and Telco vendors to procure services
  • Assess vendor test strategies and govern test plans
  • Inspect and verify Digital Field Communications systems
Digital Field Communications Engineer Essential Criteria & Qualifications:

  • Proven ability to drive enterprise architecture best practices broadly and deeply, while able to articulate and convincingly influence decision?makers on operation support requirements
  • Strong exposure in the delivery of highly scalable, economically feasible and high performing systems and networks, within a functional deliver matrix of Engineering
  • Procurement Contractor, Telecommunications Systems Integrator, Operational
  • Critical Telecommunications group, Instruments and Controls, Enterprise IT&S and
  • Major Project environment exposure to business theory, business process development, governance processes, management and budgeting
  • Over 10 years’ experience in a Telecommunications Engineer, Architect or Technical
  • Assurance role within the Oil and Gas industry, and preferably within the Upstream Gas business
  • Expert knowledge of Network Infrastructure Architecture and Operational Critical
  • Systems such as Fibre and Microwave Transmission layers
  • Deep understanding and knowledge of project management, application management, risk management and quality management methodologies, standards and associated processes
  • Certification and hand?on experience in some of the following; Cisco CPT, WAN and LAN routing protocols (EIGRP, IGRP, BGP, HSRP); Ethernet switch technologies (spanning tree (STP/RSTP); Wireless network technologies: 802.11/ABGN, Cisco WCS and access points; Network authentication protocols and Network monitoring protocols. Design and implementation MPLS and QoS
Digital Field Communications Engineer Desirable Criteria & Qualifications:

  • Strong analytical skills, willing to challenge and be challenged
  • Strong interpersonal skills working at all levels in an organisation
  • Strong attention to detail and delivery focused
  • Strong motivation with proactive approach to find options and solutions
Candidates must be eligible to work in the UK