Consumer Networks - Engineer, System Engineering

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Date: 21-Feb-2019

Location: Singapore, Singapore

Realise your full potential with Asia's leading communications group. While we take pride in our 130-year heritage, our philosophy is to always look forward and evolve. Today, we are a leader in cutting-edge ICT innovation and digital advances, powered by a vast network of offices in countries and territories across Asia Pacific, the Middle East, Europe and the USA. Come be a part of our dynamic organisation as we create the infocomms landscape of the future.




  • Design the GPON network technical specification according to Product’s requirements and the agreed/proposed OpCo network architecture, topology, and technology, and translate such design to executable configuration, and conduct various lab test before mass roll-out in the live network.
  • Provide Tier-3 support for any GPON related technical issue.
  • Manage the following key projects in the next 2-3 years:
    • End-of-Life GPON OLT change out, which includes defining the change out technical specification, defining the OSS/BSS process, formulating the implementation process, monitoring the change-out process and performance, and fine-tuning the detail technical features and operational processes.
    • Roll out the new xPON (GPON, XGPON, WDM-PON) vendor’s equipment in the network.
    • Define & develop the SDaN (Software Defined Access Network) specification with the vendor partners for xPON, as a critical milestone towards the virtualization of access network.
  • Manage and co-ordinate the procurement process and budget utilization which include the following roles:
    • Conduct budget exercise with Product and Finance and develop/execute procurement strategy & plan.
    • Track equipment delivery and commission the asset timely. Track the budget utilization on monthly/ quarterly base.
    • Handle the ONT/ONR CPE warehousing issue with other Singtel teams. Ensure that the various field teams have enough ONT/ONR CPE stock for immediate installation.
    • Call new tender when necessary and track the contract utilization.
  • Ensure that the installation of OLT will be on time to meet demand of network growth.
    • Work with various teams to ensure that there is enough resource being prepared in advance to install/commission OLT, including Netlink Trust & Singtel fibre, IP core team, etc


The ideal candidate should have/be:

  • Degree in Communication or Electronics Engineering.
  • Minimum of 2 to 3 years experiences in Info-Communication Technology (ICT) planning & project management.
  • Good knowledge in telecommunication and networking (CCNA and/or CCNP certification will be an added advantage)
  • Good knowledge of IP and ICT Technology, Access (MSAN and optical technology are preferred) and Transmission (WDM) Network.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft software such as Office (minimum: Words, Excel and Power Point), Visio, Project.
  • Excellent communication (both oral and written) as well as strong project, vendor and contract management skills
  • Possess drive and energy to explore new ways of doing things to improve existing processes.
  • Willing to learn new things by self-study, on-the-job training as well as through formal training.
  • A self-starter with the ability to work independently as well as in a team.



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