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Engineer

Date: 02-Jun-2022

Location: Singapore, Singapore

Company: Singtel Group

At Singtel, we believe in the strength of a vibrant, diverse and inclusive workforce where backgrounds, perspectives and life experiences of our people help us innovate and create strong connections with our customers. We strive to ensure all our people practices are non-discriminatory and provide a fair, performance-based work culture that is diverse, inclusive and collaborative. 

Join us and experience what it’s like to be with an Employer of Choice*. Together, let’s create a brighter digital future for all. *Awarded at the HR Fest Awards 2020.

 

Singtel Networks, the most established telecommunications infrastructure provider in Singapore is transforming to enable the digital generation of tomorrow. We are introducing new capabilities in 5G, Cloud, Analytics, Digital Commerce, Software Engineering, Cyber Security to enhance our core competencies and deliver innovative and differentiated Mobile and Fixed services (Broadband, TV and Telephony) for our customers. We are committed to celebrating inclusion and diversity and is a strong believer to upskill and nurture all individuals. Come join us today as we build Singtel’s Networks of tomorrow, and Empower Every Generation to live, work and play in new ways!

 

 

Responsibilities:

  • Lead the team to operate the IP Core consumer network inclusive of routers from Nokia and Huawei, connecting the Access devices, such as GPON (Gigabit-Ethernet Passive Optical Network), MSAN (Multi-Service Access Node), to the various service platforms of High Speed Internet, IPTV and NGN voice,
  • Lead the team to operate the Super Core network infra inclusive of routers from Nokia and Cisco, connecting the Mobile Aggregate routers to the Mobile Core platform,
  • Identifies skills and resources required for the operation team and assigns the individual responsibilities in the operation team,
  • Leads the network performance monitoring, and manages the day-to-day network operations,
  • Leads the network trouble-shooting in case of any service level difficulties and degradations,
  • Monitors the network resources, plans and executes the projects for network expansion, optimization and upgrades, and revises as appropriate to meet changing needs and requirements,
  • Gathers the operation change requirements, evaluates, schedules and plans the operation activities and confirms and the completion of operation projects,
  • Effectively reviews and applies the methodology and the proper procedures, enforces operation standards and mitigates the risk exposure in operation projects,
  • Prepares the budgets and tracks the expenditures,
  • Prepares the tender specifications and evaluation for the maintenance support contacts, and involves in commercial and technical negotiations with the vendors,
  • Engages in technical and financial feasibility study on new emerging technologies and new services,
  • Performs any other duties assigned by the supervisors.

 

The Ideal candidate should possess:

 

  • Degree in Engineering majoring in telecommunications, electrical, electronic or relevant,
  • Good technical skills of IP concept of LAN, WAN, VPN, and the relevant network protocols, such as but not limited to OSPF, BGP, ISIS, LDP, DHCP and etc,
  • Good technical skills of multicast concept and technology, including the multicast network protocols, like PIM, IGMP, MSDP and etc,
  • The relevant network certificates, such as CCNA, CCDA, CCNP, CCDA, CCIE, or the similar certs from the other vendors are preferred,
  • Proficient knowledge of the network security,
  • Basic knowledge of Internet access traffic flow, voice call set up process,
  • Basic knowledge of Home gateway and WiFi access technologies,
  • Solid fundation of Unix, Linux/FreeBSD knowledg,
  • Strong knowledge of the Machine virtulazation, experienced in installing Virtual Machine servers,
  • Experienced in installing, maintaining and updating the LAMP/FAMP solution stacks, deploying the networking relevant components, like TACACS-plus, SNMP, CACTI, SSH servers…
  • Knowing some basic scripting languages like Shell, Perl and Python, is definitely a plus,
  • Years of network engineering and/or operation experience in the carrier or enterprise network is preffered,
  • Proactive, able to work independently, possesses creative analysis and problem solving skills,
  • Goal oriented with good analytical skill, Committed to deliver with good quality,
  • Effectively utilizes team member to his/her fullest potential and motivates team to work together in the most efficient manner,
  • Good verbal and written communication skills, to present and explain the complex technologies,
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills and good team player to work with the colleagues in the dynamic and challenging environment,
  • Good working knowledge on window applications software packages (e.g. MS Excel, MS Word, MS PowerPoint, MS Project etc),
  • Willing to work in 24x7 duty roster and be activated as and when required.