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Monday, April 5, 2010

Department Head Data Services – Oman

We are a Singapore Headquartered Recruitment Consulting Company. Our client in the OMAN from the TELECOMMUNICATIONS industry is looking to hire a " Department Head Data Services " for a permanent assignment. The following are the skills required for the position.

Role Description
• Lead and manage a team of technical managers and engineers responsible for Mobile and Fixed packet core networks planning and operations including 2G/3G mobile packet core, WiMAX packet core, IP/MPLS packet core, IGW for data services, terrestrial access IP network, end user broadband CPEs testing.
• Full responsibility for packet core network architecture design
• Full responsibility for annual operations planning including efficient budget calculations and exercises/simulations preparations for packet core and packet access networks.
• Tenders preparation, vendors preselection/selection and short listing based on defined benchmark parameters, technical and commercial proposals evaluation, scope of work / contract annexes / ATPs preparation.
• High level designs preparations and close coordination with various counterparts for all packet core projects; low level designs and acceptance control.
• Supporting Engineering director in network overall design, budget preparation and justification based on commercially driven parameters and network growth trends.

Background Knowledge & Experience

Education Level
B.Sc.E.E. in Telecommunications or Computer Science

Professional Qualifications/ Mandatory Licences

In-depth knowledge and experience with:
- Ericsson SGSN and GGSN platforms
- Ericsson MPBN solution
- SGSN in pool and dual homing solution
- SGSN/GGSN performance management
- Routing and switching platforms performance management
- Huawei WASN, BRAS, AAA and PM platforms
- Huawei's WiMAX CSN performance management
- MPLS switching and its signaling protocols LDP, RSVP, traffic engineering
- IP routing protocols: BGP, IS-IS, OSPF
- QoS, traffic classification, queuing, policing, marking
- Multicast protocols, PIM, IGMP
- IP/MPLS based business services L2VPN, VPLS, L3VPN, Internet access
- IP/MPLS based residential services Voice, Video, Internet
- Ethernet transport over microwave
- IEEE Bridging standards 802.1p, 802.1q, 802.1h, 802.1ae
- IEEE Ethernet standards 802.3 series

Preferred certification:
- Ericsson SGSN, GGSN, MPBN certification
- Huawei's WASN, MSANs, BRAS, AAA, Policy Manager certification
- Cisco certified CCNA, CCNP, CCIE
- Juniper certified JNCIA, JNCIS
- Policy based routing and Deep Packet Inspection platforms certification
- Ericsson OSS, HP-OVO, Nokia-Siemens SPOC or similar certification
- Bluecoat filtering and caching platforms certification
- Load balancing platforms certification
- Ericsson MINI-LINK TN AMM 2p, 6p and 20p series
- Other vendor’s microwave backhaul networks certification
- WiMAX CPE IOT testing certification
- xDSL, GPON CPE IOT testing certification
- 3G CPE testing certification
- Project Management certification
Work Experience
- Minimum 3 years of experience in operation and maintenance of mobile and/or fixed packet core networks

- Minimum 3 years of experience in planning and optimization of mobile and fixed packet core networks or converged packet core networks

- Minimum 4 years of experience on senior management positions in mobile and fixed packet core networks planning

Client offers competitive Tax Free Expat Package.

Interested candidates are requested urgently to send their CVs to or call +6590022574 for a confidential discussion.


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Sheila R. Lorenzo
Recruitment Consultant (S) Pte. Ltd.
Mobile: +6590022574