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London / Ipswich, UK: Media & Broadcast Network Designer - BT




Job Vacancy: Media & Broadcast Network Designer - BT

Location: London / Ipswich, UK


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Why this role matters

The role is a design function within a team who are responsible for the design of solutions targeting UK and international broadcasters. This will mean that the designer will need to put together and take responsibility for the full E2E aspects that will include network, video and audio elements of solutions to meet the needs of broadcasters. These solutions typically comprise a mixture of ‘off the shelf’ pure network (L3 IP/MPLS & L2 VPN), broadcast technologies (video, audio etc.) particularly in the encoding, decoding and monitoring of TV and audio signals for distribution services between and within broadcasters' networks.

What you'll be doing

Providing network design leadership for the M&B UK & Global core transport network including determining core node locations and access circuit solutions to meet stringent diversity / separacy requirements that provide a high level of service availability (typically 99.999%) for the customer

Managing and validating internal and 3rd party suppliers and their product capabililty for carriage of real time multicast traffic and providing approval for connection to the network

Providing network design leadership and steering, guidance & support in managing aspects of the Media & Broadcast areas specifically in the conveyance of broadcast and IP signals using an MPLS/ multicasting. i.e. L3 IP/MPLS and L2 VPN, multicasting point to multipoint within a VPN, BGP, OSPF, CoS.

Developing and agreeing scope for TV deliveries and designs and recommending scope for more complex and/or new network service feature and platform design activities.

Defining and setting up environment or process to validate the work to produce standardised designs in a range of areas including core TV platform and customer specific TV solutions as well as developing non-standard solutions in some areas in response to customer demand.

Providing support and information to the wider team including operations, systems and customers.

Providing major bid engineering support to Media and Broadcast area and 3rd Line support of the Service and Network Platforms to Operations / Service Assurance if required by the Engineering Service & Development or Advanced Engineering Teams

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