Bedminster Township, New Jersey

Overall Purpose: This career step requires senior level experience. Designs, analyzes, plans and modifies network components and architecture in support of the wireless and wireline infrastructure. May provide mid to long term planning for a specific technology which includes analysis, solution recommendations, and implementation strategies to complex business issues. These activities are the basis for capital deployment and allocation decisions.

 

3 positions are available. All manage forecasting, planning, and budget development for Intl Layer 1 Networks, both new technology and End of Service. Additional duties: 1.Develop/execute the planning for Subsea cable investment and replacement of retiring routes. Responsible for Intl Topology design / contract management. Work directly with suppliers, supply chain, and legal/regulatory. Work with Most of World L3 and operations to accommodate forecast, retirements and shifting requirements. Perform financial analysis of investment opportunities and identify cost savings. Provide support for M&A, AT&T Affiliates, customer bids. Maintain external relationships, leverage AT&T assets and seek opportunities for AT&T to act as provider of subsea support services. 2.Input to our intl network topology, process development for L1 transport new and legacy services and technology. Work with L1 Sub

Key Roles and Responsibilities: Develops and evaluates network performance criteria and measurement methods. Prepares the analysis of the short term or long term capacity needs for wireless and wireline infrastructure. May conduct network architecture design, feasibility and cost studies. Studies and forecasts traffic drivers to determine short and/or long term capacity needs. May include all or some of the following functions: Recommends strategic network architecture planning and network evolution policy decisions in support of corporate initiatives, customer demand, technology changes, economic and service reliability criteria; Evaluates new and emerging technologies for addition and/or application to existing network systems; Conducts economic and population growth studies to determine impact on network capacity and development plan projections; Creates deliverables such as mgmt reports, business cases, infrastructure deployment guidelines, 3 Year Plans, Plans of Record, Project Approval Letters, and Serving Plans; Works with key internal stakeholder and vendors to determine future business and customer needs. Job Contribution: Senior level technical expertise. Deep technical knowledge and subject matter expert on ATT technologies.

 

Education: Typically a BS degree in Math, Science or Engineering preferred or equivalent related network experience. Experience: Typically requires 5- 8 years experience. Technical Career Pathway (TCP) role. Supervisory: No.

 

Job description – This job will manage forecasting, planning, and budget development for International Layer 1 Networks, both for New Technology and End of Service solutions. It will develop and execute the planning for Subsea cable investment plus Replacement of retiring routes. This will include responsibility for International Topology design and contract management.  Works directly with suppliers, supply chain, and legal/regulatory support.  Works with Most of World L3 and operations to accommodate forecast, retirements and shifting geopolitical requirements.  Performs detailed financial analysis of investment opportunities and identifies potential cost savings.  Provides support for M&A, AT&T Affiliates, and big customer bids.  Maintains external relationships, leverages AT&T assets and seeks opportunities for AT&T to act as a provider of subsea support services. 

Required Skills:

  • Strong Layer 0/1 INTERNATIONAL transport network and equipment knowledge.
  • Global Market Awareness
  • Strong written/verbal communication, negotiations, and critical thinking skills.
  • Experience managing virtual teams.
  • Strong problem solving, conflict resolution, and data management skills.
  • Strong Microsoft Excel skills.
  • Desirable is some Project Management Experience
  • Capacity Planning, trending & reporting
  • Some Mobility and IP (Layer 3) network knowledge
  • Budget planning and tracking and business case analysis
  • Knowledge of or experience with any of these systems:  NISE, GeolinkFP, Netsmart 1500 & 2000
  • Comfort working in a Cross-Cultural / International environment (multi-lingual a plus)

Principal Functional Skills / Competencies associated with this Title:
  • Business Orientation
  • Capacity Planning and Management
  • Core Business Tools
  • Network Architecture
  • Network Performance Management
  • Networking/Communications Hardware
  • Process Management
  • Product Technical Knowledge
  • Project Management
  • Quality Management
  • Statistical Analysis and Measurement
  • TCP/IP
  • Telecommunications

 


Bedminster Township, New Jersey

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