Principal Engineer (Telephony Solutions)

Published: Friday, 26 September 2008
Our client a global technology services organisation
  • Internal Role
  • Telephony Focus
  • Regional/Global Architecture Focus
  • Up to 150K pa including bonuses

1 As part of our client's voice and data network team to provide advice, guidance and support in order to deliver voice network and telephony services and solutions various BUs worldwide
2.Design technical solutions
3.Define new architectures
4.Refine existing architectures
5.Provide architecture guidance during project delivery
6.Define, communicate and implement cost-effective networks architecture and standards that support business needs. Provide planning, consultancy, documentation and knowledge transfer expertise as required to the business units for new technologies.
7.Gather business requirements
8.Work with suppliers to design and deliver solutions
9.Establish and maintain operational and service management processes
10.Be the authority for all Cisco (and non-Cisco) IPT design, technical and implementation issues.

Bachelor degree in Electronic Engineering, Computer Technologies, Telecommunications
Required are also certifications either on Cisco IPT (CCVP or CCIE) or Avaya (ACS or ACE).
Over 10 years of experience in IPT technology and Enterprise Telephony systems. Ideally, the candidate will have solutions design background.
Over 5 years experience in network design or management positions. Experience in developing end-to-end IT managed service solutions for internal or external customers
Ability to communicate complex technical solutions to business/commercial contacts.
Track record of structured thinking and solving Network problems
Strong knowledge of standard engineering principles, theories, concepts and techniques
Significant exposure to, and experience of enterprise telephony solutions (digital and legacy systems), and applications, signalling protocols, transport and access technologies, TCP-IP, LAN architectures and protocols.
Strong knowledge of deployment technologies and principles
Significant exposure to, and experience of IPT standards (SIP, H.323 stack, Skinny). The candidate will be proficient in the design of (Cisco and other) IPT solutions. He/she will have good knowledge of the competing IPT platforms on the market.
Ability to develop a complete IP communication solution based on the existing our client's IPT products, including hardware, software, implementation services and support services. Good understanding of field service delivery and operational processes.
Financial skills and commercial awareness: Appreciation of all commercial and business elements of IT and ability to manage financial aspects of the solution design;
A self-starter and a team player. Able to work in a matrix management organisation. Capable of multi-tasking and time management, as multiple active opportunities need to be developed simultaneously. Cultural sensitivity in a multi-cultural organisation.
Experience of working with third party providers.
Ability and discipline to work with minimal supervision/control. Line management will not be in same location.
Fluency in spoken and written English is a prerequisite. Other languages an asset.
Ability/willingness to travel as necessary to fulfil the role.
Up to 120K pa Base salary
Up to 150K pa including bonuses

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Country: Singapore
Employment Type: Full time
Salary: Open