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Operational Support to Telecommunications NGN system

Location CYPRUS.
Status/Reference FWC
Agency/Donor EC
Experts E1 Technical IP Network senior expert, CAT II APPLY
E2 Technical transmission senior expert  CAT II APPLY
Commencement 1.12.2014
MISSION duration
E1 125 Working days
E2 48 Working days
Language  skills Excellent command in English language (reading, writing, listening and speaking).
Deadline 12-10-2014 Recruitment starts immediately upon publication of this vacancy announcement; posts may be filled already before the indicated application deadline.
ToRs are available only for shortlisted experts
Eligible Nationalities All
Observations
  • Only short listed consultants will be replied to.
  • Please apply only if you fulfill all requirements for the vacant position
  • All experts must have at least regional experience
  • Please send us your CV in the EU AID format; you may download the templates at http://wp.me/p1sHoW-5D
  • To ease the assessment of CVs and avoid delays to obtain required information, the total number of working days / month performed for each position must be specified. Referees from the institutions that have been supported must be provided: for the past 5 years for the expert category I
Applications
Only short listed consultants will be replied to. 

If you wish to submit your candidature, please send us:

  1. An up dated and position-adjusted CV in EU AID format, in the language of vacancy and as word.doc detailing qualifications, experience in similar assignments. CVs in other format than EU format will not be evaluated.
  2. A cover letter where candidates should indicate how they fit the criteria outlined in the advert
  3. The country and position you will apply for in the subject line of message
  4. Your daily/monthly fee (EUR) without the living allowances.
  5. Your communication details (Mobil, phone, etc.)

Suggestions: Please make sure, that the experience requested is also shown “Description” section 14 of your CV. As the selections are very strict and paper based, we request you to prepare your CV in the right format and detail all the relevant experience under the Professional experience table as much as possible. There is no problem if your CV is long, the most important is to prepare so that it describes clearly your experiences relevant to the mission. (Your CV has to sell you!)

 

Restrictions: In case consultants are short listed, they must be able to provide documentary evidence for educational and professional items in their CVs (copies of diplomas, copies of employers’ reference letters, etc.). Documents those are not available in English have to be accompanied by a faithful translation. This is mandatory requirement for Europe Aid tenders.

DESCRIPTION
 Expert 1: Technical IP Network senior expert

Duration 125 Working days

 

Education:

 

Minimum requirement:

 

None

Preferably:

 

University degree in relevant fields such as telecommunications, computer science, electrical engineering, electronics, etc..

Training and/or certification on Ericsson MPBN (Mobile Packet Backbone Network) or on equipment of similar functionality from other manufacturer (e.g. Cisco equivalent training for IP/MPLS (Internet Protocol/Multi-Protocol Label Switching) and IP

Networking and IP Quality of Service).

Training and/or certification on EDA 2500 MSANs (Multi Service Access Nodes).

Training and/or certification on Redback router products.

Training and/or certification on Juniper firewall products.

Training and/or certification on one or more of the following: Ericsson IP Technology and/or CCNA (Cisco Certified Network Associate) and/or CCNP (Cisco Certified Network Professional) and/or equivalent IP technology from other vendor(s).

 

Professional experience:

 

Minimum requirement:

 

At least 10 years of professional experience in telecommunications sector

Preferably:

 

Professional experience as a Manager or Team Leader in wire and/or wireless broadband and/or IP telecommunications networks in either of the below:

1) Operation / Maintenance department

2) Network Management Centre.

Professional experience on Ericsson Broadband Access Nodes (EDA portfolio).

Specific experience on EDA 2500 MSANs would be of an advantage.

Professional experience on Ericsson Redback routers products.

Professional experience on general enterprise firewalls products. Specific experience on Juniper firewalls products would be of an advantage.

Professional experience on Ericsson NetOp EMS & PM and Ericsson ServiceOn

Element Manager (SO-EM).

Professional experience with IP and Ethernet technologies including configuration,testing, provisioning and troubleshooting of routers and switches.

Professional experience in operating and/or troubleshooting NGN telecommunication solutions or IP-based telecommunication networks.

Professional experience in performing audits (including producing test procedures and using software based test tools) on all-IP based networks.

Professional experience in operating and/or troubleshooting network with IMS / MTAS technology.

Specific knowledge:

 

Minimum requirement:

 

Very good knowledge of English

Preferably:

 

Working knowledge of IETF (Internet Engineering Task Force) and their RFC’s (Requests for Comments) standards.

Working knowledge of TCP/IP, Unix/Linux, Shell scripting.

An answer will be given only to the successful applicant. For further information, please contact the below-mentioned person.

 

 

Expert 2: Technical transmission senior expert

Duration 48 Working days

 

Education:

 

Minimum requirement:

 

None

Preferably:

 

University degree in relevant fields such as telecommunications, computer science, electrical engineering, electronics, etc.

Training and/or certification on the installation and provisioning of transmission network elements, including DWDM (Dense

Wavelength Division Multiplexing) and SDH (Synchronous Digital Hierarchy).

Training and/or certification in OSI (Open System Interconnection) routing and network payload protocols.

Training and/or certification on installation and provisioning of Microwave Radio Systems.

 

Professional experience:

 

Minimum requirement:

 

At least 10 years of professional experience in telecommunications sector

Preferably:

 

Professional experience as a Manager or Team Leader in wire and/or wireless broadband and/or IP telecommunications networks in either of the below:

1) Operation / Maintenance department

2) Network Management Centre.

Professional experience with Element Managers (EMs) including connectivity to network nodes on core and transmission parts.

Professional experience, including configuration, testing, provisioning and troubleshooting with the following nodes: Ericsson Optical Multi Service family Element Managers and Ericsson Multihaul 3000 Product and Ericsson Mini Link products family or with their equivalent from other manufacturer(s).

Professional experience in operating and/or troubleshooting wire and/or wireless broadband telecommunication networks.

Professional experience in operating and/or troubleshooting WiMax solutions. Specific experience on NetSpan WiMax would be of an advantage.

Professional experience, as operational field manager, responsible for troubleshooting and repair of wire and/or wireless transmission network faults.

Professional experience in performing audits (including producing test procedures and using software based test tools) on networks.

Professional experience on Ericsson ServiceOn Element Manager (SO-EM).

 

Specific knowledge:

 

Minimum requirement:

 

Very good knowledge of English

Preferably:

 

Knowledge of ITU-T standards (International Telecommunication Union telecom network standards)