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Head of Fixed & TV Networks

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Date: 16-Oct-2021

Location: StarHub Green

Company: StarHub Ltd

Job Description


  • Strategise Fixed and TV Network planning and implementation. Develop multi-year technology and network roadmaps to support Enterprise and Consumer products and services
  • Transform StarHub’s telecommunication Fixed transmission, IP broadband and TV networks towards IP, automation, and software-enabled
  • Lead a team of Network engineers and managers to architect, plan, implement and operate a reliable, cost effective Transmission network for 5G/ 4G Mobile, Broadband and TV networks
  • Lead a team of in-house software developers to manage in-house and outsourced software and OTT apps



  • Review and strategise the network design, roadmaps and justify for upgrades, expansion and transformation
  • Manage the networks and platforms life-cycle and ensure that they continue to evolve to support existing and new business requirements for Transmission, Broadband and TV networks
  • Provide leadership to guide the team to plan, budget and source for network solutions and manage the contracts, cost, delivery and timeline
  • Introduce and guide the team to evolve the traditional telco and TV networks and transform it to become more software-enabled, IP-based and hybrid on-premise and cloud platforms 
  • Manage vendors and other internal stakeholders to deliver projects and solutions that meet business requirements
  • Manage and influence business stakeholders in the technical designs, solutioning and product constructs
  • Develop and manage various teams with different subject expertise for planning, implementation, Tier 3 troubleshooting, and management of various networks
    • Transmission Core and Access networks using DWDM, GPON, XGPON 
    • IP network using BGP Routing Protocols for IP Peering, Intranet, IP Transit, Security solutions
    • TV Master Control/Operations, IPTV Multicast and OTT & CDN Networks and TV Applications on Android, IOS, Web, Android TV


  • Experiences in managing IP networks and Routing protocols (IS-IS, BGP, OSPF), DHCP, DNS, Wifi routers, IP peering and transit, IP security, IPTV multicast & QoS,  firewalls
  • Knowledge of DWDM optical network, GPON network planning and design, Optical Terminal device and routers, service provisioning and orchestration
  • Understanding of IPTV and OTT network technologies, services, IPTV and ATV Set-Top Boxes, OTT TV applications, TV Master Control Monitoring, Digital advertising, Satellite, Compression, Conditional Access/ Digital Rights Management, Content Distribution System, Broadcast Business workflows and operations
  • Familiar with cloud technologies (virtualization, containerization, SaaS, Cloud Connect)
  • Network Security and Cybersecurity fundamentals, design, standards, policies, guidelines and best practices to meet the Telco Cybersecurity code
  • Proven track record in managing and operating Telecommunication and TV Network with high SLA and responsibilities
  • Managed Software and OTT Apps development life cycle (Agile methodologies, waterfall)
  • Trained in ITIL project management, and managed large scale projects
  • Familiar with network management software and SNMP, Telemetry monitoring and data analytics 
  • Deployed projects using data analytic tools (eg Splunk, Google Analytics, CPE analytical tools)
  • Familiar with programming languages and databases (C, C++, MySQL, unstructured data, Python, Javascript)
  • Familiar or operated with Cloud computing resources (eg Amazon cloud, Google cloud, Microsoft Azure cloud) for CDN, cloud infrastructure, cloud compute, storage, virtualization, reporting
  • Financial skills to understand ROI, IRR, Payback, capex and opex cost management, good with MS Excel
  • Understand Telco product development and life cycle management 
  • Familiar with software orchestration and workflow automation tools use cases to upskill the team towards more machine learning, intelligent AI & workflow, software defined networks


*We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.