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Senior/ Engineer (GPON Transmission/ Access Network)

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Date: 28-Apr-2022

Location: StarHub Green

Company: StarHub Ltd

Job Description

Plan and implement a cost-efficient and resilient Next Generation National Broadband Networks NGNBN) to serve StarHub commercial and residential customers island-wide.


⦁    Plan and schedule network implementation in Central Offices GPON/10GPON Access network.
⦁    Perform system configuration and testing, end-to-end integration testing and interoperability test with other operators and/or customers.
⦁    Perform adhoc escalation of technical fault troubleshooting
⦁    Source and purchase of systems/tools/installation materials through invitation for quotations or tendering process.
⦁    Conduct site surveys for MDF Room/ NLT CO and work with vendors and NLT on site preparation. 
⦁    Support NC patch orders, getting quotations and managing contractors
⦁    Conduct periodic capacity planning exercises to anticipate demands on network bandwidth and resources from retail service providers (RSPs) and consumers 
⦁    Develop and enhance methodologies, tools and techniques used in planning and design of NGN architecture to cater to the demands of services provided by RSPs
⦁    Manage project implementation, in coordination with vendors and/or cross-functional team members, to have the network implemented on time.
⦁    Develop, implement and document procedures and processes in order to ensure network and services are implemented in the most effective and efficient manner.
⦁    Liaise with Internal stakeholders ie Product, Fulfillment, Field team, to deploy GPON/ 10GPON/ AE/ DWDM networks
⦁    Liaise with external teams ie building management, Singapore Power, vendors, to deploy AE/ DWDM networks
⦁    Plan and schedule network implementation in Central Offices and MDF rooms for AE Access network and DWDM.
⦁    Perform firmware scheduling, upgrade, testing and deployment of  GPON/ 10GPON/ AE/ DWDM equipment
⦁    Manage and execute planned maintenance activities on Access and Transmission Network Elements
⦁    Resolve technical problems and participate in projects such as network setup/ migration/ upgrade/ audits
⦁    Perform detailed implementation project planning to realise high level plans from management 
⦁    Organise the NGN implementation, operation and deployment team to execute NGN overall network implementation, deployment projects and routine operations.
⦁    Assist to manage manpower resources and operating expenses
⦁    Provide guidance in the resolution of complex and non-routine issues in active/ passive network deployment 
⦁    Ensure the design of both the active and passive NGN architecture are updated and cost efficient
⦁    Contract vendors and contractors for the supply of services.
⦁    Liaise with third parties (e.g. building developers and regulatory authorities) to confirm requirements, provide updates and ensure regulatory compliance
⦁    Evaluate new technologies and the impact to the business
⦁    Estimate budget for network enhancements or new infrastructure
⦁    Organise teams to support design and planning process
⦁    Allocate resources in the appropriate areas for development and training
⦁    Define specific performance goals for the NGN planning and design team
⦁    Make critical decisions in various planning and design processes that impact business objectives and the organisation


⦁    Bachelor degree in Telecommunication, Computer or Electronic Engineering or Diploma with at least 2 years of working experiences in telecommunication environment
⦁    Good knowledge of Routers, Switches, GPON and DWDM
⦁    Familiar with BGP, OSPF, RIP and L2 switching
⦁    Able to perform rostered standby duties on weekend and public holidays


*We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.