Network Systems Architect

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  • Location:

    Hampshire, England

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  • Salary:

    £60 - £70 per hour

  • Contact:

    Phil Johnson

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  • Published:

    3 months ago

  • Duration:

    12 months +

  • Start date:

    November 2022

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Network Systems Architect

+ 12 month role

+ Hampshire based with Remote working and worldwide travel !!!

+ £60 to £70 per hour

Key Skills:

+ Definition and implementation of a telecoms infrastructure solutions

+ Experience of software defined networks, 4/5G architectures

The project is a state-of-the-art solar powered ultralight weight Unmanned Air Vehicle (UAV) for use for mobile and fixed service connectivity solutions from the sky to connect un- or under-served users around the world.

An exciting expert role has been created for a telecom infrastructure expert inside the team to enable the team to deliver its ambitious global solutions for None Terrestrial Network (NTN) services via stratospheric platforms. The role will encompass the definition and implementation of a state-of-the-art network technology to encompass interoperability between telecom infrastructures (4/5G) and the fleet management system incl. aircraft, connectivity payload and ground systems.

Tasks & Accountabilities:

Your main tasks and responsibilities will include:

  • Define and develop the requirements to interface the fleet management system with telecom infrastructure (e.g. 4/5G mobile networks, software defined networks, O-RAN, protocols).

  • Define network architecture and APIs at conceptual, functional and physical layer to implement the interface requirements between telecoms infrastructure and the fleet management system.

  • Survey markets, select supplier candidates for API and network solutions

  • Specify, design and implement APIs and software solutions to achieve end-to-end interoperability between telecoms infrastructure and the fleet management

  • Test, integrate and deliver solutions in accordance to the development roadmap

  • Develop and support early capability demonstrations through software simulations.


The successful candidate will demonstrate the following:

  • Previous experience in the definition and implementation of a telecoms infrastructure solutions in a comparable industry.

  • 5 years+ of Service delivery in a technology function with concrete deliverables as examples.

  • Ability to manage complex technical challenges with multiple interfaces. Leading to state-of-the art solution.

  • Experience in Artificial Intelligence, software development, simulations.

  • Experience of software defined networks, 4/5G architectures, network protocols and applications,

Preferred / Desired:

  • Experience within the Aerospace/Engineering sectors with knowledge of quality standards in this domain.

  • Knowledge of UAV traffic management services via 5G networks

  • Knowledge of future 5/6G cognitive network concepts.

  • Knowledge of UAV operations worldwide.

  • Ability to obtain UK SC clearance