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Broadband Network Engineer

Jobility Talent Solutions (formerly Samiti Technology)

Project Name:

Broadband Network Technical Expert

REQUIRED: Experience assessing designs of Broadband telecom solutions, including upstream parts of the network, for proposals including a mix of Fiber-to-the-Home, Fixed Wireless Access, and Low Earth Orbit satellite and transit


Scope:

The project involves evaluation of the network and other technical aspects of broadband project applications received under a provincial broadband granting program, to determine the feasibility and efficacy of the proposed network solution with a view to determining eligibility and ranking.

Technology and Innovation requires a Broadband Network Engineer to assist with:

• designing, reviewing and finalizing a technical application evaluation process, ensuring the process is consistent, objective and effectively meets the needs and objectives of the program

• reviewing, evaluating and ranking competing broadband applications and providing a technical comparison of broadband applications, including solutions, hardware, maps and value for investment. Note that evaluations will need to analyze and review fiber-to-the-home (FTTH), Fixed Wireless Access (FWA), Low-Earth Orbit (LEO) satellite technologies as well as upstream elements that comprise the whole network.



• analyzing coverage data and evidence to consider disputes and verify claims related to federal 50 Mbps download / 10 Mbps upload coverage claims.


Duties:

• Research and evaluate latest technology trends.

• Architect new IT services, develop solution paper and test plans.

• Evaluate current services, recommend remedial actions where required.


• Assist in determining hardware/software requirements.

• Collaborate with multi-disciplined teams on proof of concept and limited production roll outs.

• Provide quality control on production implementations.


• Communicate operation guidelines and policies to the clients.

• Apply and interpret how the operation guidelines enhance the ministry’s way of doing business.

• Review new services and technology requests by business area and assess their impact on the operational environment, giving recommendations for remediation.


• Assist in developing project plans, schedules, and estimates pertaining to architectural deployment and services delivery.

• Assist in developing task lists and resource assignments within the context of architectural planning and deployments.

• Assist with implementation of IT infrastructure;


• Document technical recommendations and provide technical advice and guidance to management, operations and project team members and within shared IT services.

• Ensure change management processes are followed.

• Make recommendations to project team members pertaining to issues, risks and client satisfaction.


• Provide tracking and reporting of time and status on all work as required.

Equipment requirements:


• Client will supply laptop or desktop


Working Hours:

• Standard Hours of work are 08:15 – 16:30 Alberta time, Monday through Friday excluding holidays observed by the Province

• Work must be done from within Canada, due to network and data security issues.

• It is anticipated the role will be 100% remote, however in the event of an onsite meeting, the client does not pay for travel to attend on-site meetings, nor any expenses related to relocation, commuting, housing/accommodation, food/drink.


Notes on Location:

• Resource will work remotely, though must be available for onsite meetings when required.


• Onsite meetings include but are not limited to strategic, architectural, and technical discussions, meeting with team members, senior managers, directors, executive directors and business clients. Frequency of meeting could be up to 3-4 times per month.


Incumbency:

• Previously this role was filled by a contractor, however, for this and all other opportunities, the Ministry seeks the best person to fill the role.

Standard Background check required


• The Supplier shall, prior to commencement of the Services, provide the Province, on its request and at no cost to the Province, with criminal record checks.

Mandatory Training Courses:


• Once hired the resource will be required to complete all mandatory training which includes but not limited to Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act and Security awareness training.

There may also be some optional courses as well.

Anticipated Interviews dates


• will be held between May 21-24, 2024

Scoring Methodology:


Financial/Pricing: 20%

Resource Qualifications: 20%

Interview Process: 60%


SUBMISSION MUST INCLUDE:


• RESUME

• ALL REQUIRED EXPERIENCE MUST BE DESCRIBED IN RESUME UNDER THE JOB/PROJECT WHERE EXPERIENCE WAS ATTAINED.

• EACH JOB/PROJECT MUST CONTAIN THE TERM OF THE JOB/PROJECT IN THE FORMAT MMM/YYYY to MMM/YYYY.

• RESOURCE REFERENCES

Three references, for whom similar work has been performed, must be provided. The most recent reference should be listed first. Reference checks may or may not be completed to assist with scoring of the proposed resource.

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