Digital Infrastructure Engineer
London, GB
14h ago

Digital Infrastructure Engineer - London

Engineer Innovation

Buro Happold is currently recruiting an Engineer or Senior Engineer to join our Digital Infrastructure team to provide technical input into major engineering projects, both in the UK and overseas.

The Buro Happold Cities team brings together the expertise of world class engineers, economists and consultants to examine cities from a variety of angles, giving our clients a unique picture of the challenges to tackle and the assets and opportunities their city can capitalise on.

Working on a diverse range of fascinating projects that cover urban development, infrastructure planning and design, resource management, and programme delivery, our Cities business unit is at the forefront of innovation in the urban environment.

Be Challenged

This is a London based role and as a Digital Infrastructure Engineer you will be responsible for the digital connectivity for a wide range of developments, including University campuses, business districts, town centre developments or even full city-scale network deployment.

Buro Happold’s Digital Infrastructure team focuses on the specification, design and delivery of fixed telecommunications fibre, cellular infrastructure, Metropolitan Area Networks, public realm Wi-Fi networks, Internet of Things (IoT) networks, datacentres and control rooms.

Be Respected

This role is ideally suited to an engineer passionate about connectivity and looking to challenge themselves from an engineering perspective.

This role is open to engineers working for a major consultancy with 5 years of experience delivering design consultancy in ICT, telecommunications or cellular engineering.

Be Proud

As an experienced Digital Infrastructure Engineer, you will :

  • Undertake the role of Project Leader
  • Provide telecommunication outside plant technical & design engineering service to Buro Happold's Cities team on projects
  • Plan and deliver telecommunication network infrastructure requirements to meet the internal / external client needs within the agreed scope and quality
  • Deliver cost effective planning of telecommunication outside plant in the public realm for city and campus development scheme's
  • Produce and quality assure works instructions to include proposals, tender documentation, associated drawings, bill of materials and estimated costing where appropriate
  • Manage the full lifecycle Masterplanning process (concept through to detailed design) for telecommunications networks and outside plant deployed in shared open space and the public realm
  • Assist the team in the development of Buro Happold's international portfolio of projects which may entail travelling abroad (including the Middle and Far east) in order to support our clients and their project teams (Covid-19 restriction dependant at present)
  • Take responsibility for planning a full range of telecommunication infrastructure and plant which is likely to entail the following;
  • Liaison with fixed and cellular mobile telecommunication companies, regulatory authorities, statutory undertakers etcPlanning telecommunication routes, pathways, and associated spacesDesign and specification of the underground environment to include duct ways and interconnecting hand holes, manholes, access chambers etcConsider the geo spatial impact upon development schemes of above ground telecommunication spaces including aggregation / distribution points, pedestals, points of presence, central offices etcConsider the impact of telecommunication plant upon space within the building envelope e.

  • g. building entry points, intake rooms, building entrance facilities etc.Applicants should be familiar with planning solutions deployed in the public right of way as well as on privately owned land whilst preventing conflict with existing utilities and facilities;
  • Planning solutions that comply with appropriate UK and international best practice, codes and standards.

    Essential Experience :

  • Experience in a relevant telecommunications / ICT design engineering role
  • Proven track record in a commercially focussed business environment including expertise in project delivery and / or cost management
  • Ability to operate as a discipline lead working within a technically astute team.
  • Have 5 years' experience in one or more of the following information communication technologies & disciplines, including :

  • Cellular mobile networks
  • Wireless networks;
  • Metropolitan area networking;
  • Campus area networking;
  • IoT Networks;
  • Network Security;
  • Supervisory and data acquisition networks;
  • Fibre optic transmission systems to component level;
  • Cable and connecting hardware including splices and connectors;
  • Optical link loss and budget analysis;
  • Test plans & commissioning;
  • Grounding and bonding;
  • System documentation;
  • IP Switching and Routing;
  • Qualifications :

  • Bachelors degree is essential, either in Computer Science or a related engineering discipline
  • Further telecommunications qualifications desirable
  • Interested? Intrigued? Inspired?

    Please apply online to be considered for this role. We are looking forward to your application!

    Buro Happold is proud to be a practice of a diverse range of professionals that reflects the countries in which we operate.

    In order to truly benefit from this diversity we must create an environment in which employees feel they can be themselves.

    Buro Happold actively promotes inclusivity across the practice to enable every individual to reach their full potential, feeling included is good for all of us.

    This begins with a fair and inclusive recruitment process which focuses on your skills, competencies and experiences in relation to the role.

    We understand that through collaboration, diverse people with different experiences develop the most innovative and elegant solutions.

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