Global Technical Lead Out of Home Connectivity
Liberty Global
Hook, GB
2d ago

Global Technical Lead Out of Home WiFi Connectivity

There is an exciting opportunity to be part of LG’s Connectivity group and help build a one-of-a-kind ecosystem supporting a transformative in-home and out-of-home customer experience.

The ideal candidate is a subject matter expert in the area of consumer connectivity, apps and cloud, with a Technical Delivery mind set, and comfortable owning end-to-end system integration.

  • Liberty Global’s Community WiFi Home Spots network is growing fast through partnerships and footprint expansion, underpinned by a critical set of building blocks, made up an App (iOS / Android), Cable Gateway CPE, WAG, RADIUS, LDAP, Monitoring Dashboards.
  • The ideal candidate will assume responsibility for the end to end architecture, developing a platform roadmap, to enhance and evolve the existing platform, while accommodating product aspirations, and customer user experience improvements.

  • The Connectivity department, part of LG’s T&I (Technology & Innovation) organisation, has responsibility to drive technology change across LG’s operating companies spanning multiple countries around the world.
  • The Connectivity function responsibilities include the plan, design and build of E2E service Architectures and Technology selection support for specific technology areas.

  • It’s about being accountable for developing and documenting high level architecture, directional steers, guidelines and acting as a technical design authority towards LG and key programme initiative.
  • It’s the development and delivery of Connectivity Platforms, which is seen to be at the heart of CPE product initiatives which apply right across the LG Group.
  • It will influence LG’s next generation connectivity platform strategy, including AAA, WAG, WiFi, ACS (Auto Configuration Server), CPE Telemetry Message Brokering (MQTT, WPA), Dynamic Cable Configuration File Management, Cable, platforms needed to support multimedia Voice, Video, Messaging and Data services.
  • It’s developing documents and maintaining architectural guidelines / policies; being sure to consider network, product, security, compliance, operations, planning and engineering requirements as well as the impact on IT, system integration and test teams.
  • Liberty Global is uniquely positioned, having significant scale, with telephony, broadband, entertainment & mobile operations across 12 European countries, providing the perfect environment for a network / systems engineer / architect to expand their knowledge and experience working across the latest trends and technologies, while engaging with leading equipment manufacturers.
  • You are a technical expert in area of Connectivity Platforms, with deep understanding of Broadband Forum / Cable Labs reference architectures, and how they can be apply to LG’s Cable, Voice, and WiFi Platforms.
  • You will have experience working with leading telco / cable equipment manufacturers in integrating Connectivity Platforms projects with demonstrable success in achieving business objectives.
  • You will have hand-on Systems experience in integrating connectivity applications, working from Bare Metal , Virtual, OS Level, able to build up applications, in order to see through initiatives through PoC to Live Deployment.
  • You will have experience and detailed understanding of interfaces and protocols used in the collection, application and notification of control & policy across multiple access methodologies to support modern converged services.
  • You will have experience in Mobile Platforms related architectures / standards and guidelines, obtained with either a network operator or an equipment supplier
  • You will be able to drive architectural direction, and substantiate balanced recommendations that reflect a broader business perspective in addition to a technology perspective.
  • You are comfortable taking the technical lead of a project, and supporting the coordination of a multi-vendor ecosystem.
  • You have a strong overall understanding of the technologies and platforms specific to a large cable and telecommunications operator .
  • You are based in NL / UK and willing to travel to across Liberty Global’s European affiliate operating company
  • Join and you’ll be part of the Liberty Global family. You can trust us to do the right thing by you. We’re a great place to work and we offer impressive benefits too.

    If you join as a permanent member of staff, then get ready for a generous holiday allowance, contributory pension, performance related bonus and, of course, discounts on our fantastic mobile, broadband and digital entertainment.

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