Network Planning Job Description

Network Planning Job Description

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Network planning provides support with knowledge and expertise in network design and engineering of networks the size and complexity of very large enterprise network, expertise in Cisco technologies, and expertise in other network technologies deployed at SSA, e.g., Synchronous Optical Network (SONET), SNA, and MPLS.

Network Planning Duties & Responsibilities

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Provide administrative support to the SVP, Programming & Acquisitions and the Program Planning & Acquisitions department
Composes correspondence, answers and screens phone calls, and manages SVP’s Outlook calendar by coordinating and maintaining appointments and meetings
Books travel arrangements
Opens and distributes mail, coordinates messengers/package delivery
Creates, organizes and maintains filing system, reconciles expense reports, supply requisitions
Helps administer and maintain department related files and projects
Coordinates logistics of department events or meetings, make arrangements/reservations, and coordinates all other special projects as assigned
Acts as a liaison to other internal departments and external contacts to execute assignments and represents SVP in a professional and efficient manner
Tracks competitive networks to inform Esquire’s scheduling decisions
Performs ad hoc reporting and analysis requests

Network Planning Qualifications

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Licensing or Certifications for Network Planning

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Education for Network Planning

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Employers hiring for the network planning job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Master's Degree in Engineering, Computer Science, Business, Mathematics, Statistics, Electrical Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Economics, MBA, Education

Skills for Network Planning

Desired skills for network planning include:

Concepts in terms of DWDM
EMS/NMS will be an asset
Data Structures and exposure to Performance Improvement – Critical
Excel and experience with SQL
Networking technologies
Wireless networks and mobile technologies/markets
Network Planning Software/EMS/NMS will be an asset

Desired experience for network planning includes:

Helps identify possible film and series acquisitions
Coordinates delivery of program materials
Additional duties as assigned by supervisors
Extensive Knowledge of Cisco IOS
Cisco Architecture Analysis and Management
Large Scale LAN/WAN Networking Experience

Network Planning Examples


Network Planning Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking for a network planning. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for network planning
  • Collaborate with airline in the development of the traffic and revenue forecasts that form the basis of fleet plans
  • Strategically develop fleet plans that suit the airline customer’s needs, inclusive of airplane type, fleet transition, and operational characteristics
  • Provide consultative services to internal customers on the market requirements of new airplane products in the rapidly changing airline industry
  • Assists in the development and maintenance of tools and processes used
  • Participates in determining and executing business case opportunities analysis by determining analysis objectives
  • Evaluates our competitors strategic direction, products and services, pricing strategies and core competencies through utilization of industry wide resources to achieve competitive advantage
  • Develops, maintains, and utilizes competitor intelligence, databases, and competitor profiles
  • Identifies market environment trends to define and recommend the company's strategic direction
  • Develops, maintains, and utilizes market forecasting models to identify business trends and opportunities
  • Working closely with your team of Operations Research Scientists and Strategic Network Planners to drive analysis, business cases and alignment with business stake-holders
Qualifications for network planning
  • Strong executive presence with the ability to communicate at all levels
  • Ability to lead through organization and cultural change the ability to navigate and thrive in ambiguity
  • Ability to access and use internal and external systems per position needs
  • Experience in working within a global and culturally diverse organization
  • Bachelor’s degree in industrial engineering or supply chain
  • Analyze market trends to identify customer requirements

Network Planning Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of network planning. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for network planning
  • Developing OR models and state-of-the-art planning solutions leveraging own OR scientists, Corporate OR functions and external parties and academics
  • Managing the design, construction, maintenance, and continuous improvement of local market information and Branch / ATM network planning tools
  • Developing and maintaining local market intelligence as it relates to the Canadian retail and financial services industry
  • Detailed tracking and performance reporting for all Branch and ATM network reconfigurations
  • Strategic network planning and market analysis for new PoP and/or Data Center deployments
  • Develop and maintain relationships with network carrier/provider teams
  • Work with carrier/provider sales and engineering teams to design, augment and manage network connectivity solutions
  • Develop Requests for Quote (RFQ) that will be used as part of carrier/provider selection for network service augments
  • Identify and recommend to Engineering Management “best solution” with the use of empirical data points that clearly illustrate commercial and technical advantages provided by one carrier/provider
  • Negotiate business and technical contract terms for network services (new contracts and renewals)
Qualifications for network planning
  • Degree in Bachelor of Electrical & Electronics Engineering
  • Minimum 3 years of related working experience in Network Architecture, preferably working in Optical Network or Transmission Technology
  • Partner & Customer Relationship Management
  • Architecture & Solution Building
  • Drive strategy and roadmap for next generation EU Network Planning process
  • Document and present multiple capacity/topology scenarios with recommendations

Network Planning Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is hiring for a network planning. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for network planning
  • Create and maintain network diagrams and support documentation
  • Manage the deployment of new network services, ensuring all deliverables meet operational expectations
  • Manages the global service levels to customers and drives the inventories to entitlement levels
  • Leads different S&OP (Supply and Demand focused end-to-end Planning) meetings for the Value Streams assigned
  • Consolidates the WW demand plan and hands it over to the supply planning organization (internal or external) to ensure correct future supply
  • Maintains and develops tools to analyze and review possible misalignments between NPIs, Demand, Capacity with relevant teams to address and close gaps
  • Maintains and leads the Management Business Review
  • Identifies gaps between latest financial plan and demand plan
  • Highlight and escalate supply disruptions and work with functions to identify root cause and to resolve supply issues and constraints
  • Recommends Initiate and Coordinates the Global Allocations process according to WW Marketing direction
Qualifications for network planning
  • Develop key metrics and performance indicators to evaluate overall network/capacity performance
  • Lead the capacity expansion within the existing fulfillment center and introduction of new network nodes
  • Create innovative solutions and process improvements in the Capacity and Network Planning Process
  • Develop a roadmap for systems and tools development for capacity planning by working closely with Technology teams
  • Manage communication with multiple key stakeholders from different functions to ensure smooth and efficient flow of accurate information
  • At least 5 years of experience managing technology/networking-related projects

Network Planning Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of network planning. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for network planning
  • Troubleshooting packet loss and latency on production circuits
  • Working with customers to ensure efficient and accurate deployment of their Layer 1 connectivity to Softlayer’s network for their Direct Link circuits
  • Develop and monitor Supply Chain optimization guidelines for key technologies
  • Partnering with the Global Strategy team to identify key capacity and flexibility conditions which must hold true for key supply chains to deliver the expected volume growth
  • Partnering with the Global Procurement team to solve identified global constraints of raw materials and/or packaging components
  • Escalation point for supply constraints that impact multiple Regions
  • Driving and planning the development of the Mobile PS Core Network which includes SGSN/MME, GGSN/SAEGW, PCEF and Wifi Core in a hybrid environment (native with virtualization)
  • Planning, developing and executing project work plans for network expansion and upgrades and revising as appropriate to meet changing needs and requirements
  • Identifiying resources needed and assigning individual responsibilities
  • Managing day-to-day operational aspects of a project & scope including manages project budget, conducts periodic project reviews, monitors receivables
Qualifications for network planning
  • An ability to multitask and communicate between multiple internal groups, external providers, and people of varying technical expertise
  • At least 10 years of full-time experience working in telecommunications networks with hands-on knowledge of carrier backbone networking
  • Experience with inside and outside plant fiber construction best practices (MPOE, diversity, riser construction, fiber testing)
  • A strong leader who can motivate the department’s managers and staff and will hold engineers accountable for meeting business goals
  • Minimum of ten years of advanced technology engineering experience in a related position with five years experience in managing advanced data and/or voice platforms over broadband network Preferred
  • Understanding of end of end supply chain interactions and interdependencies

Network Planning Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of network planning. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for network planning
  • Gathering and evaluating the requirements from the various functional entities and formulates the technical specifications
  • Leading the preparation of tender specifications and evaluation
  • Undertaking local and overseas consultancy projects and assignment if required
  • Assists in the preparation of development proposals for management approval for individual sites to large strategic acquisitions of multiple locations
  • Assists with the economic evaluation of AAG's network, including current and future frequency levels, markets, aircraft gauge, and cities
  • Provides recommendations to optimize network revenue and profitability performance
  • Evaluates the network benefit of current and potential code share relationships and monitors airline industry events and trends to determine implications for AAG
  • Learns quality of service index (QSI) forecasting fundamentals and becomes proficient in network forecasting
  • Participates in the production of a rolling 18-month capacity plan for corporate budgeting and resource planning
  • Develops more effective ways of accessing and disseminating performance data
Qualifications for network planning
  • Experienceas Supply Planning or Demand Planning is preferred
  • Planning system experience is desirable
  • Production Planning or manufacturing experience is preferred
  • Strong strategicvision on planning processes and inventory management
  • In-depth working knowledge of the 4G Evolved Packet System architecture to be able to determine impact changes on part of the network can have on the rest
  • Working knowledge of the standards (3GPP, 3GPP2, IETF, GSMA, ) specifications

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