Manager Network Engineering

based in Tallinn

In this role you will be end responsible for planning, design and further development of the backbone and data transmission network as well as service layers and technology. You will lead an international team of Network Architects/ Engineers taking care of the quality of network services and capacity as well as effective operations of the backbone and network, including 3rd line support. You will also initiate improvements for the network technology and networks based products, and liaise with local and international network and hardware suppliers in order to strength Linxtelecom’s network infrastructure and presence.

Tasks and responsibilities focus on the following areas:

  • Contributes to development of the corporate operations objectives, strategies and growth plans.
  • Determine and monitor departmental budget.
  • Use new opportunities related to new technology, trends, and product and service demands to ensure a high and timely business development of the company.
  • Responsible for overall arhitecture and design of the Linx Telecom Ethernet, IP and SDH  backbone.
  • Capacity planning of the Linxtelecom data and transmission network.
  • Responsible for the approval and design of complex customer solutions related to network.
  • Organize the Network Engineering team as the 3rd   line of support in case of network issues.
  • Initiate Network based products and ensure their proper implementation and functioning.
  • Initiative and prepare business cases (incl. financial aspects) for network capacity changes, expansions and investments (technological and geographical) and lead the deployment of these projects.  
  • Develop and maintain a good relations with other BB service providers,  negotiate better backbone connectivity deals 
  • Owner of network related assets.
  • Regularly reporting regarding network engineering
  • Manage the team of Network Architects/ Engineers ensuring the quality in terms of performance and resources.

Knowledge, Competencies & Skills:

  • Master in Engineering, Technical or Information Technology.
  • A minimum of 5 years work experience as an independent technical sales consultant within the telecom business and international environment.
  • Substantial and proven experience in working with customers and liaising with technical top levels and decision makers.
  • Extensive knowledge of the telecom industry technologies, infrastructures and protocols such as:  LAN, WAN, DWDM, IP, IPT, IPL, VPN, VOIP, vPoP, Ethernet and MPLS.
  • Excellent analytical, listening and communication skills (verbal and oral) with ability to explain the technical terms, express and present new concepts and designs, negotiate with customer and suppliers.
  • Natural ability to simultaneously manage several projects and monitor progress.
  • Ability to work independently and under tight deadlines.
  • Commercial affinity and customer oriented approach. 
  • Proactive and prompt in responding.   
  • Fluent in (technical and business) English, both verbal and written; Dutch and other languages will be a plus.
  • Ability to travel.

Work conditions:

  • Permanent employment agreement on full time basis
  • Interesting remuneration package inclusive stimulating bonus schedule
  • Dynamic international team and environment with English as business language
  • Informal and open atmosphere
  • Employee recognition programs 
  • Social and teambuilding events

If you think that you meet the requirements above, please send  your resume and motivation letter to

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