Tech Lead - Network Core Voice and Data

Network Engineering

Salary: Competitive

Location: Oporto, Portugal

Posted: 25 Jun 2020

Main Responsibilities of the role

We carry with pleasure the great responsibility of leading teams in developing and operating platforms and services. The biggest part of our job is making decisions based on past experience and/or quick experimentation of new possibilities while supporting the team on their daily technical activities. We ensure we understand the requirements and the reason for which something is being done and we look at implementing resilient, scalable, secure, operable, reusable and flexible systems to support those use cases. Our approach is to make deliberables iteratively and quickly available. While we're very loyal to our technical principles we know when compromises make sense. We enjoy great autonomy in our role while ensuring we're aligned with our peers, the Truphone's Platform Architecture and the Technology Governance. We also participate in recruitment activities and publish engineering blog posts that could interest other engineering fellows from Truphone and across the globe.

Key Responsibilities

The Tech Lead is the person we trust in and to whom we delegate the technical authority of a given scope. The Tech Lead works in conjunction with the everyone internal and external to the team in order to produce technical solutions that are fit to purpose, scalable and reliable. It requires creativity, technical knowledge, decision making as well as strategic vision.

  • Iterates with the customer (internal and external) and other stakeholders to determine the technical requirements;
  • Designs and presents solutions in documents and workshops. Identifies the dependencies, impacts, efforts and the resources that are required;
  • Interprets internal or external business issues and recommends solutions and best practices;
  • Leads the team's engineers by example, acting as a mentor in the engineering craft;
  • Participates in recruitment activities to engage and select candidates matching our criteria;
  • Defines guidelines and establishes and maintains high quality engineering standards;
  • Keeps the other engineers engaged with the technologies we're working with;
  • Evolves the engineering maturity to be on par with the non-functional and functional state-of-the-art;
  • Drives customer-centric, global scale architecture and implementation within the team;
  • Communicates transparently to the whole business;
  • Reaches out to other teams and works towards alignment and overall continuous improvement;
  • Acts as a beacon of excellence and as an employee of reference, mentoring junior colleagues;
  • Promotes the Truphone brand internally and externally;

Skills and Experience Required

  • Track record of having past team members referring as a technical leader;
  • Proven experience in developing and operating scalable and highly available systems in an effectively distributed ecosystem;
  • Strong experience with Object-Oriented development languages such as Java or Go for example;
  • Extensive experience in integrations with REST API's and data streams;
  • Solid knowledge of networking principles & protocols as well as security;
  • Automation and "gitops" driven;
  • Experience in network protocols like MAP, CAMEL, SIGTRAN, DIAMETER, SIP;
  • Experience with VoLTE and VoWiFi;
  • Extensive knowledge with a veriety of IP based technologies, topologies and protocols such as BGP, HTTP, IPv6, TCP, UDP, VPN and so on;
  • Familiar with 2G, 3G, 4G and 5G Mobile Core Network architectures;
  • Having contributed to telco open source projects is a big plus;
  • Business oriented, capable to engage and discuss with non technical persons in order to create technical requirements;
  • Understands how big-picture goals inform technical details and vice-versa;
  • Able to anticipate needs as well as problems and addresses them before they cause impact;
  • Strong and confident technical decision making;
  • Ability to work in diverse environments (multi-cultural/multi-country/geographically distributed teams);
  • High attention to detail. Doesn't leave things to be addressed or left undone;
  • Knows how to manage emotions and values re-enforcing relationships;
  • Accepts other people's contributions, expertise and experience;
  • Focused on profitability and aligning "the what" and "the how" with "the why";
  • Confident and clear;
  • Communicate honestly with stakeholders and knows how to give and get feedback;
  • Action oriented;
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No agencies. We do not accept CVs from 3rd parties