The role of Datacom project Manager requires various tasks to be completed efficiently and effectively.
The datacom team is, amongst others, responsible for deployment of telecommunication technologies such as recent IP / MPLS technology as well as legacy PDH, SDH technologies.
In the context of these deployments, the roll out and program manager will take care of following tasks :
Project Scoping :
Safeguarding and managing the scope in case of new requests.
Program Management :
Identify problems with the projects or program before they arise.
Resolves problems in case of conflicts in priorities between projects or between departments.
Minimize operational risks, e.g. during migration phase.
Project Préparation :
Automation of the roll-out through the preparation of site survey forms, site acceptance documents, etc.Documentation of solution in project notes, templates, .
Project Implémentation :
Implementation of the project in close collaboration with Datacom Field Operations team and contractors; the Field Operations Team is the main actor on-site
Provide necessary support to Field Operations team by performing some administrative tasks :
Reservation of equipmentOrder of power suppliesOrder or reservation of communication lines (fibre / copper / etc.)Follow up of acceptance tests and occasional audits in close collaboration with Field Operations team,Act as single point of contact for project implementation issues,This task requires occasional on-site presence.
Project Progress reporting :
Progress reporting in close collaboration with Field Operation team and Datacom architects;Progress reporting exchange with other departments.
Support of Datacom Governance :
Contribute to continuous improvement of guidelines, work methods, templates and tools for documentation, ticketing, project management, resource planning, etc.
participate in experience feedback, identify best practices, ...
Additional Information :
The Datacom department is in charge of :
the datacom transport network for our customer IP networks and IT networks in general. They has an extensive network of fibre and copper cables, supplemented by rented connections.
The technologies in use include PDH, SDH, DWDM, FC and IP / MPLS,
The IP / Ethernet / WiFi networks used for telephony and core business needs (office network, real-time network, ) in all of administrative sites, data centres and dispatching offices,
direct IP connections with other electricity transport, distribution and generation utilities,
the protection and securing of networks with firewalls, DMZs (Demilitarised Zones), VPN concentrators, and similar,
The networks connecting high-voltage substations and data centres for purposes of remote surveillance, telephony, meter readings, consulting disturbance recorders, .
switched technology (Ethernet, IP, MPLS),