Digital Catapult

5G Testbed Manager

Based in London, with regular trips to Brighton, this role offers an exciting mix of activities focused on practical deployment, running, and involvement with advanced service development activities for 5G infrastructure. We are looking for an experienced professional that has a good understanding of the current state of 5G and has hands-on experience with telecom systems, their evolution and roadmap.

what you’ll do
  • Day-to-day local management of the testbed installation, planning, update and daily running
  • Providing a friendly, enthusiastic point of contact with industry contributors and users of the test bed
  • Manage the engagement of the stakeholders with the testbed and Digital Catapult 5G activities
  • Oversee the testbed adaptations for SME experiments on the testbed
  • Undertake configuring and managing experimental setups of IP network equipment and dedicated servers.
what we’re looking for
  • Relevant experience in a business, research or service context in communications systems
  • Experience operationally managing a technology facility, including some financial/project management
  • Operational knowledge of communications networks, with demonstrable knowledge of their architecture, protocols and capability
  • Hands-on experience of WAN IP and local IP LAN networking setup and maintenance
  • Experience in deployment or operational aspects of LTE and early 5G.