Our Team The Bloomberg Networks Communication team leads all aspects of the procurement, design and delivery of telecommunication services for us and our customers. We own telecom service provider relationships to design, order, and support over 20,000 unique connections globally, working closely with our Network Operations and Technical Support teams.
Once installed, we support our existing connectivity through active management of Service Providers when challenges arise. This includes leading calls related to critical issues, reviewing designs, and understanding domestic, submarine and terrestrial cable routes. We're also involved in proof-of-concept product and design testing with our Network Engineering team, the design and support of Bloomberg data centers, invoice approvals, and network audits.
What's the role?
We're looking for someone to join the Telecommunications Commercial and Product team in APAC. You will handle the commercial negotiations of existing and new services as well as technical screening of solutions with our providers. You will also exercise understanding of the physical design, routing and diversity requirements needed to build a resilient WAN network. You will tender, design, and handle projects for both customer and core connectivity to ensure network continuity is maintained in the event of multiple circuit outages.
We'll trust you to:
Use your deep understanding of telecom carrier networks and their various connectivity methods to conduct complex design & installations, collaborating regularly with our vendors on all levels
Exercise your expertise across telecom product reviews and design questions, including IP Transit, Internet Exchanges, and Cloud platforms
Take ownership of commercial reviews for both existing inventory & new inquiries
Negotiate with providers for best of market pricing based on your experience & knowledge of Ethernet/Product pricing
Review Bloomberg's existing procedures & apply your knowledge of the latest market trends
Lead and help craft an audit and analytics programme, to identify operational and design improvements
You'll need to have:
Minimum 5+ years of professional experience in the telecom industry
Demonstrated experience with two or more of the following products: MPLS carrier Ethernet Networks, Wave, Voice (PRI/SIP), IP Transit, Cloud technologies
Demonstrated project management experience within the telecom domain
Proven vendor management skills, including setting clear expectations supported by SLAs & performance management
Commercial awareness, including understanding the relationships between design, cost, onward client pricing & resiliency
Experience of structured procurement/tender processes
Demonstrated knowledge of Metro Ethernet Lifecycle Service Orchestration and the industry's adoption of end-to-end automation and orchestration across provider networks
Fluency in both written and spoken English
Demonstrated continuous career growth within an organization
We'd love to see:
Certifications including but not limited to PMP, ITIL, MEF CECP
Practical experience using JIRA for planning & reporting of tasks
Data analysis skills and familiarity with analytics tools such as Qlik
Knowledge of tax and regulatory environments within APAC
If this sounds like you:
Apply if you think we're a good match. We'll get in touch to let you know what the next steps are, but in the meantime, feel free to have a look at this: http://www.bloomberg.com/engineering https://www.bloomberg.com/company/values/tech-at-bloomberg
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