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Senior Network Architect

  • Application Deadline: Feb. 28, 2023
  • Frankfurt
  • Application Deadline: Feb. 28, 2023
  • Frankfurt

We are currently looking for a Senior Network Architect to join our Network Engineering & Architecture team in any of our European hubs.

The Senior Network Architect is responsible for developing multi-layer network architectures, in close collaboration with vendors and experts in other Arelion teams.

Key Responsibilities

  • Lead network architecture roadmap strategy on design, and technologies, covering Optical, IP, WDM, and Fiber.
  • Drive and proactive focus on quality design solutions and tools
  • Short- and long-term analysis of emerging trends in optical network architecture
  • Technical support for key network development pre-studies and projects
  • Define, maintain, and make data-driven decisions on topology and building blocks optimization
  • Close collaboration with Vendor management on pricing and strategic negotiations.
  • Drive cross-layer and cross-functional network synergies and standardization

Work with great people

Maarit Diridillou
Office Manager
"At Arelion you are surrounded by extremely talented people – it makes the work environment so inspiring!"
Tanuja Rameaux
Head of delivery content
"I love the cultural synergy within the company – it is unique. When you join us, you will feel it’s warmth!"
Sandrine Corbett
Human Resources Manager
"I feel I belong, and I really like the people I work with. This combination empowers me!"
Fabio Bottan
Account Manager
"What I really like about Arelion is the support we get from the company when we promote different ways to do business."

Skills & Requirements

Who are you

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, verbal and written, facilitation and presentation techniques
  • Strong leadership/team skills and a positive track record in executing innovative ideas and coordinating among internal and external stakeholders
  • Ability to show initiative, take ownership, challenge the status quo, drive simplification and a new focus within the wider business
  • Excellent people skills, teamwork, willingness to learn, ability to prioritize and coordinate tasks and assignments.
  • Passionate about Technology, Friendly, confident, and able to meet deadlines
  • Organized and committed to accurate data management, contract management and account administration helping to ensure satisfied and delighted customers
  • Comfortable working across different cultures and geographies
  • Ability to work in cross-functional development organization with financial analysts, architects, engineers, project managers and product managers

Your Experience

  • 10+ years’ experience of working in optical network engineering and architecture
  • Experience in defining and driving network quality, strategy, and roadmaps
  • Experience in automating networks and their services through model-driven tools
  • Detailed understanding of all aspects of optical and DWDM networks.
  • Expert knowledge in pluggable a coherent technologies and convergence networks
  • Proven experience at interfacing with main vendors in influencing their strategy, products, commercials, and technical roadmaps
  • Data driven. Fluent in data wrangling through Python or R, as well as SQL DB management
  • Proven ability to accurately document and maintain standards

Great Place to Work

  • Flexible working hours

  • Hybrid workspace

  • Health & Wellbeing

  • A healthy work – life balance approach

  • Diverse workplace

  • Equal Opportunity Employer

About the company

From humble beginnings in the early 1990s, we have become connectivity partner of choice to the world’s largest content providers, operators and enterprises. In the past, our network laid the very foundations of the Internet revolution and today it’s enabling digitalization throughout business and society.

Arelion, formerly Telia Carrier, is owned by Polhem Infra, a Swedish investment company backed by some of the largest Swedish public pension funds. We started building our network in 1993, when our Autonomous System, AS1299, was allocated, and we’ve grown organically ever since. Our network now stretches 70,000 kms across Europe, North America and Asia and lets you connect directly to more than 2,300 wholesale customers in more than 125 countries. With more than 450 local access partners around the world, we are the backbone of your business, wherever you are.

Arelion provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by relevant local laws.


2022Telia Carrier is now Arelion

2020Telia Carrier acquired by Polhem Infra

2019Expands US East Coast corridor with capacity options that bypass Manhattan into Secaucus NJ

2018Direct Cloud Connect to top 5 Clouds in the US and EU

2017Collaborates with Facebook and Coriant on TIP Voyager Open Optical Network

2015Telia Carrier Internet backbone ranked no. 1 first time

2013First with 100G in both US and Europe

2011Successfully completes world’s first terabit optical trial

2000First carrier to offer cross-border mobile data roaming

1999First carrier to offer cross-border services for gaming

1998First carrier to sell wavelengths

1993AS1299 was born

Ana Romero Oses | Contact Person

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