Graduate Opportunity

Network Engineering Trainee

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Huawei is a global leader in technology and ICT solutions. The company employs 180,000 people globally and its products and services can be found in more than 170 countries, serving one third of the world’s population every day. Huawei has achieved a great deal and remains profoundly ambitious in its plans for the future. It is dedicated to innovation and the development of trusted partnerships with its stakeholders, including telecom operators, businesses, consumers and government.

Careers at Huawei UK

We have lots of career opportunities at Huawei UK.

This spirit of innovation has led Huawei to work in close partnership with leading academic institutions in the UK to develop and refine the latest technologies. The company’s commitment to investment in R&D in the UK, through university partnerships or bespoke facilities such as the photonics centre in Ipswich, will keep the country at the forefront of global digital innovation. And through this commitment, the UK will play an increasingly significant role in helping Huawei to develop the technologies of the future that will transform the way we all communicate, work and live.

For the past 30 years we have maintained an unwavering focus, rejecting shortcuts and easy opportunities that don't align with our core business. With a practical approach to everything we do, we concentrate our efforts and invest patiently to drive technological breakthroughs.

This strategic focus is a reflection of our core values:

  • Staying customer-centric,
  • Inspiring dedication,
  • Persevering,
  • Growing by reflection.
  • Department Description

Business Unit Overview

We have an exciting Engineering opportunities at Huawei’s Network Technology Department (NTD), Consulting and System Integration (C&SI) and Assurance and Managed Service (AMS) Departments.

Those three sub departments are part of the six functional departments within UK Delivery and Service (Global Technical Service) which is the core business function responsible for all UK and Ireland service delivery activities to the customer. The major proportion of resources in the UK Representative Office belong to D&S with main focus on technology, creativity and innovation.

NTD – The NTD team are responsible for the design and architecture of networks exploiting technology innovation and solutions in an ever changing technological environment. Expert teams are employed to provide network solutions that exceed customer expectations but within customer budgets.

C&SI – The C&SI team are responsible for the integration and performance of new and existing networks working with Huawei experts and external customers. The team supports the introduction of innovative and advanced technology, integrating solutions within customer networks. The team advises and recommends changes to network architecture to benefit customer network performance engaging directly with customers on a daily basis.

AMS – The AMS team provide the ongoing support to customer networks including support of network change management and Service assurance. AMS provide Customer Support through direct engagement providing detailed technical advice to customers. The support extends to traditional hardware and software support services across all network elements.

Those 3 departments are strongly focusing on technology, innovation and are responsible for delivering different aspects of service within the project lifecycle. They work cross-functionally with internal and external stakeholders to maximize the benefit of the service delivered to our customers. They are closely aligned to requirements of the Project management office (PMO) to understand customer requirement, market insight and internal business demand.
The scope of technology, consulting/solution and E2E delivery are spread across many different areas but mainly Wireless Technologies (4G/5G), Fixed Network, Software and Core Networks.

In collaboration with Project Management Office (PMO) they are responsible for the successful delivery of the telecoms projects and ensuring customer satisfaction across Huawei UK Carrier Network Business Group (CNBG). Our Engineers are expert within specific technology domain but work cross-functionally supporting various projects.

Role specification

As a trainee you will have the opportunity to specialise in one of three areas:

  • Network Technology Technical Resource (End to End Technical Delivery)
  • Consulting and System Integration Technical Resource (Consulting and Solution)
  • Assurance and Managed Service Technical Resource (operation management).
  • General Responsibilities applicable to the roles:
  • Have basic understanding on telecom specification like TCP/IP or 3GPP standard
  • Learn and follow Huawei technical delivery process
  • Learn Huawei equipment delivery knowledge (e.g. hardware installation, software commissioning and function verification)
  • Be able to handle basic problem troubleshooting of Huawei equipment
  • Learn customer facing skill
  • Learn basic project management knowledge.
  • Required qualifications and experience
  • University degree in a technology subject.
  • Strong communicator with good organisation and analytical skills. Close attention to detail, problem solver, passionate, driven, self-starter
  • Analytical skills to identify opportunities and solutions
  • Ability to work independently and as part team in a multi-cultural environment
  • Willing to try authentic Chinese food and learn a couple of new words in Mandarin.

Benefits

  • Full time permanent employment contract
  • Starting salary £30,000 with up to 1 month performance based bonus
  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays
  • Employment Pension
  • Private Healthcare
  • Discounted Gym Membership
  • Corporate retail discount.

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How to Apply

Please send us your CV and covering letter (no more than two pages) to UKIGR@Huawei.com 

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