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Head of Transmission & Operations Support

Posted: 17 Nov 2020 Closes: 16 Jan 2021
United Kingdom The basic salary range is between £70,000 and £80,000 plus excellent package
Permanent & Full-time airwave-motorola-solutions/20201117095651

Permanent Role / Home Based with Travel

To lead and manage the Transmission Management team in providing the technical expertise needed to deliver Airwave’s strategic priorities.

Provide the principal technical interface for the business with transmission products and services suppliers. E.g. National microwave frequency licensing authority.

Regular contacts on a range of technical issues with customer’s central technical teams (including the Home Office and other Government departments) on design principles, network upgrades and general performance matters. Regular contacts with customer regional representatives to explain network performance anomalies and or failures. Agree technical improvement plans and targets.

•    Act as the Technical Design Authority, technical expert and design owner for Airwave transmission solutions.
•    Ensure the business process for Transmission network capacity management is run effectively.
•    Act as Airwave's main interface with customers' technical representatives in relation to transmission network related issues.
•    Provide Airwave's main technical interface to transmission equipment and services suppliers, e.g. National or Regional PTOs, Transmission equipment and Element Manager Suppliers, ensuring delivery of requirements and negotiating resolution of problems.
•    Produce the technical content for RFI and ITT requests for Transmission related products and services.


Basic Requirements

•    RF Antennas and Propagation (400 MHz to 100 GHz).
•    Waveguides theory and use.
•    Characteristics of propagation in copper twisted pair and coaxial cables.
•    Modulation – AM, FM, PM, multi-state amplitude quadrature phase shift schemes, including the impact on range.
•    Microwave radio systems, including Hybrid TDM-Ethernet types.
•    Microwave band selection, technical and authority requirements vs operational and budget requirements.
•    Ethernet and Layer 2 interfaces and protocols.
•    Internet Protocol and Layer 3 interfaces and protocols.

A Bachelors or Masters degree in a relevant subject.


‘We are an equal opportunities employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.’



We’re dedicated to designing and delivering the mission-critical ecosystem our public safety & enterprise customers refer to as their lifeline – mission-critical communications, software, video and services. Our drive for continuous innovation and partnership with our customers enables them to be ready – in the day-to-day moments, and in the moments that matter most.


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