BT Senior Researcher converged core network and services team in Ipswich, United Kingdom

Senior Researcher - Core Network and Services Team


Our purpose is to use the power of communications to make a better world. For each other, for our customers, for society and our communities. We need you to help us do this.

Why this role matters

BT Innovate & Design combines network and platform development with long-term technology strategy and research. It aims to improve speed to market, reduce development costs and, above all, enhance the end-to-end customer experience. Its dedicated professionals provide the technology foundation for BT Group's transformation into a global networked IT services company while working to create a zero touch, self-service, real-time world for BT’s customers. It also delivers strategic innovation and technology vision for BT through effective and coherent engagement with other parts of the BT organisation. BT Innovate & Design's IT professionals have a strong track record in the delivery and development of systems and solutions, and in managing a secure and resilient infrastructure

What you'll be doing

  • The post holder will investigate new technologies and develop novel solutions which will enhance BT’s ability to provide compelling new services in a future tetherless world.

  • They will be responsible for managing the team’s core network testbed environment, which includes definition of use cases, testing analysis of results in the different areas under evaluation, as well as proof of concept demonstrations.

  • The job holder will also be in charge of purchases within the team, lab inventory keeping and project support tasks.

  • They will work closely with colleagues in other research teams as well as product and strategy teams within the LoBs and BT Group in order to understand new the business challenges, give advice on strategic direction, and deliver insight and proof of concept solutions.

  • This work may include technology strategy analysis, proposition development, concept design, supplier evaluation, experimentation and analysis. They will be expected to investigate, understand and articulate the business benefits of technologies in the context of the changing needs of the business. The post holder will be expected to spend significant amounts of time at Adastral Park.

  • The post holder will be engaged in multiple domains, which will include: voice and multimedia services and technology. It is required that the candidate has extensive experience on mobile core architectures, WiFi Calling, VoLTE, Cellular 3G & 4G (LTE), 5G, Wifi, IMS and RCS technologies amongst others.

We'll also need to see these on your CV

• Experience in managing lab environments

• Knowledge of IP networks and protocols.

• CCNS or equivalent highly desirable

• Background in mobile technologies

• Background in voice and multimedia technologies

Why choose us?

Research & Technology has a vital role to play supporting the development of new opportunities. One of the strengths of the organisation is the close coupling of research and technology strategy. By working together across BT and fully utilising our diverse skills, we transform good technical ideas into fully formed and clearly articulated business cases. Our team leverages partnerships with universities and other companies to conduct unique research in business critical areas which can be used by the rest of BT to provide solutions for our customers. Through technology consultancy we provide strategic direction on key topics to help BT make the right investment decisions and propose options for the future.

We value different perspectives, skills and experiences. We’re creating an inclusive working culture where people from all backgrounds can succeed. That’s why we welcome applications from all parts of the community.


Job: Research

Title: Senior Researcher converged core network and services team

Location: GBR %26 Ireland-GBR-Suffolk-Ipswich

Requisition ID: 93859