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Silicon Valley Associates- Specialist IT Recruitment Agency in Hong Kong, Shanghai, Singapore, Dubai and Japan



HOT_ SG Senior/Network Engineer, DWDM NOC CCNA $150K SGD


14 / 09 / 2022




Singapore – SG PR

Experience Summary

With more than 8 years overall work experience in DWDM.


Current and Previous Employers and jobs include XXX (Senior/Network Engineer), XXX (Malaysia) (Director), XXX Malaysia (Optical Network Engineer), and XXX Singapore ( Optical Network Engineer)


2007 – 2010

Bachelor of Engineering (Hons) Electrical & Electronic Engineering, XXX

University, UK Degree Programme conducted at XXX.

Second Class Honours (2nd Division)

Motives & Seeking

Passively looking for a new job and quite comfortable with the XXX , but wants to explore more when it comes to DWDM. His ex colleague referred him and wants to know more about the JD. Wants to help his next employer/company to improve their network. and for himself to use expertise in DWDM.






English - Fluent

Malay - Native

Cantonese -  Fluent

Mandarin - Fluent

Recent / Current Salary

$ 90K SGD Annually

With bonuses (Yearly compensation)

Expected Salary

Agreed on the $ 150K SGD Annually

Bottom Line: 20% from his current salary



2 Months

Interview Availability

Requires a few day’s notice


Interview Assessment Notes 



  1. Could you introduce yourself and tell us about you? Your current / recent jobs and employers? Previous companies and jobs?
    Started his career in Malaysia then come over to Singapore and joining the same company which is the XXX . After 2 years he came back to Malaysia and started his e-commerce business, after 3 years, he decided to come back to Singapore and join XXX as a Network Engineer. His first job is a Network Engineer and specialized in the DWDM Transmission network. They coordinate with the vendors and contractor and look after them in setting up the equipment’s on-site, do the installations, power up the equipment’s, and the cabling works as well. They also do the commissioning work after the said processes with regards to the equipment and do some end-to-end test on and the circuits and equipment’s.

  2. What skill(s) / experience would you self-describe as strongest or specialist in?

    Since he’s working on a more project-based jobs and started on 2011, the DWDM is quite new service provider back then and they are task to implement in the network. They got to build a new DWDM network for their client and set-up everything from scratch, from installing up to the testing and documentations. After completing these actions, they also station on the customers office to support them technically if they encounter some issues, inquiries, or any escalations. Rate his skills in DWDM 4.5 out of 5, because he needs some space for improvement and know that technologies are also improving so he needs to improve along the way. For his projects, he delivered large scale kind of project in their major operator in Malaysia and Singapore as well. Successfully delivered 10G DWDM range across Malaysia, with 2-3K Km of fibers. Started the project, implemented, and delivered it to customers on time. In Singapore, he worked in a project for XXX which is a major operator in Singapore and implemented a DWDM 100G mesh network which is quite challenging because they don’t have mesh network and 100G capacity network but successfully delivered the clients demands for its capacity and bandwidth.

  3. Do you have the lists of key criteria's according to the clients requirements?
    Have some background facing customers such as the vendors, equipment providers, and contractors as well because currently, he’s a Network entity. They also do the collimation works, ordering, etc. Have some experience with NOC, as an entity they must implement or used it to monitor their local DWDM network, but not actively monitoring. Have a level 3 knowledge in troubleshooting because he’s the one building the network. Have a CCNA certification and do some training with regards to Ciena and Huawei (pure experience).


Employment Agency

Silicon Valley Associates Recruitment.

907, 9th Floor, Silvercord Tower 2, Tsim Sha Tsui. Kowloon, Hong Kong

25F, Central Plaza, Xin Tian Di, Shanghai

Ubi TechPark #01-08, Singapore

Sunshine Technology & Innovation Centre, No.1003 Nanxin Road, Nanshan, Shenzhen

Job-Seeker Agreement

The Candidate has agreed that Silicon Valley Associates Recruitment may disclose their profile to potential employers for the purpose of seeking new employment. Silicon Valley Associates Recruitment will never charge any fees from job-seekers.

Employer Terms

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