Senior Network Engineer

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Senior Network Engineer

  • Location

    Shropshire, England

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  • Salary:

    £50000 - £55000 per annum + pension

  • Contact:

    Rachel Powell

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  • Published:

    about 2 years ago

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An excellent opportunity has arisen to join a rapidly growing telecoms business. Our client is seeking an experienced Senior Network Engineer to create and lead a network engineering team to provide support for network build, operations and customer connections.

This role will suit candidates who wish to pursue a career in the telecommunications industry with a leading company driving fibre delivered products and services to partners, businesses, and residential customers across the UK.


  • Managing BAU customer provisioning
  • Management of network incidents, change and continuous improvement.
  • Leading a team on a rota to provide on-call coverage for out of hours network faults.
  • Operating and Assuring active networks, diagnosing and resolving complex network and system problems.
  • Technical delivery and implementation of design solutions where required.
  • Evaluation of new technologies and platforms to determine their applicability to solving our customers business challenges and needs.
  • Planning and deploying network upgrades at key POP sites.
  • Leading 3rd line support for the in-house support team.

Essential Experience

  • Previous experience working for an ISP across a service lifecycle - Operations, Engineering, Design.
  • Leading a team of 5+ technical engineers
  • Previous experience working for an ISP.
  • Experience of BGP, ISIS, MPLS, VPLS, VRRP, VLAN, IPv4 and IPV6.
  • Advanced knowledge of L2/L3 routing and switching protocols.
  • Network design workflow experience and HLD/LLD documentation skills
  • Experience of configuration, management and administration of network services: e.g. DHCP, DNS, IP address allocation planning, VPN, RADIUS/TACACS+, Syslog, NTP.
  • Vendor engagement and management
  • Effective written and verbal communication

Desirable Experience

  • ITIL certification or experience working within an ITIL framework
  • Professional level network vendor qualifications such as CCNP/JNCIP
  • Experience with GPON/XGS-PON and passive network architectures
  • Experience in working with Dark Fibre in metro/urban deployments.
  • Ubiquiti and Mikrotik experience
  • Experience managing Virtual Server environments
  • Knowledge of optical DWDM/CWDM equipment
  • Basic Unix/Linux administration and scripting
  • Familiarity with Firewalls and Content Filtering Management


  • Up to £55,000 DOE
  • 25 days holiday plus bank holiday
  • 1 day off for your birthday
  • Pension

Email your CV today to be considered for this fantastic opportunity, if you don't receive a response within 5 working days please assume your application has been unsuccessful.

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