Salary: Negotiable
Type: Permanent
Location: [Cornwall] Falmouth
Type: Permanent
Ref: LWAD3
Closes: 08/04/2018

Network Services Engineer


Our client is a leading data communications services in Europe, the Middle East and Africa.

Main duties and responsibilities

Our client is looking for a Network Services Engineer based in Cornwall, whose objectives are to ensure maximum network availability and performance, and to support both external and internal customers.

The primary responsibility of this role is the day to day operation of the network infrastructure, which is a multi-vendor environment including Juniper.

Provide customer-facing 3rd level support for remote wireless and satellite equipment;
Build, configure, test & maintain core, provider and customer edge networks;
Assist with the design, scope and implementation of new network solutions for upcoming projects;
Ensure maximum network & service availability through proactive maintenance/monitoring;
Support in-house operational support systems;
Document designs, configurations, and procedures for system and network administration;
Support training and certifying of Virtual Network Operators
Support routine system management tasks

Skills and qualifications required

Demonstrable experience of Cisco and Juniper solutions (routers, switches, firewalls, IPS), including network design, configuration, and troubleshooting
A minimum of three years working with the Juniper product range.
Demonstrable experience of ISP bandwidth and subscriber management products;
ISP/telco experience, preferably with remote wireless networks;
Vendor/industry accreditations;
Ability and willingness to work occasionally long hours under pressure;
A computer science degree or equivalent accreditation;
Strong analytical, diagnostic and problem solving skills;
Should have an excellent degree of competency in technical areas: Networking Protocols/Services BGP, OSPF, IPSec, GRE, HSRP/VRRP, CGNAT, VPLS/MPLS, QoS, Multicast;
Experience of Juniper MX, SRX, ISG and EX series devices
Excellent traffic/packet analysis skills

Desirable skills

Familiarity with open source tools such as Nagios, splunk, graphite, Grafana
Proficient in the use of JunosSpace product suite
Experience of shell scripting;
Experience/knowledge of web acceleration/ compression/ caching technologies, e.g. WCCP;
Previous experience with Windows system administration and use of the Office software;
Experience of SDN and NFV
Previous experience of working with an MNO supporting RAN, Core/EPC, and VoLTE would be an advantage.


Salary will be related to skills and experience.

If this role is of interest please do get in touch with Lewis in our Cardiff office on 02921 16 7770 or click apply now.

Contact details

Lewis Andrews