IP Engineer (Day/Night Shifts)

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  • Contract 120 days
  • £425 - £450 (GBP) / day
  • Remote Only
  • ASAP

As a member of the Network Management Centre within the UK Technology Network Operations department, you'll be involved in delivery, operations and support/improvement and expansion of the fully resilient and scalable Network including but not limited to BNG services, Metro backhaul, MPLS Backbone, Peering & Transit, Datacentres and network infrastructure providing transport connectivity to Mobile, IP Core, OTT & CDN.

Description

As a member of the Network Management Centre within the UK Technology Network Operations department, you'll be involved in delivery, operations and support/improvement and expansion of the fully resilient and scalable Network including but not limited to BNG services, Metro backhaul, MPLS Backbone, Peering & Transit, Datacentres and network infrastructure providing transport connectivity to Mobile, IP Core, OTT & CDN.

 

The ideal candidate will be a multi-skilled network engineer, capable of understanding and fixing complex network solutions in a timely manner.

To achieve this, you'll: -

  • Become a service and associated technology Operational Specialist in one or more related areas.
  • Provide technical consultancy to the business and project teams always considering Operational requirements - reviewing solutions and documentation as required
  • Handles service requests, prepares, validates and implements major changes on the network
  • Assist with the handling of major incidents and identifying root causes
  • Works on new Network Device Integrations on the network.

 

Essential Skills: -

  • 5+ years of experience of working in large scale ISP/Telco networks preferably in Operations as Network/IP Engineer or Network Architect or other similar roles.
  • In-depth expert level knowledge of IP Routing Protocols (OSPF/ISIS/BGP), Switching and MPLS based services protocols is essential (CCIE-SP/R&S is a plus but not mandatory)
  • Excellent knowledge and 5+ years of experience on carrier grade Cisco/Juniper/Nokia/Huawei routing/switching platforms with understanding of their architecture. [Cisco & Nokia desirable]
  • 5+ years of hands-on experience of working with IOS, IOS-XR, IOS-XE, and NX-OS is desirable.
  • Hands-on experience on Nokia or Huawei is a plus.
  • Good working experience of Load balancers (F5) is a plus.
  • Aware of automation technologies (Scripting skills in Python or Perl is a plus).
  • Excellent network troubleshooting skills and have experience handling/fixing critical network incidents.
  • ISP/Telco Application awareness is preferable.
  • Superb communications ability, both written and verbal.
  • Project driven
  • Network Assurance tools, techniques etc.

 

Skills

Environments
Service Provider
IT Infrastructure Products
Alcatel-Lucent 7750 SR
Cisco IOS XE
Cisco IOS XR
Cisco NX-OS
Huawei
IT Infrastructure Technologies & Protocols
BGP
L2 VPN
L3 VPN
MPLS
Routing
Switching
IT Network Expertise
Design
Implementation
IT Security Expertise
Firewalls
Programming Languages & Frameworks
Python

Industry Experience

Telecommunications - Service Provider, ISP, Mobile