Activation Manager

  • Location

    Basingstoke, Hampshire, S. E. England, England

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  • Salary:

    £200 - £250 per day

  • Contact:

    Andrew Pennycook

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  • Published:

    5 months ago

  • Duration:

    11 Months

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Activation Engineer


11 Months

Technical Skills:

  • Experience of configuration and troubleshooting of customer services on a large IP network, for an Internet Service Provider or Telecommunications Operator and including the following:
  • A minimum of CCNA; CCNP or CCNP Service Provider preferred for IP Provisioner.
  • Extensive knowledge and experience of TCP/IP and OSI- IP Services Protocol Suite
  • BGP design and configuration skills, over a SONET/SDH transport layer / Ethernet
  • Hands-on configuration experience of a wide range of Cisco, Juniper and Alcatel-Lucent hardware, and associated operating systems;
  • IPVPN/ MPLS configuration skills
  • Working knowledge of VPLS technology
  • Experience of: IPv6, OSPF, EIGRP, NAT, HSRP, VLANs, layer 2 switching.
  • Working knowledge of remote configuration of probes/NIDs
  • HNC or higher in related environment which required a detailed understanding of complex technologies

Core Competencies:

  • Focus on the Customer: Listens to customers (internal and external); identifying, meeting, and exceeding their needs, and anticipating their future needs; aligns what is done and how it is done with what the customer needs, balancing that with what the organization requires.
  • Drive Organizational Success: Delivers results even when faced with challenges; strives to exceed expectations, supports and encourages the development of others; strives to make Level 3 a great place to work; passionate about motivating others and encouraging personal belief in abilities.
  • Demonstrate Agility: Focuses around continuous improvement; shows the ability to quickly solve day-to-day business problems; identifies new processes and frameworks for speed of delivery; accepts, responds, and initiates appropriate change.
  • Lead Courageously: Confronts problems with courage; wins the respect and commitment of others by appropriately standing up for what he/she believes; makes tough decisions despite ambiguity, supports others who make difficult decisions, and follows issues through to completion. Makes the best use of resources to deliver results, considering the financial impact of actions.
  • Collaborate & Communicate: Builds effective relationships with others (internally and externally) so that he/she is enabled to deliver strong results; builds a broad base of support among key decision makers and influencers; incorporates team feedback into decision making yet does not require consensus; speaks with intention, fosters open communication, listens to others, and is able to effectively communicate verbally and through written communication to technical and non-technical audiences.