Network Engineer

Job Type:
Cloud & Infrastructure
Job reference:
16 days ago

Network Operations Engineer

I'm currently recruiting for a worldwide humanitarian organisation that is looking for several Network Operations Engineer to join their team. You'll ensure their teams, volunteers, supporters, and service users enjoy a consistent, positive connection, whether working from home, an international office, or a UK site. Beyond maintenance, you'll leverage technology to drive future growth, reduce costs, and elevate user experience, resilience, and security.

In this dynamic position, you won't just adapt to change - you'll drive it. Your innovative solutions will empower them to navigate challenges, ensuring their mission remains at the forefront. This is not just a job; it's an opportunity to shape the future of how we make a difference. If you're passionate about technology, we invite you to be a driving force in our transformative journey.

Wondering about a day in the life of a Network Operations Engineer? You'll:

  • Build, configure, and administer network devices, services, and components, ensuring they meet business needs and performance targets.
  • Help modernise how we securely access services, re-thinking the role of the corporate network and reliance upon MPLS.
  • Reflecting and identifying areas for improvement, such as updating runbooks, enhancing monitoring, or analysing patterns of issues to optimise service delivery and management.
  • Apply technical expertise to support program delivery and perform maintenance tasks aligned with industry best practices and security standards.
  • Perform technical support activities and routine maintenance tasks, adhering to modern device management principles and organizational best practices.

What Does It Take to Be a Successful Platforms Operations Engineer?

  • Stay updated on networking best practices, including Software Defined Wide Area Network (SD-WAN), Secure Access Service Edge (SASE) and Zero-Trust networking, and cloud services.
  • Possess strong product knowledge of Cisco and Meraki network devices and services, covering firewalls, routers, and switches.
  • Have experience providing remote support for a diverse estate of 200+ sites, including multi-seat call / contact centres, ensuring the continuous availability of critical services like our national support line.
  • Demonstrate expertise in hardening systems in line with accepted best practices (CISecurity benchmarks and Microsoft Security Score) to obtain assurance.
  • Ideally, hold one or more relevant Cisco qualifications/certifications at Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) Level or higher.

In return for your dedication and expertise, what will you get?

  • Holidays: 36 days annual leave (including bank holidays) + option to buy 5 extra days.
  • Pension scheme: Up to 6% contributory pension.
  • Flexible working: We do our best to accommodate your preferred work style.
  • Learning & Development: Wide range of career opportunities + comprehensive learning.
  • Wellbeing Assistance: Access to mental health and wellbeing assistance.
  • Team Working: Champion our mission in a collaborative team.

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