Network Engineer (CCIP/CCNP, IP Protocols, Switching, WAN/LAN)

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    London, England

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    £50000 - £55000 per annum + benefits

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    Gemma Grayson

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    10 months ago

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Network Engineer (CCIP/CCNP, IP Protocols, Switching, WAN/LAN)

We are actively looking to secure a Network Engineer to join Experis as one of our expert consultants, delivering services to our clients.

Experis Consultancy is a Global entity with a well-established team with over 1000 consultants on assignment across 20 clients globally. Our UK operation is growing and has very aggressive plans for expansion over the coming years. We form part of the Manpower group of companies that turn over $20 billion a year collectively.

Experis UK have partnerships with major clients across the UK spanning multiple industries; our approach is a very personal one, with both our clients and our own employees. We are passionate about training, technology and career development.

The Role

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Network Engineer to join the Network Management Centre (NMC) in a newly created team.

The primary purpose of the role is to represent the Network Management Centre, ensuring new projects & services are transitioned efficiently into Operational management and support.

Key Responsibilities

  • Provide technical consultancy to the business and project teams always considering Operational requirements - reviewing solutions and documentation as required
  • Handle service requests, prepare, validate and implement major changes
  • Assist with the handling of major incidents and identifying root causes
  • Contribute ideas to achieve a low-touch network management objective.

Key Skills

  • Knowledge at or above CCIP/CCNP or Nokia (Alcatel Lucent) NSR II
  • 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.
  • Ethernet LAN/WAN

Interested candidates should submit their CV in the first instance. For more information, please contact Gemma Grayson via