Network Design Engineer

Job Vacancy

Key purpose of the role

The ITS network is undergoing a period of growth adding and developing new services and features and building its national network across the country. A Network Design Engineer with experience of carrier class vendors and networks is required to design and build the ITS network, associated systems and services. This is a varied role which includes elements of network design, testing, operation design and engineering.

Key Accountabilities

  • Gathering requirements and designing solutions to meet business challenges and needs
  • Delivering HLD/LLD and testing documentation to support solution designs
  • Evaluation of new technologies and platforms
  • Working with key 3rd party suppliers, contractors and vendors for solution design
  • Pro-actively optimising and recommending upgrades to the ITS network
  • Ongoing development of network monitoring architecture and systems to improve service resilience

Person Specification Overview

Experience

Essential

  • Previous experience working for an ISP/Telco across a service lifecycle including Operations, Engineering, Design
  • CCNP/JNCIP or equivalent certifications or applicable experience
  • Advanced knowledge of L2/L3 routing and switching protocols such as BGP, ISIS, MPLS, LDP, IPVPN, L2VPN, E-VPN, IPv4 and IPV6.
  • Network design workflow experience and including HLD, LLD and testing documentation skills
  • Knowledge of telecoms industry fibre products and services
  • Vendor engagement to manage delivery of features and capability

Desirable

  • Network automation experience
  • Basic Linux/Unix system and services administration
  • Experience with GPON/XGS-PON and passive network architectures
  • Knowledge of optical DWDM/CWDM equipmentFamiliarity with security and NGFW equipment

Skills / Abilities & Relevant Competencies

Essential

  • Analysis, organisation and planning skills
  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Self-motivated and driven to meet business objectives and targets
Salary: Competitive
Location: Warrington
Deadline: ASAP

Interested? The full job specification can be downloaded at the link below.

To apply, please complete the form below, attaching a covering letter and your CV.