Senior Network Design Engineer

Job Vacancy

Key purpose of the role

We are looking for an experienced Network Design Engineer who can bring their technical leadership and experience into the organisation. The role will involve all aspects of a design lifecycle from technical vendor evaluation and product definition through design, testing and operational handover. Working in partnership with stakeholders in engineering, product development and operational departments to turn business requirements into network solutions.

Key Accountabilities

  • Working with customers internal and external to define business requirements
  • Design, test and documentation of new products, platforms and services
  • Handover of network solutions into engineering and operational departments
  • Defining technology roadmaps
  • Vendor engagement and management
  • Planning and deploying network upgrades at key POP sites
  • Technical mentoring and leadership

Person Specification Overview

Qualifications & Training

  • CCNP/JNCIP or higher or relevant experience
  • Previous experience working for an ISP/Telco across a service lifecycle – Operations, Engineering, Design
  • Experience with GPON/XGS-PON and passive network architectures
  • Exposure to optical DWDM/CWDM and passive optical equipment
  • In depth experience of common hardware platforms such as Cisco/Juniper/Nokia/Huawei
  • In depth knowledge of BGP, ISIS, MPLS, VPLS, VRRP, VLAN, IPv4 and IPV6
  • Advanced knowledge of wholesale Ethernet products and services
  • Network design workflow experience and HLD/LLD documentation skills
  • Basic Unix/Linux administration and scripting
  • Familiarity with NGFW and enterprise security hardware such as Fortinet

Skills / Abilities & Relevant Competencies

  • Demonstrable experience and autonomy in delivering complex technical solutions and architectures
  • Effective written and verbal communication across all technical and seniority levels
Salary: Competitive
Location: Daresbury
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.