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Network Engineer

Network Engineer

Purpose of the role

Our Network Infrastructure Engineers are responsible for maintaining the design and integrity of M247’s core, transit and access networks, including peering and transit connectivity. They provide expert technical assistance to other team members and colleagues, whilst delivering a network change programme that underpins M247’s strategic goals.
This role will be responsible for the support of our transit and access networks as part of a team.
You will have a background in the ISP, Telecoms industry or similar, have excellent knowledge of ISP routing protocols and platforms including BGP, ISIS, OSPF, MPLS etc. Working closely with your colleagues, you will be a positive communicator and a proactive team member.
Your contributions will enhance the overall team’s output and will ensure the successful handover of secure, resilient and high performing network services. You will also work closely with their Operations teams to ensure they have the tools, knowledge and support necessary to operate and manage performance on their network.
You will be expected to provide onsite and remote support to their technical teams who have critical maintenance and development programs across all tiers of their infrastructure and have the ability to work both independently and as part of a team to answer technical queries, urgently analyze technical issues and address level 3 escalations.

Key Responsibilities

  • You will have a background in the ISP, Telecoms industry or similar, have excellent knowledge of ISP routing protocols and platforms including BGP, ISIS, OSPF, MPLS etc.
  • Working closely with your colleagues, you will be a positive communicator and a proactive team member.
  • Your contributions will enhance the overall team’s output and will ensure the successful handover of secure, resilient and high performing network services. You will also work closely with their Operations teams to ensure they have the tools, knowledge and support necessary to operate and manage performance on their network.
  • You will be expected to provide onsite and remote support to their technical teams who have critical maintenance and development programs across all tiers of their infrastructure
  • Have the ability to work both independently and as part of a team to answer technical queries, urgently analyze technical issues and address level 3 escalations.

Key Attributes

  • Experience of a relevant role within an ISP/Comms provider.
  • CCNA Service Provider or relevant experience
  • Strong MPLS / BGP / OSPF skills essential
  • Project management experience desired
  • Commercial awareness and ability to create compelling business cases.
  • Attention to detail and drive to succeed with flexibility in approach and style.
  • Collaborative approach to internal team working
  • Proactive approach to solutions: common sense approach
  • High standard of written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent documentation skills
  • Essential strong Cisco skills
  • Desired Juniper, Arista and Fortinet skill

Company benefits

• Healthshield Cash Plan (after 3 month probation is passed)
• Healthshield PERKS (after 3 month probation is passed)
• Company Life Assurance scheme offering 3 times annual salary upon death in service
• Auto-Enrolment Pension with 2% Employer Contribution (after 3 month probation)
• Access to weekly payable gym classes at Bright Building – https://mspl.co.uk/the-studio/
• Free Car Parking (available 24/7 limited spaces)
• Flexible working accommodated where possible
• Maternity Pay – 6 weeks Full pay/ 6 weeks 90% pay/ 28 weeks SMP
• Paternity Pay – 2 weeks full pay
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