Network Engineer

We are looking for a Network Engineer to join our Network team!
Role Overview

VCG operate a managed network across 4 locations in the UK, the network delivers a range of private and public connectivity services over an MPLS core. The specific role will require a network engineer to manage, maintain and develop the network and associated services.

Responsibilities include resolving issues, building new customers networks, designing and implementing new solutions and services, working with the support desk to provide technical support and assurance for network related issues.

The role will involve an element of customer project work to design and deliver solutions that utilise the managed network.

Documentation and network design will be a key part of the role.

As part of the network team, you will be required to become part of a support rota, this will be a minimum of 6 months after starting.

Key Responsibilities
  • Network fault finding and resolution.
  • Troubleshooting technical issues
  • Network and solution design
  • Firewall setup and management
  • Management of Internet services and peering
  • SIP trunking service setup and management
  • Testing and evaluating new technologies.
  • Working on the out of hours on-call rota
Key Competencies
  • Network and solution design
  • Critical thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to learn and quickly adopt new technologies.
  • Planning and organizing
  • Communication skills
  • Teamwork
Skills & Experience
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience of working for a managed network or service provider.
  • Understanding of MPLS, OSPF, BGP and IX Peering technologies.
  • Knowledge of various VPN and tunnelling technologies – IPVPN, IPSEC VPN, GRE
  • Experience of delivering wholesale layer 2 broadband and Ethernet services.
  • SIP trunking knowledge and experience
  • Firewall setup, management and support
  • Network management and monitoring experience
  • Understanding of network and service disaggregation would be beneficial.
  • Strong understanding of security principles
  • Experience in a customer facing environment.
Qualifications
  • Cisco CCNP or equivalent
  • Fortinet NSE Level 4 or equivalent experience
  • Huawei experience essential – HCIP desired
To Apply

Forward your CV and cover letter to elizabeth.marshall@vcg.group

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