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Contract Type: Contract
Location: Solihull
Salary: Negotiable
REF: SDWAN_1718182649
Contact Name: Balla J
Contact Email:
Job Published: about 1 month ago

Job Description


2nd Line SDWAN Support Engineer
Location: Bracknell OR Solihull
Duration: 1 Year

**A national security clearance is required for this role but candidates not holding this level of clearance might be considered**

We are hiring a number of roles within the SDWAN team in both Bracknell and Solihull for 2nd line engineers to join our new shared service team and work on 2x exciting central government accounts, both these customer will be using our new to market offering of Software Defined WAN solutions. We are looking for engineers who are keen to learn this new technology and form part of our future SDWAN offerings across government and defence industries.

Your role will involve direct technical support for all of services in the SST as part of the 2nd Line Team and assist in the day to day operations and duties of the DNS SD-WAN Service. The engineer will also work with the current support personnel to understand the products and their use across the shared service and to develop their diagnostic skills / capability.

Mandatory Skills (Candidate must have all):

  • Working knowledge and experience of network concepts and protocols
  • Ideally have knowledge of MS Service Center Support tool, Cisco SD-WAN, vManage, Live NX and Elastic monitoring tools.
  • Thorough knowledge of network technologies relating to Cisco product set would be preferable.
  • Experience of patching and maintaining, Windows, Linux platforms.
  • Ideally have been in a support role in a WAN environments, i.e. has knowledge of IP, Routing, SD-WAN solutions.
  • An awareness and proven track record of security monitoring and cyber security controls and defense measures.

The types of activities to be undertaken are:

  • Network Monitoring & Event management via Orchestrator tools.
  • Proactive monitoring and trending of network associated events
  • Generation of WI's, knowledge sharing with peers and team
  • Identifying and implementation of CSI
  • Performing investigation and Diagnostics analysis of incidents and faults.
  • Create workarounds, solutions and mitigations for identified issues.
  • Identified issues requiring more detailed and in-depth analysis and escalate to product manufacture.
  • The reception of escalated customer fault reports and technical enquiries. Analysis, investigation and production of support solutions relating to the deployed equipment or service.
  • To perform remote diagnostic tests where applicable to aid primary fault rectification.
  • To ensure all work performed complies with the Company's quality requirements and ISO9000.
  • Record returned items from Customer and liaise with Fujitsu repair.
  • Pre 'configured' equipment ready for customer installation.
  • Implement Approved Configuration Changes.
  • Assist in Collation of Performance & Availability Data.
  • Liaising and engaging with external 3rd party support
  • Customer facing support calls and escalation

Please apply via this ad in the first instance or send a CV with covering note or contact me on 07587743762 or

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