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3rd Line Network Support Engineer

Job Title: 3rd Line Network Support Engineer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Berkshire, England
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Duration: 3-6 Months
REF: PP/LG/3L/UB_1507536980
Contact Name: Laura Gallagher
Contact Email:
Job Published: 12 months ago

Job Description

3rd Line Network Support Engineer

Berkshire or London (Contract)

The Role:

We have an immediate requirement for a Contractor, to provide cover for 3-6 months. The team supports the networks that deliver services to our customers, ensuring that networks are secure and available. The technology employed includes LTE, Microwave Radios, Fibre, WiFi.

  • Role sits in 3rd line Networks and ultimately deals with escalations from the NOC. Lots of hands-on technical work.
  • Interacts across IT/NOC/Applications/Architecture/Design
  • Team Is currently split across Core and EPC
  • Ideally Juniper experience although can consider Cisco as an alternative. Must have hands-on experience
  • Brocade experience also useful but not essential.
  • Role will be performing BAU, Ops and Maintenance, NW upgrades etc.
  • Ideally from an ISP or mobile background

The following skills are important:

  • Juniper skills
  • ISP knowledge / background
  • MPLS skills
  • Mobile background (3GPP knowledge)
  • Ability to pick up knowledge quickly, and share information amongst the team to assist coaching and development
  • Operational background, a 'can do' attitude
  • Self-learner
  • Willingness to work as part of an on-call rota

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