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Senior Network Engineer



Job Description: 

Specific duties will include, but is not limited to the following:

Responsible for the ongoing maintenance of systems and networks to support the group and both commercial and residential clients.

• Core and edge router/switch configuration for both layer 2 open access and layer 3 customers (Juniper, Cisco, Mikrotik, Edge-core, Dell)

• Customer router configuration

• Commercial ISP support

• New fibre rollouts, planning, budgeting, ordering and configuring

• Documenting all configuration, backups of configuration, network diagrams

• Ensuring that network infrastructure is kept up to date and as per standard across the organisation

• Handover documentation

• Change control for new hardware / configuration

• Telephonic and email support

• Monitoring network outages, reacting fast to minimise downtime




Juniper JNCIA and or Juniper JNCIS

• Cisco CCNA and or Cisco CCNP



Experience and knowledge:


ISP or telecommunications background

• Layer 2 protocols such as Vlans and including QinQ / Selective QinQ to support an open access fibre network

• IPv4 and IPv6 addressing and subnetting

• Routing protocols, e.g OSPF and BGP

• Routing filters

• Tunneling, e.g EOIP / PPTP etc

• Brands such as Juniper, Mikrotik, Cisco, Dell, HP, Ubiquiti

• Peering relationships

• New technologies and keeping up to date


Skills and Attributes

Excellent communication skills (verbal and written)

• Proven organisational and administration skills

• Able to perform under pressure

• Customer service orientated

• Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously

• Able to work well within a team and individually

• Deadline driven




3-5 years experience in a similar role








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