Network Engineer

Sittingbourne, Kent (office/field based, covering predominantly Kent & London)
£35-40k DOE & Benefits
09 Mar 2018
19 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Network Engineer
Sittingbourne, Kent (office/field based, covering predominantly Kent & London)
£35-40k DOE & Benefits

Our client is a market-leading IT solutions provider specialising in platform hosting, network infrastructure, data centre and business continuity services for small, medium and large enterprises, public sector organisations, as well as other service providers. 

Our client has a record of sustained growth and is currently experiencing further expansion.  

The role
To implement and support network and voice installations within a service provider environment, including planning and implementing customer network installations, fault finding and escalations, liaising with third-party suppliers on network issues, network and cabling installations in datacentres and POP sites, voice system design and installation, voice platform monitoring and development and assistance with general network support, security, routing, switching and other related duties.
The successful candidate will have strong communication skills, be presentable with a positive attitude and good pro-active problem solving skills.

Required experience:
·    Solid understanding of Layer 2 and Layer 3 networks, including IP routing protocols (OSPF, BGP)
·    WAN technologies
·    SIP trunking and call routing
·    Design and implementation of VOIP systems
·    Skills in IP addressing / sub-netting
·    Comfortable working with switches, routers and firewalls
·    Experienced in diagnosing issues from logs and packet captures

Desirable experience:
·    Linux sysadmin skills 
·    Virtualisation (HyperV) 
·    Skype for business 

The ideal candidate will possess excellent technical and interpersonal skills with strong project management capabilities, and be able to demonstrate previous experience in the successful delivery of VoIP and Network installations.

The role is based primarily at the Head Office in Sittingbourne, but also will incorporate on-site working at customer premises and POP sites; a full driving license, your own transportation and a willingness to travel are therefore prerequisites.

Please note, as part of the client’s vetting process, successful candidates will be subject to disclosure checks.

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