Lead Network Engineer

Lead Network Engineer


Ultimate role for a Lead Network Engineer with a brand new, innovative and exciting Network Solution Provider in Reading; network aggregation and provision of some of the highest quality, full-fibre connectivity services in the UK.


The role at this cutting edge and multi-award winning business will be as rewarding as it is challenging, offering a defined progression path to see you rapidly upskill in the most “in-demand” areas of fibre networking today.


Within this role, you'll take responsibility for the provision of technical support in relation to complex support tickets, acting as the most senior technical resource within the networking team in maintaining the businesses core network.


The role will also involve implementation and tech project management of solutions, advanced config of routers and switches, running service simulations, the provisioning of new services onto the core network, deploying and maintaining monitoring platforms and, of course, documentation of solutions!



Experience Required:




  • Strong understanding of MPLS networks and routing protocols, including BGP, OSPF, L3VPN, L2VPN or VPLS.

  • Cisco qualifications (or equivalent experience).

    Ideally your knowledge will be equivalent to CCNP level.

  • Experience of working within a Multi-Vendor Network environment and have experience with Juniper and Huawei products.

  • Ideally experience with CWDM / DWDM technologies.

  • Experience in providing technical documentation (HLD & LLD)

  • Deployment and management of network monitoring systems

  • Ideally you will also have experience working on a Service Provider core network.

  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal), a must.



This is an urgent requirement, and a hire needs to be made ASAP.

Therefore, if this role could be of interest, please apply now to hear further details.



Based in Reading.




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