JOB TITLE: Network Support Engineer


Industry : IT & Telecoms Job Location : Abingdon
Job Reference : 12525 Job Category : Telecommunications
Employment Type : Permanent Posted : 09/08/2016
 
Salary & Benefits : £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
 
Experience Required : See Job Description
 
Education Required : See Job Description



Please note you must be permitted to work in the EC to apply for this job.

Job Summary

We are looking for a Network Support Engineer for one of the UK's fastest growing technology companies. Role is providing 2nd/3rd line support working with Cisco and Juniper. Office based role in Abingdon. Salary is 35K + Pension + 25 days holiday + bank holidays.


Job Description

Network Support Engineer
Abingdon
£30,000 - £35,000 + Benefits including pension + 25 days holiday + bank holidays

The Role
We are looking for a Network Support Engineer to provide 2nd/3rd line support for one of the fastest growing technology companies in the UK.

The company have been going through exceptional growth and as a result this is a newly created role working in a team of Network Engineers reporting into the Senior Network Engineer.

The role is responsible for supporting the network which is Cisco and Juniper based dealing with enquires from customers. We are looking for an all-rounder, someone that has supported a network before ideally in a technology company and also has knowledge of home IT.

Cisco qualifications such as CCNA/CCNP alongside some Juniper experience is ideally what we are looking for however if you have a Cisco background within an ISP/Telecoms/Technology company and no Juniper you will also be considered so please still apply.

Certifications such as JNCIA are highly advantageous.

Environment wise, the closest comparison would be to describe the company as a technology start up, even though they have been in operation for a number of years and have a multimillion pound balance sheet. On that basis, experience of having worked in a fast moving technology growth environment would be a big advantage.

As a Network Support Engineer you'll be involved in the following:

*Providing network services and support to customers
*Routing, VLANs, Ethernet, RSTP
*Taking ownership of issues and managing cases from beginning to end
*Ensuring that all tickets are logged and kept updated
*Liaising with 3rd party carriers
*Managing case queues using Salesforce

The Requirements
As a Network Support Engineer you will have a background in Cisco and ideally will have some exposure to Juniper. Certifications such as JNCIA are great to have although if you are a Cisco engineer with the relevant CCNA or CCNP certifications and from an ISP/Telecoms/Technology company with no Juniper experience please still apply.

You will be a strong communicator and will be looking for an opportunity to work with cutting edge technologies in a growing company.

You will have strong analytical and troubleshooting skills and will have worked in a similar role before. Any experience of network support, project delivery or 2nd line engineering is highly advantageous.


The Company
Working for one of the UK's fastest growing technology companies, this is an excellent opportunity for an experienced Network Support Engineer to join a market leading business.

Bluefire Consulting Ltd is a recruitment agency working on behalf of our client.


Job Keywords

2nd Line, Support, ISP, Telecoms, JNCIA, CCNA, CCNP, Juniper, Cisco



Bluefire Consulting is an equal opportunities Employment Business/Agency specialising in Telecommunications recruitment on a UK wide basis.

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