JOB TITLE: Junior Network Engineer

Industry : IT & Telecoms Job Location : Oxford
Job Reference : 12738 Job Category : Telecommunications
Employment Type : Permanent Posted : 14/11/2016
Salary & Benefits : £22000 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 Junior Network Engineer for one of the UK's fastest growing technology companies. Role is providing network support working with Cisco and Juniper. Office based role in Abingdon. Salary is 22K + Pension + 25 days holiday + bank holidays.

Job Description

Junior Network Engineer
£22,000 + Benefits including pension and 25 days holiday + bank holidays

The Role
We are looking for a Junior Network Engineer to provide support to customers 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. You'll be working alongside CCNA, CCNP, CCIE engineers that will be there to offer you support and guidance.

This role would suit someone that has previous experience in a 1st line/service desk/support desk role with a focus on networking. Alternatively, it may suit a graduate with a degree in IT/Networking that's looking for their first support role as training will be provided.

Technology wise, the company work with Cisco and Juniper therefore any certifications such as CompTIA, CCNA, JNCIA or similar are preferred.

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 Junior Network Engineer you'll be responsible for:

*Providing network services and support to customers
*Routing, VLANs, Ethernet, RSTP
*Managing engineers in the field to resolve issues
*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

Who are you?
You'll ideally have previous experience in a 1st line support based role with a focus around networking or you'll be a graduate within IT/Networking looking for a foot in the door with an expanding technology company. Training will be provided however any experience or certifications that are relevant such as CompTIA, CCNA, JNCIA are highly advantageous.

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

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

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

Job Keywords

Junior Network Engineer, 1st Line Support, Network Support, CCNA, JNCIA, CompTIA

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

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