Network Designer - CCNP, WAN, Juniper

Zen Internet Ltd
Up to £50,000 per annum depending on experience + benefits
04 Oct 2016
02 Nov 2016
Contract Type
Network Designer - CCNP, WAN, Juniper Over the last 20 years, Zen Internet has grown from a pioneering ISP into a company that provides the full range of data, voice and hosting services to business and residential customers across the UK. Included in our numerous awards for providing excellent service to our customers, we've recently been recognised as one the best companies to work for in the UK. We now have a key opportunity for a Network Designer - CCNP, WAN, Juniper to join the business. Working within the Engineering team of our Network & Infrastructure department, the Network Designer will play an important role in designing and building our core IP, distribution and access networks along with the operational tools needed to support and operate them. As the Network Designer - CCNP, WAN, Juniper, you will collaborate closely with the Network & Infrastructure Technical Architect and Senior Designers to ensure that our network achieves the desired levels of security, availability and performance. You will also contribute to the definition and planning of the Network & Infrastructure programme of work, ensuring that the scope and requirements of our key projects are clear and achievable. You will be actively engaged in developing our network planning and modelling tools to ensure we understand and manage our network costs as we continue to expand. You will liaise with our other Senior Designers to ensure that we establish and adhere to high technical standards for our designs and their implementation. You will also work closely with our stakeholders to help them build and optimize their business strategies around the technology we deliver. You will also be hands-on and have a strong and varied network engineering background. You will take part in projects, working with other engineers to produce and implement designs, build plans, test plans, transition plans and documentation. You'll also provide a technical escalation to the 3rd line engineers, and work out of hours where necessary to deliver infrastructure changes. Skills & Experience required: Successful track record in working within a network design or engineering team in an ISP, Telco or other technical services environment. Experienced in the technical design process Excellent knowledge of best practice engineering & design principles Experienced working in project based environment Successful track record in communicating vision and ideas and sharing knowledge at all technical and business levels. In-depth knowledge and experience of building and enhancing network infrastructure using some or all of the same technologies as those deployed within Zen including: Large scale ISP network technologies at all layers: Hardware vendors: Juniper, Ericsson, Foundry/Brocade, Cisco, Zyxel, Huawei Large scale ISP access services: Ethernet, Broadband, Mobile, QoS, IPv6, VoIP, SIP Corporate networks, Firewall management, PCI-DSS, WiFi Network and authentication services: DNS, RADIUS, Tacacs, Active Directory, Asterisk Configuration management: Puppet, GIT, SCCM, rancid Network management: OpenNMS, Nagios Tools development: Perl, Shell, PHP, Python, SQL or other Scripting languages This job was originally posted as

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