Senior Network Engineer

London (Central)
£45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + benefits
12 Oct 2016
19 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Leading telecoms company in London seeks Senior Network Engineer to join their growing team. £45k to £55k. Your new company A technology company that brings telecommunications to the Southern African continent which is a new and growing market. As a result of this growth, this company is seeking a Senior Network Engineer to build and support the data network and support dependent services like data, voice, satellite and MPLS network solutions and mentor junior engineers. Your new role You will provide 2nd/3rd line support for the data network getting involved in core network design, traffic engineering and tuning and acting as an escalation point for projects and faults. You will technically lead projects and cover both high and low level design as well as implement MPLS based services as designed. You will liaise with engineering teams in various countries as part of the Group operations and work as part of a team on infrastructure development projects within the Group. This job will require overseas travel to Africa. What you'll need to succeed You will have previous experience working for an IT service provider as well as hold a CCNP qualification. You will have strong WAN skills, a working knowledge of OSPF, ISIS and BGP and a deep understanding of MPLS and VPN technologies. You will have experience in hardware and cabling as well as working knowledge of LAN switching technologies. Data centre experience will be an advantage. What you'll get in return You will receive a salary between £45,000 and £55,000 benefits. You will have the opportunity not only to expand your skills but to also lead and mentor a team of junior engineers. What you need to do now If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now. If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career. Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers. By applying for this job you accept the T&C's, Privacy Policy and Disclaimers which can be found at This job was originally posted as