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Network Engineer

Job Title: Network Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Basingstoke, Hampshire
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + 5% Bonus + Benefits
Start Date: TBC
REF: 11921/009_1564411303
Contact Name: Sarah Donohoe-Denton
Contact Email:
Job Published: 9 months ago

Job Description

Network Engineer, NOC Engineer (DAYS), 2nd/3rd Line, Basingstoke, £35,000 - 40,000 per annum plus 5% bonus.

Access Consulting are working in partnership to support the current recruitment drive of one of the world's largest ISP's. We are looking for a number of Tier 2 and Tier 3 NOC engineers to work out of Basingstoke. Like with many ISP's they support devices from multiple vendors covering Cisco, Juniper and Alcatel with the vast majority being Cisco. This would suit someone who has a strong Cisco back ground with a solid understanding or routing protocols and configuration.

Essential Duties

  • Resolution and diagnosis of network and system faults at a 2nd line support level through proactive alarm management and technically escalated Service Desk faults.. Monitor and action the Clarify incident queues on a daily basis in a timely and professional manner. Take ownership of complex investigations and work closely with 3rd line Technical Support.

  • Management of all Data Services NOC queues including incident allocation and technical validations/reviews

  • Management of technically escalated issues that may require hands-on management of 3rd party vendor activities and customer liaison.

  • Monitoring network performance, highlighting any deficiencies through the appropriate channels via network health checks and identification of activities that present risk to the live networks. Action and resolve using the correct processes and procedures.

  • Provide operational assistance to all areas of Network Operations, mentor and train members of the NOC and Service Desk.

Experience Required

  • Requires an advanced understanding of IP networking specifically Cisco and Juniper.

  • Experience working on Data/IP networks completing 1st/2nd level diagnostics across multiple technologies and Vendors preferred.

  • Ability to train and mentor lesser experienced members of the team.

  • Good communication skills with ability to converse technical information to all audiences.

  • Good organisational skills with ability to work within defined service level agreements and effectively multi-task.

  • Advanced 2nd line technical competency level that spans all Data related technologies.

  • Willingness and ability to train Service Desk staff on technical, functional and procedural items.

This is a great opportunity to join a market leading organisation who invest heavily in training & career development of their employees.

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