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Network Engineer (IP Provisioning)

Job Title: Network Engineer (IP Provisioning)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Basingstoke, Hampshire
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + 10% Bonus + Benefits
Start Date: ASAP
REF: 10864/001
Contact Name: Thomas Green
Contact Email:
Job Published: over 2 years ago

Job Description

Network Provisioning Engineer - Basingstoke - £40,000p.a. + Bonus + Benefits

I am currently recruiting for a Network Provisioning Engineer to work for an enterprise scale IT & Telecommunications organisation based in Basingstoke. In this role you will be responsible for the accurate and timely placement of all 3rd party access circuits with approved EU off-net providers.

  • Ensure ownership of each customer order by actively managing all inter-departmental interfaces
  • Manage customer orders to meet or exceed internal metrics
  • Ensure the veracity of customer service designs by completing standard testing including both in-house network elements and third party leased components.
  • Identify chronic failures and implement relevant service improvement plans to ensure a long term resolution of these failures.
  • Produce and verify customer service designs during order implementation. These designs will encapsulate both in-house network elements in addition to third party leased components.
  • Validate customer service design information within the provisioning/order entry databases, and initiate improvement and implementation plans for legacy customer service designs to maximise available network capacity and drive down expenditure on third party leased networks.

Skills / Experience required;

  • Ideally Cisco certified (CCNA/CCNP/CCIP) IP Provisioner. or equivalent experience
  • Exceptional customer relationship management skills at all levels up to executive level.
  • Proven experience in a Telecommunications industry
  • Proven experience in delivering successful projects through virtual cross-functional teams as well as 3rd party contractors and external suppliers
  • Process Management Experience of configuration and troubleshooting of customer services on a large IP network
  • Technical skills include;
    • TCP/IP - IP Services Protocol Suite;
    • BGP design and configuration skills, over a SONET/SDH transport layer / Ethernet
    • Hands-on configuration experience of a wide range of Cisco and Juniper hardware, and associated operating systems;
    • RIPE LIR policies and procedures;
    • IPVPN/ MPLS configuration skills (RFC 2547, RSVP TE, Martini draft);
    • Working knowledge of VPLS technology
    • Experience of: IPv6, OSPF, NAT,OSI, rDNS delegation, layer 2 switching, spanning tree, vlans, hsrp.
    • Working knowledge of remote configuration of probs/NIDs

If this is of interest please apply for an initial conversation