Telecommunications and Network Specialist

Costello & Reyes Limited
London (Greater)
14 Apr 2018
16 May 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Telecommunications and Network Specialist

My client, a well-established company within the health and retail sectors are keen to recruit a talented Network Engineer to join their established team in London, as they continue to grow their organisation throughout 2018. They are offering up to £70,000 along with an attractive benefits package.

You will be responsible for:

  • Designs, installs, upgrades, configures and repairs local and wide area network hardware and infrastructure for my client and their business partners.
  • Performs deep dive analysis on network and telecom related problems.
  • Evaluates, tests, and recommends appropriate technology, assists in the preparation of proposals and solutions presentations.
  • Manages and maintains the Cisco CUCM/Finesse systems.
  • Develop Cisco call scripting solutions to reduce telephone call volumes.
  • Installs and maintains latest Cisco routers, switches.
  • Performs testing of new equipment prior to installation.
  • Installs and tests computers and related network hardware in a networked environment.
  • Installs and tests approved software and software upgrades in a networked environment.
  • Ensures the integrity of Cisco equipment with fault tolerance.
  • Manages and is responsible for the maintenance, upkeep and uptime of the data center network equipment.
  • Manages and is responsible for the maintenance, upkeep and uptime of all sites network equipment.
  • Develops and coordinates network replacement plan.
  • Setup and management of the call center wallboards (Comstice).
  • Creates and maintains comprehensive documentation for all development and production networks with detailed maps (Visio).
  • Maintains, supports and monitors all aspects of the Cisco Voice infrastructure – CCX and CUCM.
  • Auditing telecom invoices.
  • Assists in vendor selection for voice and data services.
  • Voice and data circuit MACDs.
  • Maintains, installs and provides support for video conferencing services.
  • Maintains and supports corporate call recording solution.
  • Recommends and maintains the primary NMS systems.
  • Act as the primary representatives to provide networking solutions.
  • Develops and mentors site coordinators with network troubleshooting techniques.
  • 24X7 on call support.

Skills, experience and education needed:

  • Knowledge of the principles, practices and techniques used in administering complex network environment.
  • Certified to minimal ITIL V3 Foundation level.
  • Strong networking skills across all infrastructure.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage projects.
  • Analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Management Information Systems, Engineering or other relevant field.
  • Knowledge in Data Centre, Routing/Switching, Wireless, Collaboration.
  • Certifications in CCDE, CCSP, CCNP, CCNA, PCNSE and CCS-N a definite advantage.
  • Minimum of 5 to 10 years directly related work experience in network engineering and architecture.
  • Ability to communicate in another European language would be advantageous (German, Italian).
  • Proficient in Microsoft Professional Applications Word, Excel, Power Point, and Visio.
  • Solid experience in designing and managing MPLS/VPLS Networks.
  • Strong knowledge of operating systems including Windows 2012, UNIX, CISCO CUCM, CISCO CCX, Linux, and VMware.
  • CISCO Webex, Telepresence and Spark administration.
  • Protocols: All layer 2, layer 3 protocols.
  • Firewalls: Cisco ASA 5500.
  • Hardware Platform: Cisco ASRs, Catalyst Switches, Cisco Routers, Nexus Switches, Meraki.

If you want to be involved in a matured start up where you will have a direct impact on the Network functions then this is a great opportunity for you. Please note that you may be required to travel for this opportunity.

Should you be interested in this position, please do send your profile and call for further information.

Costello and Reyes operate as both a recruitment business and recruitment agency for its clients.

Unfortunately, sponsorship cannot be provided so you must have the right to work in the UK.

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