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Our network team project manages, designs, tests and deploys networking solutions from start to finish. A team of Optical Fibre Specialists, Network and Principal Network Engineers as well as Architects always willing to go above and beyond, keen on driving innovation to help advance the company. This role will provide 4th line support, design solutions to time, cost and quality and will create proven best practices in the transport and transmission domains.
We are keen to speak to people who have a minimum of 3 years of networking experience in a Carrier, ISP or large Enterprise environment and should be hungry for hands-on experience, have a desire to think outside of the box and have strong understanding in at least two or more domains of IP Networks, IP Security, DWDM, VoIP or XGS-PON.
Gigaclear is a high growth company delivering fibre-optic broadband to underserved rural communities in England. We have grown from 100 to 600 emplyess over the past 5 years which lends itself to internal development and progression and our ambitious growth plans continue.
Key Accountability & Responsibilities
Ownership of allocated project deliveries in the Networks area
Collaborate with external suppliers to resolve Network issues
Implement low-level designs in alignment with architecture principles and standards for the specific domain of expertise
Ensure all changes to the network are documented through Change Management Process
Contributing to the improvement of processes and approaches within the department
Support problem solving complex network and security challenges across multiple functions
Provide guidance and mentoring to other engineers, supporting the design, implementation and troubleshooting when required
Manage hardware & software lifecycle issues for the respective domains of responsibility
Knowledge & Skills
Knowledge of multiple network technologies IP, Ethernet, Switching, QinQ, VPLS, MPLS
Experienced in Firewall operation and design as well as security zoning best practices.
Cisco and Juniper exposure as a minimum
Practical knowledge of BGP, OSPF and layer 3 traffic engineering.
Experience in documentation of technical issues.
Experienced in Optical Network planning and dimensioning (DWDM)
Exposure to OTN design from a major equipment vendor
Practical knowledge in XGS-PON solutions
Experience with SIP/VoIP platforms and WebRTC/RTP media gateways, SIP infrastructure
Technically competent with various Office software programs, such as Visio, Word, Excel, PowerPoint Desirable
Programming skills (e.g.: python) and infrastructure automation (e.g.: ansible) desirable
Note, there would be occasional visits to Datacentre, an on-call element for 3rd and 4th line, plus out of hours working, for which you would be compensated for separately
“Gigaclear is a vibrant, fast paced, exciting company to work for. It presents new challenges every day as we grow, reaching targets we've never reached before!” - taken from our annual employee survey.
Here at Gigaclear, we aspire to tackle connectivity inequality and make life more digitally advanced. We are bridging the digital divide - bringing all the benefits of ultrafast fibre broadband, directly to homes and businesses across the UK.
Staff rewards, benefits and opportunities
We foster a collaborative, engaging culture that empowers staff to grow and maximise their skills. We want to challenge our people in a fair environment where hard work is rewarded and a path for progression is open to all.
Generous employer pension; up to 8% matched contribution
Income protection & life assurance
25 days holiday (plus bank holidays), holiday purchase scheme and Yay Days!
Health cash plan, 24/7 remote GP access and Employee Assistance Programme including counselling & legal advice
Unlimited access to LinkedIn Learning
Long service benefits and monthly employee recognition
Enhanced maternity and paternity provisions
Flexible working environment
Health & Wellbeing initiatives and company funded social events
Our approach is to work guided by our mission, vision and values.
Find a way, Be committed, Do the right thing, Keep it simple