Principle Core Network Engineer

City of Bristol, South West England
14 Nov 2017
13 Jan 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Principal Core Network Engineer

Incredible opportunity for a Principal Core Network Engineer to work with a major Bristol based government project's development of the infrastructure and platform for experimentation in their computing offering. Opportunity to join an expanding team working on innovative technology.

The experience we need.

* Minimum of 3 years real experience in an enterprise network environment (specialised in fibre based fixed and wireless networks)
* Proven experience in Linux networking and network management
* Proven experience in fibre network - design, installation, operation and troubleshooting- with hands-on experience
* Proven experience in packet network troubleshooting, including packet analysis
* Understanding of SDN and NFV principles (OpenDayLight and ETSI NFV, ETSI MANO)
* Understanding of SDN Controller principles for IoT applications

* Knowledge on Software Defined Networking (SDN) & Network Function Virtualisation (NFV)
* Proven experience on Wireless LAN/PAN (802.11 and 802.15.4 families)
* Certified Cisco Network Administrator (CCNA) or equivalent
* Advanced notions on Cyber/Network Security

* Ability to work in and for the team (comfortable with Agile methodologies)
* Excellent verbal and written communication skills
* Ability and desire to learn quickly
* Ability to work to deadlines while demonstrating a track record for innovation and creativity

The role.

A Principal Core Network Engineer will work on the development of infrastructure and platform for experimentation in the computing offering.

The Company.

Successful delivery of this plan will be critical to achieving the prime objective: economic growth and job creation for Bristol. Being part of a project which includes collaboration between the technology, media & telecommunications industry, universities, local communities, and local and national government.

What you'll get in return.

A genuinely unique and challenging career opportunity to use your engineering and communications skills in a newly created position. The Core Network Engineer can expect to join a world class systems engineering team, interfacing with High Performance Networks, Radio Systems and Wireless Communication Systems functions.

How to apply

If this sounds of interest then please click apply or forward your CV to Rachael Ellison at Rethink Recruitment.

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