IP Operations Engineer
6d ago

About the Role

This is a hands-on role for an experienced network engineer able to work as part of a team and on a self-starter basis.

This role will be supporting all aspects of the Gamma IP Operational Network across multiple sites and will involve travel, sometimes at short notice.

A strong background in IP networks is required, combined with exposure to both Service Provider, Security and Operational environments.

You’ll Provide technical assistance and expertise across a range of vendor hardware, operating systems & configurations in support of the Gamma Operational IP Network.

Travel between Operational Sites and Data Centres will be a requirement for this role.

There will be a requirement to support change activity and network implementation tasks outside of normal working hours.

About You

Applicants will typically be qualified to degree level in an engineering or related technical discipline and have experience in an operational role within a Service Provider / Network environment.

An essential requirement is to hold a current CCNA or JNCIA qualification and a demonstrable understanding of the processes / tools employed for diagnosing in-service problems

  • You will be a driven and motivated individual with operational experience across both Juniper and Cisco technologies.
  • You’ll have a good understanding of policy / rule configuration and operation and awareness of NextGen security features across both Palo-Alto and Fortinet Firewalls
  • You’ll have previous experience of working within 3rd Party data centre environments, performing hardware / cable installs and ancillary duties.
  • Demonstrable knowledge of supporting and configuring Juniper and Cisco network hardware and operating systems, employing standard service provider technologies.
  • Ideally you’ll have a personal or professional Interest in automation and Python scripting
  • You’ll be comfortable working effectively and accurately when working to multiple competing deadlines
  • You’ll have excellent communication skills with the ability to communicate at all levels with a flair for articulating your thinking
  • You’ll be comfortable in a fast-paced environment, working across multiple projects simultaneously
  • About Gamma

    Gamma is a leading supplier of voice, data and mobile products and services in the UK.

    People are the lifeblood of our success. The people working for us are unusually passionate and enthusiastic about what they do.

    That’s because the ethos within our company is an open, friendly, honest, non-political environment, whilst always being responsive, flexible, committed and hardworking.

    In 2019 we were voted one of The Sunday Times 100 Best Companies to Work For’ for the sixth time.

    We know giving you the right tools and training is essential. Full training will be given on our products as well as ongoing coaching and support.

    There are many good reasons to join Gamma. You’ll find we work in a relaxed environment with an emphasis on delivering the highest quality in everything we do.

    We strive to make decisions based on individual merit and ability. We welcome applications from all sections of the community and promote equality of opportunity in accordance with the Equality Act 2010.

    Please note we only use recruitment agencies registered on our preferred suppliers list and as such, any speculative CV’s received will not be considered.

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