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Location

UK

Reports To

Network Engineering Team Lead

Overall Job Scope

The Role of the IP/MPLS Network Engineer is to manage, develop, evolve, and support Epsilon’s global IP/MPLS network infrastructure supporting Public IP, Layer2, IP-VPN and SD-WAN services.

Accountabilities

  • Serve as direct report for team of network engineers, providing leadership accordingly.
  • Monitor network engineering team objectives and progress to ensure the KPI’s for the team are being met
  • Conduct regular one to one meeting with members of the network team to ensure they are consistently progressing toward meeting their assigned objectives and agreed learning objectives
  • Act as primary stakeholder for assigned network projects when necessary, assembling an execution plan and providing operation support as needed
  • Provide support to rest of the team as needed with any BAU or planned works tasks
  • Foster an agenda to automate routine network tasks as much as possible
  • Work with external teams such as Product and IS to provide technical feedback where required
  • Participation in required meetings
  • Train new team members where needed and provide additional instruction to existing team members to ensure everyone has the tools needed to succeed
  • Assist in the ongoing development and enforcement of documented processes such as change control procedures for network changes
  • Support the operational NOC and Provisioning teams when needed as a tier3 escalation point of contact
  • Participate in an on-call rotation if required

Skills and Knowledge

  • Leadership skills managing a team of network engineers by example, acting as a mentor when they require support on certain issues they may encounter through their daily work
  • Proven track record as a network engineer with solid working knowledge of service provider network technologies, such as IP-MPLS, BGP and SD-WAN solutions. Preferably with Juniper platforms.
  • Familiarity with Transmission networks (DWDM, OTN, SDH, etc)
  • Exposure to voice network infrastructure is a plus
  • Commercial experience of using network automation tools such as Python, Ansible, Chef, Puppet and vendor tools
  • Ability to solve design and operational problems, plan and schedule complex communication system or services upgrades, modifications, and new equipment deployment and network integration.
  • Knowledge of Junos OS, Junos Space and CSD along with their APIs a plus.
  • Desire to work in a fast-paced environment and willingness to multitask are crucial.
  • Self-motivated and driven by technology evolution driving or developing business benefit.
  • Track record of success in this industry with specific background in data network and its recent evolution into the Cloud.
  • Degree & or equivalent Technology related achievement

Additional Requirements

  • 3-5 years’ experience in a telecommunication service provider
  • Cloud networking skills is a plus
  • Hold a valid JNCIP or CCNP certificate or able to demonstrate equivalent experience is a plus.
  • Selected candidate is subject to background check

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