Position: Data Network Engineer
Salary: Negotiable
Ref: 522959_1579088839
Job Type: Permanent
Published On: 15/01/2020
Contact Name: Jenna Jackson
Client: SSE plc

Base Location: Havant

Salary: £Competitive depending on skills and experience

Working Pattern: Permanent | Full Time 37 hours per week

About the Department

SSE Enterprise comprises three companies: Contracting, Telecoms and Distributed Energy.

SSE Enterprise Telecoms operates a 13,700km private telecoms network, with 265 Points of Presence and connectivity to over 80 commercial data centres that span the UK. With its extensive telecoms engineering experience, the company provides commercial security with unrivalled in-house engineering resource to Service Providers, Large Enterprises and the Public Sector providing a competitive range of leading-edge Ethernet, Cloud Connect, Optical Networking and Co-location services.

What is the Role?

We are looking for a Data Network Engineer to join our operational team to support the UK wide data network which provides mission critical services to the SSE group and external commercial customers.

The role will primarily involve provisioning of customer services also supporting and implementing project support requests which includes out of hours changes. You will also provide tier 3 support to the 24/7 NOC including fault finding of services and the network.

What do I need?

As the Data Network Engineer, you will be a motivated individual who keeps abreast of industry developments and innovation. Ideally you will have come from a Telecoms background and have experience of Nokia ALU, however, Cisco experience will also be considered too.

To fulfil this role, you will be a strong team player, be able to prioritise workloads and demonstrate excellent communication and time management skills.

It is essential that you have experience of the following:

- Configuring Ethernet L2 services such as VPLS and EVPNs

- Experience in basic router configuration configuring OSPF, MPLS, RSVP and LDP

- Full product knowledge in the 7750 SR product family and the 7210 SAS SX whilst using NSP including NFM-P (5620 SAM)

- Troubleshooting commands and be able to troubleshoot faults

- Analysis and reporting on network performance

It would also be advantageous if you possess experience of L3 Ethernet ISP services and Nokia NRS, MEF and Cisco qualifications (CCNA or CCNP).

Our Benefits

We're committed to ensuring we offer our people a great place to work, with competitive salary, contributory pension plan and benefits package. Why not watch our short employee benefits video to see what else is on offer?

Next Steps

For more information about this role, or to discuss any adjustments you require to submit your application please get in touch with sse.

Please be aware if you are successful, you'll be required to complete our pre-employment screening process before joining SSE.

About SSE

We all have different skills here at SSE and that's what makes us stand out. We all take pride in a job well done and share the belief that an inclusive culture is key to our success and vision for the future. Above all, safety is at the heart of everything we do at SSE and we live by the mantra 'if it's not safe, we don't do it'.

SSE is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.