Position: Network Engineer
Salary: GBP40000 - GBP53000 per annum
Ref: 521925_1572252509
Job Type: Permanent
Published On: 28/10/2019
Contact Name: Jenna Jackson
Client: SSE plc

Base Location: Havant

Salary: £40,000 - £53,000 depending on skills and experience

Working Pattern: Permanent | Full Time 37 hours per week

About the Department

The Enterprise Division comprises four companies: Contracting, Rail, Telecoms and Utilities. The SSE Enterprise Projects and Operational Support Team support the entire Enterprise division leading the deployment of best practice in assurance, project management, engineering and in handling strategic projects.

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?

Due to significant growth, SSE Enterprise Telecoms Operations team is recruiting for Network Engineers. As part of the Transmission Engineering team; you'll be responsible for recording, repairing, maintenance and installation of the Transmission network.

The successful candidates will be responsible for the integration and maintenance of the various Transmission platforms, as well liaising with vendors, and suppliers. You will be responsible for the delivery of network performance against committed service levels, and will perform postmortem reviews, identifying root cause, corrective actions and creating service improvement. You'll also ensure resolution of all network pervasive issues and all T3 engineering faults.

You'll also be responsible for the management of third-party delivery against SLA and will initiate service reviews with Telecoms partners to review; break fix performance, technical issues, process improvements, project interaction etc. You'll check final approvals of all operational changes before handover to NOC and will ensure a cohesive approach within the Engineering team.

What do I need?

To be considered for this role, you will have extensive experience of the following: Ciena OneControl, Infinera DNA-M, Sorrento Gigamux, and Turin Traverse platforms. Ideally you will have knowledge Microwave Radio, and PDH, however, it is not essential.

You should have strong telecoms knowledge, including fibre optics, PDH, SDH and Layer 2 Ethernet with a positive and flexible approach in the workplace.

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

Our Benefits

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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.

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'.

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