|Position:||Network Engineer Nokia/ALU|
|Contact Name:||Jenna Jackson|
Base Location: Havant
Salary: £Competitive 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?
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?
You will be a motivated individual who keeps abreast of industry developments and innovation. You'll bring experience in the telecoms networking industry including Nokia ALU. 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) is essential
- Troubleshooting commands and be able to troubleshoot faults
- Analysis and reporting on network performance
It would also be advantageous but not essential if you had experience of L3 Ethernet ISP services and Nokia NRS, MEF and Cisco qualifications.
Please be aware if you are successful, you'll be required to complete our pre-employment screening process before joining SSE.
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