Network Engineer

Scotland, Perth & Kinross
11 Oct 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Engineering, IT

Job Title: Network Engineer

Location: Perth

Salary: Based on skills and experience

Permanent | Full Time Hours

Our Role

As a Network Engineer, you will initiate and take part in service reviews with SSE Enterprise Telecoms partners to review break fix performance, technical issues, process improvements and project interaction.

You will be responsible for the delivery of network performance against committed service levels including performing and documenting completed reviews, identifying root cause, corrective actions and creating service improvement. With strong communication and management skills, you will ensure a cohesive approach within the Engineering team and you will be solely responsible for final approval of all operational changes before handover to the Network Operations Centre.

There will be a particular focus in this role on Microwave, SDH, PDH and satellite systems technologies.

Your Skills and Experience

To be successful in this role, you should be proficient to a Tier 3 / 4 standard in support of the networks directly under their supervision including SDH, PDH, Microwave Radio, TSAT, PMR Systems, and low power radio, and ideally have relevant experience working with systems such as Connection Master and SIAE within a NOC environment in the telecoms industry.

It would also be an advantage to have experience of fibre optics, IP routing, SNMP, high voltage transmission equipment, electrical protection, and intertripping.

We're looking for someone with an analytical mind and the ability to sectionalise problems and approach a resolution in a logical and calm manner.

Our Company

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.

Our Benefits

We have an excellent benefits package as part of our offering. Here's a few highlights;

- Generous holiday allowance (you can even buy additional holidays)

- Great share plans

- Group Pension Plan

- One day paid volunteering

- Tailored internal development opportunities

Next Steps

Just click the Apply button to submit your application, it doesn't take long.

Closing date for applications is: 25th October 2018

This vacancy is open to internal and external candidates. If you're internal, please notify your line manager before you submit your application. If you're successful, we'll conduct some pre-employment checks.

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