Network Engineer Reporting to - euNetworks

Network Engineer Reporting to - euNetworks

Job Description

Job title:

Reporting to:


Network Engineer



Overall Purpose

Working as a member of the A&E team, this role is responsible for the implementing

network designs of DWDM, SDH/SONE, MPLS and IP network solutions to deliver new

services, as well as to migrate and extend existing services to new markets. This

position is focused on supporting and developing the metro and long haul DWDM


Main Responsibilities

• To work as a member of one or more small project teams, or individually as

required, to implement network solutions to realise euNetworks business goals.

Assignments will vary over time, and will be agreed as part of personal objectives

• The role may include designation as “Engineering Lead” for some aspect of the

overall network. This entails primary responsibility for the consistency and

integrity of that aspect of the network, technical leadership of any associated

project team and collaboration with internal customers (especially product

managers) to develop scalable, continually upgradeable solutions

• The initial focus will be to concentrate on defining „Initial designs‟ and BOM (Bill

Of Materials) specification, including costing, configuration, test & turn-up and

operational acceptance documentation, using the appropriate euNetworks

processes and systems

• Occasional 4th Line technical support and SME (Subject Matter Expert)

• Continual learning and participation in the wider technical community to stay

abreast of developments, developing and maintaining contacts within the

international carrier community e.g. MEF, Ripe, IEEE

• Support to enable fulfill these responsibilities will be provided by the more senior



• Possibly a graduate in a numerate discipline, possibly with a higher degree and

membership of a relevant professional association (e.g. ACM, BCS, IEE or IEEE),

but skill and experience are regarded as the most important qualifications

• Minimum 3 years experience in the implementation, design and/or operation of a

large DWDM network, preferably for an Internet Service Provider or

telecommunications operator, and should include some of the following:

SDH/Sonet network design and build , e1 through to OTU4

Ringe protection mechanisms e.g. APS/UPSR/BLSR

Strong experience of Nortel, Infinera, Ciena, Huawei

Knowledge and experience of GMPLS

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Knowledge and experience of TCP/IP – IP Services Protocol Suite

Thorough understanding of Implementation and Operational issues,

demonstrated by a very practical approach to designing solutions

Backbone traffic engineering skills

Experience of implementing large and small scale network utilizing third

party remote hands organisations

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