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Network Engineer

Job description

Network engineer - Bilingual (English & Mandarin)

  • Up to £60,000 per annum + benefits
  • Minimum 3 years experience managing CDNs in an MSP
  • Must have CCNP qualification
  • Bi-Lingual in English and Mandarin

Spectrum IT has partnered with a global leader in Content delivery networks. With a global network of over 2800 PoPs and more than 20 years of technology expertise, their goal is to ensure that users have the best experience while providing a secure network that fosters the development of the internet.

As part of their continued growth and expansion in the EMEA region they need a network engineer to join their London team. As a network engineer cooperatively manage and support hundreds POP network with dozens of ISPs across the globe, including, but not limited to, POP build out and redesign, BGP optimization, ISP coordination, and daily operations.

The must have skills/experience:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent in computer science or a similar technical discipline
  • CCNP certified or higher
  • Strong experience in administering a large-scale, highly distributed service network for 24x7 production, preferably for revenue generation and not enterprise support
  • Strong hands-on experience with configuring, maintaining, and troubleshooting a BGP network
  • Strong knowledge of Internet protocols (TCP/IP, HTTP, VPN, etc.)
  • Strong experience with layer 3 routing and layer 2 switching
  • Experience with ethernet troubleshooting tools and methods
  • A strong detail orientated approach
  • Strong communication skills

Beneficial but not essential skills/experience:

  • Bi-Lingual with high level of English and mandarin skills
  • A self-starter who can work with independence and little supervision

To apply or hear more about this role, please contact or call 02380 765 304

Please note candidates must be UK based and possess a British passport or indefinite leave to remain in the UK. We cannot consider applications from those on PSW visa's or tier 2 spousal visas. This role is open to hybrid working but applications from candidates looking to relocate from abroad or un-commutable distances from the Southampton office cannot be considered.

Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Limited is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.