Telecommunications focussed Fibre / Copper Cabling Engineer

Undisclosed Company
City of London, London
£29000 - £32000 per annum
11 Aug 2017
25 Aug 2017
Manpower UK
Job Type
Manpower are currently recruiting for a Telecommunications focussed Server, Network and Infrastructure support engineer to join their Client - an on-site delivery specialist for multi-vendor products and services.

The successful candidate will be required to work as part of a team providing Server, Network and Infrastructure support within two London based datacentres. Specific experience within copper & fibre cabling work will be very advantageous for the applicant.

The successful candidate should be flexible, proactive and have the ability to communicate with the customer at all levels. They should be able to demonstrate good administrative skills, possess good written and verbal communication skills. Essentially be prepared to deliver the level of service this customer demands and generally have a "can do" attitude. They should be prepared to assist in covering other locations when required and be prepared to work closely with their colleagues to ensure the customer receives the best possible service. Engineer may be requested to provide service out of core business hours as part of change management for planned interventions

The tasks will include (but not limited to):

*Network installations and support in two Data Centres
*On-site service support of remote network & telecom teams
*Working with on-site team to set-up, rack, Re-calibrate, and maintain Network &
Telecom equipment, Cabling Fibre and Copper using various test and measuring equipment
*Engineer may be requested to provide service out of core business hours as part of change management for planned interventions.
*Support troubleshooting of the network devices
*Troubleshoot of the trunk cables within the two data hall
Initiates and owns escalation to the appropriate Supplier staff and or Customer Representative for resolution that require assistance of more technical resources within the Supplier or Customer organization
*Coordinate and manage escalations for data issues with supplementary Service Providers performing additional data services.

Required skills and attributes

*Similar level as CCNA
*Basic knowledge of DC voltage
*Ability to use tools and measurements which are compliant with approved certification process for infrastructure cabling fibre and copper
*Must have a strong understanding of all major aspects of systems and network equipment HW and FW/SW & knowledge of multiple platforms,
*Knowledge of Cisco, Avaya, Checkpoint UTM (Unified Threat Management), Quest Software (Rebadged Dell), TCPWave (Rebadged Dell), Palo Alto Network Device (firewall), Bluecoat / Arcsight, Guardian (Rebadged Dell), NAS Filers components (Hard disk drives, PCI cards, ESM modules, PSUs), HSM Security Modules (Safenet / Thales / etc), NetApp, Stratus, Juniper, F5-BIG IP, Solace, Maxeler

It will be desirable for the applicant to own:

*Technical associate's degree or equivalent experience and 2-4 years related experience.
*Working knowledge of protocol analysis tools
*Intermediate troubleshooting and problem solving phone skills. Uses quantitative data to draw conclusions.
*Intermediate computer skills with the ability to utilize computerised work order systems to perform issued work orders. Also maintains inventory of all associated parts.
*Network technicians will be trained to CAT 5/CAT 6 certification standards
*UTP and Fibre optic cabling installation, testing, and repair

Interested? Think you can do it? Please apply for this role with a CV which will highlight your transferable skills and experience.

More jobs like this