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Network Operations Centre Engineer NOC 24x7

Network Operations Centre Engineer NOC 24x7

Posted 27 November 2019 by @mecscomms
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@mecscomms is recruiting for a permanent Network Operations Centre Engineer, to remotely manage & support customer solutions on behalf of a global ICT managed service provider. Working within the technical operations centre in Leeds, as part of a 24x7 monitoring & support team, the Network Engineer will provide technical support across a range of WAN network, internet, cyber security & cloud solutions. The position would suit & aspiring network & IT professional, willing to work as part of a 24/7 shift rota. More details can be found below….

Position: Network Operations Centre Engineer, Technical Support, 1st / 2nd Line

Location: Holbeck, Leeds, West Yorkshire (LS11)

Hours: 12 hour shifts

Shift pattern: 4 days (0700 - 1900), 4 days off, 4 nights (1900 - 0700), 4 days off

Duration: Permanent, full time

Salary: up to £25,000 basic, £3,600 shift + benefits

Environment: ICT, IT, Technology, Cloud, Hosted Services, Internet, Hosting, Telecom, Telco, Managed Service Provider, ISP, Cloud Computing, SaaS, NMC, TAC, TMC, Data Centre, DC, Datacentre, Datacentre, Data Centre, Network Operations Centre, Monitoring, Troubleshooting, Fault, Repair, Diagnostics, IT Support Technician, Service Desk Analyst, Helpdesk Executive, Help, Customer Service, Technical Support Agent, 1st Line, Graduate, Grad, ITIL, CCNA, MCP, MCSE, MCSA, CompTIA+, Network+, Degree, Masters, MSc, BSc, BA, Cisco Router, Switch, OSPF, TCPIP, BGP, MPLS, Broadband, ADSL, DSL, xDSL, SDSL, DNS, Ethernet, Leased Line, Firewall, IP Address, Domain Name, Hosted Exchange, Windows, Linux, UNIX, IIS, Apache, Cisco, CCNA.

Key Activity:

*Monitor core infrastructure, applications & customer solutions
*Respond to fault & trouble tickets
*Incident & problem management
*Investigate & troubleshoot technical issues
*Provide problem diagnosis, using appropriate support tools
*Ensure trouble tickets are updated
*Manage escalations where required
*Safeguard customer SLA & KPI's
*Maintaining documentation, including network diagrams
*Implement change management requests


The Support Analyst will monitor, troubleshoot & escalate network & system issues utilising a variety of tools & procedures.

The network engineer will be supporting IP networking technologies including Cisco Routers & Switches (to CCNA level), TCP/IP, OSPF, BGP, MPLS, IP Addressing, Subnetting, ADSL, Ethernet, Leased Lines, LES, LAN, WAN, Cyber Security etc. You will also monitor & support Firewalls, DNS, Email, Web & Managed Hosting solutions & UC / VoIP etc.

Providing technical support, the network engineer will deal directly with customers, suppliers & other internal departments, managing incidents, logging support tickets & escalating as required. You will also monitor & react to alerts for the local data centre & the infrastructures within it.


*Monitor core infrastructure, applications & customer solutions
*Respond to fault & trouble tickets
*Incident & problem management
*Investigate & troubleshoot technical issues
*Make network changes to customer routers
*Testing circuits on 3rd party systems
*Adjusting Line profiles for DSL circuits
*Diagnosing network issues at a 1st & 2nd line level
*Carrying out 1st line checks with customers
*Identifying faulty hardware & arranging replacements
*Reacting to core alerts & escalating accordingly
*Monitoring the core network & high priority circuits/sites
*Working with 3rd party vendors & suppliers
*Providing good customer service at all times

This role offers the opportunity to work within a Service Provider's network & offers exposure to a number of technologies & products which is ideal for someone wishing to gain network exposure & experience.

Candidate profile:

The ideal candidate will have a good understanding of routing & switching, IP protocols, IP addressing, Subnets, DNS & Windows / Linux infrastructure. This can be theoretical knowledge from a CCNA / MCSE / MCP or commercial experience.

You should be familiar with a broad range of IT & Network infrastructures, particularly those associated with the provision of managed IT services, Cloud Computing, Hosting, Systems Integrations, Telecoms, Networking & Unified Communications etc. Your experience, skills & attributes are likely to include some of the following:

*LAN & WAN networking
*Technical support
*Familiarly with any of the following: Cisco, Huawei, Juniper, Fortinet, Palo Alto
*Familiarly with any of the following: DSL, Broadband, Fibre, Ethernet, Fttcm, EFM, EoFTTC
*The willingness to achieve network related certifications such as CCENT, CCNA, CCNP
*Ability to think logically & solve problems
*Quick learner & enjoys new challenges
*Open to change & enjoys a fast-paced environment
*Experience of working towards SLAs, OLAs & KPIs
*Excellent oral & written communication
*Strong commercial & technical acumen
*Eager to receive training & achieve professional accreditation

Candidates must be willing & able to work as part of a 24*7*365 shift rota, including evening & weekend work.

Company profile:

This managed IT & cloud service provider is a global leader in the converged ICT space. They utilise cutting edge technology combined with systems & network integrator capabilities, to deliver digital business transformation through their virtualisation & managed service portfolio. They have developed a comprehensive product suite comprising Networks, Infrastructure, Cloud, Hosting, Unified Comms, Collaboration, Cyber Security, Enterprise Mobility Security & Managed IT services. You'll be joining a collaborative team of circa 700 colleagues, dedicated to delivering managed outsource technology services to a wide range of customers including; large enterprise, mid-tier, SME's & the public sector.

The package offered for this role includes: basic salary, shift allowance, pension, health, life assurance, up to 25 days holiday & work perk discounts.

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Required skills

  • Diagnostics
  • Fault
  • Helpdesk
  • Monitoring
  • Repair
  • TAC
  • Troubleshooting
  • Data Center
  • NOC
  • DC
  • NMC
  • Service Desk Analyst
  • Data Centre
  • IT Support Technician
  • Datacentre
  • Datacenter
  • Network Operations Centre
  • TMC

Reference: 39459794

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