Senior IP Design Engineer


Time Type

Full time


Competitive Salary


Amazing Benefits

Close Date


Area of Business

Planning & Engineering, IT


Reading - Green Park, Brook Drive

Job ID 00033565

About the role

About the role

The Senior IP Design Engineer works with stakeholders across divisions within Virgin Media O2 to deliver effective, efficient and economic designs and influence technical design outcomes. In this role you will develop IP solutions against agreed design principles and technical standards to produce secure and resilient designs, documentation, implementation methodology, materials and resource requirements for complex solutions that comply with architecture, security and health & safety standards.

This position give you the opportunity to lead, develop and create high level design documentation for the core IP network to enable an impact assessment response, or a feasibility response, for complex customer requirements to be completed within the customer required operational level agreement.

The must haves

In order to be considered, you must have the following experience;

  • Degree or equivalent

  • Vendor Certifications, such as Cisco CCNA/CCNP, Juniper JNCIS/JNCIP, Alcatel 3RP/SRA etc.

  • An expert understanding of IP networks and protocols, including the setting up of MPLS paths, addressing schemes, BGP, IS-IS, OSPF, RIP and of signalling protocols such as RSVP and LDP.

The other stuff we're looking for

We'd also love you to bring;

  • Familiarity with ISP platforms, including DHCP/Radius/DNS/Caching

  • Maintains a good technical knowledge of ISP/Telecommunications product capabilities and the technical framework in which they operate

  • In-depth experience of ISP/Telecommunications networks, Voice, Core IP and Optical Transport technologies, products and services.

    Require good knowledge of IPv6, F5, Cisco Nexus and the Cisco Firepower Firewall.

What's in it for you?

As you're already a valued member of the Virgin Media or O2 family, you'll know lots about the amazing stuff we do to take care of our people.

As we're prioritising our amazing internal talent, this role is only eligible for internal applicants or applications from our contingent workforce.

This role is a level 4. We can chat to you one on one about how your overall benefits may change, if you're successful.

Next steps

If you think you've got what it takes to make a move, we'd love to hear from you. It's important that you take the time to submit a formal application via Workday. When you apply, you'll be asked about any adjustments you might need to support the recruitment process. Let us know, and we'll be sure to discuss it with you.

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