Senior Network Engineer


Time Type

Full time


Competitive Salary


Amazing Benefits

Close Date


Area of Business

IT, Network Assurance


Birmingham - Eagle Court Coventry Road

Job ID 00030907

About the role

This is a brilliant opportunity to join our CTO division within Core Infrastructure Support who are multi-disciplinary team within Operations, responsible for providing a tertiary support function for the platforms within our control. You will be joining a strong team of 7 engineers who are known for their supportive nature and dedication to doing a phenomenal job!

The role will involve 1 or 2 days per week in either our Reading or Birmingham offices so ensure you are commutable to one of those locations. We do offer flexibility with hours but please note that there will be a 1 in 5 on call rota which will receive a standby allowance.

The must haves

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

  • Extensive experience in supporting carrier /enterprise grade network infrastructure, Juniper, Nokia and/or Cisco.

  • Comfortable in a multi-vendor, multi-protocol, ISP environment.

  • In-depth understanding of underlying network fundamentals not limited to TCP/IP, Routing, Switching and the OSI model.

  • Strong communication skills (both written and verbal) and the ability to adapt to technical and non-technical audiences

  • Certifications or suitable real world experience to cover Juniper JNCIP-SP, Nokia NRS II or Cisco CCNA/CCNP (R&S, SP, DC).

The other stuff we're looking for

We'd also love you to bring;

  • Any understanding of HFC, DOCSIS and / or CMTS technologies.

Who we are

At Virgin Media O2 we're going All In, to remove bias and barriers for our people and our candidates. We're working hard to achieve bold ambitions, to help us better represent the diverse communities we serve across the UK. As an equal opportunities employer, we support and encourage you, to be your authentic self throughout your application journey.

What's in it for you?

We know that benefits mean so much more than the 'stuff' we can give you, so we offer a wide range of support, rewards and tools - all focused on helping you to prioritise what really matters.

All work and no play just isn't our style! We're already planning our future ways of working, for when life becomes a little more normal again. We're constantly evolving our approach to enable you to find a great work life balance.

Next steps

If we feel like a place where you can belong, we'd love to learn more about you. Once you've submitted an application the next steps of the process, if successful, are likely to include technical based interview with competency questions.

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. Thanks for showing an interest in joining the VMO2 family.

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