Network Implementation Engineer – London

Salary:£45,000 - £50,000

The Network Activation Engineer provides service activation, troubleshooting, and escalation support for advanced telecom and network related issues.


  • Primary activity involves activating new services for our customers
  • Perform router activations for new and existing customers
  • Perform firewall activations for new and existing customers
  • Perform circuit activations for new and existing customers
  • Activate new cloud services (VPRN, VPLS, IES, etc.)
  • Configure routers, firewalls, and NIDs using standard and non-standard templates
  • Conduct RFC tests on new circuits; test, turn up, and troubleshooting T1, E1, DS3, OC3, OC12 and high capacity Ethernet circuits
  • Perform routine circuit testing and acceptance in accordance with written standards


  • Minimum 5 years’ experience working in LAN/WAN implementation or support role (Implementation/troubleshooting responsibilities include routers, switches, firewalls, and NIDs)
  • Advanced level knowledge of TCP/IP and UDP
  • Advanced level knowledge of routing protocols such as BGP, iBGP, and OSPF
  • Hands-on experience with Alcatel (Nokia) ESR, Cisco routers and switches, Fortinet firewalls, Overture and Adva NIDs, Silver Peak SD WAN, & Riverbed WAN optimization
  • Working knowledge of NAT, VRRP/HSRP, session-based firewalls, QOS, Layer 2 VPLS, and MPLS network principles
  • Working knowledge of Linux operating system
  • Working knowledge of SD WAN concepts
  • Ability to script/program in PERL, Python, or Linux scripting highly desirable

Other Qualifications         

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Communicates clearly and in an understandable manor with a wide range of people such as peers, managers, customers, vendors, distributors and the general public. Projects good customer relations skills in both face to face and telephone contact
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively advise and counsel both managers and non-supervisory employees on sensitive work related issues
  • Demonstrated analytical and problem-solving skills, and the ability to organize and prioritize several projects and tasks at one time
  • Ability to work an on-call rotation including after-hours and weekends on a recurring schedule

If you have not been contacted within 5 working days, then unfortunately on this occasion your CV has not been shortlisted.

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Would you like to discuss this role further?
Speak to the 2i Team: 01483 414719

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