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Senior Network Engineer

  • Basingstoke, England, United Kingdom

Job description

Nomios' mission is to build a ‘secure and connected’ future. Organisations across the globe depend on us to help secure and connect their digital infrastructures.

In support of our continued UK growth, we are currently seeking a Senior Network Engineer to join our Services team. This is a fantastic opportunity for an engineer who wishes to move to the next level in their career and work with a great team of technical superstars and industry-leading vendors (including Juniper, Cisco, Adva, Fortinet, PaloAlto, and F5). The ideal candidate will have an entrepreneurial spirit, be a proactive thinker, and will be keen to learn as well as to mentor others.

Your role as a Senior Network Engineer

Your role as a Senior Network Engineer is critical to our customer support processes. You will provide Level 2 and Level 3 support to our clients and resolve complex network/systems faults, in addition to implementing customer service requests on a range of networking technologies, including WAN, Managed LAN, Firewalls and DNS.

Working as part of a team, you need to love what you do! You should want to consistently learn and certify; be able to challenge the status quo; thrive on problem solving; and have a close eye for detail.


Your responsibilities will support the aim of providing a first-class customer experience.

You will be expected to:
  • Provide 2nd and 3rd Line network and security support to customers for faults and service requests
  • Deliver excellent customer service at all times
  • Manage and work within strict Service Level Agreements for fault restoration and resolution
  • Identify and manage any escalated faults, liaising with third party suppliers for major incidents or network improvements, e.g., Juniper TAC
  • Ensure that customers are provided with progress updates relating to incidents/service requests, and that internal systems are kept updated
  • Manage Tickets to meet agreed KPIs
  • Provide mentoring and coaching to junior engineers
  • Contribute to the CSI (Continual Service Improvement) team to enhance and improve customer experience
  • Collaborate with our wider technical community on ad hoc projects

Job requirements

We hire smart, high-energy people! You will be a highly motivated individual who works well within a wider team. You should possess excellent communication skills, with a desire to continuously learn and improve.

You must be able to demonstrate a skill set and competencies that enable first-class delivery of the responsibilities outlined above.
Additional requirements include:
  • Experience  of WAN infrastructure support, preferably working within a Service Provider Environment/Critical Infrastructure
  • Strong knowledge of Routing Protocols, e.g., BGP & OSPF, ISIS
  • Strong knowledge of TCP/IP protocols
  • Experience supporting MPLS networks
  • Experience supporting Wi-Fi technologies
  • Experience with SNMP monitoring products such as Zabbix
  • Access technologies including SHDSL, ADSL, etc.
  • Experience working with ITIL methodology and meeting SLAs
  • CCNP or JNCIS-SP/JNCIP-SP or equivalent knowledge
  • NSE4 or above or equivalent knowledge

Job Specifics

  • This role is based at our Basingstoke office, with flexibility for home-working for up to 2-3 days per week if needed (free hot & cold drinks, breakfast items, snacks, lunches, and regular takeaway Fridays are provided to all staff in the office!)
  • Hours are full-time: Monday-Friday, 9:00am-5:30pm
  • Flexibility with hours is required in the event of a major incident; the role will also include on-call responsibilities for occasional weekends

Why would you choose to come and work with us?

You will get to work in a dynamic, fast-paced environment where you are free to use your initiative in support of our strategic goals, working alongside high calibre sales, technical, and operational experts. We are a supportive, tight-knit team, within which every individual has an important part to play and makes a real difference. Nomios offers a highly competitive salary and commission scheme, rewarding success, along with industry-leading benefits.

Nomios is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to creating and sustaining an environment in which everyone is provided with an equal opportunity to grow and develop, and no individual will be unjustly discriminated against. This includes, but is not limited to, discrimination because of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion and belief, sex and sexual orientation.