Senior Network Engineer

  • Location

    Manchester City Centre

  • Sector:

    Information Technology

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £45k - 55k per year

  • Contact:

    Tom Elliott

  • Contact email:

  • Contact phone:

    0161 804 9350

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  • Published:

    6 months ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Consultant:


Senior Network Engineer, Manchester City Centre

Cisco, Networking Engineering, CCNA, CCNP, CCIE, OpenStack, VMware, Kubernetes, CCNA, CCNP, CCIE

The Company

My client is a leading provider of online digital ecommerce and entertainment on a global scale.

The Role

Your main responsibilities will be:

  • Working in a project lead capacity for business led or infrastructure led projects.
  • Supporting the team in a 3rd line capacity including incident and major incident management.
  • Looking to continually improve the service in relation to your technical domain.
  • Raising awareness via the change management processes relating to touch points where changes to the network may have an impact on other dependent services.
  • Having a detailed understanding of the architecture of your technical domain and how this is configured to produce the current operational posture.
  • Actively leading investigations into the root cause of service impacting issues working directly with our incident and problem management teams.
  • Carrying out mentoring tasks to other team members in order to assist with their technical development.
  • Liaising and facilitating successful relationships with other teams across the business.
  • Representing the Network Engineering Team in technical capacity in forums for work being coordinated across teams within the business.

Essential Skills

  • Commercial experience in an equivalent network engineering related role
  • Experience with software defined networking and affiliated technologies to support modern platform stacks such as OpenStack, VMware & Kubernetes
  • Experience automating networking infrastructure and solutions at scale using tools such as Python, Ansible and Jenkins
  • Strong automation experience
  • Project delivery experience


  • 5 weeks per annum plus public holidays
  • Private pension contribution
  • Bonus Scheme
  • Relocation assistance
  • Car Allowance
  • Gym membership
  • Life Assurance Scheme - 4 x basic annual salary
  • Income Protection Scheme

Cisco, Networking Engineering, CCNA, CCNP, CCIE, OpenStack, VMware, Kubernetes, CCNP, CCNA, CCIE