Lead Network Engineer
Contract type: Full time
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Glide started life as separate businesses delivering broadband, utilities and communications services to different markets across the UK. For decades, we’ve been known for delivering exceptional connectivity and original solutions to the best universities and biggest businesses in the country.
Glide Business, an AltNet ISP, gives companies on business parks and industrial estates the competitive advantage by delivering ultra-fast, reliable broadband to drive business growth. Connectivity is only as good as the network it relies on and that’s why Glide Business deploys its own physical fibre infrastructure, supplying hard-to-reach sites that have been previously neglected by other providers.
With our current business growth and big plans for the future we have an exciting opportunity for bright, enthusiastic and motivated sales professional to join our expanding team.
As a Lead Network Engineer for the Connectivity Team, you will be responsible for the operational stability, capacity management and Life-Cycle evolution of the Wireless Network Infrastructure. You will also act as a technical point of escalation for the team for both the wired and wireless estate.
We are looking for a self-starter who is able to liaise with key stakeholders at all levels throughout the business. Must have a high level of written and verbal communication skills and be able to operate autonomously with minimum supervision. Problem solving and the ability to produce clear and concise documentation are paramount for this role. Must also be able to operate under pressurised conditions in a professional manner.
CCNP level qualifications or demonstrable understanding of large-scale wireless Infrastructures across multiple vendor technologies, specifically Cisco and Ruckus. Exposure to the full suite of Cisco LAN switching products preferred, Cisco WLC design and management essential. A degree of Ruckus product knowledge, specifically the VSZ, ICX switching platforms and wireless AP’s would be beneficial. A good level of understanding of Security considerations and Patch management is expected.
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