Lead Network and Telephony engineer

4 days left

England, London
£60000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits package
28 Apr 2021
12 May 2021
JN -042021-2564267
Norman Areh
Information Technology
Contract Type

Lead Network and Telephony engineer

The Lead Network & Telephony engineer is responsible for, implementing , testing and documenting Network and Telephony infrastructure, inline with the organisation's Strategy & Architecture team and Infrastructure Solution Architect. They must work with the Infrastructure Delivery and Operations organisation to ensure Network and Telephony infrastructure is correctly released and transitioned to Operations teams.

Client Details

Lead Network and Telephony engineer

My client is a FTSE 250 marketing-led professional services organisation who is wholeheartedly committed to Diversity & Inclusion. Having launched their D&I strategy back in 2012, they hold some of the most prestigious D&I accolades, such as Clear Assured Gold, The Times Top 50 Employers for Women 2020 & 2018, Inclusive Companies Top 50 2019, Stonewall Top 100 2018, and are a Disability Confident Employer, a Valuable 500 company as well as being a Race at Work signatory. Our client welcomes all applications.


Lead Network and Telephony engineer

My client welcomes applicants from a range of industries and is focused on bringing in talented people.


  • Act as a senior Network / Telephony Engineer in a small dedicated team of engineers.
  • Lead a small global team of talented network/telephony engineers to build the organisations Network/Telephony infrastructure and contribute to the team development.
  • Provide technical advice during the creation of a new network/telephony infrastructure architecture.
  • Maintain high communication levels and actively transfer knowledge.
  • Ensure that technical risks are raised for discussion.
  • Work collaboratively with Infrastructure Delivery Teams and other stakeholders (e.g Infrastructure Operations Team) to ensure plans are fully aligned and the relationships are conducive towards the successful delivery of change.
  • Demonstrate strong interpersonal and communication skills, while working with diverse audiences including highly technical IT professionals, developers, architects, and SEM.
  • Develop new & improved ways to improve our infrastructure and provide a better user experience to end-users.


Lead Network and Telephony engineer

My client has a hybrid working culture and is open to accommodate different working patterns. Please let us know if there is any support you need so that we can ensure you can thrive during the assessment process.

The successful candidate will play an active role in the Applications change team, contributing to continuous improvement, knowledge sharing, and a high-performing team ethic.

  • Minimum of 7 years experience in the data networking and telephony industry, with a focus on TCP/IP Networks and Layer 2 / Layer 3 implementations and support in either enterprise or Telco/ISP's environments.
  • SD-WAN technologies
  • Experience in DC network technologies: Load Balancing, Network infrastructure to support Hypervisor Virtual Networking.
  • Experience in cloud networking infrastructure technologies (Azure preferred - Expressroute, VNETs, Network Security Groups).
  • Substantial recent hands-on experience in routing and switching; low-level design, implementation, and configuration of routers and switches.
  • Strong, deep, and broad knowledge in- Network Routing protocols (IPv4), including BGP, OSPF / Enterprise ISP multi-homing architectures, Enterprise MPLS service provider connectivity / Campus switching - switch stacks, core/access/distribution.
  • Hands-on experience in Network Security implementations.

My client welcomes candidates from a diverse range of backgrounds. Please let us know if we can help you with the application process in any way. We are more than happy to make any adjustments needed to enable all interested candidates to apply.

Job Offer

Lead Network and Telephony engineer

Salary Range to £65k + Company Benefits.

My client is committed to paying people fairly for the role they undertake. They also provide a wide range of benefits to support their employees including well-being programs, an employee Assistance line, the opportunity to buy extra holidays, and a shopping discount offer as part of their flexible benefits scheme.