Network Engineer

UK - Essex Support

23 Nov 2021

UK - Essex


Information Technology

Full Time


3 - 25 years

30000 - 40000 GBP

Our client is looking to hire network administrators and engineers. Candidates must have knowledge of all famous routers like MikroTik and Cisco as a must. A Cisco, Juniper or other certified person will be given priority above others. They are increasing their Mikrotik deployments so the MTCNA (or other brand equivalent like CCNA) will be a must have:

Job Description / Responsibility

  • Good understanding of network devices used in Broadband Internet services
  • CCNA, MTCNA Is a must
  • MikroTik (Router OS) hand-on experience
  • Strong Mikrotik knowledge/experience
  • Able to create hotspot for internet sharing
  • Able to handle RouterOS firewall rules
  • Remote configuration
  • VPN/VPS Configuration
  • RADIUS server
  • NATs
  • Subnets
  • Good understanding of BGP
  • Responsibilities:
  • Must have hands on experience of MikroTik and Cisco routers
  • Must have knowledge of how these routers can work with mobile apps and web solutions
  • Fully support, design, configure, maintain and upgrade in-house networks and servers
  • Install and integrate new server hardware and applications specially Linux
  • Ensure network security and connectivity
  • Monitor network performance (availability, utilization, throughput, goodput, and latency) and test for weaknesses
  • Set up user accounts, permissions and passwords
  • Define network policies and procedures
  • Specify system requirements and design solutions
  • Research and make recommendations on server system administration

Educational Requirements

EEE/ CSE/ BSC in telecom.

Job Requirements

  • Proven experience in a network engineer role
  • Hands on experience in networking, routing and switching
  • Excellent knowledge of best practices around management, control, and monitoring of server infrastructure
  • Experience with firewalls, Internet VPN's remote implementation, troubleshooting, and problem resolution is desired
  • Ability to set up and configure server hardware
  • Familiarity with backup and recovery software and methodologies
  • Great at organizing, prioritizing and multitasking
  • Cisco Certified Network Professional CCNP will be a great plus.


  • Networking, Windows, Linux System, Security, cisco, Mikrotik, Wifi Solutions
  • Excellent Mikrotik background in:
  • Routing
  • Bridging
  • VLAN
  • 802.11a/b/g/n/ac
  • Nstreme
  • Nv2
  • WDS
  • Mesh
  • Hotspot
  • DNS
  • DHCP
  • Firewall (Filter, NAT, Mangle, Layer-7, DOS, etc.)
  • Traffic Control (Simple Queues, Queue Tree, SFQ/PCQ,Single/Double QoS)
  • VPN (IPsec, PPP, IPIP, EoIP, PPPoE, L2TP, PPTP, SSTP, oVPN,etc)
  • Radius, Monitoring, SNMP, The Dude
  • Natural / acquired technical attitude
  • Excellent English both written and spoken 
  • Excellent health
  • Excellent communication skills - written and verbal
  • Ability to work at heights and in confined spaces
  • Must have administration skills
  • Must have Network Maintenance experience

We are not looking for anyone with wireless experience, our client has that well covered off internally, this is purely a ‘wired’ experienced role.  Over the 23 years in business they have learned what they need to about microwave, it is the traditional networking and routing skills they are after. 

Benefits - what we offer you: 

  • Flexible working 
  • Remote working 
  • Laptop 
  • Broadband
  • Phone 
  • excellent salary between £30-40k per annum