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IP Network Engineer

Ref: 0518 | 24 May 2019

Gibtelecom is the leading telecommunications provider in Gibraltar, delivering the full range of telecommunications solutions to both residential and business customers.

An opportunity has arisen for an experienced, full-time IP Network Engineer to join our Broadband & Transport Networks (BBTN) team in Gibraltar, to work within a dynamic and diverse engineering environment.  The position offers a unique and challenging exposure to the wide spectrum of Service Provider technologies and solutions.

As an Enterprise & Transport Network Analyst, the candidate shall work to maintain the high standards of both extant and future technical solutions.

The ideal candidate must possess a solid track record within the IP networking realm, and hold extensive experience across key technology remits, including an ability to:
• Configure, provision and install physical hardware including at customer premises
• Provide pre-sales support during the service selection process
• Undertake Operations and Project based task delivery, in line with business objectives
• Support the Design, Test, Upgrade & Validation of enterprise network elements
• Test and validate functionalities to be used in the production network.
• Assist in equipment evaluations, vendor selection, ratification testing and network design, to support network evolution
• Provide fault resolution, including supplier engagement
• Support day-to-day activities include support requests, troubleshooting and system maintenance.
• Support the product life cycle, ranging from design, installation, integration, testing, documentation, and training.
• Document methods and procedures for troubleshooting.
• Integrate new services into the Network Operations Monitoring platforms for 24/7/365 proactive monitoring
• Maintain the Metro WIFI and Enterprise WIFI networks

Qualifications / Skills

The Analyst, Enterprise Access role requires competence in the following key areas:
• Configuration and administration of Cisco, Juniper, or equivalent routers and switches.
• Network security concepts – ACL, NAT, IPSEC, and SSL
• Knowledge of Cisco WIFI portfolio, including Wireless Controllers, Access Points and other backend elements (desirable)
• Experience working with DNS, DHCP, Radius and other commonly used protocols
• Strong communication skills, written and spoken. 
• Strong customer management skills.
• Knowledge of Metro Ethernet architecture, Next Generation Packet transport technology, MEF standards.
• Basic Knowledge of Ethernet Switching technologies and Protocols (EPL, EVPL, ELAN)
• Experience working with IPv4, IPv6, QoS, Multicast, MPLS, IP Routing Protocols like ISIS, OSPF, BGP, L3VPN, L2VPN.
• Demonstrated troubleshooting and problem-solving capabilities.
• Strong understanding and experience working with Fibre Optic networks and Ethernet services
• Ability to work both autonomously and collaboratively, as required
• Attention to detail and good troubleshooting practice
• Knowledge of network testing standards, EtherSam, RFC2544, Etherbert, etc.
• Basic knowledge of Transmission technologies, WDM, OTN and SDH (desirable)
• Support the operation and perform scheduled maintenance outside of the core business hours
• Willingness to travel, in line with business requirements
• Support the maintenance of the Gibtelecom international POP


Cisco or Juniper Service Provider certifications or equivalent experience is expected
• CCNA or JNCIA (mandatory)
• CCNP or JNCIP (desirable)

Education and experience

• Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Computer Science, Telecommunications or a related field or equivalent work experience in a network engineering or operations environment.
• 5+ years of telecommunications experience working for or with service provider networks (enterprise access perspective).

How to apply

If you are interested in learning more about current employment opportunities at Gibetelecom, please contact:

Human resources department

Telephone: (+350) 20052217


15/21 John Mackintosh Square, Gibraltar