communication skills - the role will require significant interaction with senior
technical and commercial staff, both from customer organisations and in-house.
This will involve both face-to-face and phone-based contact, including training
and presentations, and we will be looking for natural ability at explaining complex
technical issues to both technical and non-technical audiences.
• Personal organisation - the role will generally involve running several
projects in parallel, so requires an ability to manage priorities, time and resources.
It is important that the Network Systems Engineer should have the experience
and professional drive not only to follow established procedures, but to propose,
discuss and develop new ones.
• Customer focus - the role demands an ability to work with customers in
such a way that they may gain tangible benefit from a relatively complex technology.
Patience, empathy and a commitment to high quality service delivery are pre-requisites.
• Friendly, with a sense of humour.
an indication, we would anticipate that a typical candidate for
this role would have worked for several years as a software developer
with good exposure to IP networking technologies, but was now
looking for a broader range of responsibilities, no longer limited
solely to code development, plus an opportunity to gain customer-facing
in Bristol, UK. Requirement to travel, mainly to US, generally
several times each year for up to 1 week per trip and sometimes
at short notice. Will include attendance at major trade shows
with colleagues and visits to customer sites.
the nature of the role, the candidate must occasionally be willing
to work non-standard hours, including weekends and holidays,
to accommodate customer needs and project timelines.
degree in Computer Science or similar.
Neg, dependent on experience. Benefits include pension
scheme, private medical insurance, life assurance, permanent
health insurance and corporate health club membership.
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be considered for these positions please make sure that you
have the skills and experience to meet the minimum requirements.
Non UK/EU citizens or those unable to meet British Government
requirements for work permit applications will not be considered