Our client provides global network implementation and support solutions to world-class organizations, delivering cost savings and operational simplicity. Our client is an independent, rapidly growing, private company that for more than a decade has delivered tailored solutions to 50 of the world s leading multinational enterprises, outsourcers and service providers. It offers a unique business model, combining a focused group of world-class customers, with a unique range of services, backed up with outstanding responsiveness and customer service.
Our client is looking for Network Support Engineers to work variable shift patterns within a Global Network Operations Facility in Brno, Czech Republic. Relocate to Brno and work for a Cisco Multinational Partner!
Brno is 2nd largest city in the Czech Republic. It is commercially important hub, with presence of many national and international companies. Being home for some of the top ranking universities in the country you can sense the youthful and vibrant atmosphere and plenty to do.
Experience of customer service ideally gained in a customer facing environment
Fully CCNA qualified or relevant experience
English proficiency in both verbal & written form
Flexibility to work either 12 hr shifts (weekends, nights, and national holidays) or day 8 hr shifts (Mon - Fri). This depends on business requirements
Must be EU passport holder, willing to relocate, culturally sensitive, appreciate cultural differences
This role is a mix of tier 1 & 2 network support for our major telecommunications customer. That means engineer determines the issue, actions by engaging relevant party, keeps client updated till solution is provided. Builds up knowledge on Cisco switches, has an access to EMEA & US devices. Learns company s procedures and their global customers. Once fully confident then further, 2nd level is added; fixing faults, handling global clients of various technical expertise
In order to provide a multilingual support you will be required to work various shifts in order to cover 24/7 operation. Shifts will be assigned to you by your manager. It will be either 8hr (Mon - Fri) or 12 hr shifts (Mon - Sun), allowing for continuous periods of rest
Multi-platform Cisco support, Juniper & proprietary solutions (i.e. netgates)
Direct customer and account team interface providing day to day network support
Manage trouble investigation, isolation and steady state recovery
Assists users to identify and solve complex connection/communication problems
Workload breakdown: most of the incidents are related to high-end MPLS solutions at their edge (CE-PE), monitored proactively by an automated alerting system; along with that, also proprietary low-end VPN tunnelling solutions are supported, with a mixed reactive-proactive model. A number of cases regard other VoIP solution.
A Background in Maintenance and/or Managed Service Sales within the Network arena
Cisco CCNA Qualified or relevant NOC experience of at least 1 year
Background knowledge of Frame Relay, Ethernet (MAN), ATM, IMA; knowledge of ISDN is an advantage.
Problem resolution will require knowledge of the back-up methods such as ISDN, iBGP, HSRP, VRRP), troubleshooting, routing protocols such as OSPF, BGP and EIGRP
Basic knowledge of Windows, Unix, ticketing systems such as Remedy
Knowledge of MPLS and QoS policing is not required but is an advantage.
Must be able to communicate effectively with the team, corporate customers of different technical expertise and all levels of management
Ability to efficiently resolve customer s problems and escalate further to tier 3 as per agreed service level agreements or to other 3rd party as necessary
Professionalism at all times, assertiveness and accountability, good timekeeping, flexibility
Ability to work well under pressure, set priorities and comfortable making decisions
Drive enthusiasm, initiative, commitment and self-motivation, respect for colleagues, desire to learn.
What our client offers
Opportunity to work for an international, independent and stable private company in the heart of Europe
Grow your skill base, we will support your technical development related to the role
Enjoy good quality work-life balance with plenty of cultural and active opportunities in 2nd largest & multicultural city in the Czech Republic
Be part of vibrant international team
1 extra week of holiday (5 weeks in total)
Private medical care with English speaking personnel
Special discounts for gyms, opticians
Team building events
Employee referral bonus
If you are interested in this position, please send your CV to firstname.lastname@example.org