Network Architect

Job Description

This is a hybrid role which requires you to work from the office at least 2- 3 days per week.

Our goal at CityFibre is to unlock the digital potential of Britain by creating a broadband network that works seamlessly for everyone, every day. Powerful, gigabit-speed connections that enable people across entire communities to enjoy life in full flow. To do this, we make sure that our people’s voices are heard, their ideas are welcomed, and everyone is given the opportunity to make a real impact.

Join our Team and change the game in Network Architecture!

Our Active Network Engineering function is the backbone of delivering impactful, reliable solutions that set the standard for best-in-class digital infrastructure and lightning-fast broadband. As a vital member of our team, you'll own the development of our strategy, roadmap, and execution plan for the evolution to a fully automated intelligent network. Day to day, here’s some of the things you’ll focus on:

  • Driving technical network management, orchestrating the network platform
  • Optimising the network to ensure it’s diverse, self-healing and delivers operational excellence
  • Continually looking at ways to push the boundaries of our technology
  • Completing architecture design, feasibility, and cost studies
  • Managing key vendor relationships on a strategic basis

What you’ll bring to the role

We’re looking for people who don’t settle for ‘good enough’ and push things forward. If you’re a specialist in network architecture who is looking for an opportunity to drive results and make a positive impact, then we want to hear from you! Here’s some of the things you’ll bring:

  • Broad vendor management experience
  • Excellent understanding of networking fundamentals from layer 0 to layer 3
  • Previous commercial and strategic responsibility
  • Well-developed troubleshooting skills
  • Experience of alternate operating and process methodologies

What you can expect from us

With a competitive salary depending on experience, when you join us, you’ll also enjoy 25 days’ holiday, a day off on your birthday, a day off to support a charity or organisation of your choice, a performance-related bonus scheme, and private healthcare.

Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging

CityFibre is working hard to change up the telecoms industry. This means we’re committed to providing equal opportunities to people from all backgrounds and commitments, including your carer and family status, ethnicity, sexual orientation, religion, age, disability, gender and gender identity.

Additional Information

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