Network Engineer - Service Provider

  • Competitive salary of £50,000 per annum.
  • Bolton, Lancashire
  • Permanent
  • 50000
  • Enterprise
  • Enterprise Networking

We are partnered with a government service provider based in Bolton, dedicated to delivering essential services to private clients, local central governments, and multi-government entities. Their team operates in a fast-paced environment, serving diverse client estates with a focus on providing reliable network solutions.

We are seeking a Senior Network Engineer with 7-10 years of experience to join their dynamic team. The ideal candidate will possess expertise in Cisco routing and switching, SDWAN technologies (Nokia Nuage or similar), Fortigate/Checkpoint, SASE implementation, wireless solutions (Aruba/Meraki), and proficiency in Layer 2 and Layer 3 protocols.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with a small team of 10 engineers to deliver BAU tasks and projects effectively.
  • Demonstrate flexibility and a willingness to jump in whenever necessary, with the potential to lead projects.
  • Exhibit strong soft skills and the ability to work well in a team environment.
  • Maintain vendor-agnostic approach to solutions and technologies.


  • 7-10 years of relevant experience in network engineering.
  • CCNP level certification or equivalent expertise.
  • Enhanced DBS clearance or the ability to obtain one.
  • Hands-on experience with Cisco routing and switching.
  • Proficiency in SDWAN technologies (Nokia Nuage or similar).
  • Familiarity with Fortigate/Checkpoint, SASE implementation, and wireless solutions (Aruba/Meraki).
  • Strong understanding of Layer 2 and Layer 3 protocols, including BGP and OSPF.
  • Experience with on-premises and cloud-based network environments.
  • Nice to have: Azure networking experience, familiarity with voice and data solutions.


  • We value experience over certifications; however, we support and pay for relevant certifications to enhance your skillset.

Location and Travel:

  • The role is based in Bolton, UK, with occasional customer site visits as required.


  • Competitive salary of £50,000 per annum.
  • Opportunities for professional development and training.
  • Collaborative team environment.
  • Comprehensive benefits package.

If you are a seasoned Senior Network Engineer looking to make a meaningful impact in a dynamic environment, please submit your CV and apply today!

George Barnes Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

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