Senior Network Project Engineer

Norway - Stavanger, United Kingdom - Westhill Ref #12445 22-Sep-2022

Job Description

One team. Global challenges. Infinite opportunities. At Viasat, we’re on a mission to deliver connections with the capacity to change the world. For more than 35 years, Viasat has helped shape how consumers, businesses, governments and militaries around the globe communicate. We’re looking for people who think big, act fearlessly, and create an inclusive environment that drives positive impact to join our team.

The Project Engineering group within the Global Engineering (GE) organization is primarily focused on supporting service requests.  This includes provisioning, configuring, testing, commissioning and documenting new or modified services for customers. The project engineers work internally with Engineering Peers in the implementation of standards in support of coordinating and deployment of new or modified services. The Project Engineering team work closely with Operations (Project Management/Service Coordination) on assignment of resources, scheduling, moves/adds/changes while in the project phase until the project is completed and turned over to the Network Operations Centre (NOC). 

  • Design, configure and provision Remote and Hub-side Network Components.
  • New projects and existing service changes.
  • Provide support to remote field personnel while installing project related services.
  • Mentor and support Network and Junior Network Engineers, globally.
  • Arrange installation, commissioning and onging support of Data Centre based services.
  • Responsible for updating documentation and drawings relating to projects and service changes.
  • Responsible for following Viasat Change Management process. Documenting and submitting Method of Proceedure documentation.
  • Lateral consultation/in house support for NOC engineering / Global Engineering / Operations.
  • Take ownership of major incident escalations and complex project deployments.
  • Participate in the EA on-call rota, providing 1 week cover as part of the team rotation.

Education, Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Degree qualified or equivalent experience.
  • CCNP level certification beneficial or equivalent experience.
  • Minimum 8 years experience supporting enterprise Cisco Network.
  • Broad background in configuring and troubleshooting Cisco routers, switches, security (ASA Firewall) and wireless technologies (WLC / AP’s).
  • Experience configuring and troubleshooting Riverbed Steelhead and SDWAN.
  • In-depth knowledge of computer networking technologies.
    • Examples - BGP, OSPF, EIGRP, VPN, QoS, MPLS
  • Experience in supporting Cisco Unified Communications and telephony systems.
  • Strong knowledge with networking across Satellite / LTE / LoS microwave.
    • Examples - Newtech, iDirect, CradlePoint, Ceragon
  • Deep understanding of network architecture and best practices.
  • Ability to work well individually or on a global team, guiding peers in developing skills.
  • Ability to understand global processes and standards. Work with peers to further develop and deploy new processes.
  • Strong customer service skills.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Strong computer applications
    • Visio/Excel/Word/Outlook

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Additional Requirements and Information

Minimum Education
Bachelors Degree or equivalent experience
Years of Experience
8-15 years
Worker Classification

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