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Network Engineer

Requisition ID: 48960

Domain: Support Services/IT and Digital

Contract type: Permanent

Schedule: Full-Time

Equans is looking for a Network Engineer to join our team on a permanent basis. This is a full-time role working 37.5 hours per week offering remote working. On offer is a competitive salary, bonus, and benefits package.


The Network Team in Central IT is a section of the Infrastructure & Operations Team responsible for supporting and maintaining the network across the UK EQUANS estate.  It is additionally responsible for the delivery of network project design and implementation working alongside the Cloud Engineering Team. The team is responsible for the network to approximately 250 office sites that vary in size from a few people to a large corporate office which hold several hundred staff.

Key Services:

– Operational network support for all of sites in the EQUANS UK estate – LAN and WAN and SD-WAN.

– Takes ownership of the performance of network across EQUANS estate – not just availability.

– Accountable for ensuring that networks are secure and well managed.

– Responsible for the networks in the core datacentres.

– Responsible for core network constructs within the public Cloud – AWS and Azure.

– Responsible for network project design and implementation across the UK estate.

– Provision and support of wireless lan controllers & access points.

– IT Telephony across the UKBU.

– Regular maintenance and patching of network equipment – routers, switches and firewalls.

– Troubleshooting network incidents – which need to be resolved within SLA.

– Monitoring of network capacity and adherence to security standards.

What will you deliver?

  • Accountable for maintaining performance and availability of LAN/WAN and Telecoms infrastructures across the UK BU including Design, configuration, and implementation of a wide variety of network infrastructure technologies including switches, routers and firewalls and SD-WAN endpoints.
  • Troubleshooting of LAN/WAN environments.
  • Design, configuration, and administration of core network constructs in AWS.
  • Day to day network performance monitoring and checks.
  • Responsible for ticket and collaboration with other Support Teams to coordinate incident management and ensure appropriate involvement for any critical tickets.
  • Ensure an excellent relationship with IT Change Management to ensure the correct approval and visibility of the team’s scheduled and unscheduled activities.
  • Accountable and responsible for LAN/WAN/Telecoms developments and projects and their successful delivery.
  • Mentoring of team members where knowledge has been gained due to project work.
  • Design and implementation of network project solutions to current architectural standards.
  • Manages customer expectations. Prepares the ground and keeps the customer informed.

What can we offer you?

On offer is a competitive salary, car or car allowance, bonus and benefits package, which includes;

  • 25 days annual leave (+ public holidays)
  • Life Cover equivalent to 2 times annual salary
  • Employee discount shopping schemes on major brands and retailers
  • Gym membership discounts 
  • Cycle to work scheme 
  • Holiday purchase scheme
  • 2 corporate social responsibility days per year
  • Broad range of learning opportunities, such as professional qualifications, collective/individual training, and personalized support programmes
  • Attractive Employee Referral Rewards Scheme
  • Access to our growing employee networks including AccessAbility (representing those with physical and mental disabilities), Encompass (representing the LGBTQ+ community), RISE (representing people from ethnic backgrounds), Women Together (representing women in Equans), Working Parents, and Young Professionals.
  • 24/7 Employee Assistance Program and access to mental wellbeing app

Who are we looking for?

  • Experience managing LAN/WAN environments including experience with corporate MPLS network- – 5 years plus.
  • At least 5-8 year’s experience of working with Microsoft technologies (incl. AD, Windows Server, DNS, DHCP etc.
  • Cisco CCT minimum, CCNA
  • Experience of IP telephony troubleshooting.
  • Awareness of AGILE project management methodologies.
  • Experience managing Cisco SD-WAN environments.
  • Firewall experience – Cisco ASA/firepower preferred. Huawei a plus.
  • Thorough understanding of OSI 7-layer model.
  • Understanding routing protocols – BGP, OSPF, EIGRP.
  • Layer 2 technology – Spanning Tree (RTP).
  • VMWare NSX Network virtualization.
  • Zscaler GRE tunnels and web proxy trouble shooting/configuration.
  • AWS or Azure cloud networking technologies.
  • Awareness of ITIL best practice framework.

Who are we?

Equans is a world leader in energy services with nearly 100,000 employees working in more than 50 countries, with an annual turnover of over 17 billion euros.  

In the UK & Ireland, Equans is a provider of technical, FM, regeneration and energy services – with specialist capabilities in smart buildings, green mobility, district & embedded energy and decentralised renewables.

Equans’ 13,500 UK & Ireland employees combine these activities to help businesses, public sector organisations and government to embrace the energy transition towards net zero, and also the digital & industrial transitions that are redesigning the way we move, work and live.

Equans is a Bouygues group company.

What’s next?

If this role is of interest to you, please click below to register, apply, and track your progress! A member of our Resourcing Team will review your application and be in touch.

As part our commitment to better reflect the markets within which we operate, we encourage applications from women, ethnically diverse individuals and people with disabilities, along with all candidates who identify with protected characteristic groups under the Equality Act 2010. 

At Equans we’re committed to delivering a culture where everyone’s voice is heard and supported. We know the value a diverse workforce creates, delivering better results for our people, customers, and stakeholders. Diversity and inclusion is at the core of what we do, should you join Equans you’ll find a welcoming and open workplace where you’re supported and encouraged to be your true self at work. 

You’ll also have access to our growing employee networks including AccessAbility (representing those with physical and mental disabilities), Encompass (representing the LGBTQ+ community), RISE (representing people from ethnic backgrounds), Women Together (representing women in Equans), Working Parents, and Young Professionals.


For this role, you must have evidence of the right to work in the UK. Unfortunately, we are not able to offer a re-location package with this job role.  Certain roles may require applicants to undergo a Disclosure check, as noted in the role requirements.

The Equans Resourcing Team supports this job advert. Agency involvement is not required. All related enquiries must come to the resourcing team not direct to Equans Managers.

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EQUANS is a multi-technical expert that offers a comprehensive range of services across facilities management, energy management and construction.

As an international market leader, we help our customers in the 3 major transitions of today: the energy transition, the industrial transition and the digital transition.