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Principal Engineer

Principal Engineer | Telecoms | Gibraltar / Spain / UK | remote



Principal Engineer required for an exciting Telecoms company based in Gibraltar to lead a team and technical function that ensures the delivery of an effective, efficient, and productive environment which can cope with the fluctuations and demands of the business, within the confines of policies and budgets.



As the Principal Engineer you will be responsible for the delivery of an excellent service, through the efficient architecture, engineering, and application of technology.



What's on offer to you?




  • Managed service provider

  • Excellent benefits

  • Long term career opportunities



What You Will Be Doing




  • Lead a technical function as determined by the Company, in relation to a specific remit of technology and/or infrastructure, across relevant markets and countries.

  • Strive for 100% availability of the customer-facing service.

  • Operationally maintain and continuously improve the technical function.

  • Dimension the technical function in line with business requirements, including growth and sparing.

  • Apply best practices as defined by standardisation committees, industry bodies and vendors.

  • Track vendors' technology evolutions and lifecycle.

  • Lead the planning, development, design, engineering, architecture, integration, testing, acceptance, optimisation, and implementation activities of the technical function.

  • Be responsible and accountable for the quality and performance of the technical function.

  • Coordinate and assure security aspects of the technical function.

  • Manage the resolution of customer-initiated complaints and defects within committed service levels attributed to the technical function.

  • Lead and manage the delivery of projects within the specific remit of the technical function.

  • Be responsible and accountable for drafting, collating, and maintaining a repository of documentation in relation to the technical function.

  • Define and execute multi-year roadmaps that align to the technical strategy and business objectives.

  • Be responsible for leading and developing a highly effective technical team within the specific area of technology and/or infrastructure as determined by the Company.

  • Keep oneself and one's team abreast of developments within the industry.

    Including, the participation in standardisation committees, vendor, and industry forums.

  • Develop and maintain subject-matter expertise, in respect to the technical function.

  • Operationally lead and supervise one's team.

  • Be responsible for the drafting of individual appraisals.

  • Uphold good governance and ensure compliance with standards, policies, and procedures.

  • Support operational counterparts concerning the specific remit of technology and/or infrastructure



What You Will Need to Succeed In This Role



At least eight years of demonstrable experience in CSP IP/MPLS networking.


Expert-level understanding of protocols (BGP, OSPF, ISIS, EVPN, SR, …) and security.


Solid understanding of cloud concepts and software-defined networks: public, private and hybrid.


Experience with Juniper (mandatory) and Cisco (desirable).

Other manufacturers would be advantageous.


JCNIE or CCIE qualified.

Equivalency will be considered.



Keywords: Principal Engineer |Gibraltar | Telecoms | Remote


  • Start: ASAP
  • Duration: Permanent
  • Rate: Competitive salary plus benefits
  • Location: Gibraltar
  • Type: Permanent
  • Industry: Telecoms
  • Recruiter: SRGEurope
  • Contact: Robert Ally
  • Tel: 0035020069999
  • Email: to view click here
  • Posted: 2024-02-27 11:51:07 -

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