Network Planner


Paying up to £55,000


IT Networking and Infrastructure

Job Type



City of London

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Are you an experienced Networking professional looking for an exciting new role? Want to take your technical skills to the next level?

We are looking for an experienced Network Planner with experience in Network design for an exciting Internet Service Provider. You will be part of a diverse organization with huge opportunities and significant opportunity for continuous learning and progression.

With massive responsibility and various technologies to work with, this is a role which will never get boring.

DUTIES (among others):

*Develop, plan, and implement the overall strategic goals of their internal and client network system
*Configure and install various network devices and services (e.g., routers, switches, firewalls, load balancers, VPN, QoS)
*Ensure that project/department milestones/goals are met and adhering to approved budgets
*To oversee the constant review of network performance against targets and report on deviations requiring management intervention
*Manage the production of network evaluations conducting research to identify new opportunities
*To assist with the development of the long-term plan and planning modelling for the future scope and shape of the company
*Collaborate closely with the provisioning team to provide economic analysis and evaluate the impacts of planned schedule changes
*Conduct network assessment and evaluations of potential changes to the network configuration
*Manage ad hoc project work and presentations, providing relevant analysis and expertise as required
*Perform network maintenance and system upgrades including service packs, patches, hot fixes and security configurations.
*Monitor performance and ensure system availability and reliability.
*Monitor system resource utilization, trending, and capacity planning.
*Provide Level-2/3 support and troubleshooting to resolve issues which may require on site visits
*Work within established configuration and change management policies to ensure awareness, approval and success of changes made to the network infrastructure
*Select and implement security tools, policies, and procedures in conjunction with the company’s security team
*Liaise with vendors and other IT personnel for problem resolution
*Support the team with onsite installations as required


*At least 5 years’ proven hands-on network engineering experience.
*CCNP or higher (CCIE and/or CISSP highly valued).
*Deep understanding of networking environments (MPLS, IPSEC, HSRP, BGP, OSPF, 802.11, QoS)
*Solid understanding of the OSI or TCP/IP model.
*Hands-on experience with monitoring, network diagnostic and network analytics tools
*2 years Cisco, Juniper or Huawei experience
*Excellent time management and organisation
*Have a high attention to detail
*Be highly organised and deadline focused
*Be a team player
*Have customer focus
*Like to have fun!


As a Network Planner at this level, you will assist with the expert construction of the network footprint in an established team responsible for the installation, management and service of their products.

Main duties:

*To provide Network Planning support, primarily focusing on the production of concise diagrams outlining best solution, with commercial exposure in mind
*You will be monitoring the performance of the existing network and taking remedial action in conjunction with the provisioning department
*Research industry relevant technological developments, highlighting any personal development requirements whilst encouraging the network engineering team to emulate your passion for technology
*Evaluate and recommends changes to current and future network requirements to meet the organisation’s needs
*Assist with the growth of the team including interview process and selection


I am currently recruiting for a highly exciting Internet Service Provider. They deliver high speed internet, consistent connectivity and excellent customer service to London’s Tech City and beyond. The office pulses with talent boasting an eclectic blend of professionals, which makes for a fun environment. My client has also organically grown an award-winning talent strategy that recognises and rewards aptitude and flair over academic achievement.

If you want to take ownership of your future we will give you the freedom, support and tools to do so.

Based in Shoreditch, this company has an enviable location with great facilities and opportunities abound.


£40,000-£55,000 per annum

Generous holiday allowance

Investment in training

Technology discounts

Fun rewards


Great opportunities like this don’t last long. Submit your CV now at Alternatively, give Emmanuel a call on 02074269817 to discuss whether this role is right for you.