Communications Consultant / Network Operations Engineer

Exeter, Devon, England
08 May 2018
05 Jun 2018
Bluetown Online
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Title: Communications Consultant

Location: Exeter

Salary: Competitive

Position: Full Time, Permanent

Do you want to be part of something great? Come join the team! Fun, Freedom, and Flexibility - words to live by. The company likes to have fun at work with events organized by employees such as; team nights out, golf tournaments, summer sports event, fancy dress days and charity days to serve our community. They provide an environment for flexibility throughout the day to maintain great work/life balance and foster freedom at work by providing a collaborative atmosphere for employees to exercise their own individual thinking. They strive to provide training and a development plan to help employees to become the very best that they can be and to create an exciting career path.

Did you ever wonder how a box shows up at your door after you buy it online? From the warehouse, to the store, from Amazon to your front door, the company handles the business documents required to move that box. As a member of the team, you will have an opportunity to help customers sell more products and get them to your door faster. Apply now and be part of this exciting opportunity!

Who is the company?

The company is a global provider of trading partner connectivity and integration solutions with more than 500 employees working in offices throughout Europe and the United States. The solution connects businesses together through a powerful trading partner platform powered by market-leading, cloud-based EDI technology, applied in a simple and robust solution.

Over the past 5 years, the company has grown exponentially in Europe and the United States through the provision of their customer centric market leading service. As a fast growing technology business with an expanding global customer base, they are looking to continue their growth by recruiting talented professionals who are eager to develop their skills within a friendly and motivational work environment.

Where are they?

Their Exeter office is located within the Pynes Hill business park on the outskirts of Exeter.

There is free on-site parking.

What are they looking for?

The Organisation now has a permanent position available for a Communications Consultant in their Exeter office. As a Communications Consultant, you will have at least two years' experience in an IT technical environment, and will use your analytical, technical, creative, and interpersonal skills to support every phase of the Company's implementation lifecycle and ensure trading partners are connected efficiently and securely to the Company's network.

The Role:

You will be responsible for the timely and efficient delivery of secure and reliable connectivity between The Company and their global trading partners. This will include new partner connections, maintenance of existing partner connections, and investigations into new protocols and services.

The team are also responsible for the creation and ongoing support of network services deployed through their IBM DataPower appliances.

Full training in the Company's solution and methodologies will be provided.

Essential Skills

  • Partner connection setups require the use/knowledge of:
  • AS2,
  • SFTP,
  • FTP,
  • Web Services,
  • Encryption fundamentals, including SSL/TLS,
  • Network topologies,
  • VPNs,
  • Firewalls

The following are not essential, but would be desirable:

  • VANs,
  • Linux, OS/400, Windows Server,
  • DataPower

What's on offer?

The company offers a challenging and interesting role, with a genuine opportunity to expand your skills and experience all aspects of the life-cycle of their systems, within a friendly working environment.

They offer the following:

  • Competitive salary
  • 37 hours per week
  • Life Assurance
  • Long Term Sickness Cover
  • BUPA
  • Pension
  • 25 days holiday
  • Training

Please click the APPLY button to send your CV and Covering Letter for this role.

Candidates with the relevant experience or job titles of Communications Consultant, Network Operations Engineer, IP Hybrid Networks, Network Operations Analyst, Network Operations Technician, Telecommunications Technician, Network Maintenance Engineer, FTP, SFTP, Web Service Engineer, IT Support may also be considered for this role.