Presales Engineer – Carrier Service Provider (Network Security / QOS)

Job type: Permanent


Title: Presales Engineer – Carrier Service Provider (Network Security / QOS)

Location: UK – South (Remote)

Our Client is a global provider of Networking & Security Solutions for Telco Service Providers. We are looking to hire an experienced Systems Engineer to work as a lead Presales Engineer on projects with tier 1 Carriers (including: Internet Service Providers, Cloud and Hosting Providers, Managed Security Service Providers) in the UK.


This is a highly specialised role working on the front line, with a designated sales manager.


Preferred Background:

  • Most likely: minimum of 10-15 years commercial work experience
  • Minimum of 5 years working within the Carrier / Service Provider Networking and / or security design, management and troubleshooting field.
  • Minimum of 3 years of pre-sales (techno / commercial) experience with a strong track record of supporting successful project wins and implementations
  • Experienced network configuration and troubleshooting skills on major vendors such as Cisco or Juniper
  • Thorough understanding of network security topics and technologies:


  • Earlier career experience withing implementation or professional services
  • Networking & security qualifications e.g. CCNP Service Provider, CCIE R&S or Service Provider, JNCIP-SP, JNCIE


Whilst this is a techno commercial role, the desired individual will be working with deeply technical people within the clients organisation. As such it will be important that this individual understands:

  • Configuration or troubleshooting of:

o    MPLS, VRF, MPLS VPN, Layer 2 and Layer 3 MPLS VPN, MPLS-TE, QoS

o    BGP and FlowSpec

o    Netflow, SFLOW, IPFix

o    VLAN, HSRP, SPAN, ERSPAN, Access-List

  • Deep understanding, interpretation and diagnose of protocols:

o    DNS, NTP, SNMP, Syslog, DHCP Radius, Tacacs+

o    HTTP/1.1 and HTTP/2, HTTP/3


  • This role will be based from home but will be working with clients on/off site where travel is permitted. As such applicants should be open, and expect to, travel when appropriate to do so.

What are we offering:

  • This is an International company with a very solid financial position.
  • Earnings will be strong (both base salary & Commission earning potential).
  • Very comprehensive Benefits plan as well as significant opportunities for career advancement.


For More information… please feel free to contact us.

Location: UK South (remote)

Start date: ASAP

Duration: Permanent


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