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Job Category: Technology
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Hybrid

At epic we are driven by autonomy, efficiency, and innovation, as we believe that these elements pave the way to epic craft! We empower our employees to work on things that they are passionate about. You will not just be joining, you will be adding!

We pride ourselves on delivering Great Network for Great Value to our customers and we do so through focusing on the customer, collaborating as one team. 

The IP Core Network team is in charge of the central IP network of Epic Malta. This team provides end-to-end connectivity to the organisation’s mission-critical fixed and mobile network elements, IT infrastructure, upstream service providers, enterprise customers and the corporate LAN as well as running several tools and services such as various IP security firewalls.

The chosen candidate will have the opportunity to experience the latest and emergent technologies including carrier-grade routers, switches, security devices and network virtualization.

Job Description:

  • Participate in the design, implementation, testing, operation and maintenance of Epic’s IP network with particular importance given to maintaining a high-availability and secure network.
  • Work in a team environment with shared responsibilities for new projects assigned to the IP Core Networks team.
  • Liaise with other Technology, Business and Marketing teams to assist in the design, delivery and operations of new products and solutions.
  • Manage the relationship with vendors and service providers engaged to provide networking products, services or support as required.
  • Analyse statistics, logs and alarms from network monitoring systems to maintain network health and take preventive and corrective actions as appropriate.
  • Assist the IP Networks Senior Engineers in network capacity forecasts and planning of upgrades.
  • Automate repetitive tasks where appropriate using scripting techniques.
  • Research and keep abreast on new technologies.
  • Assist in the upkeep of proper documentation. 
  • Carry out the above duties outside office hours where deemed necessary.
  • Participate in an on-call roster.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Possession of a MQF level 6 qualification in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science or Information Technology.
  • Good understanding of engineering and networking concepts.
  • CCNA certification or willing to obtain it.
  • Excellent organisational, communication and troubleshooting skills.
  • Be willing to work in a team.
  • Eager to learn new competencies through both class-based and on the job training.

Preferred Requirements:

  • 1 – 2 years of work experience in a Network Engineering capacity.
  • CCNP certification specializing in Routing and Switching or Service Provider.
  • Technical skills in IP/MPLS routing, switching, Linux or scripting languages.

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