Network Management System Engineer


Job summary

Babcock International
£Open (Depending On Experience)
SF 57288_1715267393
Contract Type:
Full Time
Expiry Date:

About the job

Job Title: Network Management System Engineer
Location: Corsham, Wiltshire + Hybrid Working Arrangements
Compensation: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Role Type: Full time / Permanent
Role ID: SF57288

At Babcock we're working to create a safe and secure world, together, and if you join us, you can play your part as a Network Management System Engineer at our site in Corsham.

The role
As a Network Management System Engineer, you'll have a role that's out of the ordinary. You will support the Skyview Network Management System supporting the developing of satellite communications services to the UK MOD.

Day-to-day, you'll support the current system and it's extension to the new services and network elements, and the implementation of new capability as well as:

  • Specification, development and implementation of network management system support to new service solutions
  • Evaluation, specification and implementation of new network management capability on the system
  • Support to the system in the resolution of faults and performance issues
  • Providing specialist 24/7 on-call network support on a rotation basis within a team
  • Supporting the delivery of the password management policy on the service delivering networks
  • Implementation of firmware and software patches on the network elements in accordance with the patch management policy

This position involves travel/working across a range of internal and customer sites, as a requirement of the role.

This role is full time, 37-hours per week and provides hybrid working arrangements with three days in the office/onsite and two days working from home.

Essential experience of the Network Management System Engineer

  • Demonstrable experience in network management technologies
  • Ability to design and build new hardware and software systems
  • Proficient in use of Linux
  • Ability to configure IBM Tivoli suite modules. (Netcool Omnibus, Netcool Omnibus Probes, Tivoli Integrated Portal, Tivoli Network Manager)
  • Good report writing and general communication skills

Qualifications for the Network Management System Engineer

  • Degree or equivalent in a relevant engineering discipline
  • IT / Engineering qualification
  • Windows Server
  • Active Directory
  • Linux/UNIX

Security Clearance
The successful candidate must be a sole UK national who is able to achieve and maintain Developed Vetting (DV) security clearance for this role.

Many of the positions within our company are subject to national security clearance and Trade Control restrictions. This means that your eligibility for certain roles may be affected by your place of birth, nationality, current or former citizenship, and any residency you hold or have held. Further details are available at United Kingdom Security Vetting: clearance levels - GOV.UK (

What we offer

  • Generous holiday allowance
  • Matched contribution pension scheme, with life assurance
  • Employee share scheme
  • Reservists in the armed forces receive 10-days special paid leave
  • Holiday Trading is a benefit that allows the majority of employees to buy additional leave or to sell up to one working week of annual leave from their annual entitlement
  • 'Be Kind Day' enables employees to take one working day's paid leave a year (or equivalent hours) to undertake volunteering work with their chosen organisation or registered charity

Babcock International
For over a century Babcock has helped to defend nations, protect communities and build a better world. To continue, we must adapt, advance and be a sustainable business with a shared goal.

We are a disability confident committed employer. If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages, please email with the subject header 'Reasonable adjustments requirement'. We're committed to building an inclusive culture where everyone's free to thrive. We are happy to talk about flexible working - please ask about alternative patterns of work at interview.

Closing date: 24/05/2024

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