Network Operations Centre (NOC) Tier 1 (Permanent Role)

enet, Ireland’s largest open access network operator and the company responsible for managing the State’s fibre-optic Metropolitan Area Networks (MANs). enet provide a wide range of telecoms services on a wholesale basis and have become the provider of choice for fibre network services to the telecommunications industry in Ireland.

enet is now looking to recruit a Network Operations Engineer for a permanent contract.  The successful candidate will participate in a shift rota to provide 24/7 cover to enet’s customers. This position will be based in Limerick. The role will involve monitoring, investigating and tracking all events on the network.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

Monitoring all aspects of enet’s network including devices, collocation facilities, backhaul links. Opening cases and taking action within SLAs, demonstrating a methodical trouble shooting approach with detailed case updates being tracked at all times.

  • · Initial trouble shooting and diagnosis of all faults using enet’s trouble-shooting tools and monitoring systems.
  • · Opening quality trouble tickets and follow correct incident management procedures to own, track, report, document and manage faults to resolution.
  • · Escalate issues as necessary to support teams in an efficient manner retaining close management of open issues.
  • · Providing quality support to enet’s customer base updating and resolving issues in a professional manner within predefined SLAs.
  • · Manage customer enquiries, complaints and requests in a responsive and professional fashion.
  • · Install, commission and test equipment on customer/enet premises in accordance with enet’s predefined procedures.
  • · Participation in the 24/7 shift rota.


  • · Technical Background.
  • · General understanding of telecoms transmission/networking principles.
  • · Excellent documentation skills.
  • · High levels of flexibility, willingness to learn and develop in addition to an awareness of future. trends in the telecommunications industry.
  • · Good working knowledge of MS Office applications.
  • · Fluent in written and spoken English.
  • · Eligible to work in Ireland.

Personal Attributes

  • · A reliable team player who as the ability to multitask and work on their own initiative.
  • · Proven interpersonal and communication skills.
  • · Excellent attention to detail with the ability to prioritise.

Technical Experience

  • · Educated to degree level or 1 – 2 years networking experience, ideally in a telecommunications. environment but similar experience in an enterprise environment will also be considered.
  • · CCNA certification or similar industry recognized IP/Ethernet certification is preferable but not essential and equivalent experience will be considered.
  • · Technical support/service desk experience and/or previous NOC experience is required.
  • · Knowledge of ITIL desirable.

If you think you have what it takes and you feel the need for a genuinely unique challenge, please apply in full confidence to by 14th February 2019