Network Field Engineer

Service - Networks · Gateshead, Tyne and Wear
Department Service - Networks
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Mid-level
Compensation 25,000 - 34,000

About Aspire

Aspire Technology Solutions is one of the fastest-growing IT companies in the UK.  Established in 2006, we have experienced continuous double-digit growth.


We were proud to be named as the North East Business of the Year in the 2020 North East Business Awards.

We provide end-to-end business technology, including infrastructure, connectivity, voice, and managed and support service solutions.

We’re a people-focused business, employing over 200 people, with a culture of continuous development where we like to work hard to deliver outstanding results and have fun along the way.  We have ambitious plans to continue to grow the business and be one of the best places to work in the North East.

Our success is driven by our technical excellence and underpinned by our passion for delivering outstanding customer experience.

About the role:

Aspire are delighted to offer this exciting customer-facing role of Network Field Engineer, you’ll focus on the delivery and maintenance of Aspires network services across the UK.  The successful candidate will join an outstanding operational team achieving world class NPS at the cutting edge of technology delivery with great prospects to further their career into other areas of the business ranging from consultancy to security.


As the ideal candidate, you’ll be applying from a similar Network Field Engineering background, where you’re accustomed to working independently, whilst part of a wider team, to deliver a world class service.  You’ll be a self-starter who is familiar with the challenges and intricacies of working with networking equipment.  Ultimately, taking a key role within in Aspires Operations team.

Required Skills

  • Valid UK Driver’s License
  • 5 years experience working in a network role
  • Understanding and experience of networking technologies, topologies and routing protocols
  • Experienced in Wireless Surveys
  • Experience working within WAN, LAN and WLAN environments
  • Experience in working with Cisco Networks, ideally holding CCNA, as well as other technologies including Meraki, Cisco ASA, Juniper.
  • Problem resolution and working knowledge of routing protocols such as OSPF, BGP and EIGRP to troubleshoot routing issues.
  • Build, document and maintain layer 3 and layer 2 WAN, LAN/WiFi and/or Voice services for our customers
  • Proven track record of great customer liaising experience
  • Must be able to interphase with both technical and non-technical customers
  • Contribute to best practices for networks team maintaining configuration templates, documentation standards and sign-off/handover processes
  • Make changes on in-life services, considering the impact of the change and any possible outage caused
  • Experience in undertaking network fault investigations in local and wide area environments using information from multiple sources to determine the best way forward



  • Experience in elements of network design of LAN/WAN technologies
  • Experience of routing, switching, firewalls, secure tunnelling, WIFI, WAN optimization, IP schema design, VOIP/VTC
  • Experience of network management & monitoring, protective monitoring etc.
  • Understanding of good security practices
  • CCNP


  • Customer Service focused and driven
  • Strong Problem Solving
  • Composed, resilient and resourceful in a customer-centric team atmosphere
  • Takes pride in quality of their work
  • Builds long-term relationships both internally & externally
  • Hands-on background/knowledge of working in a multi-vendor, multi-protocol, service provider environment
  • Strong analytical and troubleshooting skills - gather evidence, investigate solutions, consider implications for business
  • Great Communicator

CCNA or appropriate experience

Location and Working Arrangements:
The position offered is based out of Aspires Gateshead Head Office. However, you will be required to travel to support Aspires customers throughout the UK.



£25,000 - £34,000

Hours of Work:
37.5 per week with shift patterns between the working hours of 8am to 6pm Monday to Friday.

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  • Location
    Gateshead, Tyne and Wear
  • Department
    Service - Networks
  • Employment Type
  • Minimum Experience
  • Compensation
    25,000 - 34,000