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We're growing quickly and so can you...

Orbital, celebrating 20 years of innovation.

Telecoms is the ever changing industry, with new developments almost every day there is always more to learn.
Everyone in our business is given the opportunity to expand their knowledge base and skill set just by joining one of our dynamic teams. There is no time for boredom which is why we focus our recruitment efforts on finding the most driven and eager talents.
Our head office is located in the Canterbury countryside and is currently being developed for further office space allowing for future company expansion.

We are always open to hearing from people who want to be a part of our team.

Submit your CV and we will keep hold of it for when a suitable role becomes available.

We have positions available now!

Take a look at the roles we are recruiting for, if you think you match our requirements then we want to hear from you.


About Orbital

Orbital is a leading provider in the telecoms industry that has been in operation for 20 years.
We take great pride in the services we deliver, including our in-house designed WiMAX wireless solution and VoIP platform.
Orbital have reached a point of growth which requires additional team members to continue driving us forward. You would play a key role in supporting and executing our plans for increasing our business platform.

Network Engineer

From £35,000.00 per year DOE

Location: Canterbury, Kent or Remote

Salary: From £35,000.00 per year DOE (From £35,000.00 per year DOE)

Job Type: Permanent

Job Information

Orbital Internet Group is one of the UK’s fastest growing and largest, Kent based, ISP’s offering a wide spectrum of Internet solutions at affordable prices to residential and business users. Orbital Internet Group has rapidly built one of the UK's most sophisticated WiMAX class networks, providing thousands of end user's with ultra-fast internet access. We operate a national IP backbone spanning multiple datacentre’s, telephone exchanges and core POP sites. We provide services to customers in the UK as well as internationally.

Summary

Orbital Internet Group is now looking to employ a Network Engineer to help maintain our core network as well as help develop new solutions. We are a forward-thinking company and thrive on our ability to provide bespoke internet connectivity solutions. Our can-do attitude, and exposure to varying internet technologies, makes this role an exciting challenge for the right candidate. The right candidate will have the chance to work in our purpose-built modern office based just outside of Canterbury and should have had experience of working in a network engineer role. Split home working is also possible with this position. You will be required to work 37.5 hours a week and will include out of hours work and on call. This is an excellent opportunity to join a dynamic company who are playing a crucial part in the underpinning network infrastructure of the internet and play a key role in maintaining and developing our network capability.

Candidate Profile & Attributes

· Expertise on latest Extreme & Cisco hardware and operating systems (SLX-OS, IOS) · Knowledge of Mikrotik and Ubiquiti product set and configuration desirable · IP internetworking and Routing & Switching · Expert level internetworking troubleshooting in a large-scale network environment · WAN circuits and protocols (Ethernet, MPLS) · Dynamic IP Routing protocols (OSPF, ISIS, BGP) · Expertise in AS connectivity (eBGP, MPLS) · Excellent design documentation skills · Experience of Ticket Management applications · Strong knowledge of VOIP and its associated protocols · Layer 1 Understanding of fibre / copper cabling, constraints, technologies, grades, distances, applications · Knowledge of network management, network availability and capacity planning applications and techniques · Extensive expertise with general firewall configuration and support, including IPsec VPN configuration and troubleshooting · Strong experience in network traffic monitoring, analysis, packet capture, and troubleshooting · Solid understanding of enterprise ISP facing services including migration of services to Next-Gen network technologies, including the implementation of new DDOS platforms · Understanding in Incident, Problem and Change Management · Some scripting skills would be desirable · A practical, hands-on approach to problem solving with the ability to work effectively under pressure · An ability to recognise issues that have a wider implication and acting upon them · A love for emerging technologies to help strive the business forward · Self-motivated, willing to take responsibility, work with minimum supervision and able to lead the resolution of issues through to final resolution.

Key Responsibilities

· Reporting directly to the Technical Director, you will be responsible for delivering implementation projects, including upgrading, managing and fault finding on our core network. · Configuration and management of a range of IP network equipment from multiple vendors as required for ongoing operation of the service · Reviewing, accepting and modifying new design concepts from the engineering teams and 2nd line engineers to ensure they are fit for purpose and can be supported in the live network without compromising the network availability · Handle escalations from our 1st/2nd support line team where necessary. · Provide technical expertise in special and bespoke projects. · Configure and maintain network automation platforms. · Ongoing day-to-day Network maintenance. · Hands-on complex engineering, including heavy maintenance work. · Provide out of hours support to the NOC as part of the on-call operations engineering team · Providing training and knowledge transfer to other team members when new technology or systems are deployed to the network · Proactive identification of potential issues in the network and subsequent implementation of corrective action plan · Own core network monitoring to ensure full visibility and reporting · Managing the existing change control process

Fibre Network Planner

From £28,000 to £42,000 per year DOE

Location: Canterbury, Kent or Remote

Salary: From £28,000 to £42,000 per year DOE (From £28,000 to £42,000 per year DOE)

Job Type: Permanent

Job Information

Orbital Internet Group is one of the UK’s fastest growing and largest, Kent based, ISP’s offering a wide spectrum of Internet solutions at affordable prices to residential and business users. Orbital Internet Group has rapidly built one of the UK's most sophisticated WiMAX class networks, providing thousands of end user's with ultra-fast internet access. We operate a national IP backbone spanning multiple datacentre’s, telephone exchanges and core POP sites. We provide services to customers in the UK as well as internationally.

Summary

We have big plans to bring pure fibre internet services to thousands of residents and businesses across Kent, utilising our Vfast and Orbital Net brands. We are now looking for a motivated fibre network planner to to join our team and help us achieve this goal. The right candidate will be working with our existing team to design, plan and build our FTTP network across the county. You may have previously worked in a fibre network planning position and bring impressive network planning knowledge. The role can either be carried out in our purpose-built modern office based just outside of Canterbury, or remote. Split home working is also possible with this position. This is an excellent opportunity to join a dynamic company who are playing a crucial part in the underpinning network infrastructure of the internet. We are ambitious and fast-paced, thriving on our ability to go the extra mile (literally!).

Candidate Profile & Attributes

• Knowledge and experience of Fibre Optics in a Telecoms environment • An understanding of PON and full fibre networks • Understand the design principles to develop a high-level / fundamental FTTP network plans across the region • GIS/Desktop planning experience within a network planning environment • Strong personal track record of achievement within a related environment. • Knowledge of fibre types • Knowledge of fibre splicing and splice diagrams • Exceptional PC skills • Having great communication skills is also necessary as you will also be liaising with the Provisioning, Network and Installations teams • A high personal drive to deliver within set KPIs • Planning experience with PIA would be extremely advantageous • Working knowledge of Street Manager (was ETON) and permit processes

Key Responsibilities

• Conducting detailed fibre mapping to meet design specifications for the fibre network • Using APX GIS and other applications to plan and issue Fibre Work Packs • Producing PON area network plans and checking subsequent implementation of fibre builds for completeness and alignment with the Network Plan. • Liaising with internal and external teams and other third parties as part of your role • In this role you will be responsible for conducting Fibre Optic Network Mapping to meet Design Specifications for Residential and Fibre Builds for Customer (Private & Corporate) Installations. • The role involves planning and coordinating changes to the network to ensure that maintenance, upgrades and expansion work is conducted in accordance with the design methodology • You will require professional communication skills to deal with all internal and external stakeholders • Full awareness of all Health & Safety issues and requirements for site-based projects • Management of the PIA product submissions NoI, A55, A1024 etc