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Telecommunications Engineer

  • Location: Bristol
  • Salary: £50 - £75 per hour + Negotiable, Inside IR35 per hour
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 26 days ago

  • Sector: Defence & Aerospace
  • Contact: Emily Stapley
  • Contact Email:
  • Duration: 21 week
  • Expiry Date: 29 July 2024
  • Job Ref: BBBH82630_1718635608

Would you like to join an international defence company to support their clients by improving the capability, reliability and availability of their most critical assets? Due to continued investment, this global business is currently looking for a Telecommunications Engineer to join their existing team in Bristol (hybrid working) on a 21 week contract.

The Role

As a Telecommunications Engineer, your responsibilities will include but not limited to the following:

  • To assist in the design of a new VoIP system, and upgrades to current TDM & IP infrastructure, to deliver the new service capability.
  • To maintain and administer the legacy PBX platforms.
  • Ensuring new services and systems meet UK security requirements.
  • Managing obsolescence within the existing TDM system to ensure the system remains supportable and compliant to security requirements.
  • Managing the installation and configuration of new system elements.
  • Test and commissioning of new equipment and services.
  • Providing third line support to operations teams.


To succeed within the role of a Telecommunications Engineer, you must have experience in a similar position and have the following skills:

  • Certification/Accreditation in multiple vendor PBX & VoIP systems.
  • Degree or equivalent in a relevant Engineering Discipline
  • Cisco accreditation - CCNA, CCNP an advantage.
  • Excellent knowledge of TDM & VoIP network architectures.
  • Working knowledge of multiple voice routing media, must include ISDN & SIP.
  • Experience in the design and delivery of VoIP communication networks.
  • Experience with hosted voice platforms.
  • Have worked at a telecoms or satellite communication company.

Please note that due to security nature of this role, offers of employment will be dependent on obtaining SC security clearance. The vetting process is delivered by United Kingdom Security Vetting (UKSV) and will require candidates to provide proof of residency in the UK of 5 years or longer.


This is an exciting opportunity to work for a global business that has developed a strategy of working closely with its contingent workforce. Within the role, you can expect to:

  • Improve work-life balance
  • Be appreciated and valued
  • Increase earning potential


If this sounds like the role for you, we'd love to hear from you!

PLEASE NOTE: A start date is fast approaching so apply as soon as possible!