BT Global Early Careers Network Designer

Job Req ID:  5894
Posting Date:  14-Jan-2023
Function:  Infrastructure

Sovereign Street, Leeds, United Kingdom

Salary:  36,500 plus benefits

Early Careers BT Global Network Designer


Location: Leeds

Salary: £36,500 plus benefits

Start date: Sept 2023


About BT

BT has a key role in British society, fostering change and leading technology innovation. From delivering the Olympics, to supporting the emergency services, to investing more into research than any other UK technology company, we take pride in everything we do - and in the people who work here.

We're now a global company operating at the forefront of the information age, employing 90,000 people in 180 countries. And we're on a mission. Guided by our core values of Personal, Simple and Brilliant our goal is to help customers, communities and businesses overcome barriers and release their potential.

So, if you're interested in the power of potential, why not join us today and release yours? You can read more here about what it's like to work at BT.


About this role

Begin your Network design career with BT Global. You may already have some work experience, graduated or due to graduate in 2023 and be keen to develop your skills in a network design role.Starting n September 2023.

Are you interested in being part of a team that shapes how customer networks are transformed to meet business challenges? What about being responsible for designing data network solutions for customers globally.

In this Network Technologies role you’ll work closely with our customers ensuring we transform and provide a world-class network design and delivery experience, all whilst considering agreed timelines, cost and quality.

You’ll get the chance to work with experienced network designers, to developing your understanding of LAN/WAN network design and the individual components right through from initial design to implementation.

Through the power of deploying telecommunication solutions, you can shape how our customers operate, provide services and ultimately achieve their business objectives – supporting our purpose of using the power of communication to connect for good.


You'll have the following responsibilities


As a member of the Network Solutions team you are responsible for designing data network solutions. This involves working closely with both internal and external customers to define a scope of work, creating a solution to transform the network, and supporting delivery into the live environment.


As a Network Designer you will:

• Focus on getting the basics right: ensure the network architecture and configuration we produce works correctly, can be deployed smoothly and adheres to our code      of standards.

• Put our customer first: work in a proactive manner to ensure you are the customers trusted advisor who is visible and accessible when the customer needs you.

• Be commercially aware: understand the key priority for your customer and have awareness of the key account milestones that underpin success.

• Understand the main principles of network design and demonstrate solid knowledge of your customer contract environment (BT project stakeholders & network   architecture).

• Provide consultancy on network designs for platforms and/or solutions. 


You'll have the following skills & experience


• A 2.2 degree or higher in a relevant STEM subject

• Knowledge and understanding of the work carried out in LAN/WAN network design and individual network components

• Understanding of IP Networking

• Strong problem-solving and analytical skills

• Strong communication skills

• Ability to simplify complex technical concepts for non-technical stakeholders




 About BT Group


BT Group is the global powerhouse behind EE, BT, Plusnet, and Openreach.


We value diversity and celebrate difference. We’ll encourage you to be yourself, whatever your background. As Philip Jansen, our CEO, says ‘We embed diversity and inclusion into everything that we do. It’s fundamental to our purpose: we connect for good.'


Whichever brand you’re working for, we’re all playing for the same team. And we all enjoy the rewards of being part of something bigger: the opportunities to explore new experiences, pursue different dreams, climb challenging career ladders, and try out different ways of working.


We’re always looking ahead. We don’t just sell broadband, and networks, and security, and thousands of clever things you’ve never heard of; in our Martlesham labs, we’re inventing the technologies of the future.


Four brands. One team, 100,000 strong. Together, we’re connecting the world. Come and play your part in building the BT Group of the future, one that will be net zero by 2030.