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Graduate IP Network Design Engineer

Job/scheme locations: 
This role will be based at our vibrant campus, Crawley Court which is located approximately 6 miles from Winchester city centre.
Type of opportunity: 
Graduate scheme
Application deadline: 

About Us 
Arqiva is a leading UK communications infrastructure company enabling a vibrant digital economy. We’re the people behind the scenes who make connections happen. We help millions of voices to reach billions of eyes and ears through TV, radio and mobile. And we work with everyone from utility companies to independent radio groups and major broadcasters, such as the BBC, ITV and BskyB. Every day our infrastructure and associated services enable millions of people and machines to connect wherever they are through TV, radio, mobile and machine-to-machine data services. Our advanced networks support the huge growth of connected devices and the ever-increasing demand for data from smartphones to tablets through to connected TVs and smart meters. 

Our Media Networks team enables Arqiva’s broadcast customers to deliver their content (TV, radio or on-demand) to wherever people are watching or listening using Satellite, Fibre or Microwave Networks. The Networks team within Media Networks plan, design and build Arqiva’s network to connect broadcasters to Arqiva’s transmitters and On-demand platforms via IP, Fibre, Microwave or the Internet.  

This is an exciting role which sits within our Networks Engineering team – IP design and build, and will be responsible for translating business requirements into technical requirements; completing network designs; testing those designs; developing network configuration; building network equipment (mainly Cisco), and loading network configuration to support new broadcast services over Arqiva’s network. 

The role will work with the Network Design Authority, Project Managers, Security, Broadcast Engineers, Installation Contractors and Arqiva Operations teams as part of the design and build process 


  • Working with the Network Design Authority 

  • Creating network designs which detail the network protocols and infrastructure to be used 

  • Porting allocations and IP Addressing 

  • Building new network equipment for the customer or transmitter site 

  • Configuring Arqiva IP network to connect customer and transmitter sites, working with on-site engineers. 

  • Working with the Broadcast Engineer to test services 

  • Handover of services to Arqiva customers and network operations 

This role will be based at our vibrant campus, Crawley Court which is located approximately 6 miles from Winchester city centre. There may be an occasional need to travel to other sites for project meetings.  

What we are looking for

  • Minimum 2:2 degree in Computer Science, Physics, Network Engineering, Telecommunications or similar. 

  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal and the ability to communicate with a wide range of stakeholders and customers. 

  • Passion for Network Engineering and willingness to learn and stay up to date with developments within this technology  

  • Demonstrable experience in project management from design through to implementation would be advantageous. 

  • A genuine interest in technology 

  • Excellent problem-solving skills.   

Next Steps 

All applications must be made online.

Our application process follows 3 stages;

  • Online application form 

  • Telephone interview 
    Approximately 30 minutes with competency-based questions focused on Arqiva values and the role requirements 

  • Assessment Centre 
    These will take place April – May 2020 at our Crawley Court campus just outside Winchester and comprising an interview, group exercise, presentation, a tour of our offices and a chance to meet our team 

This role will close on Sunday 26th April 2020 at 11:59pm. 

Please ensure you apply in enough time before the deadline as applications will be screened on an ongoing basis. 

Should you have any queries regarding this role, please contact us at or on 020 7654 7255 

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More about this vacancy

England, South West
Number of vacancies: 
Up to 5