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24000117 Requisition #

Senior Network Engineer


Group Security 

Permanent | Full Time

Office location: White City, London | Hybrid

Hiring range: £65,000 - £75,000


Your work matters to millions.


Shaping culture is in the DNA of ITV. So, it’s not surprising that you’ll find us in every home in the UK, our productions are famous all over the world and we’re at the forefront of the digital streaming revolution. 


When you join us, you enter a fun working environment. With opportunities to learn, to grow and make a real difference. Small enough that your impact’s felt in the business, but big enough that your impact reaches millions of people. 


Come develop your skills, change TV and the course of your career. Don’t just watch it. Be part of it. Join ITV.



Your impact sends ripples.


The team


Technology underpins everything we do. It’s why we’re able to create great content and deliver it to our viewers. It drives new commercial opportunities. And it makes communication and collaboration easier than ever.


In a fast-changing world, we not only make sure our systems work effectively but our Technology teams are spearheading the transformation to a digital-first business. There’s never been a more exciting time to join our team. 


The role


 We are looking for a Senior Network Engineer to join the Group Technology Platform Team. The successful candidate will be responsible for providing technical input to the design and operation of ITV’s networks. The role will be predominantly focussed on project delivery of network infrastructure projects that aim to optimise the performance, reliability, investment and operating costs of ITV’s network infrastructure.


The role will entail but not be limited to:

  • Working on multiple implementation projects at any one-time, balancing the needs of those by prioritisation and stakeholder management.
  • Preparing low-level network designs in line with high level designs specified by Network Architects.
  • Creating, maintaining and reviewing operational and technical design documentation
  • Drafting technical requirements for ITV third party delivery partners
  • Conducting detailed analysis of network performance statistics using a variety of tools.
  • Producing implementation scripts, test plans and change controls for all network changes.
  • Building network infrastructure, test and deployment of network changes.
  • Driving Operational and User Acceptance testing, as appropriate, with different user groups and areas of the business; to ensure functional and nonfunctional requirements have been delivered.
  • Having an ability to dive into the detail - for example in analysing and improving the Wireless experience by reviewing incident & problem data and identifying trends/causes/configuration changes as appropriate.
  • Providing ad hoc third-line support and subject matter expertise to resolve complex problems.
  • Engage with other ITV technical teams to drive through network changes that require their support
  • Keeping the project manager informed of progress against plan and raise risks and issues as required 




Skills you’ll need (minimum criteria)

  • Network design, implementation and administration experience
  • Experience working with Microsoft Visio
  • Experience of working with a number of the following: - 
    • Cisco router platforms and switches including Nexus;
    • Wireless Infrastructure and Monitoring capability - either Cisco or Meraki platform;
    • Firewalls such as Palo Alto, NSX & Cisco; 
    • SASE / Zero Trust solutions such as Zscaler;
    • Data centres;
    • SD-WAN technologies such as Meraki
  • Strong understanding of EIGRP, BGP, OSPF and IP multicast
  • Network monitoring and management tools such as Solarwinds, Orion, Cisco Prime, Cisco DNAC & IPAM toolsets.



  • CCNP or equivalent certification 


Other things we’re looking for (key criteria)

  • Experience in an operation support or hands-on project role 
  • An understanding of the broadcast environment
  • Strong communication skills and ability to build strong working relationships
  • Ability to influence and relay information to senior team members confidently 


ITV is for everyone.


ITV strongly encourages applications for this role from disabled people. As a Disability Confident Leader, if you meet the minimum criteria for a role and you have declared that you are disabled, we’ll guarantee to take you to the next stage* (minimum criteria above).


We're happy to discuss any support/personalisation you may need during our application and selection process as part of our reasonable adjustments. Drop us a line if you require anything at


Find out more about applying with a disability.


* There may be a few exceptions where we are not able to take all eligible candidates to the next stage due to the volume of applications.


Because those who make an impact deserve to be rewarded for it.



ITV offers some great rewards and benefits including


  • Flexible working with a range of options to suit everyone
  • Generous holiday allowance, plus you can buy more
  • Annual bonus opportunity
  • Competitive pension contribution
  • Save as you earn - with an opportunity to buy ITV shares
  • Wellbeing and volunteering days plus a wide range of opportunities to help you live a balanced and healthy life


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