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Lead Engineer, TAC

Job id:  14862
Job location: 

Barcelona, B, ES, 8940

Colt provides network, voice and data centre services to thousands of businesses around the world, allowing them to focus on delivering their business goals instead of the underlying infrastructure.

Location Barcelona

Job Level S2

Key Accountabilities


  • 3rd Level Incident Management
  • Problem Management (Services & Infrastructure)
  • Access Control
  • Request Fulfilment
  • Accept technology, services or solutions into Operations from Service Build and Transition. (TIP’s, NPD’s)
  • Change Approval/ Change Implementation and creation of works packages.
  • Major Network Incident coordination and resolution.
  • Input & consulted on Service Strategy.
  • Input and consulted on Service Design.
  • Service level management for 3rd party vendors.
  • Financial Management
  • Continuous service/network improvement.
  • Monitoring (Limited)
  • Application Management
  • Generate reports for complex and major incidents.




  • Typically has previous experience at Systems Technician level or above within a major IT vendor or Blue Chip company
  • In depth knowledge of relevant platforms, networks, routing protocols, troubleshooting tools, Voice technology
  • Has an excellent knowledge and understanding of COLT’s existing products and services
  • Displays total commitment to COLT Customer Service SLAs and standards.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Has a logical/methodical approach to fault finding.
  • Quickly assesses priorities and confidently suggests appropriate business decisions
  • Controls complex technical situations in a calm and professional manner
  • The ability to write clear and concise technical documents.
  • Flexible approach and an ability to operate effectively with uncertainty and change; operates effectively in a highly complex matrix organisation
  • Ability to work well under pressure and meet tight deadlines
  • The ability to deliver technical training.
  • Personal focus on continuous improvement and innovation
  • Proactive in responding to customer needs and requirements
  • Project management skills.
  • Proven practical experience in a Service Assurance environment (3rd level telecommunications support)
  • Strong technical background on TDM and VoIP technologies (Siemens EWSD, Alcatel Lucent IN, Sonus IMS, Nortel DMS are desirable) and protocols (IP, SIP, H323, ETSI ISUP, INAP, etc)
  • Very good technical understanding of Voice Products (both TDM and VoIP)
  • Desired technical background on TCP and IP network technologies and related network equipment maintenance and configuration, ie. Cisco, Juniper,Alcatel.
  • Desired technical background on IT server technologies and related network equipment maintenance, ie. HP, RedHat
  • Desired basic scripting knowledge ( ie : Bash, Perl, Python )
  • The ability to communicate at management level and understand the commercial impact on decisions.




  • Educated to undergraduate level in Engineering
  • Fluent in English (written and spoken), second European language desirable

What we offer:

Colt is a growing business that is investing in its people. We offer skill development, learning pathways and accreditation to help our people perform at their best, regardless of role and location. The company supports diversity and inclusion in the workplace and has signed Diversity Charter.

In addition to offering competitive salaries and incentive plans, a range of benefits and local rewards packages are offered to staff. Colt recognises the importance of a work life balance.

Some benefit examples are:

  • Relaxed dress code
  • Two days annually to spend on volunteering opportunities
  • 39 hours working week and additional days off as per Colt own collective bargaining agreement
  • Benefit package that includes life insurance, private health insurance and pension plan. In addition flexible benefits scheme
  • Lunch vouchers or childcare vouchers
  • Access to a virtual business school for on-going learning
  • Business mentoring
  • International environment with employees from more than 35 different nationalities

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