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Iot Network Engineer

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Octopus Energy

Octopus Energy

1,001-5,000 employees

Provides 100% renewable electricity solutions

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Mid, Senior

Manchester, UK

Network Administration
IT & Security
Required Skills
Computer Networking
  • Commercial experience working with remote IOT / edge network hardware, architecture design, implementation and troubleshooting.
  • Strong understanding of network protocols and technologies, including TCP/IP, VLANs, routing, switching, and VPNs.
  • Experience with network security technologies and best practices, including firewalls, intrusion detection / prevention, and access control.
  • Flexible, problem-solving mindset.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • A full driving licence and willingness to travel throughout the UK to customer’s energy sites in urban and rural locations.
  • Own the design, implementation and maintenance of the remote wired / wireless network connectivity for Kraken’s Gateways, including identifying international operating variants.
  • Inherit the existing network estate and standardize configurations, hardware firmware updates, monitoring strategies, failover / failback testing, etc.
  • Support Kraken Cloud infrastructure teams with troubleshooting Gateway connectivity issues, identify root causes and implement solutions.
  • Ensure the Gateway’s network security and compliance meets industry best practices, associated international regulations and is aligned with any related Kraken policies.
  • Document and maintain network architecture designs, IP address schemas, VLANs details, etc.
  • Monitor network performance, data usage and proactively identify potential issues.
  • Recommend and implement network upgrades, enhancements and procurement of new technologies.
  • Collaborate with the Kraken Electrical Engineering team on networking strategies and attend customer meetings to support sites’ specific requirements.
  • Support Gateway telecoms and networking procurement / manufacture.
  • Adhere to Kraken’s ‘safe working culture’ and contribute to evolving relevant policies, risk assessments and work procedures.

Octopus Energy provides 100% renewable electricity sourced from solar, wind, and water, offering smart tariffs for smart meters, including intelligent electric vehicle charging and off-peak electricity options. The company is dedicated to advancing transformative technologies to drive renewable energy adoption and reduce global dependence on fossil fuels.

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, United Kingdom



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6 month growth


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