Senior Operations Engineer Ref# V-32662-1

  • South East, Greater London, London, UK
  • Competitive
  • Permanent
  • V-32662-1

Holt Executive are supporting a global provider of innovative connectivity solutions that connect people and assets around the globe, including in remote and challenging environments.

Our partner is seeking an experienced Senior Operations Engineer to play a vital role in supporting the successful operation of their safety services portfolio, both current and future. The Senior Operations Engineer will ensure that safety services are operating correctly at all times, responding to incidents, taking corrective action, and proactively managing both the short-term and long-term operation of these services.

Responsibilities for the Senior Operations Engineer:

  • Operate and maintain various safety platforms, ensuring smooth daily functioning.
  • Support the entire lifecycle of safety service systems, from implementation to ongoing maintenance and improvement.
  • Proactively address issues and ensure resolution with suppliers or partners as needed.
  • Provide troubleshooting for faults and failures in safety services.
  • Implement changes and enhancements to safety systems while maintaining optimal service availability.
  • Collaborate with equipment manufacturers, software suppliers, and stakeholders to propose and evaluate improvements to safety services.

Skills and Experience for the Senior Operations Engineer:

Essential –

  • Bachelor’s or master’s degree in a suitable technical discipline such as Electronics, Telecommunication, Computer science, etc.
  • Experience in telecommunications technologies with an understanding of IP-based mobile networking.
  • Significant hands-on experience with managing, maintaining, and upgrading operational systems.

Desirable –

  • Understanding of satellite or mobile communications systems.
  • Knowledge of networking technology and protocols (including routers, switches, firewalls, TCP/IP, UDP, BGP, HTTP(S), SSL/TLS, SSH, SNMP etc.)
  • Knowledge of IT security practices and technologies (including IPSec and PKI).
  • Knowledge of various operating systems usage and administration (Windows and Linux).
  • Programming/scripting experience (e.g., C, C++, C#, perl, python, java, HTML, etc.)


  • Discretionary Annual Bonus.
  • 27 days Annual Leave (+ Bank Holidays).
  • Private Healthcare, Life Assurance & Income Protection.
  • Pension and Savings Plan (Up to 10% employer contribution).
  • Season Ticket Loan and/or Cycle to Work Scheme.
  • Workplace Savings Scheme, Employee Assistance Programme, etc.

If your skills and experience match this Senior Operations Engineer opportunity, we encourage you to apply by sending your CV to

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