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PS Core Engineer job description

What is a PS Core Engineer?

A Packet Switch (PS) Core Engineer is a professional who specializes in the design, development, and maintenance of packet-switched networks. These engineers work on the core infrastructure of a network, which includes routers, switches, and other networking equipment that are responsible for routing data packets between different nodes or devices in the network.

The job of a Packet Switch Core Engineer typically involves tasks such as network architecture design, network optimization, troubleshooting network problems, and developing new networking technologies. They must have a deep understanding of networking protocols and technologies, including TCP/IP, routing protocols such as OSPF and BGP, and network security protocols.

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Experts in recruiting PS Core Engineers

At First Point Group, we are experts in helping PS Core Engineers find their next role. It helps that some of our recruitment consultants are former PS Core Engineers and have experience working in the field. We have helped companies in over 180 countries and have worked with the largest global telecom companies since 2004.

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Average salaries for a PS Core Engineer

The salary of a PS Core Engineer can vary depending on several factors, including the engineer's level of education, experience, location, and the size and type of organization they work for.


$115,000 - $140,000 (CAD)

$90,000 - $140,000 (USD)

$70,000 - $100,000 (MXP)

UK & Europe

£50,000 - £55,000 (GBP)

€50,000 - €70,000 (EUR)

Middle East & Africa

د.إ180,000 - 240,000 (AED)


¥7,000,000 - ¥11,000,000 (YEN)

PS Core Engineer

Responsibilities. Qualifications. Salaries.

What are responsibilities and job description of a PS Core Engineer?

The responsibilities and job description of a PS Core Engineer can vary depending on the company and specific role, but generally include:

  • Network Design: Designing and implementing packet-switched networks to meet specific business requirements, ensuring that the network is scalable, reliable, and secure.

  • Network Optimization: Analyzing network performance data and making recommendations to improve network performance, reliability, and scalability.

  • Network Troubleshooting: Identifying and resolving complex network issues that may affect network performance, security, or stability.

  • Network Management: Managing network infrastructure, including routers, switches, and other networking devices, ensuring that they are configured correctly and performing optimally.

  • Network Security: Implementing and maintaining network security measures, including firewalls, intrusion detection systems, and VPNs, to protect against external threats.


What qualifications does a PS Core Engineer need?

  • Educational Requirements: A Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, or a related field is typically required.

  • Technical Skills: A strong understanding of networking protocols, such as TCP/IP, routing protocols, and network security protocols, is necessary. Knowledge of programming languages like Python or C++ is also beneficial.

  • Experience: Several years of experience in packet-switched network design, optimization, and troubleshooting are typically required.

  • Analytical and Problem-solving skills: Strong analytical and problem-solving skills are essential to identify, troubleshoot and resolve complex network issues.

  • Communication skills: Excellent verbal and written communication skills are required to effectively communicate complex technical information to non-technical stakeholders, work collaboratively in a team environment and provide effective customer service.

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