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A great opportunity has arisen for an experienced Network Engineer to join my client at a very exciting time.
As the Network Engineer you will monitor and maintain the network infrastructure, resolving systems issues whilst also designing, deploying, and implementing new systems that optimise their IT landscape.
You will report directly into the Cloud & Infrastructure Lead, working closely with other Cloud & Infrastructure Engineering Team members to participate and assist in BAU and project work in other areas of the team. Additionally, to support colleagues within Enterprise Services & Security and Engineering pillars wherever necessary.
Input into architectural designs and be part of the Technical Design Authority
Develop and maintain networking infrastructure, ensuring high availability, performance, reliability and integrity in line with SLA's set by management
Work collaboratively with product teams, business development and support teams within IT, to ensure projects are delivered in a timely manner
Keep up to date with developments in new technologies and where it can be of use to the company, working with partners to commission Proofs of Concepts to demonstrate business value.
Provide out of hours coverage for support and change management activity as required.Skills and Experience:
Demonstrable experience in designing, implementing, and maintaining network solutions in a medium to large organisation including data centre networks.
Hands-on experience with L2/L3 switching (Cisco Catalyst and Nexus) along with OSPF, EIGRP, BGP, STP, VLANs, VDC, VPC, DNS, and DHCP.
Strong firewall management skills (Cisco and CheckPoint) along with technical knowledge of network security (NAC, IDS/IPS, VPN, RADIUS, Proxy).
Operational experience of network monitoring and performance management systems such as Solarwinds and Extrahop would be beneficial.
A good understanding of cloud networking (Azure).
Ability to troubleshoot complex issues across the network.
Well-organised with the ability to prioritise workload.
Academic and professional qualification (ITIL, Cisco CCNA)
Experience of working in both Agile and Waterfall Project methodologies
Excellent communication skills, with the ability to explain technical solutions to those of a non-technical background
Willing to acquire skills and knowledge in other areas of the IT Cloud & Infrastructure landscape. Supporting colleagues across IT with training and knowledge transfer wherever necessaryWhat we offer:
We offer a competitive annual salary with an additional benefits package including:
Remote working - up to 80%
Flexible working arrangements
Strong family friendly polices
Robust Learning & Development
Annual leave starts from 26 days plus bank holiday
Excellent Pension Scheme - double contribution up to 6%
Generous non-contributory life Assurance
Great places to work certified 2022
Best Workplaces for Women - ranked 18 in the UK
*My client a multi-site organisation, so some roles may require occasional travel between offices but expenses will be covered.
If you are interested in this role and have the experience required, then apply without delay!
To apply for this role, please send an up to date CV to (url removed) or call (phone number removed) for a confidential chat.
Interviews for this role are already taking place and my client have limited interview slots. Secure your chance to join one of the most exciting and prospective organisations across the UK. Get in touch now!
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