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Salary: £45,000.00 per annum

Greater London, London

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MCGinley Recruitment
Registered: 16 Jul '14
Postings: 216
Followers: 2, Following: 0

Job Reference: SC1369251

Job Duration:

Start date: ASAP



* Network Engineer
* Up to £52,600 per annum plus bonus and benefits
* 80% remote based with ad hoc travel to Data Centres in Northampton and North London

Working for a global technology company we are looking for an experienced Network Engineer to look after the companies technical estate, ensuring that networks and firewalls are maintained and provisioned to support the business.

This is a full-time role and 80% of the time you will be remote but we are looking for someone who is happy and able to commute to Data Centres in North London and Northampton on an ad hoc basis which could be 2-3 times per month. They also have offices based in Solihull and Halifax so could be required in one of these offices once a month also. Please only apply if this travel is something you're happy to commit to.


Due to the volume we will receive on this role please do not call to follow up on your application. You will receive confirmation your CV has been received and we will be in touch within 7 days if you are shortlisted.Accountabilities within this role:

* As the Network Engineer, you will be responsible for all the networking infrastructure of both on prem and cloud network components
* Your main day to day activities will be to assist the Network Team lead in day-to-day upkeep / project and cloud network migrations of the network services
* A vital key to this role is the constant review of the firewall policy's and to review the overall infrastructure and to make sure there are no potential risks / vulnerabilities which are not fully documented / evidenced / recorded.
* As the Network Engineer you will be responsible for allinternal networks and external networks so a good knowledge and understanding of MPLS / VPN's is key the same as HA firewall solutions and network segregation leveraging strict VLAN's and network zoning
* From a monitoring perspective we use SolarWinds and PRTG but will be moving towards Zabbix as the overall solution going forward
* Ensure network monitoring services are in place on all devices
* Ensure regular backups of switches / routers and firewalls are in place
* Regular patching of network equipment is maintained / in place and CAB process followed.
* Multi datacentre networking and multi-site networking globallySkills and experience required:


* Excellent experience with Cisco and Juniper Routers - essential
* Excellent experience with Cisco and Juniper Switches - essential
* Strong experience required with the following firewalls - Fortigate, Cisco ASA and Juniper SRX - these are all essential

* VPN setup on both Cisco ASA / Fortinet firewalls
* Understanding of core IT Concepts
* Problem resolution and root cause analysis
* Have a good understanding of ITIL practices
* Help desk ticket interaction
* Change process experience required

Desirable skills:

* Load Balancing experience with F5 and/or Alteons
* Cloud experience - ideally Azure

* Good knowledge of PowerShell
* Exposure to Citrix NetScaler an advantage
* SolarWinds exposure an advantage
* AWS / Azure / VMWare certifications or extensive experience beneficial
* Radware NLB knowledge an advantage
* Good background in Citrix NetScaler technology would be ideal

Industry: IT

Salary: £45000 - £52600 per annum

Salary Benefits:

Vacancy Type: Permanent

Job Skills: Network engineer, cisco network, cisco, firewalls, juniper, juniper SRX, Cisco ASA, Fortigate

Contact Name: Samantha Cole

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