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Network Engineer

Gatwick, Surrey, Up to £45K
Permanent
Reference: RC6306

Network Engineer, CCNP 


Up to £45K 


Gatwick


Network engineer is required by a highly successful international organisation based close to Gatwick. As a senior member of the IT Infrastructure team you will work independently to install, deploy and upgrade network equipment; design and implement network optimization projects. You will also be expected to participate in Network and Security planning, implementation and support. You will assist Helpdesk support activities, and share 24/7 on-call responsibilities as required.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Participate in major network initiatives, detailed network designs and deployments as well as coordinating technical issues with clients, vendors, and internal teams
  • Design, installation, maintenance and monitoring of network systems including switches, routers, firewalls, intrusion detection systems and switch and firewall-based policies
  • Responsible for expert-level troubleshooting of any problems relating to global networking issues
  • Adhere to IT access-management incident response and change control procedures
  • Develop IT infrastructure project plan, technical specifications, design documents, roll-out and test plans
  • Contribute to IT policies and process development using industry best practices
  • Contribute to mentoring junior staff and knowledge transfer to global team.



Experience:

  • 5+ years IT experience with on-going skills development
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks with a clear sense of ownership and priority
  • CCNP certification preferred
  • Strong experience with networking protocols: TCP/IP, BGP, OSPF, VRRP, HSRP, VPN, IPSEC, VoIP, and QoS
  • Experience in WAN/LAN networking including routing, switching, security, load balancing
  • Working knowledge of Enterprise Datacenter environment
  • Recent knowledge of Cisco network equipment required, NAC, Wireless controllers, ACS, Prime, UCS, Nexus 5K switches, Catalyst series, div Router series.
  • Experience in or worked with Unified architecture. Conceptual and hands-on
  • Proven experience on remote access technologies (VPN like technologies), including use with mobile devices
  • Proven knowledge of Checkpoint firewalls and Cisco ASA
  • Knowledge of Citrix load balancers
  • Knowledge of VoIP, QoS and multicasting
  • Knowledge of network monitoring tools. I.e. Solarwinds and IPSwitch
  • Experience in Network Appliance NAS/SAN environment (FCoE, FCP, CIFS, ISCSI) preferred
  • Vendor management; communicating with vendors globally
  • Excellent troubleshooting skills. Ability to rapidly identify and resolve issues under pressure


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