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Senior Network Engineer

Senior Network Engineer

  • Location

    South East London

  • Sector:

    Construction

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £50,000-£65,000

  • Contact:

    Mark Ryan

  • Contact email:

    mark.ryan@ppronline.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    MR/PPR110719

  • Published:

    9 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2019-08-10

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

We need a degree qualified Senior Network Engineer with strong CISCO experience for an international media network dedicated to giving a voice to the voiceless in some of the world’s most unreported locations.

As Senior Network Engineer your key responsibilities will be:

  • Engineering, designing, configuring, installing, integrating, maintaining, and troubleshooting of enterprise LAN/WLAN/WAN networks and systems (enterprise converged networks, wired and wireless).
  • Network Security - Firewalls, Intrusion detection, incident response and escalation, security policy articulation and compliance checking.
  • Identify network trends and abnormalities and proactively take steps to prevent performance impacts to network traffic and business function.
  • Perform pro-active support functions and reporting to maintain the integrity of the enterprise network equipment and infrastructure.
  • Troubleshooting internal and external routing problems.
  • Assessment and optimization of the LAN/WLAN/WAN networks, through network monitoring, statistics, and daily health checks.
  • Maintains accurate and comprehensive documentation diagrams of Network Infrastructure.
  • Network performance evaluation, monitoring and optimization.
  • Systems and user support.

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related field.
  • Strong Cisco experience - CCNP
  • Experience in LAN/WAN and network Security
  • Experience with Cisco IP Telephony.
  • Experience with Wireless systems
  • Experience with network traffic analysis, QOS, VoIP and converged networks.
  • Intermediate experience in Layer 2 technologies. E.g. STP/RSTP/VSS
  • Intermediate experience in Layer 3 technologies, gateway load balancing protocols (VRRP/HSRP) and dynamic routing protocols (OSFP/BGP).
  • Knowledge of Quality of Service, IPSec, Multicast and load balancing.
  • Experienced in firewall design, implementation, and maintenance.
  • Strong problem-solving and logical analysis skills.
  • Strong documentation and/or technical writing skills.
  • Excellent communication skills.

While not essential, experience of the following will be highly advantageous:

  • Palo Alto Networks Certification - ACE or CNSE.
  • Experience in installing, configuring and maintaining IPS.
  • Remote access VPN (IPsec, GRE, 3DES or AES VPN Tunnels).
  • Experience working in a 24x7 environment.
  • ITIL knowledge

What are the benefits?

- Take on a varied role where no two days are the same

- Build on your existing expertise with an international broadcaster

- Work on the cutting-edge of technological change

- Diverse, team-oriented and engaging work environment

- Join an award-winning team who share the passion of having a significant impact in the world

This is a full time permanent role on days Monday - Friday but will include being on call out of hours.