Network Engineer

  • Job Reference: MNBV10
  • Date Posted: 29 July 2020
  • Recruiter: E-Resourcing
  • Location: London
  • Salary: £75,000 to £85,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: excellent benefits
  • Sector: IT (general)
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Duration: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Network Engineer

£75,000 - £85,000 plus excellent benefits

Network Project implementation / Cisco / Palo Alto firewalls / automation / Scripting

Exciting opportunity to join a truly global powerhouse in its sector!

Our client is currently seeking an exceptional Senior Network Engineer to join their Network Build Team. This role requires someone with previous Network project implementation experience.

They are about to embark on multiple high-profile projects including insourcing major aspects of their Network and Data Centre Operations.

The position of Network Engineer will be responsible for technical ownership and delivery of network infrastructure projects and for infrastructure aspects of Application projects.

Duties:

  • Develop and implement detailed migration plans
  • Develop configurations for network and security equipment based on provided high level designs
  • Develop and execute detailed test and acceptance plans including coordination with outside teams to ensure implemented solutions are fully functional
  • Physically install network and security equipment to support designs
  • Turnover implemented work to the operational support teams including development of operational processes, as-built documentation, and training.
  • Ensure network project documentation is complete and accurate

Skills and experience:

  • Network project implementation experience is essential, ideally migration projects or new network setups.
  • Experience interpreting and implementing Network designs in both Greenfield and Brownfield deployments
  • Engineering level experience in 2 of the following: Routing & Switching, Virtualization, Security, Storage, or Voice
  • Proficiency in Firewall configuration and rule creation with Palo Alto firewalls in large scale environments
  • Knowledge of IP network protocols including BGP and OSPF
  • Network security experience with IPSEC, VPN, Cisco ISE, SSL Data Acceleration and optimization
  • Proficiency in MLPS, MPLS VPN, WLAN, and VRF-Lite.
  • Ability to create migration plans with minimal disruption to existing network
  • Knowledge of scripting and automation technologies (Python, REST APIs, Ansible, Terraform, etc) as applied to Cisco environments
  • Knowledge of network technologies utilized in hybrid cloud infrastructures,
  • Experience with Cisco Data Centre Technologies including: N7K, N9K, and N2k

Network Project implementation / Cisco / Palo Alto firewalls / automation / Scripting

If you are looking for a new opportunity and relish the chance to push your career forwards, then please contact us!