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Senior Network Engineer

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Network Engineer
£50,000 per annum
Excellent Benefits
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Senior Network Engineer – Cisco and/or Juniper

Our Client is one of world’s most respected and innovative Enterprise Software Companies. They are seeking an experienced Network Engineer to provide computer networking expertise in support of their Cloud Services to be based in London. Our clients Cloud hosts data from a wide range of leading international organizations from Broadcast & Government to Financial Services & Manufacturing.

Job Duties – Senior Network Engineer

• Install, manage and daily operational support activities on Juniper, HP and Cisco routers and switches
Install, manage and daily operational support activities on Check Point, Cisco and Juniper (Netscreen / SRX) firewalls.

• Design and implement new connectivity solutions for customer access to company data centers.

Perform software upgrades on Check Point, Cisco, Juniper and HP devices.

• Implement, monitor, review and report on network health to include availability, down time, utilization, capacity planning and etc.

• Implement, monitor, review and report on network security logs and IDS infrastructure for security policy violations and attacks.

• Renew and create new network baselines for network performance, trending and capacity planning for routers, switches, firewalls and VPN devices.

• Perform routine network analysis at both packet level and event to create or renew network baselines of network performance and revised network capacity reports.

Perform network analysis to create application profiles of new custom applications to be added to production network.

Document and maintain network designs, configuration standards backup

• Document and maintain network infrastructure policies, procedures and other documentation.

• Ensure routers, switches and firewalls are maintained to company’s network and security policies and practices.

• Provide network trouble-shooting services to internal and external departments, groups and customers with varying skill levels.

• Create route-cause analysis of network outages.

• Installing operating systems on routers, switches, firewalls, VPNs, IDS, load balancers, DNS and others.

• Work closely with internal and external departments and groups to analyze requirements and develop solutions for both internal company projects and external customer projects.

• Implementing network changes and customer implementations after or before normal business hours during the week, weekends and holidays.

• Travel to hosting data centers and other client sites to support network, as needed.

Senior Network Engineer – Qualifications

• Strong problem solving and trouble-shooting skills of firewalls, VPNs and packet levels

• Knowledge of OSI network model and TCP/IP model and protocol suite Knowledge of Layer-2 protocols including link aggregation and spanning-tree protocols.

• Knowledge of firewall technologies including security configuration practices.

• Knowledge of VPN technologies

• Knowledge with Cisco (IOS & CatOS) or Juniper (JunOS) routers and switches.

• Knowledge with Check Point, Cisco, Juniper (Netscreen) and Linux IPTables firewalls.

• Knowledge to read network packet capture using packet capture software such as Wireshark, SNOOP, Ethereal

• Ability to self manage and prioritize multiple projects with aggressive due dates.

• Ability to work and communicate with a positive and supportive manner with internal and external teams and peers

• Ability to work and communicate with a positive and supportive manner with external customers with senior management, vendors and business partners.

• Ability to travel both domestic and international and work on location for up to a week.

Senior Network Engineer - Experience

• 5+ years experience in network communications

• Must be experienced either Cisco (IOS & CatOS), and Juniper (JunOS) routers and switches.

• Must be experienced one of Check Point, Cisco, Juniper (Netscreen / SRX) firewalls.

Senior Network Engineer - Education

• Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience in a related field

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