Network 3rd Line Engineer

£50,000 | West Timperley | Permanent
Posted 10 months ago

Network 3rd Line Engineer - Manchester based
£50,000 base benefits

I am looking for an experienced Network Engineer to join our busy and expanding network team. This role is varied and no two days are the same. The day to day role will be responsible for 3rd line network support for complex incidents and problems. Also working with in-house teams and 3rd parties to turn requirements into technical solutions. There will also be opportunities to be involved in a variety of interesting project implementations as we move away from a managed service environment.

• Minimum 3 years proven experience in deploying the following networking and security infrastructure solutions. Must have CCNP in-depth knowledge (ideally be professionally qualified).
• Design, deployment and support of Cisco switches, routers and wireless devices
• Design, deployment and support of Meraki switches, firewalls and wireless devices
• Design, deployment and support of Cisco ASA & Fortinet firewalls
• The ability to complete maintenance and firmware upgrade activities on the technologies listed above
• Strong knowledge and understanding of Infrastructure Security (ACLs, ACS, VRFs, Vlans)
• Strong knowledge and understanding of network management tools (SNMP, Solarwinds, PRTG)
• Strong knowledge and understanding of MPLS, SD-WAN, VPN and resilient WAN technologies
• Strong knowledge and understanding of routing protocols (EIGRP, BGP)
• Excellent communication and interpersonal skill
• Excellent organisation and prioritisation skills that can adapt to changing priorities
• Astute problem solving skills – with the ability to analyse data to reach conclusions
• Well organised and methodical approach to work – most importantly seeing tasks through to completion
• Approachable team player who can motivate and share knowledge effectively

General tasks include:
• The design and implementation of new solutions and improving resilience of the current network environment
• 3rd line network support for complex incidents and problems
• Maximizing network performance by monitoring performance
• Undertaking network fault investigations in local and wide area environments, using information from multiple sources
• Securing network systems by establishing and enforcing policies
• The support and administration of firewall environments in line with IT security policy
• The configuration of routing, switching and wireless equipment
• Remote support of on-site engineers
• Capacity management and audit of IP addressing
• Liaising with project management teams, third-line engineers, service desk, field engineers and 3rd parties on a regular basis

Please send your CV to to be considered for this role

For more information about this role, please contact:

Kay Sadler
01442 509 080

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