IP Network Engineer - £88K Package - London

£80,000 | London | Permanent
Posted 11 months ago

The Network Engineer is responsible for the deployment, operations and support of networks. The network environment consists of both internal company networks and external customer serving network centric products.

The Network Engineer will provide experienced, comprehensive and advanced technical expertise for Data & Transport networks as part of the team to develop and maintain Transport and managed service infrastructure.

Responsibilities of the Network Engineer

• Install, configure, and maintain networking equipment, software and services to support the customer-serving network-centric products and the enterprise WAN & LAN environments.
• Serve as Tier 3 Support to the technical operations group. Participate in 7 x 24 on-call support rotation to provide escalation support for network problems.
• Perform site survey, documentation, engineering and deployment for network expansions and new site deployment.
• Creation of BOM’s, and Engineering packages for new site builds.
• Provide project management to technical team to coordinate complicated network platform and service deployments.
• Identify new technologies and alternative networking systems to enhance customer experience
• Identify operational issues and implement design alterations to address these issues
• Understand technical issues and the implications to the business, and be able to communicate them with other operation departments within the business
• Perform detailed, post event analysis of unusual events, and direct needed procedure or process changes in response
• Generate and update documentation on operational procedures, network topology, and customer database
• Maintain a broad knowledge of current and emerging state-of-the-art computer/network systems technologies, architectures, and products
• Manage workflow closely with a variety of different level support organization in the process of providing network support

Job requirements of the Network Engineer

• Proven experience network operations and engineering experience.
• Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or other engineering discipline
• 3 or more years of architectural design experience in an enterprise and data center environment.
• Ability to understand high-level network design and impacts across the infrastructure relating to underlying hardware and software selection
• Ability to work independently on complex and unique enterprise engineering projects
• Strong expertise with BGP, OSPF, and related routing protocols
• Expertise with STP, Virtual LANs and Trunking (802.1q), and how to properly implement these technologies
• Expertise with the implementation of network security (ACLs, IPSec Tunnels) - Ability to devise and enforce network security policy while balancing the needs of a diverse and dynamic business
• Ability to perform (advanced level) configuration, testing, and troubleshooting of routed IP network infrastructure and long-haul WAN circuits.
• Strong expertise with Juniper networking equipment (MX, EX, SRX series)
• Experience with major hardware vendors and platforms, including Cisco, Juniper, F5, and Palo Alto Networks
• Experience with network protocol analyzers such as tcpdump or Wireshark
• Advanced technical certifications (i.e. CCIE, JNCIE, CCNP) desired

For more information about this role, please contact:

Joe Burder

01442 285 020

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