Network Engineer

  • Category
    Infrastructure - Network Engineers
  • Location
    Manchester, Greater Manchester
  • Salary
  • External Reference
    408989-A

Network Engineer
Manchester
£45,000 - £50,000

A leading organisation based in Manchester are currently recruiting for a Network Engineer to join their technology infrastructure department. The Network Engineer is required to assist with the planning, evaluation and management of existing complex wide-area networks and the deployment and implementation of new network territories and services for the EMEA organisation. The position is a technical, hands-on role in which the candidate will be able to implement solutions and support system level issues through to resolution. The applicant will spend a considerable portion of their time supporting various network services and technologies. The candidate should be certified CCNA or CCNA Voice and IT degree or equivalent is required.

Job Requirements & Responsibilities
*Manage multi-site enterprise networks.
*Manage and maintain technical relationships with customers and work closely with their technical resources.
*Create and maintain logical and rational network IT environments.
*Support field infrastructure and work to deliver client agreed work packages and objectives.
*Work closely with development processes and procedures to monitor, diagnose and solve critical network challenges in the field.
*Be responsible for maintaining stability of network communications, and analysing and solving network outages, or routing issues.
*Document network infrastructure and maintenance, strategy and methodology reports, guides and diagrams for dissemination to an internal and external audience.
*Define, collect, and publish network operations metrics and service level reports.
*Provide clear communication to all stakeholders, both technical and professional, and liaise directly with the international team, service operations, software development and internal IT teams.

General Skills
*2+ years of technical experience required.
*System and network monitoring experience required.
*Client facing experience required.
*2+ years of hands-on knowledge of configuring and maintaining Cisco routers and switches.
*Experience with cellular and wireless communications (GPRS/EDGE 3G, 802.11x) required.
*ADSL and DSL experience required.
*Good analytical problem-determination and resolution skills required.
*New technology awareness, research and system integration.
*Software and hardware installation, configuration, integration and support.

Technical Skills
*Security: ASA, Checkpoint NGX firewall on Nokia Platforms, Cisco VPN, IPSEC, SSH, AAA, RADIUS, Tacacs, IDS, ACS server, IKE, ISAKMP, L2TP, PPTP, AH, ESP, TLS
*LAN: Ethernet, Vlan, voice vlans, STP, PVST, MST, ISL, 802.1q, VTP, CGMP, wifi, 802.11 a/b/g/n , Cisco Aeronet, PoE, using sniffer, Rspan and knowledge of Microsoft Active Directory

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