Senior Network Engineer

  • Category
    IT and Telecoms - Network Manager
  • Location
    Birmingham, West Midlands
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Senior Network Engineer

Senior Network Engineer / Cisco / Huawei / Checkpoint / ASA / Forcepoint / Remote / Birmingham

My well known and award winning client, recognised for being a great place to work, is looking for an experienced Network Engineer to join their IT team.

My client's head office in based in Birmingham however will be based remotely for the foreseeable future. This is a full time permanent role.

About the role:

I have an excellent opportunity for a Senior Network Engineer to work on a large acquisition project and a 5 year technology refresh. This is a varied role; you will be supported in owning your area of technical expertise and provide technical advice and guidance to the other teams within the IT department.

This will involve a good mix of independent working and collaboration with other teams and stakeholders across the business to achieve desired outcomes. You will be a Subject Matter Expert for the design, support, and maintenance of local area networks (LANs), wide area networks (WANs), and other networking systems.

Key Responsibilities:

*Work as part of a team to provide day to day proactive and reactive support for all of local and wide area network components, and security devices.
*Responsible for Routing, Switching, Firewalls, Load Balancers, Wireless Access Points
*Co-ordinate with third party suppliers and vendors to progress issues where applicable.
*Provide technical support in a multi-vendor environment (Cisco, Huawei, Checkpoint, ASA's, Forcepoint)
*Produce and maintain technical documentation
*Follow documented processes within an ITIL and ISO Compliant Environment
*Support project implementation requirements both physical installations & configurations
*Abide by Security policy and procedures and implement security directives from relevant managers from time to time
*Ability to troubleshoot and find resolutions to complex technical problems across multiple tiers

Key Skills and Experience required:

*Subject Matter Expert for all network components in a multi-tier, multi-vendor network environment (Data, Voice and Security)
*A proactive self-starter who likes to own their professional area of expertise. This will suit someone who can work well both independently and as part of a wider IT team structure.
*Experience of working for a large complex organisation.
*Qualifications with Cisco, Huawei, Checkpoint, Forcepoint or equivalent Network or Security would be highly desirable.

This is a great opportunity to work on an exciting project and join a successful business that truly cares about their employees. The salary on offer is £50,000 - £60,000 plus a comprehensive benefits package including; bonus scheme, generous pension, healthcare and many more!

Please apply ASAP to be considered - interviews will be taking place via video over the next two weeks.

Senior Network Engineer / Cisco / Huawei / Checkpoint / ASA / Forcepoint / Remote / Birmingham
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