Network Engineer

Recruiter
Athena Recruiting Services
Location
Colchester, Essex
Salary
£55000/annum
Posted
16 Jun 2017
Closes
15 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Our client needs the following

Responsible for the maintaining of operating systems loaded on appliances and ensuring compliance with latest releases and patches.
• Responsible for the daily analysis of log files, intrusion reports, network statistics and conducting change control requests.

• Analyze client needs in regard to hardware, software and communications. Making specific recommendations to management within budgetary and management guidelines.
• Communicate hardware/software requirements to management for discussion and analysis. Co-ordinates installation of hardware and software with clients, vendors, and other supporting staff to coincide with receipt of equipment.
• Configures and maintains firewalls, switches and routers.
• Thoroughly testing all systems prior to client interaction.
• Install and maintain operating systems for network appliances including migrating to new OS releases and loading patches.
• Keep LAN / WAN / Firewall systems current in terms of equipment and software upgrades.
• Maintain all networking documentation so it is accurate and current.

• At least 6 years experience in a commercial environment where Cisco networking was there primary role.
• Minimum Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) required or similar certifications with relevant experience such as Network+ or Check Point.
• Proven experience in IT support, network administration and system design on medium-large LAN/WAN systems.
• Demonstrated ability to troubleshoot and resolve LAN/WAN related problems/issues.
• Thorough Cisco IOS routing and switching experience including Meraki, ASA and Nexus devices