Network Engineer – Southampton – Circa £33,500

Spectrum IT Recruitment
£30000 - £33500/annum benefits
16 Jun 2017
16 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Network engineer is required to join a hosting company who are highly progressive and renowned from their head offices based in Southampton.

The role of a Network Engineer will involve working throughout the full lifecycle in regard to supporting the networking operations for both internal users and external customers. You will:

* Monitor network health and responds to event alarms
* Analyse network traffic patterns and respond to security issues
* Work with Cisco, Juniper and Brocade switches/routers, NetScreen and Juniper firewalls, and Foundry/Brocade load balancers on a daily basis
* Work closely with the network engineering team to troubleshoot and resolve advanced network issues
* Provide support to colocation and network customers
* Monitors power and cooling systems for all data centres
* Co-ordinates maintenance with vendors and remote technicians
* Detect and Mitigate Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks against our network and clients
* Monitor and troubleshoot internal and customer servers and applications outages using all monitoring tools

The ideal candidate for this position will be working within a networking role at the moment and if possible have an industry recognised qualification with either Cisco or Juniper such as a CCNA, CCNP, JNCIA or JNCIS.

You will have:

* Strong grasp of TCP/IP, routing, switching, cabling and internet protocols such as BGP, ISIS, OSPF, etc.
* Highly skilled within firewall and/or load balancing
* Advanced knowledge of either Cisco, Juniper or Brocade hardware and software
* Excellent analytical and problem solving skills
* The ability to communicate clearly and effortlessly, both verbally and in writing
* Strong customer service skills
* Good knowledge of Linux/Unix and Windows environments.

This is an excellent opportunity to join a company that would be able to offer further career opportunities and some fantastic benefits