Network Support Specialist

£25000 - £35000/annum
17 Jun 2017
17 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Network Specialist - Southampton - up to £33,000

Are you experienced with Cisco, Juniper or Brocade software/Hardware? Do you have a strong grasp of Routing, switching and cabling? Are you analytical and a great problem solver?

We are looking for an experienced Network specialist to join a global hosting company.

Key tasks:
-Provide support to colocation and network customers
-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
-Works closely with the network engineering team to troubleshoot and resolve advanced network issues
-Monitor power and cooling systems for all data centres
-Co-ordinates maintenance with vendors and remote technicians
-Monitor and troubleshoot internal and customer servers and applications outages

Skills and Experience needed:
-Demonstrable hands on network experience
-Strong grasp of TCP/IP, routing, switching, cabling and internet protocols
-Advanced knowledge of either Cisco, Juniper or Brocade hardware and software
-Customer service skills that will dazzle our clients
-Flexibility to work shifts under a rotation schedule that includes weekends
-A team player with a great sense of humour

It's desirable if you have:
-Good knowledge of Linux/Unix and Windows environments.
-Certifications with Cisco and/or Juniper (CCNA/CCNP/JNCIA/JNCIS) or equivalent
-Kick-ass firewall and/or load balancing skills

If you have great networking skills and knowledge, please apply or send your CV

STR Limited is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy