Senior IP Network Engineer

The ReThink Group Limited
London, South East England
06 Jul 2017
05 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Senior IP Network Engineer | London | Perm | circa £65,000 p/a

My client - an international Telecommunications company - has a London based vacancy for a Senior IP Network Engineer. The business is an market leading, award winning brand, whose products and services are used by millions of customers worldwide.

This role will ensure high availability across networks with auto resilient failovers. The successful Senior IP Network Engineer would be expected to ensure team KPI's are monitored and reported to ensure the business meets its objectives.

The ideal Senior IP Network Engineer applicant will be CCNP or CCIE certified, with deep IP Network Engineering experience as detailed below;

Experience required:

  • Significant experience of working with Cisco routers, Catalyst switches (ideally 6500 series), Nexus 3K/5K
  • Extreme level of hands on experience with VLANs, HSRP, EIGRP, OSPF, BGP, vPC, VSS
  • Good hands on experience with Cisco ASAs - ACL, NAT, IPsec VPN tunnels, Remote access VPNs, Split-tunnelling, High-Availability
  • Proven experience with LAN/WAN environments, network capacity planning, network security principles, and general network management best practices
  • Experience with Cisco Wireless LAN Controllers/Cisco Meraki based wireless technologies
  • Experience of implementing and supporting Direct Connect/Express route for Cloud networks - AWS and Microsoft Azure Cloud. Good understanding of AWS VPC and Microsoft Azure VNETs.
  • Experience of working with Avaya/Cisco Telephony
  • Excellent analytical skills and the ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions.
  • Excellent organizational skills including the ability to work effectively in a dynamic and changing environment.
  • Certifications -CCNP certified or CCIE


  • Designing, implementing and supporting the Corporate Office LAN/WAN and Core Datacentre network
  • Analysing network performance metrics
  • Ensuring high level of technical documentation and manage KPI's
  • Liaise with other team members on design proposals and projects towards seamless delivery.
  • Work closely with other operational teams to leverage network intelligence, making other systems more efficient and responsible to network changes
  • Travel to the datacentre sites if required
  • Peer level interaction with other technology managers on performance across technology stack
  • Liaising with 3rd party suppliers or Vendors and provide solution proposals for network improvements and projects.


  • Circa £55,000 p/a
  • Bonus opportunity
  • Comprehensive benefits package

PLEASE NOTE: We are not able to consider applications from candidates who require sponsorship to work in the UK.

Interviews are happening now, so apply now if you want to be in contention for this opportunity.

Senior IP Network Engineer | London | Perm | circa £65,000 p/a