Network & Security Checkpoint Consultant

£55k - 60k per year + 6K bonus + 6.9k car allowanc
08 Jul 2017
07 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Network & Security Consultant - CCSE - Checkpoint Focussed - Bedford

My client, a leading support provider to large Technology Conglomerates and Cloud and Data Centre Services, are looking for Network and Security Consultants who hold a CCSE and 5 years hands on experience working in a Checkpoint.

Salary - 55-60k + 6k annual bonus + car allowance

Essential Skills

* Cisco certifications
* Checkpoint CCSE certified
* Routing technologies (BGP, IS-IS, OSPF) including VRF
* Switching technologies (VPC, Spanning Tree, Cisco Nexus 7K, 5K and 2K. Catalyst 6500 & 4500 series Switches
* Proven track record of supporting WAN/LAN based network services
* Experience of network security & firewalls (CISCO & Checkpoint products)
* Extensive knowledge & use of Microsoft applications (inc. VISIO)
* Experience of using network management & diagnostic tools
* Thorough knowledge of TCP/IP protocols and be able to troubleshoot connectivity issues using Wireshark/Tcpdump.

Any skills in F5 would also be good especially iRules.

General Responsibilities

* Own and manage Network & Security 2nd and 3rd level technical support issues through to successful completion.
* Provide assistance and support to customers and client personnel as part of the services covered by managed services contracts.
* Provide assistance to internal and external personnel in the use Network & Security LAN & WAN solutions throughout the organisation as directed by the Technical Services Manager.
* Provide assistance to internal sales staff in pre and post sales activities as it relates to the provision of Network & Security based services.
* To undertake training as discussed and agreed in order to ensure up to date knowledge for Cisco and Checkpoint Support is maintained.

These are brand-new requirements and my client are looking to fill the positions as soon as possible. They are looking to line up interviews to commence from the 19 th June, and will move quickly on the right candidate.