Network and Systems Analyst

Woodrow Mercer Associates
South West London, London
21 Jul 2017
20 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Main Duties and Responsibilities

The successful candidate should have the following core skills:

  • Experience of network design principles and acting as the technical authority;
  • Desktop and Server Virtualisation technologies (VMware - ESX and View);
  • Excellent switching experience;
  • Advanced Active Directory and Network management skills;
  • A well developed, practical understanding of network technologies and protocols including TCP/IP, DNS, layer 3 routing protocols, sub-netting, QoS,& VLANs;
  • General knowledge of WAN/MPLS optimisation technologies;
  • Understanding of information security principals, issues and solutions;
  • Expertise in Disaster Recovery methods and strategies;
  • good appreciation of SAN storage solutions (EMC&Netapp);
  • Well-developed troubleshooting skills; and
  • Strong interpersonal and customer service oriented skills

Skills Set

The successful candidate will have at least two of the following:

  • Microsoft Certified Professional in Windows Server other Microsoft server infrastructure technology, or equivalent experience;
  • 2 years' experience of working in a Law firm or professional services environment
  • VMware Certified Professional;
  • Experience working with Mitel Phones systems and SIP trunking;
  • HP Pro-Curve Switch experience - CCNA would be highly advantageous;
  • Expert level - Microsoft Exchange

Other duties

Any other duties as reasonably requested by the Head of IT.

Candidates will also be expected to demonstrate at interview that they are:

  • self-motivated and able to work without direct supervision;
  • proactive and innovative in their approach;
  • focused on the delivery of a first class service and able to get hands on when required; and
  • a team player who is able to motivate and work alongside others.