Network Engineer / Network Administrator

Big Red Recruitment Ltd
£29800 - £298k pa + DOE Pen, DIS, 5w hols
09 Nov 2017
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
This market leading global organisation is seeking a Network Specialist / Network Administrator to join them as they continue to grow. The role provides the opportunity to build and expand your hands-on experience and skills within networking, working on several critical projects that will certainly interest those with a solid networking background.

The role is broadly split with 30% maintenance and fault finding tasks and 70% new project work on a UK-wide scale whilst interacting Internationally.

Role:Network Specialist / Network Administrator

Salary:£29,800 (DOE) plus excellent package (Incremental salary scale, 5 weeks holiday + bank holiday, pension, death in service)

Location: Tamworth, with occasional travel, therefore you will be happy to either fly or drive dependent upon the need. (West Midlands - commutable from Sutton Coldfield, Nuneaton, Hinckley, Lichfield, Burton-upon-Trent, Ashby-de-la-Zouch, Birmingham, Coventry, Solihull, Walsall, Derby, Cannock, Stafford, Leicester, Loughborough)

Responsibilities for the Network Specialist / Network Administrator role include:

- Monitoring, support and maintenance of the networks for the corporate and regional offices
- Design, liaison and testing of all changes to the network (including software updates, hardware changes and configuration changes).
- Planning network upgrades and new network deployments.
- Installation, maintenance and configuration of routers, firewalls, switches and WAN optimisers.
- Liaising with external suppliers as well as various levels of people within the organisation
- Coordinating and leading national projects, including network deployment in new regional centres and IPv upgrades
- There will be a mixture of project and support work. The project work may occasionally require you to travel to different parts of the UK and Ireland. Therefore the candidate must be able to drive and be happy with flying.

The following experience is required:

- 3 key areas of responsibility encompass LAN, WAN and WLAN - therefore demonstrable experience is required
- Installation, maintenance and configuration of routers, firewalls, switches (CISCO, Juniper, Fortinet)
- Experience of patching and installation of structured cabling
- Vendor engagement

The following are desirable:

- Experience working with Cisco, Juniper, Fortinet, Motorola and HP hardware is desirable
- Confidence to suggest improvements or changes to those proposed

The role is based at the busy Tamworth office which is easily commutable from Lichfield, Burton-on-Trent, Birmingham, Solihull, Sutton Coldfield, Nuneaton, Leicester, Coventry, Loughborough, Leamington Spa, Warwick, Stafford, Derby, and surrounding areas.

Role: Network Specialist / Network Administrator
Salary: GBP29,800
Location: Tamworth

Big Red is a specialist IT recruitment partner working on this campaign on an exclusive basis with interview dates booked in the next few weeks. This is a fantastic opportunity, if you would like to be considered, please apply through the link!

network administrator, network specialist, network engineer, 2nd/3rd line network, network support, firewalls, routers, switches, CCNA, CCNP,

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