Network Infrastructure Analyst

Recruiter
IQ Internal Rec
Location
London (Greater)
Salary
£400 - £500 p day
Posted
09 Nov 2017
Closes
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Contract
Hours
Full Time
Network Infrastructure Analyst

Are you a Network Infrastructure Analyst? Are you looking for a new exciting contract opportunity? Do you have strong Networking, Cisco and Firewall experience? Would you like to join one of the UK's largest Asset Managers based in London? Well, look no further as the perfect opportunity is right in front of you!

Network Infrastructure Analyst

Purpose of Role
To provide support for the planning, installation, security, problem analysis and maintenance of the company Infrastructure with particular attention to networking technologies including switches, routers, telephony, firewalls, proxy devices and security appliances.

Role Accountabilities
*Implementation of system upgrades (hardware and software), system documentation, daily administration and problem resolution.
*Ongoing network technology skills development with appropriate knowledge transfer to other members of the Infrastructure teams.
*Monitoring and capacity planning. Planning and implementing changes and developments.
*Ensuring that agreed service standards are met and instigate appropriate escalation procedures where they are not.
*Providing an escalation point for other members of the team, and also the rest of IT.
*Liaising with other technical areas and suppliers in order to resolve issues
*Acting as a resource on projects were appropriate
*On-call rota and weekend Support when required

Knowledge, Skills and Experience Required

Essential
*Strong Cisco / Brocade switch and router knowledge
*Networking and Routing protocols
*Firewall knowledge preferably Checkpoint /Fortinet/Palo Alto
*Proxy knowledge preferably Bluecoat/F5
*Cisco Call Manager skills
*Knowledge on voice recording systems e.g. Nice
*Experience in dealing with providers such as Bloomberg and Reuters and in supporting the services they deliver
*Practical experience in a similar role

The following skills are highly desirable
*Experience with Aruba Wireless networks
*Knowledge on load balancers e.g. Netscaler
*Experience with gateway devices e.g. Voice Gateways
*Third party network monitoring tools e.g WhatsUp Gold

The following skills would also be attractive
*Electronic faxing solutions e.g. RightFax
*Dealerboard knowledge e.g. IPC
*Microsoft Active Directory
*Solarwinds, HP-SIM/HP OneView monitoring tools
*Process design and implementation
*Understanding of project life-cycles

Required Personal Qualities

Analytical thinking:
*Ability to match available technical solutions to business requirements
*Ability to "think on the fly" and adapt solutions to meet urgent requirements should they arise

Improvement and Innovation:
*Comes up with new ideas and has a track record of implementing them.
*Proactive in improving own technical and business knowledge
*Ability to impart knowledge and experience to other team members

Initiative:
*Takes action ahead of time, anticipating what is needed. Takes responsibility for ensuring appropriate action is taken.
*Acts to provide solutions to potential problems.
*Assumes ownership of issues.

Team-working:
*Builds effective relationships within IT and across the whole organisation.
*Promotes the team's identity and generates pride and commitment.
*Encourages team spirit in order to help colleagues achieve their objectives.
*Is seen to work with and for the team.

Achievement orientation:
*Targets effort
*Strives for process improvements / better ways of working.
*Seeks to expose and resolve issues.

Reporting:
*Continuous reporting of issues and project status.

Resilience:
*Responds or acts calmly even under difficult or distressing conditions such as interpersonal conflict or major disruptions to plans.
*Embraces change, adapting to a changing work environment. Remains focussed as tasks, roles and the overall environment alter and grow

Contacts
Internal Contacts:
*Upward IT reporting line
*Other IT areas including BNY Mellon Group IT
*Various customers across all business areas.

External Contacts:
*Various including suppliers (existing and potential)
Network Infrastructure Analyst

Are you a Network Infrastructure Analyst? Are you looking for a new exciting contract opportunity? Do you have strong Networking, Cisco and Firewall experience? Would you like to join one of the UK's largest Asset Managers based in London? Well, look no further as the perfect opportunity is right in front of you!

Network Infrastructure Analyst



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