Senior Network & Security Engineer Contract Birmingham

Candour Solutions
From £375 to £400 per day
13 Nov 2017
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Senior Network & Security Engineer – Contract – Birmingham, West Midlands

Senior Network & Security Engineer sought by global market leader at their offices in Birmingham, West Midlands for an initial 6 month contract with potential to run.

Key Technical Skills & Experience:

-Routing- Layer 3, Switching – Layer 2, NAT, WAN protocols

-High proficiency with routing protocols (RIP, OSPF, EIGRP, BGP), VPN and various firewall technologies and vendors.

-Operating Systems – Familiarity with Windows, Linux, VMware ESXi

-Network Applications/Protocols - Familiarity with DHCP, DNS, WINS, FTP, TFTP, SSH, Radius, TACACS

-Physical Media – Familiarity with Cat 5/5e/6 and fiber (single mode and multimode).

-Solid understanding of TCP/IP and IP subnetting.

-Strong performance tuning and capacity planning experience

-Must be able to perform effectively in a fast paced, multi-tasking environment while maintaining a high level of service.

-5-7 years’ experience as a Network support engineer

-CCNP certification preferred

-WSUS Management and Administration

-WDS Management and Administration

-Backup Exec 2012/2010

-McAfee Anti Virus, DLP

-Maintenance of Rack Mounted Equipment

Key responsibilities:

-Responsible for all functions relating to the planning, installation, configuration and operation of our hosting network infrastructure

-Monitor network links for performance within set thresholds

-Troubleshoot and repair network related problems

-Identify network configuration and/or performance irregularities. Develop procedures to respond to these irregularities in a timely manner

-Create/Maintain Network support documentation

-Ensure entire network is properly monitored. Ensure that alerts regarding network outages are addressed in a timely manner

-Implement and support network Infrastructure

-Maintain a high level of functionality and availability of all VPN links, routers, switches, firewalls, load balancers and WAN links

-Document and improve existing processes and procedures

-Serve as a technical resource by providing support to multiple projects and business units

A full job description & company information is available to candidates meeting the above minimum criteria, please apply in the first instance with your up to date CV outlining your expected daily rate & availability for an immediate response.
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