Network Engineers - Investment banking

City of London
£48000 - £58000 per annum + bonus
22 Oct 2012
19 Nov 2012
Paul Wright
Contract Type
Full Time
H2>The Company Robert Half Technology are working with a leading financial markets organisation based in the City of London which operate successfully across multiple markets & across a range of financial products to identify talented Network Engineers at a range of levels. With the company having experienced year-on-year growth, organically and through successive acquisitions, this represents an outstanding opportunity be a key driver across the global network within A UK centric organisation, work with latest Arista switches used in the high frequency, low latency trading space, obtain broader experience in other related technologies and be part of a growing team within a company that continues to grow.

The Role

Working collaboratively with the Head of the Network Engineering and other senior engineers, the successful Network Engineer will work across a range of projects to design, deploy new and enhanced network trading infrastructures and ultimately support the network infrastructure and its connectivity with exchanges. Key Responsibilities:- Technical design, project planning and delivery of the company's Cisco & Juniper infrastructure projects which include data centre moves/closures, Arista switch replacement programme and business driven initiatives.- Third line technical support for the corporate network as well exchange network connectivity, working closely with third party providers, exchanges and network providers- Deployment and maintenance/support of the global network, Cisco, Juniper & other routers & switches, firewalls, MPLS backbone multicast, VPN- Network security design and implementation- Out of hours work during weekends for network changes and occasional on-call, paid support- Providing technical feedback to developers to enhance the trading and IT systemsSkill & Experience Required: Essential:- Strong Cisco router configuration experience - CCNP or CCNA or qualified with equivalent hands-on experience - Solid experience of Juniper router configuration- Firewall design/configuration & deployment. - Demonstrable troubleshooting skills including spanning tree issues. - Ability to work on own initiative - Willingness to field and resolve escalated support issues & work on operational network issues. Advantageous:- MPLS- Multicast experience e.g. with respect to exchange connectivity, IPTV, voice- Investment banking/financial markets- Educated to degree level - WAN Technologies- Low Latency Robert Half Ltd acts as an employment business for temporary positions and an employment agency for permanent positions. Robert Half is committed to equal opportunity and diversity. Suitable candidates with equivalent qualifications and more or less experience can apply.