Network Engineer

Recruiter
RTM / Sky
Location
St Albans
Posted
02 Dec 2017
Closes
13 Dec 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

We're part of Europe's leading entertainment and communications business. With over 22 million customers across five countries, we make life easier by entertaining and connecting people. It's a genuine team effort. That's why we want talented people, like you, to join us and help make the future happen.

The Cloud operates a large scale Public Wi-Fi ISP network in UK and Europe. This role is to perform day to day operational System Administration duties across the service delivery platform and its associated systems ensuring high service quality and availability to our customers and end users.

The perks

As a valued employee of Sky, you'll benefit from a free Sky Q premium package (one off payment required for installation), an excellent pension scheme and private health care. Plus, there's a great range of other benefits to fit around your needs too.

Your key responsibilities

We are looking for a Network Engineer to design, implement, maintain, and support our growing network infrastructure. You will be part of an engineering team that is responsible for designing and developing scalable, maintainable, highly available network architectures that meet business objectives and SLAs.

- Configure and install various network devices and services (e.g., routers, switches, firewalls, load balancers, VPN, QoS)

- Perform network maintenance and system upgrades including service packs, patches, hot fixes and security configurations

- Monitor performance and ensure system availability and reliability

- Monitor system resource utilization, trending, and capacity planning

- Provide Level-2/3 support and troubleshooting to resolve issues

- Work within established configuration and change management policies to ensure awareness, approval and success of changes made to the network infrastructure

- Select and implement security tools, policies, and procedures in conjunction with the company's security team

- Liaise with vendors and other IT personnel for problem resolution

- Project based work, designing network solutions that span across the edge and core

Your skills

- Proven hands-on network engineering experience

- CCNA working towards CCNP

- Deep understanding of networking protocols (e.g., IPSEC, HSRP, BGP, OSPF, 802.11, QoS)

- Solid understanding of the OSI or TCP/IP model

- Hands-on experience with monitoring, network diagnostic and network analytics tools

If you're ready to work in a dynamic environment alongside talented people who take pride in delivering great results, apply today

Happy to talk flexible working

It's our people that make Sky Europe's leading entertainment company. That's why we work hard to be an inclusive employer, so everyone at Sky can be their best.

If you are successful in your application for this role, your appointment will be subject to receiving a positive outcome from your Criminal Record Check.

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