Network Engineer

iSupply Recruitment Ltd
02 Feb 2017
02 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Network Engineer

Job Summary

Where a busy web site may handle a million requests a day our servers handle that many requests in a fraction of a second.  Our Client’s global footprint is built to be highly efficient - The systems team relish embracing these challenges to push the boundaries of what is possible each day.

Our Client is looking for a skilled, motivated individual to join its Cambridge technical team to provide a complimentary set of Networking skills. As a Network Engineer, you should have a strong background in network administration, familiar with web technologies, able to work with major customers to develop solutions to their requirements.

Main Responsibilities

  • Design, build and operate the BGP network and our points of presence around the world
  • Specify, select, install and configure new equipment
  • Work with the Deployment Director to manage and scale the business’s production infrastructure
  • Provide monitoring and tuning of infrastructure to deliver performance and high reliability
  • Work with our suppliers to deliver successful service
  • Responding to issues and incidents and take through to resolution

Knowledge, Skills and Experience Needed

  • Experience building and operating BGP networks
  • Familiarity with standard TCP/IP protocols such as HTTP/SSH/DNS/FTP/OSPF
  • Excellent trouble-shooting ability, able to rapidly diagnose and resolve issues
  • Strong experience with network systems, ideally Juniper JunOS
  • JNCIE/CCIE level experience highly desirable
  • Exposure to tuning networks for performance
  • Network systems - Load balancing, routing, firewalls


  • Completer-finisher
  • Takes ownership of a task or problem