Senior Network Engineer

Hydrogen Group
10 Jan 2018
09 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Hydrogen group's client based in Glasgow city centre are looking to hire a Senior Network Engineer to join their growing team on a permanent basis. Reporting into the Global Infrastructure Manager you will act as technical lead for a team of 6. This role will be 50% BAU support and 50% project based.

Act as point of contact for all aspects of the network infrastructure, both WAN and LAN. Provide strategic guidance, development and support of network infrastructure. Provide 4th level operational support and act as escalation point for Operations BAU team.
Work closely with Architecture, Applications, Information Security and BAU teams to ensure smooth transition of new technologies and projects into BAU support.

Main responsibilities:
  • Co-ordinate workloads across the team ensuring 24/7 support of a global network.
  • To work with the Architecture and Information Security teams to deliver projects to agreed design, standards and controls of the network infrastructure and disaster recovery solutions.
  • To be accountable for technical implementation plans and support documentation.
  • Responsible for the effective and efficient running of the BAU network globally.
  • Act as a key player in project work relating to upkeep and maintenance of network infrastructure.
  • Development of policies to ensure smooth running and optimal performance of network infrastructure.
  • Top level support and ownership of WAN and LAN technologies and to collaborate and assist in all top level support.
  • Key player in developing base level network security.
  • Key player in ensuring network meets required security standards and controls.
  • Work with 3rd party vendors to identify root cause analysis on any support issues.

Essential skills and experience:
  • Experience in helping to technically lead, assigning workloads, prioritising work for the team, time management, development and mentoring skills.
  • Experience collaborating with different teams based in different locations.
  • Good writing skills and experience of producing support documentation and technical implementation plans.
  • Experience of taking a central technical role on a DC implementation and migration project, or something substantial and equivalent.
  • Experience working in secure and restrictive enterprise environments.
  • Strong troubleshooting skills of complex network, system, and/or security problems.
  • Be able to demonstrate in-depth network experience especially in the design and implementation of multi-site LANS and WANs
  • Comprehensive experience of Cisco, Dell and Brocade access and distribution layer switches.
  • Solid understanding of EIGRP\HSRP\STP\DHCP
  • CCNP or CCIE or equivalent knowledge.
  • In-depth experience with a leading Firewall Technology Checkpoint\Cisco ASA\Mcafee
  • Multilayer Switching (Sup V-10GE, Sup720)
  • In-depth knowledge of Riverbed/Steelhead WAN accelerators
  • Experience of MPLS networks
  • Previous experience of implementing QoS and troubleshooting QoS issues in a Cisco environment
  • In-depth knowledge of Ciscoworks, Solarwinds NPM and Solarwinds NTA
  • F5 LTM and ATM
  • McAfee Firewall configuration
  • Fortinet Firewall configuration
  • A demonstrable understanding of Wireless LAN technologies and related security issues
  • Good knowledge of SSL based VPN solutions
  • Knowledge of network detection tools, e.g. Wireshark
  • Experience with VPN's both IPSEC and SSL

Optional skills and experience:
  • Experience working with Cloud Solution Providers (Azure, O365, Amazon Web Services, SaaS, PaaS, IaaS).
  • Experience with Azure ExpressRoute and cloud connectivity.
  • Experience with VMWare NSX, Micro-Segmentation and Software Defined Networking.
  • Experience with Palo Alto and Citrix NetScaler.

If you feel you have the right skills and knowledge to take on this excellent role then please forward your CV as soon as possible.

Hydrogen UK Limited is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.
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