Senior Network Engineer - Cisco

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Context
Location
Sunderland
Posted
11 Jan 2018
Closes
10 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Senior Network Engineer - Cisco

Fantastic opportunity with a household name brand and an extremely interesting organization for an experienced network engineer. You’ll report directly to the Infrastructure and Operations Manager and take involvement in design, implementation and support of the Network environment (1000’s of sites, supporting tens of thousands of users). You’ll also act as part of a design authority group on projects.

You’ll be joining the organisation during a period of significant IT change and as such, there is considerably opportunity to take involvement in strategic changes and project work associated with these infrastructure improvements; the role is heavily project focussed.

You’ll have involvement in this change and will be working heavily with some particularly up-to-date technologies around Hybrid WAN / iWAN / SDWAN (Cisco Meraki / Cisco Viptela).

It is a genuinely exciting time to join this business which will offer significant potential to enhance and grow your career.

Appropriate training will be provided and there will be potential to attend relevant conferences and expo’s relevant to the work you are undertaking. Occasional UK and European travel will be required.

What you’ll do:

  • Technical design and implementation of network technologies
  • Technical SME working in a matrix organization with Service Delivery Managers and network Analysts for projects and BAU activities within agreed scope and timeframe
  • Supports the development of technical Design Authority to define and deliver appropriate enterprise level technical strategies, processes and solutions in line with industry, division and group standards.
  • Delivery of 2nd/3rd line network support.
  • Plan and execute changes in accordance with Service Delivery Management and Change Management policies and processes.
  • Documenting procedures, processes and high and low-level designs
  • Research and keep up-to-date with current and emerging networking technologies.
  • Work collaboratively with support teams/colleagues, suppliers and group to deliver technical solutions per business requirements

What you’ll need:

  • Strong experience with LAN and WAN support, administration and implementation
  • Ideally experience of SDN / iWAN / Hybrid WAN, although this is not a must-have
  • Firewall implementation / admin (ideally CheckPoint), again not a must-have
  • Experience of Remote Access Solutions / VPN
  • Excellent communication skills both written and oral with the ability to explain technical issues to non-technical audience
  • Good understanding of existing and emerging technologies and related practices.

Ideally you’ll also have:

  • Formal IT Service Management Certification (ITIL/COBIT)
  • Relevant Vendor Certification (CCNA, CCNP)
  • Understanding of the principles and practice of enterprise architecture and related IT (ideally with exposure to relevant frameworks).

This job was originally posted as www.jobsite.co.uk/job/959920764