Network Engineer CCNA/CCNP

London (Greater)
£250 - £300 per day
13 Dec 2013
10 Jan 2014
Mohsin Aboobaker
Contract Type
Full Time
  • Design, install and administer multiple client sites including routers, switches, firewalls, IDS/IPS, content filters and load balancers.
  • Provide expert knowledge and command of industry best practices including fault-tolerant design, security and performance optimization for mission critical implementations.
  • Design network infrastructure for secure hosted platform to support Active Directory, e-mail, hosted file, BES and SQL services via IPSEC and SSL VPN.
  • Participate in 24/7 on-call rotation.
  • Keep current on new technologies and applications.
  • Provide 3rd Level support for all network issues.
  • Obtain and maintain required certifications for partnership with key vendors
  • Daily monitoring and management of IP telephony infrastructure including routers, switches, and carrier circuits.
  • Daily monitoring and management of all security issues including servers, firewalls and intrusion detection systems.
  • Ensure incident tickets are closed on time and with high customer satisfaction.

In addition the appropriate candidate will have five-plus years' experience as a Network Engineer including:

  • Basic scripting for process automation/maintenance.
  • Sniffer/packet capture knowledgeIn-depth knowledge of the interdependencies/ links across the various technologies
  • Hands-on experience utilizing network control protocols, network management protocols and security protocols.
  • Hands-on network experience with Switches, Routers, Hubs, Servers, Cables, Racks, Firewalls, LAN, WAN, TCP/IP, DNS, UDP, Latency, VoIP, QoS, EIGRP, BGP, OSPF, NHRP, ATM, PPP, MPLS
  • Application specific protocols (SMTP/email server, H.323, SIP, Samba file share)
  • Ability to troubleshoot and isolate faults in system in networks.
  • Strong security background- understanding of IDS/IPS, eSentire, Websense or related products.
  • Experience in exercising independent judgment in client environments and knowledge of proper escalation procedures.
  • Network Engineers must be able to transport themselves to various client sites as required, work overtime and be on call as required.
  • Neat and organized- aware rack and cabling reflects not just on candidate's work but Edge's image and reputation as well.