Network Engineer - 3rd Line - Basingstoke - £50K

Circle Recruitment
16 Apr 2017
16 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

JNCIP - F5 - Frewall - Network - Switching - Routing - Security - Juniper - Palo Alto - JNCIA - JNCA - Engineer - 3rd line - LAN - WAN

Network Engineer - 3rd Line - Basingstoke - £50K

My FTSE50 client require a Network Engineer to join the Networking team being responsible for the technical design and architecture within the Managed Services Infrastructure based in Basingstoke. The Network Engineer will resolve complex and challenging network faults as well as designing, maintaining and improving my clients networking infrastructure using best practces. The successful 3rd Line Network Engineer would join an established network solutions provider at a time where they are experiencing a large period of growth due to a number of major contract wins.


  • Take leadership of the Design, Development and eventual support handover of future network deployments.
  • Liaise with internal and external stakeholders in delivering customer networking requirements. With the ability to translate customer business and technology requirements that can vary in detail, and produce high quality network solutions, at both high and low levels of detail.
  • Participate in meetings with staff, third party service providers and customers as required.
  • Ensure a stable environment using best practices and methodologies.
  • Ensure that all network devices are maintained and configured with consideration to the Security Implications of them.

Key Skills

  • Network Certifications (JNCIA's/JNCIP's etc) are required or similar level of certifications
  • Good experience of using some of the following: Palo Alto Firewalls, F5 Loadbalancers, Juniper Firewalls
  • Strong routing (BGP, OSPF, VRRP) and switching (STP, MLAG, EAPS) experience
  • Experience of designing Datacentre WAN and LAN solutions
  • Experience of observing and implementing network and firewall change requirements on both risk assessments and technical deployments.


Starting salary is up to £50,000 depending on experience. In the role there will be need for occasional on-call and out of hours support.


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JNCIP - F5 - Frewall - Network - Switching - Routing - Security - Juniper - Palo Alto - JNCIA - JNCA - Engineer - 3rd line - LAN - WAN

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