Lead Network Engineer

Concept IT
18 May 2017
17 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Lead Network Engineer – Central London – Cisco

I’m looking for a network team leader for a leading IT services client based in Central London. The role will provide daily administration and management of Cisco ASA firewalls, Cisco ASR routers, Cisco Nexus and Catalyst switches. As well as overseeing technical projects and team leading duties for a small team.

The Lead Network Engineer will have advanced knowledge in CLI administration of Cisco ASA version 9.x, troubleshooting IPsec and SSL VPN’s.

This role is far more than a support position and you’ll be responsible for architecting, design and implementing network environments.This role will also be leading onto a team leading position so previous leadership experience will be highly desirable.

You'll also be the number 2 for the infrastructure manager and help to deliver projects.

Key responsibilities;

  • Architect, support and document network environments
  • Assist to deliver Cisco network projects
  • Network design and implementation
  • Team leading duties
  • Configure firewalls using multiple security contexts using CLI only
  • Design and implement network security across the WAN and LAN
  • Troubleshoot BGP routing
  • Provide third-level support of general network issues

Activities include:

  • Install, and configure hardware and OS according to existing standards and customer requirements as well as the development of configuration templates and best practices
  • Create network designs and work with vendors to produce accurate BOM’s
  • Procure equipment to fulfil design requirements
  • Follow all change management processes
  • On call rotation with other team members for 7x24 production systems support

Technical Requirements;

  • Experience working in a service provider or carrier environment
  • Experience using Cisco ASA firewalls with a large number of security contexts
  • Experience with VRF’s and BGP routing over MPLS networks
  • Experience with wireless networks and network access control
  • Experience with TCP/IP Networks
  • Experience in project delivery
  • Experience in team leading / management
  • Strong knowledge of Cisco technologies; Firewalls, Routing, Switching

Salary on offer is £50-60,000 + on-call + benefits

Looking to move ASAP so please send me your latest CV and I will call you to discuss further. Full JD is available.

Senior Network Engineer – Cisco – Design – Architect – Implement – Support – LAN / WAN – TCP/IP – ASA Firewalls – Switching – Routing – CLI - Network Design