Graduate Network and Security Engineer - Bristol - £25k

18 May 2017
17 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Graduate Network and Security Engineer - Bristol - £25k

Avanti Recruitment is working with a Software and Security company in Bristol recruit a Graduate Support Engineer to join their team. They are offering an outstanding opportunity for a bright graduate to start in a Support role where they can learn on the job about their technologies and the industry and then in the future progress their career into more of a Systems or Software Development role in the future. You will have the opportunity to learn about their Software and Networking applications alongside experienced members of their team.

Your role will involve supporting their customers with any technical issues with their software products. You will trouble-shoot to understand the nature of the problem and either resolve issues yourself or work with their development department to manage their resolution. You will pro-actively monitor their systems performance and try to pre-empt any issues before they arise and report to senior management on the ongoing activities of the support department. Once you have established yourself in the role and a familiar with their products and the technical environment you will have the opportunity to start to work towards either a Systems Engineering role for the design, configuration and installation of clients solutions or you could move into their Software Engineering team.

To be considered you are likely to hold a BSc, MSc or even a Phd in Networking and Security, Computer Science or other Networking and Security related topics. This role will be good for someone who is either a fresh graduate or has up to 2 years experience after graduation and is now looking for their 2nd job where they can push their career forward. You will need to have knowledge of Linux / Unix at the Command Line Interface level (CLI), a good all round appreciation of the principals of software engineering and possibly exposure to Cisco networking. If you have experience of Cisco Switches or have studied towards your CCNA or other Security certifications (eg. ethical hacking) that would also be beneficial. You must have good communication skills and be confident dealing with people at all levels of a business. More than all of the above you must be passionate to learn new skills and continue to push your career forward.

Salary: £20,000 - £25,000 + benefits

Location: Bristol

Duration: Permanent