Due to a successful 2020 and our expansion plans for 2021 we now have an exciting opportunity for a Network Infrastructure Engineer / Network Consultant to join our team based in Hampshire. Even if you don't match 100% of the criteria we are looking for we'd encourage you to apply.
Network Infrastructure Engineer
East of Southampton near Lyndhurst (Country house office location in the New Forest) Plus Flexible working by arrangement
Catchment areas: Bournemouth, Southampton, Basingstoke and Fleet
Salary £40,000 – £55,000 Base Plus the opportunity of Team Bonus
Plus Excellent Benefits & Pension
Who we are:
We are a marketing leading provider or IT Support and Cloud solutions to a range of global clients in financial services, retail, energy, media and many other industry verticals using our own, hybrid and public cloud-based infrastructure.
The Network Infrastructure Engineer Role:
Working with clients in the design and implementation of network projects from inception to delivery as the lead engineer, to operational support and troubleshooting for existing client networks as part of a wider network and operations team.
Working as a Network Infrastructure expert with our Technical Director, you'll be knowledgeable around diagnosing network issues in physical infrastructure and cloud services. You’ll also collaborate with our energetic sales team who look to our engineering team for support in the development of proposals to prospects and existing clients.
Your day to day Responsibilities include:
+ Client and internal Network Infrastructure maintenance.
+ Network architecture, design, and implementation.
+ Network security design and implementation including cloud connectivity and access.
+ Consulting with Clients and the team on Multi cloud Connectivity (utilising public cloud technologies such as Azure or AWS).
+ Problem determination and incident management of network and connectivity issues.
+ Operational performance monitoring and analysis of client and internal networks.
+ Strategic and operational analysis of future connected infrastructure and connectivity solutions
We're looking for someone with expertise around:
+ Layer 2 and 3 switching, vlans, vlan trunking, firewalls, NVAs, secure application gateways / reverse proxies.
+ Key protocols such as BGP, VRRP, OSPF, Static Routes.
+ DHCP / MPLS/ VPLS, DNS (BIND & Microsoft DNS), voice/video integration – SIP, IP-PBX, SBC.
+ Cisco / HP Networking.
+ Virtualisation technologies such as Microsoft Hyper-V and VMWare.
+ Microsoft Azure and AWS Cloud Networking Deployments such as AWS Direct Connect, Azure Express Route, Virtual Firewalls, VNETs.
You'll be ideal for this role if you have:
+ 5 years network infrastructure experience and are confident at being hands-on in data centres.
+ Strong client facing skills, an ability to build strong and enduring relationships with SMEs in multiple sectors.
+ Exposure to corporate service environments with multi-location connectivity and satellite sites connected to Azure environments.
+ 5 years of hands-on physical estate infrastructure experience (50 – 200 seat scale).
+ A car and full driving licence to reach clients in the South plus our data centres in Fleet and Slough.
+ A home base ideally located between Southampton and Fleet
What’s in it for you?
+ Technology Choice – We offer the right choice for clients, not just the “only” choice and continue to support them in their growth with our extensive portfolio of services.
+ Project & Client Variety – You’ll enjoy being exposed to a rolling variety of projects but have space and opportunity to think strategically and proactively work closely with clients in solving their technology challenges.
+ Personal Growth – Working in the Technical Director's slipstream, you’ll be in good company and with colleagues who come from strong owner manager technical careers and are collaboratively invested in each other’s success and client focus.
+ Personal Contribution – If you’ve ever wanted to rip up the corporate service playbook and have a voice in shaping, not only your client’s environment but the future technology direction in your business, this might be your opportunity.
Compensation & Benefits:
+ Salary £40,000 – £55,000 Base
+ Opportunity of Team Bonus
+ 30 days holiday (including bank holidays)
+ Hours 9am – 5.30pm
+ Flexible working by arrangement
+ Country house office location in New Forest
+ Free car parking on site
+ Bike Sheds – so you can cycle to work
+ Company high street retailer voucher scheme
+ Quarterly celebrations with the whole team
We have strong expertise in delivering complex, sensitive environments, providing secure solutions for challenger businesses seeking solutions to complex security challenges. We’re commercially creative and transparent with clients. We take a long-term interest in each clients’ success, achieving trusted adviser status and we’re supported by strong supplier partnerships giving us an edge when we need it. When you become a part of the team, we’ll take a real interest in your success too.
Our culture is ethical, professional and detail driven. Reputation is our currency and the values we live by as a team include innovation, commitment, resilience, and excellence. And, of course, on occasion we let our hair down and enjoy spending quality time together outside of work as people, instead of colleagues.
We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome individuals who are in possession of the appropriate requirements to work within the UK/EU. Offered individuals may be asked to undertake identity and security compliance checks – and rest assured, your privacy is important to us.
Interested? Apply here for a fast-track path to our Hiring Manager.
If you have any pre-application questions please contact us first quoting the job title & ref. Good luck, Team RR.