Senior Network Engineer

Recruiter
Networkers
Location
Hatfield
Posted
10 Oct 2018
Closes
14 Oct 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Introduction

An incredibly exciting opportunity has arisen for a Senior Network Engineer to join one of the UK’s leading organisations.

Specification

As a network engineer you will join a talented team with the core mission of ensuring business technology keeps running and improving. You will help provide critically wired and wireless services that power our business and delight our customers.

The group’s network is based primarily on Juniper networks hardware. MPLS drives the core of the network, using the juniper mx platform. In the data centre, you will find a mixture of L3VPNs utilising BGP and OSPF attached servers, with some still using traditional Ethernet attachment. Then there are the WAN and Enterprise edge networks that connect everyting together.

Responsibilities:

* Continually seeking, promoting and realising opportunities to optimise the network service
* Taking a leading role in road mapping and developing future strategies
* Working as part of a team, or independently, to build designs that are tailored to fit customer needs
* Testing new project designs and technologies with a robust analytical approach
* Providing projects and operational support that may include a 24/7 on-call rota
* Assisting with adding scripting, tooling and automation for network deployment, configuration and monitoring

Skills:

* Experience at the Professional to Expert level in computer networking
* A methodical and logical approach to problem-solving with excellent written and verbal social skills within a team and with partners
* Good knowledge of Scripting and automation using Python or other languages
* Extensive experience working with some of the following platforms: Juniper MX, SRX, QFX, EX, F5s
* Solid grasp of networking fundamentals such as the OSI Model and TCP/IP stack
* We are currently deploying data plane and control plane protocols such as OSPF, BGP, MPLS, VXLAN, EVPN, so knowledge of these will be helpful
* Working knowledge of the network services required by a network to function and be manageable, such as DHCP, DNS, NTP, RADIUS and SNMP
* Ability to balance different workloads, prioritising work as necessary to get it delivered

If you are interested in this opportunity, please apply directly or send your up to date CV to Michael Coe at Michael (dot) coe (at) networkerstechnology (dot) com

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