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Network & Security Engineer
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Recruiter: MDS Global
Listed on: 15th March
Location: Warrington
Salary/Rate: Competitive
Salary Notes: Competitive
Type: Permanent
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MDS Global is a leading BSS-as-a-Service provider of VNO, B2B and IoT solutions. We look after all aspects of monetisation, assurance and customer steering for complex products and services. We offer a digital operating model in a DevOps context, which enhances stakeholder experiences and provides unprecedented business agility.
Headquartered in the UK, MDS Global's customers include BT Enterprise (UK), eir (Ireland), iD Mobile from Dixons Carphone (UK), TalkTalk (UK), Telefónica (UK), Vodafone (Germany, Greece and Netherlands), Orange (Belgium), KPN (Netherlands) and Telia (Denmark).
We are recruiting for a Network and Security Engineer to join our Hosting and Infrastructure team located in the Warrington office.
In this role, you'll ensure thorough delivery of technical services for new and existing clients. The role is an integral part of a technical team supporting a hosted environment that delivers hosted services to both internal and external customers.
Taking responsibility for driving security best practice, performance, reliability and technical problem resolution for network infrastructure, you'll work collaboratively with all functions of the business and our customers and will identify and drive continual service improvement.
Working in line with the Network Security Policy, you will take responsibility for all routing and switching configurations as well as perimeter security configurations and boundaries (LAN/WiFi/WAN/Public Internet). Identifying potential service and security issues, you'll carry out vulnerability audits and scans as well as penetration tests to identify risks and remediation.
In addition, you'll be involved in internal compliance/risk/capacity meetings as well as internal and external security audits and will create and maintain policies and procedures/registers as well as diagrammatic technical documentation. On occasion, there will be a requirement for you to provide resource to projects as well as support out of hours requirements and participate in the network on-call rota so a degree of flexibility will be required.
Our core values are central to who we are and how we do business. At MDS Global, you will be expected to collaborate positively, have a passion to succeed, be prepared to take smart risks, possess leadership qualities, be able to flex your expertise and use your strong sense of customer focus to exceed expectations, every day.
You are:

CCNA/CCNP certified
Experienced in the design, installation and configuration of WAN/LAN, wireless and security solutions
Able to maintain network security through proper configuration/software patch level of network components.
Able to communicate in an understandable, polite and friendly manner, both written and verbal

You have:

Technical, analytical and interpersonal skills
Threat detection experience (IPS/IDS/AMP/URL filtering)
Experience with Cisco Routing, Switching, Wireless, Security and remote access
Experience of Load Balancers - Layer 4/7
An understanding of BGP/OSPF/EIGRP/First HOP redundancy/IPSec (v1/v2)/PKI/SSL/802.1X/DAI Inspection/DHCP Snooping/Port Security/MAC filtering/IP Source Guard/2-factor authentication/QoS/DNS/DHCP/Radius
Protocol Analysis experience (Netflow, SNMP, Syslog, Wireshark)
Strong organisational skills and ability to multi-task
A valid driver's license with no restrictions and possess reliable transportation
Appreciation of ITIL standards
Knowledge of PCI / GDPR / ISO 9001/27001/22301 compliance

You may have:

ITIL v3 Foundation certification
Windows Server 2008/2012/2016 experience
Linux Server (RedHat)
Knowledge of VoIP implementation and support
VMWare hypervisor technologies experience
Nimsoft Monitoring Solution knowledge
IBM Power Systems knowledge

Your future at MDS Global
When we say our people are our biggest asset, we mean it. We offer you a rewarding career, with great prospects and development, an excellent working environment, a competitive salary, and a generous holiday package. What more could you ask for?
Some of our benefits include:

Company life insurance
Pension scheme
BUPA healthcare scheme
25 days holiday per year rising to 30 over length of service
Performance related bonus
Childcare voucher scheme (UK)
Generous discount scheme at many high street retailers


Discounted local gym membership
"Dawes Rewards" electrical retail discount scheme
Flexible working hours
Free on-site parking (Warrington)
Excellent transport links
Cycle to work scheme (UK)
On-site shower facilities and lockers

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