Network Engineer (DV)
LA International Computer Consultants Ltd
£400 - £450
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My client urgently requires a Network Engineer to work on a client site in Hampshire.
To provide network support to enable project delivery of project IT services.
Installs, configures and maintains customer layer 2/3 network equipment over multiple Data Centres (WAN Infrastructure provided by 3rd party) and account office sites. Configures and maintains customer network security appliances, such as firewalls and IPSs. Uses network analysis tools to research and resolve problems. Uses monitoring tools to ensure networks are performing as expected. Maintains network plans, diagrams, work instructions and other documentation. Installs and terminates LAN cabling, both fiber and copper.
Maintain and improve performance, facilities and integrity of all on-line systems.
Plan, configure and implement networks on local and remote sites.
Install and configure communications software on all network attached devices as necessary meeting all contractual standards and obligations.
Provide network advice to systems support staff, systems analysts, application end users and project development staff.
Provide advice /information and verify Project proposals detailed within customer
Plan configurations of new equipment and reconfiguration of existing equipment and assess their impact.
Implement necessary security restrictions on network devices in accordance with department policy.
Monitor network performance and capacity planning within customer network services.
Develop and maintain on-line systems, comms and network documentation and standards, including section work instructions and network topology maps.
> In depth experience in IP data networks
> CCNP or equivalent network experience
> Holds a valid UK driving licence
> Organization skills to balance and prioritize work
> Communication skills to interact with team members, support staff and Project managers
> Willingness to travel to remote Data Centres
> Experience of a complex data centre network environment
> Hands-on experience with CISCO layer 2/3 switches and firewalls inc Nexus
> Hands-on experience with McAfee Enterprise Firewalls
> Hands-on experience with F5 BigIP Load balancers
> Hands-on experience with Riverbed Steelhead WAN Optimisers
Due to the nature and urgency of this post, candidates holding or who have held high level security clearance in the past are most welcome to apply. Please note successful applicants will be required to be security cleared prior to appointment which can take up to a minimum 18 weeks.
LA International Computer Consultants Ltd is an HMG Approved Consultancy and operates as an IT & Engineering Consultancy or as an Employment Business & Agency, depending upon the precise nature of the work, for security cleared jobs or non-clearance vacancies, we welcome applications from all sections of the community and from people with diverse experience and backgrounds.
Award Winning LA International Computer Consultants Ltd (Recruiter Awards for Excellence - Best IT, Best Public Sector & Gold Awards) and the most prestigious award that any business can receive The Queens Award for Enterprise: International Trade 2015.