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Network Engineer
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Recruiter: Experis IT
Listed on: 19th June
Location: Malmesbury
Salary Notes: Up to £0.00 per day
Type: Contract
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH105305_1560935302
Contact Name: James Concar

Network Engineer

Malmesbury (UK)

Start Date: ASAP

My Client, a major International telecoms and network company, are currently looking for a Network Engineer to join their on-site team in Malmesbury.

As the Network Engineer your main responsibilities will include (But are not limited to):

  • Interfacing with management, stalk holders and suppliers to maintain and implement solutions to meet business requirements.
  • Managing the rollout of critical network infrastructures to support the clients products and services, on both a strategic (long term) and tactical (immediate term) level.
  • Ensuring that the global network infrastructure is fully documented and performing as required for internal and customer SLA guarantees and expectations by means of specific metrics and measurements.
  • Provision of third line support for the Service Delivery and Infrastructure Technical Services Team.
  • Conducting technology and network assessments, including solutions to enhance or create new business opportunities, integrating multiple technologies.
  • Participating in Infrastructure based projects to design, implement new systems and technologies.
  • Managing implementations by 3rd parties, from initial supplier selection, through commercial agreement until final project completion.
  • Driving operational projects to improve systems, processes and service delivery quality within the team, department and wider business.
  • Liaising and if required escalating within team to provide knowledge transfer to ensure a consistent level of systems understanding is achieved.
  • Publishing, improving and managing internal I.T. documentation.

To be successful in this role, you will need to possess the following:

  • Proven track record with successful deployment network projects on time to quality from a resource, task and technical perspective.
  • Dedicated to providing customer service and managing relationships.
  • Able to travel to worldwide sites to engage in project work, or third line fault repair.
  • Proficient problem solver who is able to understand others agendas and deliver appropriate solutions.
  • Confident communicator, via email, telephone and face to face.
  • Ability to communicate complex I.T. information to non-technical audience with clarity.
  • Strong planning & time management skills.
  • Good understanding delivering success in an I.T. function.
  • Able to engage the business at all levels to solve problems and implement improvements.
  • Ability to deliver under pressure.
  • Flexible and adaptable to changing project requirements and dealing with incidents
  • Must be self-motivated with strong sense of ownership.
  • Comfortable working outside of core working hours when necessary to complete the task in hand.

Requirements (Essential)

  • Knowledge of LAN/WLAN/WAN support for voice, data and video networks at Access and Core network locations
  • In depth technical knowledge of Cisco products and technologies (Nexus, Catalyst 65xx, 38xx, 9xxx, IE Switches, VSS, ASA, WLAN and ISE), McAfee Firewalls, F5 technologies & Riverbed WAN Acceleration as well as advanced network routing and switching technologies.
  • Strong understanding of TCP/IP, routing, VPNs, QoS, layer 2 and layer 3 VLANS. Concepts include, but not limited to, BGP, OSPF, ISIS, HSRP, NAT, 802.1x, 802.1q and 802.1ah
  • Strong working knowledge of structured cabling systems, network facilities, UPS, etc.
  • Strong router, switch and IP configuration experience is necessary.
  • A strong customer focus with excellent communication (verbal/written) and influencing skills, with an ability to manage internal and external relationships up to senior levels of management.
  • 5 years' experience working in high pressure IT environments
  • CCNA qualified

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