Cisco Network Engineer / SC Cleared / Security Clearance / NPPV Clearance / Juniper / VPN / WAN/LAN / TCP/IP / VPN / Contract / 12-18 Months / Hemel Hempstead
My client is currently recruiting for a SC or NPPV Cleared Network Engineer on a 12-18 month contract basis to be based from Hemel Hempstead.
The successful candidate has responsibility for ensuring the effective operation and availability of the Network infrastructure for internal and external customer networks, located on site at customer premises, within the Corporate Data Centre and Server rooms as well.
To deal with support calls and implement technical change/project work for our clients in an efficient and timely manner. To proactively manage the complete IT systems infrastructure including the Network, Telephony, Email, Security, Web Access VPNs and firewalls.
Responsibilities and Duties:
Liaising closely with other team members and Service Desk to ensure that all Incidents are dealt with within contracted SLA timescales
Ensuring that all change/project work is delivered on time and to budget
Specialising in configuration and support of Cisco network infrastructure. Using technical skills to resolve faults with all elements of the supported Infrastructure and provide customers with high level technical consultancy
Proactive Problem management to drive down numbers of Incidents raised
Produce and present reports and statistics on system capacity and performance
Responsible for ensuring the timely restoration of service
Responsible for ensuring the proactive monitoring and maintenance of systems, installing patches, upgrades etc.
Responsible for ensuring that all backups, and log checking are completed
Strategic capacity planning of Network infrastructure
Monitor procedures, review and update as necessary. Identify and produce new procedures as appropriate
Be part of the "on call" rota on a 24x7 basis and working out of hours when required
Work at Hemel, Bracknell or Hartlepool locations and client sites if required
Expert knowledge of large network environments, LAN/WAN technologies and TCP/IP
Expert knowledge with Cisco, Juniper, VPN and 3com technologies
Full, current driving licence
Security Clearance - equivalent to MOD SC or NPPV Security Clearance - Due to the immediacy of this project my client is unable to offer assistance in gaining the clearance required due to the timeframes it takes obtain
This role is a 12-18 month contract with a possibility to extend, paying competitive rates for the market. If this sounds of interest or you have any questions please don't hesitate to email me at Click here to contact this recruiter
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