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Network Engineer - London

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Recruiter: REED Global
Listed on: 16th January
Location: London
Salary/Rate: £40,000 - £50,000
Type: Permanent
Start Date: ASAP

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A London based Investment Bank are looking for a Network Engineer to join there Global IT department.

The salary is £40k - £50k base + package + yearly bonus.

The team is responsible for the delivery and operation or all IT infrastructures, networks, telecommunications, desktops, helpdesk as well as some production operations functions.

Key Responsibilities

The network engineer will conduct the following duties, in conjunction with colleagues in Paris, London and Singapore:

  • Proactive support of London network estate
  • Working on new Network solution projects from Wi-FI, Firewall, VOIP etc
  • Provide 3rd line network support, from configuration, deployment, installing through to design and implementation
  • Day to day administration and support of appropriate network management tools
  • Reporting of network performance
  • Assist with the planning and implementation of patch management.
  • Network administration typically Cisco & Arista
  • Management of firewall rules and policies on Fortigate and Checkpoint
  • Monitoring and administration of IDS, IPS systems
  • Support of the Global message bus on Solace
  • Troubleshooting with network flow analysis (Packet capture analysis)


  • Enthusiasm and Energy
  • Results orientated / Delivery focused
  • Strong written and verbal communication
  • At least 2 years' experience of Network engineering in a financial environment
  • Exposure to low latency technology and market connectivity is desirable
  • Security conscious with a strong cyber reflex
  • Detailed understanding if TCP/IP and UDP multicast
  • Exposure to Solace messaging platforms is advantageous
  • Linux skills with Perl/Python are advantageous
  • Nagios / HP NNM exposure or equivalent network monitoring tools
  • Professional attitude, profile and impact.
  • Structured with strong analytical and planning skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Effective at multitasking and self management

Require experience and skills

  • Preferably degree level education in a numerate subject
  • Networking background with experience in Cisco or Arista
  • Experience with Firewall management of Fortigate and/or checkpoint
  • Hands on experience with the implementation and troubleshooting of L2/L3 networks in a 2nd/3rd line support role
  • Good experience of corporate wifi solutions
  • Ability to learn quickly and adapt to new technologies
  • Strong Team player with flexible mind-set and can do' attitude
  • Ability to plan out work load and take on responsibility for projects
  • ITIL experience from a controlled environment or a qualification

Knowledge Management systems

  • Ideally CCNA qualified, but not essential

Good knowledge of:

  • IT Service Management
  • IT methodology (ITIL preferably)
  • Network and IT infrastructure
  • IT Security
  • Understanding of IT Architecture
  • Fluent in English
  • French would be a huge advantage.

If you are interested in the below please could you apply in the first insitance by sending your CV