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Senior Network Engineer

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Recruiter: REED Global
Listed on: 22nd July
Location: Salford
Salary/Rate: £35934 - £39782
Type: Permanent
Start Date: ASAP

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A Senior Network Officer is required for our client based in Manchester, to Support and deliver high quality networks. Our client is looking for an experienced Senior Networks Officer to join their Digital Services team. The successful candidate will have good knowledge of networking, including the design, implementation, support and documentation of data and voice network services. You will be heavily involved in the day to day 'business as usual' work relating to the networks, including tasks such as:Working with other technical teams to allow secure connectivity between internal and external networks via the organisation's firewalls.Configuring and documenting the organisation's DMZ.Configuring and documenting the organisation's SSL VPN.Configuring and documenting the organisation's voice network and ensuring that it's fit for purpose.Troubleshooting all network performance and connectivity issues.Supporting, maintaining and troubleshooting the networks and core mobilising equipment.Supporting third party suppliers and making the appropriate network changes.Monitoring and maintaining the network hardware ensuring that devices remain within vendor support and that their operating systems are appropriately patched and updated.Liaising with third parties to ensure the organisation's managed networks are appropriately supported and maintained. Experience required -Proven experience working within a similar role.Understanding of Cisco LAN and WAN hardware and software technologies with the ability to support the organisation's use of these products.Understanding of high availability multi-site, multi-network firewalls in particular Cisco and Fortinet.Ideally Cisco certifications.The ability to support the 3rd line technical support team and act as the 'last line' of internal network support for the organisation, working with technology vendors and 3rd party support teams where requiredA good understanding of cloud technology and web facing infrastructure.Proven experience leading on project work relating to all aspects of networking.An in-depth and current understanding of IT security in particular relating to data and voice networksAn understanding of IG and ICT security standardsThe ability to produce or improve documentation to a high standard to support newly implemented solutions The job attracts a salary range of £35934 - £39,782 based upon experience.The organisation offers flexible working hours, more details of this can be provided.