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Network Engineer

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Recruiter: Bowerford Associates
Listed on: 9th September
Location: Exeter
Salary/Rate: £400 - £440
Type: Contract
Start Date: 18/10/2021

We are looking for a very technical Network Engineer for an initial 3-month contract (Inside IR35) - you will be working as part of the clients Infrastructure and Network team to implement key network technologies required to meeting their evolving security program and transformation to public cloud.

The role is being offered as a remote role with occassional visits to the office, located in East Devon.

The post holder will work closely with the existing network and security teams and will be asked to own and implement the delivery of several key projects with the support of the Network Team Leader and infrastructure teams.

The role will involve:

  • Deploy and configure FortiAuthenticator to branch networks.
  • Reviewing and improving rule sets associated with FortiGate Firewall.
  • Planning and implementing FortiGate Firewall changes to facilitate the delivery of key security projects.
  • Updating Fortinet estate to align with various best practice recommendations.
  • Fortinet version updates need to be tested and applied to the infrastructure.
  • Deploying and configuring FortiGate IPS to branch edge devices.
  • Work with the infrastructure team to identify and validate a reported issue of traffic being disconnected and perform a route cause analysis and propose/implement a solution.

About You

We are looking for someone with extensive experience in network solutions implementation and support, someone with a history of providing 2nd and 3rd level technical support in a similar field. You will actively contribute to the innovation and transformation of the client's network infrastructure. To be considered for the role you require experience in the following key areas;

  • Fortinet NSE5 or above
  • Fortinet FortiGate, SDWAN, FortiAuthenticator & FortiManager
  • Cisco CCNA / Cisco CCNP
  • A good understanding of ITIL best practice / change management principles
  • Self-driven & motivated
  • Capable of prioritising & managing own workload
  • Keen to contribute ideas, share knowledge and help others develop

Keywords Network Engineer, FortiGate Firewall, FortiGate IPS, FortiAuthenticator, Fortinet, FortiManager, Cisco CCNA, Cisco CCNP, Network Security

Please note that due to a high level of applications, we can only respond to applicants whose skills and qualifications are suitable for this position. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate against any of the protected characteristics that fall under the Equality Act 2010.

Bowerford Associates Ltd is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

Contact Name: Matthew Alford
Reference: TJ/6283/MA/CON/NENG/FORT/ED_1631202758
Job ID: 2976761

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