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Network Engineer - NEXUS 3K - eTrading Platforms - Investment Banking

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Recruiter: Adlam Consulting
Listed on: 5th May
Location: London
Salary/Rate: £650 - £750
Salary Notes: Day Rate
Type: Contract
Start Date: ASAP

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Network Engineer - NEXUS 3K - eTrading Platforms - Investment Banking


Maintain operational stability of the Bank's low latency eTrading platforms globally; onboarding of new clients; designing bespoke solutions where required.

Skills and Experience Required:-



Financial Markets:

Very strong experience within financial markets

Expert knowledge of BGP and Multicast

Extensive background with low latency switching

Strong TCP/IP troubleshooting skills

Experience working in Co-location facilities

Low latency network solutions

Technical Skills:

Extensive multicast protocols, PIM, IGMP, MBGP

Cisco hardware; Nexus 3K, Nexus 9K, 6500E, 4900, 4500, 6800 series switches

ASR series and ISR series routers

Cisco software IOS, NX-OS, IOS-XE, IOS-XR

Ansible & Python scripting

Arista 7000 series TAP aggregation

PTP clock time stamping

Ethernet 1G/10G/40G/100G

Extensive routing and switching experience

Protocols/Technologies: TCP/IP, OSPF, BGP, ISIS, MPLS, VRF, NAT, QOS, VPN, vPC, VXLAN,

Traffic analysis tools: Netflow, Solareflare/cStor probes and Wireshark

Cisco Wireless LAN technologies

Identity Services Engine

Adva FSP3000 and XG carrier ethernet solutions

Zabbix & Grafana management platforms

Juniper JUNOS

Juniper EX series

ITIL and Change Management experience

Operational Scope:

Change, Incident, Problem, Capacity and Performance  management.

Project Delivery

Liaising with 3rd party vendors/carriers

Documentation & Administration


The Role:


Managing all exchange and vendor connectivity to ensure any issues or new requests are efficiently resolved.

Converting internal/external requests to low level network designs and performing the necessary due diligence to avoid any issues before any changes are implemented.

Available to implement changes out of hours and support overnight issues when needed.


Inside IR35 ; Partly Remote

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