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Network Engineer - £500 per day

  • Location: London, West London
  • Salary: £425 - £500 per day
  • Job type: Temporary / Contract
  • Ref: MMO297152
  • Recruiter: Michael Moretti

Network Engineer - up to £500 per day

A global Business Services company is looking for a Network Engineer for an initial 6 month contract to be based at its Global west London headquarters/

The main remit of the role will be to provide analytical support in the development, installation, implementation, testing, evaluation and administration of the local and wide area networks, and to ensure that all network platforms remain highly available and secure, including governance of third-party networks that are involved in the provision of the company's services.

Responsibilities

  • Perform a variety of analytical duties in the development, installation, integration, implementation, evaluation and administration of local and wide area networks.
  • Install and configure network hardware, software and peripheral equipment; troubleshoot, diagnose and resolve server and networked devices hardware and software problems.
  • As an engineer you will be not only be working through daily BAU challenges such as creating IPSEC VPNs, creating inside - Outside static NATs and investigating customer connectivity issues on our internal network, but also working side by side with senior members of the team to bring future designs from high level drawings to project delivery.
  • Investigate, analyse and resolve network-related problems; resolve compatibility problems; recommend and implement changes and improvements.
  • Assist senior engineers with installation, configuration and deployment work
  • Provide support in wide area network development and implementation; configure and install firewalls at networked locations; monitor and provide maintenance and Internet access.
  • Measure volume and performance of network traffic; identify and make recommendations to improve network utilization and performance issues; assist in design strategies and recommendations to improve network performance.
  • Contact vendors for components, technical reference and/or services required for network expansion and maintenance. Assist in documenting changes, additions, deletions and revisions to network components, wiring and facilities; prepare status reports as required.
  • Ability to travel extensively throughout UK and EMEA as well as occasionally as required throughout APAC and the Americas.

Skills & Qualifications

  • You must have, or be working towards a CCNP Routing / Switching, or equivalent experience
  • Experience configuring Cisco IPT systems and contact centres (advantageous)
  • Understanding of operations, service and activities of local and wide area network systems.
  • Methods and techniques of installing network hardware and software.
  • Demonstrable understanding of the principles and practices of local area network administration.
  • Demonstrable understanding of the principles and practices of troubleshooting network problems.
  • Network Applications/Protocols - Familiarity with DHCP, DNS, FTP, TFTP, SSH, Radius, TACACS
  • Knowledge of Cisco Wireless LAN Controllers
  • Experience of working with Network monitoring/management tools
  • Cisco ASA - IPSec VPN/RAS/Access list/NAT/General firewall administration
  • Cisco Meraki - Exposure to MX security appliances/MR access points/MS switches (advantageous)
  • Experience operating in a change control and configuration management environment
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, able to work as part of a team

Please send your CV to Michael Moretti for immediate consideration.

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