Senior Network Engineer

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  • Contract 65 days
  • £400 - £450 (GBP) / day
  • Remote Only
  • ASAP

Our client has a requirement to back-fill a member of their network support and operations team with a senior network engineer.  We are seeking a network engineer with exceptional operation and support experience for a large campus and data centre network;

Description

Our client has a requirement to back-fill a member of their network support and operations team with a senior network engineer.  We are seeking a network engineer with exceptional operation and support experience for a large campus and data centre network;

  • Must have CCNP / CCIE level or equivalent qualification
  • Must have experience with Cisco, F5, Palo Alto and good routing and switching knowledge
  • Must be aware of processes such as Incident management, Change management, Capacity Management etc.
  • Experience in network operations or infrastructure support role at a 2nd/3rd level, acquired preferably within the media sector or exposure to large enterprise networks in other sectors.

 

Responsibilities

  • Event and Incident Management
    • Lead incident investigation for major production and high priority incidents.
    • Represent operations in follow up meetings with cross functional technical teams and incident management
    • Ensure timely resolution of trouble tickets.
  • Planned Activities
    • Identify any issues/impact new service/migration could have on network or operations
    • Plan and prepare all tasks, consulting with peers for advice and opinions
    • Evaluate and review all planned works/changes that are submitted and understand impact on network and business
    • Implement changes at approved time windows
    • Ensure all documentation relating to estate is kept up to date with MACDs
    • Ensure all new services go through handover process and are “fit for purpose”

Specialist Knowledge

  • Experience of large scale data centre environments for multi-tiered web services and the technologies that support them (load balancers, layer 7 firewalls)
  • Advantageous to have an understanding of Media/Entertainment industry and leading edge corporate connectivity technologies such as NAC, Large campus Wi-Fi support and management
  • Involvement in project work and/or delivery of new or migrated services

 

Skills

Environments
Campus LAN (Large)
Data Centre
Data Networks
IT Infrastructure Products
Cisco
Cisco FEX
Cisco IOS
Cisco NX-OS
Cisco Nexus 5000 Series
Cisco Nexus 7000 Series
Cisco Nexus 9000 Series
F5
F5 GTM
F5 LTM
Palo Alto Networks
IT Infrastructure Technologies & Protocols
BGP
EIGRP
Firewall Policies
IPSec
NAT
OSPF
IT Network Expertise
Packet Analysis
Support

Industry Experience

Media & Broadcasting - TV, Music, Movies, Radio, Entertainment