Network Security Operations Analyst

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  • Contract 20 days
  • £450 - £500 (GBP) / day
  • London, England, United Kingdom
    and remote
  • 14/12/2020

We are looking for a Mid-Level Network Operations Analyst to work as part of the Network and Security Operations team, tasks will involve day-to-day Level 2 support and troubleshooting of the network and security infrastructure.

Description

We are looking for a Mid-Level Network Operations Analyst to work as part of the Network and Security Operations team, tasks will involve day-to-day Level 2 support and troubleshooting of the network and security infrastructure.

This role will cover the following key areas: -

  • Support and Escalation for monitoring the health of the network and security infrastructure
  • Resolving escalated alerts from network and security devices, working with the manufacturers' support teams to resolve if required
  • Testing and troubleshooting network connectivity to third parties
  • Support and Escalation for troubleshooting WAN connectivity outages and issues with our partners
  • Completing Level 2 Support tickets for various vendors and technologies
  • Delivery of small scale projects (Hardware expansion/refresh, Software upgrades…etc)
  • Using Ansible and editing YAML files to update and push out changes to the network

 

Required Skills/Experience: -

  • CCNA or CCNP Qualified
  • 3yr+ experience in Operational teams
  • Knowledge of network infrastructure and concepts listed in skill knowledge.
  • Knowledge of security infrastructure and concepts listed in skill knowledge. Any previous experience with configuring/managing/monitoring security infrastructure is highly desired
  • Network automation skills/understanding to a basic level as the team uses Ansible extensively
  • Strong problem solving skills
  • Experience using an NMS tool e.g. Solarwinds or similar
  • Experience of delivering small scale project work

 

Key Knowledge: -

  • Experience of F5, Check Point, Bluecoat, Cisco, Arista, Fortinet devices (Not all required, but gaps need to be known)
  • Basic understanding of BGP, VXLAN, NAT, VRF, PTP, MLAG, Route-Maps
  • Experience using Ansible, Git/Github

 

Desired Skills/Experience: -

  • Check Point CCSA
  • Fortinet NSE3/4
  • F5 101/201
  • Degree or A-Levels in Networking subject/topics

Skills

IT Infrastructure Expertise
Automation
IT Infrastructure Products
Arista Networks
Check Point
F5
Fortinet
OpenNMS
SolarWinds
IT Infrastructure Technologies & Protocols
BGP
OSPF
TCP/IP
Programming Languages & Frameworks
Ansible
Software Development Tools
Git

Industry Experience

Finance & Insurance