Network Engineer

Reed Technology
28500.00 GBP Annual
08 Sep 2017
06 Oct 2017
Contract Type
My client is an award winning company offering a variety of Managed IT Services. Partnered by Microsoft, Citrix, HP, CISCO, ShoreTel and many more.

Since they started the company in the very late 1990's they have grown in size both as a team and financially - now attracting even more success and opportunities within their client-base.

Due to the growth of this company they are expected to continously add to their teams and want fun, enthusiastic people to join them!

Design and implementation of customer network solutions using a
variety of technologies. Includes:
o Gathering and interpreting customer requirements.
o Producing technical recommendations that meet customer
o Engineering network infrastructure to supply local and wide
area connectivity that supports our managed service
o Implementing new technology into existing environments or
as part of new solutions.
o Providing early life support for new customer systems and
facilitating training and handover to the Service Desk.

Development of new and existing technologies to meet current and
future business and customer needs.
Taking ownership of escalations from the Service Desk to provide 4th
line support for incidents and changes.
Problem management investigation and application of permanent
fixes to reduce incidents and prevent recurrences of known issues.
Particular Focus on design, deployment and lifecycle support for
cloud and on premises IP Telephony deployments

Proven ability in the following areas within a data centre environment is essential.

Solid understanding and troubleshooting of IPv4 including:

Routing (Static and OSPF)
Switching (VLANs and LAGs)
Firewalls including SonicWALL; Cisco ASA and pfSense

Cisco IOS / NX-OS, Comware, Brocade, Procurve, VYOS and Ubiquiti

WAN technologies such as MPLS, VPLS and PWAN.

IP telephony or Unified Communications preferably ShoreTel.

Network monitoring tools such as Nagios, Observium, Solar Winds

or other SNMP inspection methods.

Proficiency in the following areas may be useful to the role:

Practical understanding of Windows Server, Unix or Linux operating systems

Wireless technologies such as Aruba, SonicPoint and Cisco.

IPv6 and BGP.

Hypervisor technologies such as VMware or Hyper-V

Enterprise hardware for servers and storage including SAN.

A Network Engineer must demonstrate competency at communicating
with a variety of audiences in both written and verbal forms.
Regular interaction with customers should be expected therefore the
ability to manage and develop relationships positively is required.
Engineers are responsible for achieving positive results by driving
cooperation with colleagues.
Representation of technical teams at customer meetings should be
professional and enhance company reputation.
Competency at translating

Effective planning of mixed workloads with ability to monitor
objectives and escalate as necessary.
Independent problem solving and the ability to work around
Self-sufficient workload management including prioritising and
executing tasks.
Achieving positive outcomes through communication.
Collaborative team working and participation in meetings.
Maintaining a professional attitude with consideration for company
reputation at all times.

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