Network Engineer

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Senior Network Engineer – Cool new Azure environment – Financial Services

Senior Network Engineer and the chance to join a really progressive boutique financial services organisation that are going through a huge Azure transformation – so a very modern and future-proof networking environment. Our client have been an established brand within their niche sector in the FS market for over 40 years now and continue to thrive in this ever-evolving space. With offices across the world and over 500 employees in the business, they are a truly global and recognised brand in the financial sphere.

The role will be split between project-focused tasks (F5, Checkpoint, Palo Alto, Cisco Meraki) relating to my client's current Azure cloud migration programme, as well as 3rd line ticket escalations. In addition you will provide support for the network infrastructure; core/distribution/access-level routing, switching and firewall hardware, load-balancers, as well as remote office and branch networks. You will also get to engage with external stakeholders (circuit, MPLS & data-centre providers) in order to progress network projects, change requests and incident management.

Core skills needed:

Extremely comfortable with networking fundamentals – VLANs, NAT, OSPF, EIGRP, BGP.
Experienced knowledge of L2 switching technologies (STP, RSTP, VTP, Etherchannels), VLANs, trunking) and L3 switching (SVIs, inter-VLAN routing)
Cisco ACL creation and management
Next-gen firewalls (e.g. Palo Alto)
Experience of IPS/IDS technologies
Load-balancing technologies, preferably F5 BIG-IP
Experience with Microsoft Azure networking technologies
Software defined networking using Terraform and PowerShell
DNS
SSL/TLSDesirable Skills:

Any of F5, Checkpoint, Palo Alto, Cisco Meraki, Microsoft Azure certifications
To have SD-WAN, Zero Trust Networking, WAF, Internet Gateways, Email security, DNS, SSL/TLS
Desirable to have Cisco CUCM VOIP configuration and management experience
Knowledge/Experience of Cloudflare technologiesKey tasks:

Supporting the firewall estate.
Managing the routing and switching infrastructure
Load-balancing infrastructure management
Maintaining network design/build/configuration documentation
Security patching and updating of network hardware
Deploying and managing change requests for network equipment
Managing and auditing log activity on all network devicesBenefits:

26 days holiday per year, plus the normal public holidays
10% bonus (discretionary)
Life Assurance
Free breakfast when working in the office
Private medical insurance once probation period passed
4% pension company contribution
Plus, much more!This a brilliant opportunity to join a company that's on a really exciting technology transformation with multiple big, innovative projects at an international business with a well-known name in the financial space. If this sounds like the role for you, please apply and I'll be in touch!

Senior Network Engineer – Cool new Azure environment – Financial Services

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