Senior Network Engineer
The Senior Engineer will administer the day-to-day operations of the network infrastructure and services. You will work with the Architecture, Service Delivery and Service Desk Teams, as well as the wider Technology Department to effectively support and administer the full lifecycle of network infrastructure operations, services, projects, and initiatives. You will be willing to travel on occasion as required to other offices in-order to carry this role.
Manage and maintain the Network Infrastructure Work Plan, and the delivery of the Network Annual Continuous Service Improvement Plan
Take proactive ownership of network infrastructure operations and services
Liaise with third parties and vendors.
Take ownership of monitoring and managing networking related tickets on ServiceNow
Create and review change requests to support project delivery and operational change
Lead on network infrastructure related security, maintenance, performance, capacity, and lifecycle management
Contribute to creation and maintenance of design, end-user, and operations documentation sets
Produce reports on network infrastructure operations, services, and major incidents
Maintain network monitoring and reporting systems
Deliver training and skills transfer to team colleagues
Maintain effective security and governance of the network infrastructure
Ensure effective backup, resilience and DR arrangements are maintained for network infrastructure
8+ years’ experience in Cisco routing and switching administration and operations, dynamic routing protocols, OSPF, BGP, VPNs, QoS, 802.1x.
Cisco CCNP and Checkpoint CCSE certification or equivalent experience
Administration of Cisco ISE, Umbrella, Stealthwatch, ACI, DNA Centre and Cisco Meraki wireless infrastructure.
Administration and operations experience of Checkpoint Gateways and Internet content filtering solutions.
Exposure to SIEM operations
Cloud and virtual networking – Azure, AWS, VMware environments
Advanced troubleshooting and optimisation experience
Strong knowledge of VMware 6.5 or later
Scripting and automation
Experience of managing complex LAN, WAN infrastructure and data centre operations
Experience of Cisco switch upgrades, testing and migrations
Change management processes
Experience of project management and delivery
Microsoft Windows Server 2012, 2016, or 2019 certifications
Excellent demand management, planning, organisation, and prioritisation skills
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