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Network Engineer (12-month FTC) - Glasgow

£competitive + Benefits - Technology & Data
Ref: 5494 Date Posted: Friday 08 Oct 2021
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Network Engineer required for the IT Infrastructure team of our Glasgow client on a 12-month fixed term contract.

The Network Engineer role covers the day-to-day, 'business as usual' tasks to support all backend IT systems. This role will provide hands-on 3rd line operational support for Ashurst's network infrastructure as well as providing implementation support for any new systems or technologies which the business adopts.

This role is about….

  • Responsible for responding too, troubleshooting & resolving with Network issues raised via their Ticket system.
  • Responsible for the effective and efficient running of the BAU network globally.
  • Top level support and ownership of WAN and LAN technologies and to collaborate and assist in all top-level support.
  • Key player in ensuring the firms’ network meets required security standards and controls.
  • Work with 3rd party vendors to identify root cause analysis on any support issues.
  • Experience collaborating with different teams based in different locations.
  • Good writing skills and experience of producing support documentation and technical implementation plans.

About you….

  • Strong troubleshooting skills of complex network, system, and/or security problems.
  • Be able to demonstrate in-depth network experience especially in the design and implementation of multi-site LANS and WANs
  • Comprehensive experience of Cisco switching, Cisco Nexus 3k & 9k.
  • Solid understanding of routing protocols including BGP\EIGRP\OSPF
  • In-depth knowledge of wireless technologies with experience of global Aruba deployments
  • CCNP or CCIE or equivalent knowledge.
  • In-depth experience with a leading Firewall technology Palo alto\Fortinet.
  • Strong understanding of network security to implement Layer7 technologies
  • In-depth knowledge of Riverbed/Steelhead WAN accelerators
  • Experience of MPLS network and VPN networks
  • Previous experience of implementing QoS and troubleshooting QoS issues in a Cisco environment
  • Ability to liaise with 3rd parties for troubleshooting and fault resolution
  • In-depth knowledge of Solarwinds NPM & NTA, Cisco Prime,
  • F5 LTM, GTM, APM and BIG-IP client.

Desired skills and experience

  • Experience working with Cloud Solution Providers (Azure, O365, Amazon Web Services, SaaS, PaaS, IaaS).
  • Experience with Azure ExpressRoute and cloud connectivity.
  • Experience with VMWare NSX, Micro-Segmentation and Software Defined Networking.
  • ITIL certification
  • Knowledge of infrastructure standards (e.g. ISO)

Salary £competitive + Benefits.   Our client offers hybrid working arrangements allowing you to work from home the majority of the week (if desired).  For further information contact Stuart Ringland on (0141) 530 4333 or email