Network & Security Engineer

Chippenham Permanent £37,000 - £45,000
  • Fantastic permanent opportunity with a great employeer.
  • Must have Checkpoint & Cisco expereince.

About Our Client

Our client is a market leading Logistics business. Looking to hire a Network Engineer to operate across the South West with occasional travel to head office in Chippenham.

Job Description

The Network & Security Engineer role requires someone with experience in a busy support area and has strong knowledge of Cisco networking and other associated technologies plus the accompanying disciplines. The individual will be required to work within a specialist support team to handle both reactive work caused by problems of varying degrees of critically and the proactive work required to enhance ability to achieve SLA's.

  • Design, Configure, test, and maintain LAN/WAN/Voice/Security equipment and related services. This includes Firewall, Wi-Fi and switch technologies
  • Checkpoint firewall experience is essential
  • Support all end to end network and voice infrastructure across the business Ensuing that all assigned incidents and requests are managed within agreed SLA's.
  • Identify, diagnose and resolve network and security incidents and problems
  • Deliver IT based technical projects as well as Business led projects
  • Interface professionally with internal and external clients
  • Assist in preparation of proposals and solution presentations
  • Engage in the daily operational management of service providers
  • Provide Technical Escalation point for complex problems
  • BAU Adds/Moves/Changes to the Data Network and Security Estate
  • Update and maintain comprehensive documentation for all implemented networks
  • Pro-active housekeeping and management of the portfolio
  • Performance, capacity monitoring and event management of network infrastructure components.
  • Maintaining the accuracy and integrity of network configuration items.
  • Maintaining Hardware & Software platforms at optimum performance.
  • Provide advice and consultancy within the area of networks, voice and security and associated technologies, acting as the subject matter expert within the business.
  • Provide technical reports and proposals as required by Management and Customers within stated deadlines.
  • Perform on site audits of equipment, documenting findings, improvements and risks.
  • Daily maintenance and problem resolution
  • Participate in 24x7 on-call rotation
  • Onsite customer troubleshooting as required
  • Ordering of new network / voice equipment and Links

The Successful Applicant

  • Working knowledge of Voice & Network Routing, Switching and Resiliency protocols that includes abut are not limited to H323, TDM, DPNSS. DASS2, ISDN30, RIP, OSPF, Layer 2/3, STP, MLT, SMLT, HSRP & BGP
  • Working knowledge of Security technologies such as IDS, IPS, VPN's, and firewall policy management
  • ITIL v3 Foundation Certified
  • Working knowledge of MPLS technologies, DNS/DHCP and Network Management
  • Practical experience of vendor technologies including, but not limited to Checkpoint firewall, Cisco Catalyst/Nexus, Meraki.
  • CCNA certified or minimum 3 years equivalent experience working with Voice, Data and Security Technologies
  • Contact Centre design - Multi-Channel, IVR, NIVR, Network Plans, Geographic and non-geographic number management and DMA regulatory guidelines
  • Experienced in managing Telco's, Service Providers such as 3rd party maintenance providers
  • Proficient in troubleshooting methodologies
  • Experience of working in project environments and delivering work packages
  • Proficient in document production
  • Understand how to communicate difficult/sensitive information tactfully
  • Good Communication & Collaborative skills
  • Proficient at time management and prioritisation
  • Self-Motivated and conscientious
  • Proven ability to nurture and mentor peers
  • Ability to prioritise and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment and make sound decisions in emergency situations.
  • Ability to articulate ideas in a user-friendly language.
  • Keen attention to detail with ability to make sound and logical judgements.
  • Proven analytical and problem-solving abilities.
  • Strong customer service orientation.
  • Ensures personal technical skills are maintained to support the ever-changing IT world.
  • Ability to self-learn new technologies with a can-do attitude
  • Ability to challenge themselves and the work they do to ensure he right work load is in the right place. Automate / simplify / standardise where appropriate

What's on Offer

The Network & Security Engineer is offering:

Salary £37,000 - £45,000

Company pension

25 days holiday + bank holidays (option to buy more)

Private Health care

Flexible working (hybrid between office in Chippenham and working from home)

Henry Bishop
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Phone number
+44 117 906 5157

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Henry Bishop
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+44 117 906 5157
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