Network Consultant - Fortinet & Virtual Networks

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    Berkshire, England

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    £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Excellent

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    John McManus

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    about 1 year ago

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Network Consultant - Fortinet & Virtual Networking

This role can be based at client offices in Worcestershire, Warwickshire or Berkshire

Full VMware NSX training will be Provided by the Client

Fortinet, Dell Force 10, Aerohive, Virtual Networks, Virtual Routing, Virtual Switching, Network MSTP, QoS, PIM-SM & IGRP and OSPF. Network Design, Projects, Implementations, Network Security, Firewalls, Network Architecture, Technical Mentoring and Guidance.

£55,000 to £65,000 + Benefits

Renowned global organisation with an envied history spanning over 300 years is seeking an experienced Network Consultant to lead, support, maintain and expand their LAN and WAN Network Infrastructure.

Reporting to the Head of Network Services as Network Consultant, you will provide a senior level of technical leadership (3rd & 4th Line) and subject matter expertise within the Network Services Team.

This post will require you will need to be a "tenacious completer" that is also responsible for ensuring the engineering team are aligned and prioritised to meet live system deadlines and project timescales.

You will be responsible for the day-to-day operational management and leadership of Network Services to ensure your team provides quality driven, high-level technical maintenance of the LAN and WAN a Fortinet, Dell Force 10 and Aerohive Infrastructure Systems.

Your key responsibilities will include:

Owning Operational Improvements Plans for the Networks and Shared Services area, ensuring appropriate and successful implementation your key technical and functional responsibilities will involve:

  • Virtual Networks
  • Virtual Routing & Virtual Switching
  • Support and growth of the Network Infrastructure
  • Network Design, Architecture and Planning
  • Network System Management
  • MSTP Configuration, Configuration of QoS, PIM-SM & IGRP and OSPF
  • The support of project planning activities
  • Defining the correct approach and activities for projects to reach their technical goals
  • Support the planning of 3rd party contract reviews, renewals and terminations
  • Define and assure the planning, scheduling and technical detail
  • Change Requests and routine maintenance activities for the team.
  • Define, assure and manage the planning for Root Cause Analysis activities for the team.
  • Be responsible for capacity planning and capacity management, proactively identifying required improvements and capacity constraints.

Technical Qualification Desirable:

  • Fortinet NSE

VMware NSX Training will be Provided by the client

This role requires proven people and man-management skills and in return the client will offer you a secure and stable working environment, an excellent salary and benefits package and a progressive career path.