Network Engineer

  • Location

    Farnborough, Hampshire

  • Sector:

    IT

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    Negotiable

  • Contact:

    James Doherty

  • Contact email:

    James.Doherty@experis.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    111832_1570543709

  • Published:

    2 months ago

  • Duration:

    3 Month initial

  • Expiry date:

    2019-11-07

  • Start date:

    ASAP

Key Accountabilities
* Writing technical documentation
* Be disciplined, organised and self-motivated
* Diagnosing and resolving hardware issues
* Providing support for QinetiQ user base
* Liaising with 3rd party suppliers to resolve faults
* Use of monitoring systems to identify potential issues
* Monitoring, troubleshooting and escalating network faults
* Proactively working to update and process tickets within our system
* Creates and contributes to design & development documentation
* Adapts to tackle complex solutions and is eager to learn new skills
* Self-motivated with good time management
* Communicates confidently with team members, business analysts, customers and other stakeholders

Knowledge
* Troubleshooting complex Firewall and network issues
* Comfortable working with a complex network infrastructure
* Layer 3 switching
* Switching
* Routing
* OSPF / BGP
* Software Defined Networking
* Network Security concepts
* Firewall ACL's

Experience and Qualifications
Essential
* SC Cleared
* Cisco ASA firewalls / Nexus switches / Switches
* CCNA (Routing and switching / Security) or working towards
* Ability to build and maintain good working relationships both internally and externally
* Analytical problem solver
* Strong attention to detail
* Excellent customer service skills
* Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
* Desire and motivation to learn and ability to advance skill level
* Ability to multitask and prioritise workload
* Flexibility and ability to work on own initiative
* Ability to remain calm under pressure
* Writing technical documentation
* This role will suit someone who is a self-starter and has the right attitude to learn and move forward.
* Maintain internal SLA's

Desirable
* Solarwinds
* CCM
* VMWare NSX / Software Defined Networking
* Splunk
* F5 Big-IP
* Palo Alto
* CCNP