Network Systems Engineer - Checkpoint Firewalls / ASA

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    West Midlands, England

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    £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Extensive Bens

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    John McManus

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    about 1 year ago

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Network Systems Engineer - Checkpoint Firewalls, ASA, Huawei, Forcepoint Products

Network Systems Specialist, Cisco Network Infrastructure, Security Dynamic, Firewalls, Routing & Switching, Forcepoint Products, Infosec, Protocols MPLS, RIP, OSPF, BGP, vLANs, ACLs, sFlow, STP, VPN, Proxy Services, Load Balancing

To £55,000pa + Extensive Company Benefits

Extensive Benefits include: Paid O/T & On-Call as well Home Working, Group & Personal Bonuses, Family Health Plan + Lucrative Pension Contributions + 27 Days Holiday + Bank Holidays + Free Parking, Free Lunches plus Regular Team & Social Events.

Solihull, Warwickshire, West Midlands.

One of Europe's leading Heritage Fund Specialists are seeking an experienced and energetic Network Systems Engineer to impact, support, enhance and drive their network infrastructure services forward.

This scale of Infrastructure encompasses a National and European Network comprising of 5 x Datacentres and over 5,000 users therefore, if you have energy and challenge motivated DNA, this could be your platform for success.

Based at very plush green site offices you will be required to offer a high-level of hands-on technical support for Security and Firewalls (Cisco Checkpoint and ASA currently), moving to Huawei soon as there are major projects imminent. Therefore, Projects expertise as well as the capacity to undertake BAU responsibilities will be key.

The role will require you to offer consultative, functional and technical input towards improving network services, taking ownership of tasks.

You will also have the confidence to make recommendations towards the pursuit of world-class network services across a rapidly expanding client portfolio.

Required Technical Skills:

  • Cisco, Huawei, Checkpoint, ASA's and Forcepoint
  • Network & Security Devices and Infosec
  • Routing & Switching Protocols
  • Routing (OSPF, BGP, HSRP/VRRP)
  • Switching (VLANs, ACLs, sFlow, STP, AAA, Trunking, MAC Auth etc)
  • Firewalls (IPSEC VPNs, Proxy services, Anti-Spoofing, IPS/IDS, Natting)
  • Load Balancing
  • Wi-Fi and Wireless Access Points (WAP)
  • Intrusion Protection/Detection,
  • Remote Access & Multi-factor authentication

As part of the Technical Team, any general knowledge or appreciation of these products and application will be highly desirable:

  • Windows Desktop and Microsoft Servers
  • Citrix XenApp and XenDesktop
  • Physical and Virtual Server environments (VMware and/or Hyper-V
  • Storage Platforms such as NetApp SAN's

Qualifications with Qualifications with Cisco, CCNA, CCNP, CCDA, Huawei, Checkpoint, Forcepoint, Microsoft and equivalent Network or Security would be highly desirable and secure your interview.