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Senior Network Engineer

  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Contract
  • Location: London
  • Sector: IT
  • Date posted: 07/11/2018
  • Job reference: J392039A

Senior Network Engineer to be based in London on an initial 3 Month contract. Experienced Network Engineer with experience working in low latency FX trading environments.

Job Title - Senior Network Engineer

Location - London

Rate - £ 530 per day

Duration - 3 Months initial

Role Summary:

You will join a Network team whose remit covers the whole of the Transactions product line including low latency FX trading environments. You will be expected to build up a strong knowledge and understanding of Clients Foreign Exchange Trading systems and the infrastructure, teams, tools and processes supporting them. You should build on this to support customer facing teams to allow them to provide the best possible service to Clients customers.

The role is based in Nottingham; however you will need to be capable of working with staff in all centres and be prepared for occasional travel to other locations if required by business need.

Main Responsibilities / Accountabilities:

  • Develop a deep understanding of the network infrastructure underlying Transactions Products
  • Lead the analysis, definition, design, construction, testing, installation and modification of medium to large infrastructures.
  • Contribute to technical governance of infrastructures.
  • Investigate and troubleshoot network issues in test and production environments
  • Perform detailed network traffic analysis in Wireshark
  • Produce network device configurations for test and production environments
  • Produce project and support documentation, such as high and low level network designs and operations run books
  • Lead or work on multiple projects with varying levels of complexity and act as oversight and escalation of lower levels.
  • Configure deploy and support the following devices:

  • Cisco switches (NX-OS and IOS) (this is a key strength)
  • F5 application delivery controllers (including iRules / LTM / AFM) (this is a key strength)
  • Firewalls (Cisco ASA, Checkpoint, Palo Alto)
  • Arista switches
  • Packet broker / aggregation
  • Corvil and Extrahop monitoring tools
  • Niksun NetVCR
  • Sourcefire IDS

Essential Skills/Experience Required:

  • Significant experience in a senior network engineer role or equivalent
  • Significant experience Analysing and troubleshooting network issues
  • Strong background and experience with Cisco routing and switching technologies and F5 application delivery controllers
  • Excellent knowledge of TCP/IP fundamentals, Layer 2 fundamentals, and packet level analysis
  • Basic understanding of HTTP/SSL connectivity and certificate management.
  • Good knowledge of internetworking protocols such as EIGRP, BGP, NAT, IPsec. HSRP, VRRP
  • Understanding of network security concepts and deployments

Desired Skills/Experience Required:

  • Basic understanding of packet aggregation and monitoring tools
  • Basic UNIX server troubleshooting skills - network interfaces and resource use
  • Scripting skills with TCL, XML, Python and JavaScript
  • Good experience of low latency trading environments

Candidates should submit CVs in the first instance. Mike Tripp 0161 924 3631

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