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Cisco IP/MPLS Network Engineer Cisco Network Engineer Kent

Maidstone, Kent

£50000 - £65000 per annum

Permanent

Cisco Network Engineer sought with good IP / MPLS and ideally Juniper experience for an established and growing managed service provider based in the West Malling / Maidstone, Kent area that focuses on delivering WAN connectivity services within the B2B sector targeting multinational customers.

This MPLS / IP Cisco Network Engineer role reports to the Head of Networks and you will also be supporting the Head of Technical in the delivery and onboarding of new customer networks. Your day to day activity will cover providing technical guidance and support to Company Network Engineers and Apprentice Network Engineers within the Network Operations Team. You will based in their Malling / Maidstone Offices and provide day to day supervision of the core network to maximise availability including availability monitoring and capacity management of the core network infrastructure. You will also undertake the resolution of service and support issues escalated from 2nd line in relation to core network services or complex edge sites as well as resolving network services issues that affect customer connectivity. You will also be promoting technical ideas and suggestions within the business that will improve network or service performance including network enhancements and capacity upgrades.

To be considered you should be an experienced Senior Network Engineer with:

  • B**road experience with Cisco IOS or IOSXE, with a focus on IP protocols with planning, testing and deploying IP and Ethernet L3 and L2 network infrastructure experience. Solid capability with OSPFv2 and BGP4 and experience with, or capability to rapidly learn, new Network Operating Systems (e.g. Junos, IOSXR).**
  • Skills covering all aspects of IP and Ethernet networking including: Routing, Bridging as well as VPN technology fundamentals.
  • Well versed in serviceprovider edgefacing and corefacing connectivity protocols including Ethernet, IP, dot1q, label switching (MPLS applications), IGP, MPBGP.
  • Good firewall experience covering Next Generation Firewalls / Flow Based Firewalls and firewall concepts with vendor experience of Palo Alto / Fortinet / Juniper preferable.

My client are an established and growing managed service provider focused on delivering WAN connectivity services within the B2B sector targeting multinational customers. They have a solid and growing client base or corporate customers built on delivering quality solutions. As a result my client are looking for candidates with a strong work ethic with a professional and positive attitude that are great problem solvers. You also have excellent communication skills and possess a professional customer focused approach even when under pressure !

If you are Cisco Network Engineer sought with good IP / MPLS and ideally Juniper experience seeking a career move and would like to work close to West Malling / Maidstone, Kent then this could be for you. This role is paying a base salary of between £50,000 and £65,000 per annum + bens and offers good prospects and an excellent modern working environment. Please email me with your CV for a swift response.

Posted 21 days ago

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