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Senior Network Engineer CCNP/CCNA

Leicester, Leicestershire, England

£44k - 50k per year + Benefits

Permanent

Responsibilities

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join a busy and growing Network Team to shape, deliver and manage networking initiatives to support business growth. My client is looking for a results driven, motivated individual with a track record of delivering large scale projects in a 24x7 corporate environment.

As a highly skilled network engineer you will join an existing team of dedicated service orientated network engineers responsible for the development of my client's networking infrastructure. The network infrastructure is a key component of the my client's IT platform that underpins all aspects of the company's operation.

The successful candidate will be responsible for scoping, designing and implementing the next generation of my client's networking infrastructure to provide scalability and future proofing. You will also assist in critical fault finding where required.

The is a permanent position and will be based at my client's head office in Leicester and on occasion may require some travel both within the UK and Internationally but very little.

Criteria

Essential

  • Cisco CCNA/CCNP qualification
  • Demonstrable excellence in project management and delivery background
  • Excellent communications (oral and written), interpersonal, persuasion and negotiating skills able to communicate at all levels in the organisation
  • Flexible and adaptive to changing business needs and priorities
  • A demonstrable understanding of best practices for installation and management of communications infrastructure within an International enterprise at a senior level of responsibility
  • You'll be able to work closely with other technical teams to find the best solutions
  • You'll be a natural problem solver
  • You'll be able to effectively plan and prioritise an deliver to tight timescales with a busy workload
  • Proven practical expertise of designing, configuring Cisco and Palo Alto Firewall product sets
  • Proven practical expertise in designing, configuring and maintaining Cisco network equipment IOS/NX-OS
  • Self-motivating, able to identify and define development requirements

Desirable

  • A good appreciation of the use of new networking technologies to support the business and management requirements of a UK Retailer or equivalent.
  • Proven understanding of network security management.
  • Proven experience of working with Cisco Nexus 5000, 7000 and 9000 Series switches and NX-OS.
  • Good understanding of VOIP and IP telephony including SIP.

General

  • A high standard of customer care and experience in dealing with a range of different stakeholders.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to work calmly and systematically in a busy environment.
  • Ability to prioritise, exercise good time management and organisational skills and to meet deadlines.
  • Ability to motivate others and work effectively in a team
  • Produce documentation to a high standard and must be proactive in knowledge transfer to other teams.
  • Provide regular reporting to senior management team.
  • Keep management team informed of major outages / issues and resolutions.
  • Clean driving license and access to own transport

Posted 21 days ago

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