Network Engineer

London - London

£500 - £550   + Extensions Likely

Senior Network Engineer - Cool new Azure environment - Financial Services

Senior Network Engineer and the chance to join a really progressive boutique financial services organisation that are going through a huge Azure transformation - so a very modern and future-proof networking environment. Our client have been an established brand within their niche sector in the FS market for over 40 years now and continue to thrive in this ever-evolving space. With offices across the world and over 500 employees in the business, they are a truly global and recognised brand in the financial sphere.

The role will be split between project-focused tasks (F5, Checkpoint, Palo Alto, Cisco Meraki) relating to my client's current Azure cloud migration programme, as well as 3rd line ticket escalations. In addition you will provide support for the network infrastructure; core/distribution/access-level routing, switching and firewall hardware, load-balancers, as well as remote office and branch networks. You will also get to engage with external stakeholders (circuit, MPLS & data-centre providers) in order to progress network projects, change requests and incident management.

Core skills needed:

  • Extremely comfortable with networking fundamentals - VLANs, NAT, OSPF, EIGRP, BGP.
  • Experienced knowledge of L2 switching technologies (STP, RSTP, VTP, Etherchannels), VLANs, trunking) and L3 switching (SVIs, inter-VLAN routing)
  • Cisco ACL creation and management
  • Next-gen firewalls (e.g. Palo Alto)
  • Experience of IPS/IDS technologies
  • Load-balancing technologies, preferably F5 BIG-IP
  • Experience with Microsoft Azure networking technologies
  • Software defined networking using Terraform and PowerShell
  • DNS

Desirable Skills:

  • Any of F5, Checkpoint, Palo Alto, Cisco Meraki, Microsoft Azure certifications
  • To have SD-WAN, Zero Trust Networking, WAF, Internet Gateways, Email security, DNS, SSL/TLS
  • Desirable to have Cisco CUCM VOIP configuration and management experience
  • Knowledge/Experience of Cloudflare technologies

Key tasks:

  • Supporting the firewall estate.
  • Managing the routing and switching infrastructure
  • Load-balancing infrastructure management
  • Maintaining network design/build/configuration documentation
  • Security patching and updating of network hardware
  • Deploying and managing change requests for network equipment
  • Managing and auditing log activity on all network devices

This a brilliant opportunity to join a company that's on a really exciting technology transformation with multiple big, innovative projects at an international business with a well-known name in the financial space. If this sounds like the role for you, please apply and I'll be in touch!

Senior Network Engineer - Cool new Azure environment - Financial Services

Network Engineer

Updated: Thu Jun 10 2021 17:50:47 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)