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1st/2nd Line Network Support Engineer

Job Title: 1st/2nd Line Network Support Engineer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Solihull, West Midlands
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
REF: FJS - C - NP - sol1_1616423627
Contact Name: Nancy Pottinger
Contact Email:
Job Published: 7 months ago

Job Description

1st/2nd Line Support Network Engineer

Location: Solihull, Birmingham

Salary/Rate: £15 per hour

A 1st/2nd Line Support Network Engineer is urgently required by our Global IT Services Company working on a major defence contract on an ongoing temporary basis based in Solihull, Birmingham.

We are looking for a 1st Line Network Support Engineer to join a small team of highly skilled engineers based in Solihull to manage and support the Juniper Core Network. (MCN) WAN estate.

Shift pattern is 4 days (7am - 7pm) then 4 days off. Followed by 4 nights (7pm - 7am) then 4 days off. Then it starts again and this continues all year round including Xmas day and bank holidays.

Primary Daily duties will be the Provision/Renewal and Support of PKI Prime & Certificate, this will also include a mixture of general support escalations/fault finding and project/implementation work.

The MCN is a high performance, high availability Juniper based network consisting of MX and SRX series devices.

A national security clearance is required for this role but candidates not holding this level of clearance will be considered.

Skills required

1st/2nd Line Support Live Networking experience

Cisco/Juniper experience

Customer focused

Team working

Flexible, Working & Dynamic

Self-motivating/Self starter

Proactive attitude and approach

Desirable Skills

Knowledge and technical understanding of JUNOS and the Juniper family of routers and switches and firewalls.

Knowledge of Cisco family of routers and switches and firewalls.

Knowledge of MSC,TfS, RIO & CASD

Exposure to PKI Prime/Foundation, JNCIA and familiarisation with VPN's/IPSEC

The Company

A leading global IT services organisation with 10,000 employees and annual revenue of nearly £2 billion in the UK alone. Projects delivered for private, Government, International and Defence customers are some of the largest and most technically innovative solutions found in the world. Their business is rapidly expanding to meet current and future commitments due to numerous exciting programmes currently being developed. These solutions will use the latest technology to resolve some of the most complex requirements for a challenging group of customers.

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