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Network Support Engineer - SC Cleared

Job Title: Network Support Engineer - SC Cleared
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Salary: £35000 - £43000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
REF: MT - FJD - NSEPerm_1500310766
Contact Name: Mike Tozer
Contact Email:
Job Published: about 1 year ago

Job Description

Network Support Engineer - SC Cleared

To provide 2nd/3rd Line support to the Data Centre networks, comprising Routers, Switches, Firewalls and Load Balancers from a Data Centre and provider edge perspective.

The prime responsibilities of the Network Support Engineer are:

  • Provide day to day and out of hours support to the Data Centre network environment and to assist where necessary with any implementation activities.
  • Ensure documentation sets produced are fit for purpose and kept up to date.
  • Adhere to configuration standards required by the customer
  • Provide input into reports including licensing and PKI expirations, when required, to Operations and Lead Network Architect
  • Liaise with other technical project team members such as Integrators and test engineers to ensure that the network element of the infrastructure and systems are built in a timely manner.
  • Willing to travel within the UK

Essential Skills

  • Excellent network configuration experience using Juniper and Cisco technologies
  • Excellent knowledge and CLI experience of Junos and Cisco IOS
  • Experience of configuring LAN switches from Juniper and Cisco portfolio
  • Firewalls specifically Juniper SRX range, and Cisco ASA Next Generation
  • Routing protocols including BGP,OSPF & Static both native and over GRE or High Grade Encryption
  • Implications of MTU sizing over encrypted networks
  • VRF and VLAN configuration
  • Link Aggregation Protocols
  • SVI/RVI configuration
  • SNMPv3, Syslog, NTP configuration
  • AAA configuration
  • Access lists configuration
  • IP Addressing schema management
  • Network troubleshooting
  • Passive infrastructure - i.e. OM3 fibre, 62.5 /50 micron, fibre termination types

Desirable Skills

  • Juniper accreditation level JNCIS-ENT preferable; Juniper JNCIA-Junos minimum
  • Cisco accreditation CCNA preferable
  • Cisco FirePower and FireSight
  • Implementation and configuration of network within virtualized infrastructure
  • VMware ESXi
  • Netscaler (Load balancers), Juniper IDS and IPS
  • Encryption devices, CAPs assured products such as Catapan

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