Global IT Network and Security Specialist
Maidenhead, UK
2d ago

Expanding Tech Services Company seeking to recruit a Senior Network & Security Engineer to join their team. This is an ideal role for someone who wants to grow their network skills especially LAN / WAN and Security in addition Wireless and Voice.

The role will involve predominantly project works but there will be aspects of BAU support required. The ideal candidate will a self-starter requiring minimal supervision and will be reporting directly to the Global IT Network Manager.

Responsibilities include :

  • Active monitoring of networks, observing trends and identifying opportunities to improve network performance and stability.
  • The day to day administration and support of appropriate network management tools and the regular reporting of network performance
  • Responsible for day to day configuration management of the various network infrastructure components eg Switches and Firewalls, taking steps to secure configurations through appropriate backup
  • Robust network administration typically Cisco
  • Monitoring of and administration of network security
  • Ensuring maximum uptime of networking services, implementing suitable monitoring, HA and remediation
  • Involved in network LAN / WAN / Wireless / Security implementation and refresh
  • Key Skills, Experience and Requirements :

  • Applicants must be able to demonstrate comprehensive knowledge in some / all the following technology areas from design, implementation and / or troubleshooting perspective : Cisco Firewall technologies;
  • IPSEC / SSL VPN NAT / PAT / DNAT / SNAT / Policy NAT etc ASDM / CLI navigation for debugging and troubleshooting HA / Cluster setup Migrating legacy systems to NG FW’s.

    Cisco ACS and ISE experience NAC 802.1x / IDFW / RADIUS / TACACS

  • Experience of Pulse / Juniper VPN appliances
  • Experience of Network UTM and how they play a part in securing enterprise networks.
  • Experience of IDS / IPS / SiEM
  • Switching (VLAN, catalyst 2k / 3k, stackwise, Etherchannel, QoS)
  • Certification (current CCNA Security as a minimum, ideally CCNP Security with ongoing development)
  • Experience of having working in a project environment and acted as project resource offering direction, expertise on networking and security principles
  • Experience from having worked in a global environment is desirable
  • International travel
  • S oft Skills :

  • Documentation (Visio, whitepapers, reporting, updating info, presentation, knowledge share)
  • Experience of stakeholder engagement and management at various levels and across cultures (internal / external customers, TAC, supplier)
  • Character (approachable, flexible, self-starter, engaging, out of the box thinker)
  • Ability to learn quickly and adapt to new technologies
  • Strong Team player with flexible mind-set and can do' attitude
  • Ability to plan out work load and take on responsibility for projects
  • Assisting in escalation for major network related issues.
  • Desirable :

  • Voice (SIP, PBX, SfB / Teams, Contact Centre, ISDN / PSTN, Polycom)
  • Security (Fortinet appliances or configuration concepts, Cisco Umbrella, Sophos Endpoint UTM)
  • Wireless (Cisco WLC, FlexConnect, NAC)
  • Design (IP Addressing and subnetting, BoM list)
  • Monitoring (SNMP, NetFlow, Syslog, PRTG / Solarwinds / NMS)
  • Routing (OSPF / RIP, BGP / MPLS, VRF)
  • Linux (Opensource technology)
  • Dell / multivendor switching
  • Infrastructure (VMWare / Hyper-V)
  • Cloud Technology (AWS, Azure, DC hosting)
  • SIEM
  • Greenfield projects
  • Network transition / transformation / integration
  • International experience
  • If you are a proactive individual with excellent attention to detail, have a strong approach to work and experience working in an enterprise environment then PLEASE APPLY NOW!

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