Cisco Network Engineer
IPsoft Inc.
London, UK
4d ago

Overview

We are looking for an experienced Network Engineer with an emphasis on Security that can thrive in a challenging and rewarding environment.

As a Network Engineer, you understand the issues involved with administering and maintaining corporate infrastructures, including network connectivity, internet access, mail, DNS, advanced network architecture, LAN / WAN, UPS systems, Cisco routers, Cisco switches, vlans, routing protocols, sub-

netting, TCP / IP, OSPF, EIGRP, bgp and QoS. Strong customer communication skill is required.

Responsibilities :

  • Develop, implement and maintain policies, procedures, and associated training plans for network administration, usage, and disaster recovery.
  • Acquisition & Deployment

  • Deploy LANs, WANs, and wireless networks, including, routers, hubs, switches, WAN-accelerators and other hardware.
  • Conduct research on network products, services, protocols, and standards to remain abreast of developments in the networking industry.
  • Oversee new and existing equipment, hardware, and software upgrades. Operational Management
  • Configure networks (LAN / WAN) to ensure their smooth and reliable operation for fulfilling business objectives and processes.
  • Monitor network stability, availability and performance.
  • Identify, diagnose and resolve network problems as needed.
  • Oversee installation, configuration, maintenance, and troubleshooting of customer's hardware and software.
  • Ensure network connectivity of all servers, workstations, telephony equipment, fax machines, and other network appliances.
  • Provide third and fourth-tier support for networks and on a lower level for systems, databases and applications.
  • Automate tasks as much as possible through the development of scripts and our proprietary IPautomata Framework
  • Identify, evaluate and recommend network related tools and emerging network technologies.
  • Practice network asset management, including maintenance of network component inventory and related documentation and technical specifications information.
  • Monitor and test network performance and provide network performance statistics and reports.
  • Participate in managing all network security solutions.
  • Provide guidance to (junior) members of the team.
  • Qualifications

    Desired Skills and Experience

    CCNP or equivalent certifiedHands-on experience implementing, administrating and troubleshooting network devices3+ years of network administration mandatoryStrong Firewall / Security backgroundHigh exposure of wireless technologies with a solid understandingExpert experience with Cisco routers and switches (all platforms)Experience with Cisco and ASA platformsKnowledge about VPN technologies (IPsec, MPLS)In depth knowledge of TCP / IPKnowledge of routing protocols : EIGRP, BGP and OSPFMust have user-

    level experience with Linux systemsExcellent troubleshooting skillsIn-depth WAN troubleshooting knowledgeExperience working independently with service providersStrong knowledge of LAN related technologies : STP, vlans, HSRP, VTP etc.

    Preferred

    Working knowledge of proxy serversKnowledge about- and experience with network monitoring toolsKnowledge about ITILExperience with scripting languages like Perl and Expect is a plusExpertise in non-

    Cisco platforms, such as HP Procurve, Bluecoat, Brocade is a plus

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