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Network Analyst

  • Location: Hertfordshire
  • Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Benefits
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: IT & Information Security
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Network Analyst - Hemel Hempstead - £45k-£55k + Benefits

Capita IT Resourcing are currently recruiting for a Network Analyst to join a leading Telecoms and broadcast organisation on a permanent basis.
The Network Analyst

  • Designs & configures capacity and availability monitoring using appropriate tools
  • Defines and surfaces key performance stats to track the health of our platforms
  • Implements predictive analysis to provide forecasts
  • Collaborates closely with architecture and product teams, to understand and shape requirements, based on thorough technical knowledge
  • Ensures we are designing secure and maintainable solutions.

This individual has a thorough understanding of modern monitoring and log analysis techniques. They contribute to platform designs and ensure we have access to the right data when we need it.
They use appropriate techniques to move data between platforms. They quickly surface and track key insights, automate alerts and forecast future metrics.
The individual has a solid networking background.
The individual is hands-on, able to install and configure relevant software in both Windows and Unix environments. They are adept at scripting in Bash, Python or similar.
They deploy resilient, maintainable platforms and understand modern corporate security principles.

Day to day work:

  • Design capacity and availability monitoring approach for projects
  • Design log collection and analysis approach for projects
  • Bring through relevant data into logging / monitoring tools
  • Identify key insights and metrics, create dashboards, alerts, forecasts
  • Ensure security and regulatory compliance
  • Develop proof of concepts
  • Assist architecture and product teams
  • Research and recommend new technologies
  • Keeping up to date with best practise and tools
  • Enjoy working in a highly collaborative environment, often with tight deadlines.

Experience for role


  • Plenty of experience installing, configuring and working with modern logging and monitoring tools (e.g. ELK, Splunk, Stackdriver, Nagios, Zabbix …)
  • Excellent Linux knowledge and scripting skills
  • Experience with data moving technologies (e.g. logstash, fluentd, nifi …)
  • Experience working with cloud platforms
  • Good understanding of data and security best practise

The more of the following, the better:

  • Python scripting
  • Bash scripting
  • Google Cloud Platform
  • CCNA / CCNP certified
  • ELK stack / Splunk / Grafana
  • Nagios / Zabbix / Solarwinds
  • Active Directory / TACACS

If this is something of interest to you then please send across your CV for consideration.

Capita IT Resourcing is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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