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Network Engineer

  • Location: London
  • Salary: £55000 - £63000.00 per annum + Benefits
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: IT & Information Security

Network Engineer - North London - £63k + Benefits

The role is a network engineer, responsible for:

  • Establishing the networking environment by designing system configuration, directing system installation, defining, documenting and enforcing system standards
  • Carrying out Implementation, maintenance, and support activity to the office move, and the Impact Assessment outputs
  • Review and implementation of Network Designs, Test Plans and Migrations Designs/ Strategies
  • Collaborating with project business analysts, solution architects, network architects, business stakeholders and customer representatives to understand and translate business requirements into appropriate technical solutions
  • Working with enterprise and solution architects to define infrastructure to deliver and support local government business applications
  • Good understanding of IT infrastructure, building fit-outs, building decommissions, office moves and print services
  • Technical understanding of Data Centre architecture, LAN /WAN, and Desktop
  • Experience of a major office fit-out project including definition of work settings and target operating models
  • Correcting routing and protocol issues, and firewall configurations
  • Migrating servers from legacy infrastructure (local datacentres) to strategic MPLS / Cloud datacentres
  • Responsible for supporting the transformation of core operating model, including the relocation of core office staff to new site currently under construction.
  • Report on variations to signed off designs, and ensuring business sign-off business is provided
  • Document "as-is" network architecture where directed by Network TDA or Project Manager
  • Capable influencer and project team member, adaptable to fast moving project environments
  • Working to and within a Change Control environment ensuring proposed solutions are designed from a holistic perspective
  • Providing input to the specification of migration and decommissioning plans for core IT infrastructure e.g. Network and Server equipment
  • Report and escalate to management as needed
  • Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation

Essential Skills

  • Demonstrable large-scale Network Architecture experience; 3-5 years' experience in an IT infrastructure and networking environment
  • Demonstrable experience in CCNP (ideally CCIE), ASA firewall, Checkpoint firewall, Cisco Wireless
  • Experience of a major office relocation project and network/systems analysis methodology
  • Supporting the development of requirement specification, analysis and design
  • Use of service desk tools for incident, problem management & change control
  • Able to evaluate data traffic patterns in network infrastructures; identify operational problems and suggesting improvements to make sure of optimal performance.
  • Check symptoms and irregularities in an appropriate manner which includes examining for organisations network environment.
  • Subject matter expert in all things Networking including:
    • Routing
    • Switching
    • Firewalls
    • Security
    • WiFi
    • Application Delivery and Load Balancing
    • Emerging technologies
    • Cloud
    • Network monitoring and analysis

The hours of operation are from 9am - 5pm Monday-Friday, with flexible working and the option of working from home for 1-2 days a week where appropriate.
This is a great opportunity to be part of a great team and work across interesting projects within Networking.

Please send across CV for a more detailed discussion

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

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