RecruitGibraltar are currently helping our client who is a long established and reputable local company who offer long term career growth, excellent salary, relocation assistance, and a rewarding working environment where you can make a real impact. They are looking for a Senior Network Engineer to join the existing IT department and add value to the experience base available at the company.
What is the plan for the Senior Network Engineer role?
The specialist will be part of our Engineering division and will have a technical background focused on, but not limited to, network technologies in an ISP environment. The job purpose is to design, implement, troubleshoot and document technical activities related to the network infrastructure. The consultant will act as the owner for specific network related projects and will interact with engineers from other technology domains.
What will you do as a Senior Network Engineer?
Act as subject matter expert for network projects. Design, implement and troubleshoot projects related to a wide range of networking technologies;
Act as 3rd level support and escalation point for network related incident and problems;
Assist the support team in root cause analysis and troubleshooting issues related to network infrastructure, in order to accurately isolate the cause and provide working solutions;
Monitor progress against customer SLA's using NOC/Monitoring specific systems to ensure customer service levels are achieved;
Manage on-going vendor related technical escalations through to completion;
Document technical proposals, designs and solutions into standardized templates (HLD, LLD, Implementation Plan etc.) and in the internal Knowledge Base system;
Define project timelines and activity list based on the customer requirements, solution evaluation and technical analysis;
Providing technical coaching & mentoring other colleagues;
What do you know that makes you a great Senior Network Engineer?
At least 4 years of experience working with networking solutions, preferably in a Service Provider environment;
Certifications: CCNP Routing and Switching desired or equivalent experience;
Willingness and curiosity to get involved in projects related to other technologies and to learn and specialize in other technical areas, not related to network technologies;
o Strong knowledge of IPv4 protocols;
o Familiar with Service Provider and Enterprise network architectures;
o Solid understanding of networking-protocols/-technologies: Ethernet, TCP/IP, OSPF, BGP,
VLAN, STP, QinQ, QoS tools and mechanisms, Multicast (IGMP, PIM SM, SSM, filtering and scoping), Netflow, SNMP;
o Advanced IP routing knowledge;
o Knowledge in configuring and troubleshooting Cisco hardware in a LAN & WAN environment (ISR, ASR, Catalyst 4500, Catalyst 6500, Catalyst 3750), Juniper hardware (SRX series), RouterOS etc.;
o Design and implementation of SNMP based monitoring and alert systems.
o Service Provider transport network types (optical fiber, GPON, broadband, DSL etc.);
o SLA and network resiliency concepts knowledge;
o Security technologies (including DDoS protection, VPN, traffic filtering and segregation etc.).
o Strong documentation creation skills.
Technical skills – nice to have:
o Linux skills;
o Collaboration technologies (VoIP, Video conferencing, Instant messaging, Voicemail etc.);
o MPLS technologies;
o IPv6 protocols;
o IPTV technologies;
o Provisioning and billing solutions;
o Server and virtualization (VMware) technologies;
o Web servers, DNS, SNMP, DHCP, RADIUS, MySQL;
o Scripting and development tools.
Salary £45k - 60k based on experience with package.