Network Engineers IP/Security

Network Engineers IP/Security

Job Title: Network Engineers IP/Security
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Reading, Berkshire
Salary: £0.00 per day
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH5958
Contact Name: Mark Crorkin
Contact Email:
Job Published: October 11, 2017 15:44

Job Description

Network Engineers urgently required to fulfil the role described below

Engineering design
· Understand the business requirements and translate them into technical network solutions (capacity and functionalities), Support the budgeting and spend justification process (Bills of Material, network drawings etc.)
· Design and plan the Datacentre network in an optimal and cost effective way, according to company technical guidelines.
· Produce network engineering solutions and low level designs, bills of material, implementation & migration plans and documents taking into account all related network elements.
· Carry out network implementations and migrations and handover the new networks to Operations and to 3rd parties .
· Review and validate design and migration plans of consultant engineers.
· Fully competent in Technical design authority/architecture changes throughout the network delivery lifecycle.
· Creation & gathering of functional and non-functional requirements
· Approve final project deliverables and ensure project delivery on-time.
Problem and Compliance management
· Deal with major incidents in terms of Tier-3 escalations
· Provide root cause analysis on major incidents and follow up on corrective measures
· Discover and address systematic problems in the network design
· Liaise with the vendors for major incident and problem management
· Perform end to end testing of engineered solutions before the implementation takes place.
Mergers & Acquisitions
· Contribution to the Mergers & Acquisitions process in terms of technical assessments of the networks in question.
Knowledge, Skills & Experience:
Minimum 10+ years solid networking experience background.
7 years working experience with complex network designs/architectures
One or more relevant certifications desired such as CCNP, CCIE, CCSA, CCSE, etc.
Strong knowledge of Data Centres Designs with special focus on IP Networks, Security and Application Delivery Solutions.
Solid knowledge of Data Centres Foundation Systems and DTV back-end environments.
Strong knowledge and relevant experience in Cisco routing/switching technologies - ASR & Nexus
Strong knowledge of Next Generation Firewalls (e.g. Checkpoint, Fortinet, …)
Strong knowledge of Load Balancing Solutions (e.g. F5 BIGIP LTM & GTM, Radware, Alteon,…)
Strong experience of Software Defined Networking (SDN) - Cisco ACI
Knowledge of Cloud networking
Knowledge of network scripting / automation (Ansible, python)
Understating of Remote Access Solutions (Connectra, Citrix,.)
Good Experience with Unix Systems
Reversing engineer + Troubleshooting experience.
Ability to perform complex design analysis with a proven track record in problem solving
A strong overall understanding of the technologies and platforms specific to a large cable and telecommunications operator
Experience with writing Low Level Designs, Visio Diagrams,…
Fluent in spoken and written English
Good interpersonal skills, able communicator
Team player
Experience in multinational and multicultural environments.
Independent, confident and project-focused mind-set.
Bachelor degree in Information Technology or Computer /Electrical Engineering or equivalent industry experience