Network Infrastructure Engineer

devon Contract / 6 Months

Network Infrastructure Engineer – Onsite Exeter 5 Days a Week – £600/day – SC Cleared – 6 Month Contract – Inside IR35

I am currently supporting a key Government client looking for a Network Infrastructure Engineer to be based on site at their Exeter HQ 5 days per week in our state-of-the-art office. You will work with cutting edge technology, helping to keep the client’s employees and contractors connected both internally and to the outside world and supporting their world-leading scientific capabilities. There is an amazing team of circa 20 engineers, and this is an exciting time to join the team. You will be exposed to a mix of complex, technical issues and large-scale lifecycle projects. There are opportunities for experiences in data centre networking, next generation firewalls, cloud-based security solutions and SD-WAN. The team encourages and promotes knowledge sharing and mentoring for service improvements and professional development.

Network Infrastrucutre Engineer Key Responsibilities:

1) Implement network designs and changes as required by the organisation to meet the demands of systems delivery.

2) The maintenance of the network, this includes administering and installing devices from industry leaders such as Cisco and Fortinet, DNS, and load balancing for services and products.

3) Respond to and take ownership of challenging problems. Investigating and diagnosing complex technical issues, working with colleagues, users, and suppliers as appropriate.

4) Assist in the supervision of network engineering works at Exeter HQ and remote sites.

5) Maintaining technical documentation and mentoring team on technical issues.

6) Monitoring network performance, security and integrity.

7) Work closely with technology experts and lead network specialists within the organisation to deliver and improve services. It is expected that the focus will be to reduce the burden on the team by providing Business as Usual support for the network, predominantly responsible for responding to incidents, investigating problems, and implementing changes. This role may also be asked to work on network-related projects although the primary purpose will be BAU support.

Essential Qualifications, Skills and Abilities:

1.Current formal qualifications in networking (e.g., CCNA, CCNP) or equivalent knowledge and experience.

2. Proven enterprise networking technical ability.

3. An understanding of network security best practices and technologies with a demonstrable knowledge of firewalls, secure access, and secure configuration (Better together – eg. evidence of developing effective and well-functioning teams who have worked on published research).

4. Proven analytical ability and problem-solving skills.

5. Experience of working in an ITIL-based (or similar) support environment.

6. Effective planning and experience communicating technical concepts, problems and solutions to colleagues and customer stakeholders.

If this role is of interest, please apply for more information.

Job Information

Job Reference: JO-2311-339222
Salary per: day
Job Duration: 6 Months
Job Start Date: ASAP
Job Industries: Cloud Infrastructure & EUC
Job Locations: devon
Job Types: Contract

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