Senior Network Engineer
Full time position
Salary: £35 to £50k basic
Purpose of the role
We have a blue-chip client who require a Senior Network Engineer experienced in supporting multiple data centre networks in the Network Operations Centre (NOC).
Our client is an established market leader and growing telematics and electronic proof of delivery.
This role is integral and we’re looking for a result driven individual to continue to drive change and improvements across the business.
You will be responsible for ensuring the stability and integrity of in-house voice, data, video and wireless network services. This will be achieved by planning, designing, and developing local area networks (LANs) and wide area networks (WANs) across the organization.
In addition, you will scope, design, implement, monitor, maintain, and support optimization of all network hardware, software, and communication links.
Experience in a similar role supporting multiple data centre networks.
Proven experience and success with LAN, WAN, WLAN, and WWAN design and implementation.
Proven experience with network capacity planning, understanding of network security principles, and general network management best practices.
Proven experience with VOIP phone systems.
Excellent hardware troubleshooting experience to resolution
Competence with testing tools and procedures for voice and data circuits.
Knowledge of applicable data privacy practices and laws.
Strong interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills with the ability to persuade and negotiate across all levels in the organisation
Able to conduct research into networking issues and products as required.
Ability to present ideas in user-friendly language.
Highly self-motivated and directed, with keen attention to detail.
Proven analytical and problem-solving abilities.
Able to effectively prioritise tasks in a dynamic environment.
Able to identify, communicate and prove cost issues and areas of revenue opportunity or improvement at all levels.
Flexible and adaptable to changing business requirements and able to support on call escalations where required.
Nortel / Avaya / Extreme Networks / Brocade switches
Sonicwall Firewalls, F5 Load Balancer
Windows 2003, 2008, 2012, 2016
24 days holiday excluding bank holidays, increasing by 1 a year to 29 days
Excellent pension scheme with a minimum 6% contribution