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IT Network Engineer

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Posted on Sep 21, 2021 by CV-Library

Northamptonshire, United Kingdom
IT
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Contract/Project

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an IT Network Engineer on a 3 month fixed-term contract. This is a full-time role working 40 hours per week 09.00 to 17.00 Monday to Friday. The role will be to deliver the IT infrastructure for a prison mobilisation project. The Engineer is responsible for the administration and development of the technical architecture within the company structure. The position straddles both BAU day-to-day duties and Project-based tasks.

You will be required to establish good and effective working relationships with users and stakeholders at all levels, ensuring business and technology teams are supported and focused on delivering excellent customer service. This role is based in Wellingborough. The suitable candidate should be able to work as part of a project team. The company offers competitive contract salary rates, 25 days holiday plus bank holidays (pro-rata), and entry into a contributory pension scheme.

You will be joining a leading security and facility services company, that provides proactive security services and cutting-edge smart technology to deliver tailored, integrated security solutions that allow clients to focus on their core business. Their acquisition in 2021 expands their footprint and infrastructure on a global and local level. Through its vast network of more than 800,000 employees, they leverage global best practices in communities all over the world. Operating in around more than 80 countries with revenues of $18 billion, they are supported by efficient processes and systems that can only come with scale to help deliver their promise locally: keeping people safe so its communities can thrive. They believe there is no greater purpose than serving and safeguarding customers, communities, and people in today’s world.

As an IT Network Engineer your main responsibilities will include:

To assist the Line Manager in the effective day-to-day management of the data (and voice)
Provide technical resources for infrastructure and application projects as defined through the project office
To assist in the design, delivery and maintenance of the core infrastructure that underpins operational services managed within IT Infrastructure & Operations. Ensuring tasks and incidents are prioritised and resolved in accordance with business requirements
Provide support to the 2nd level operational support teams for the resolution of complex 3rd level support incidents
Undertake root cause analysis of reported faults, design and implement fixes to problems
Ensure that system builds are consistent and manageable, implementing and utilising proactive monitoring tools, where possible
Document technical ‘fixes’ and ensure the knowledge base is updated
Compile and prepare periodic status, performance, and trend reports for management's review
Secure the infrastructure in line with security policies and practices ensuring that adequate and robust security measures are designed, implemented, and updated based on corporate standards
Maintain own knowledge of relevant tools and technologies, keeping abreast of technological changes.

Detailed knowledge of, and the ability to diagnose and resolve technical problems associated with, some or all of the following technologies:

IP Data (& Voice)
Cisco & HP networking equipment (incl. Switches, Routers, VPN and Firewalls)
SD-WAN Meraki
Checkpoint
MPLS connectivity
Fortinet Firewalls
QOS / COS
Cisco Umbrella
WiFi
Packet Capture
Incident resolution where necessary

The ideal IT Network Engineer will have the following skills and experience:

Up to date and relevant Cisco qualifications
Understanding of ITIL Service & Support processes
Working knowledge of the latest and emerging technologies

In-depth hands-on technical knowledge of:

LAN
SD WAN / MPLS
Direct connects
Security gateway services (e.g. Internet Proxy)
Multi-vendor firewalls
VPN connectivity
Intrusion detection and prevention systems
SFTP
Technically proficient to be able to communicate issues / actions with other support teams
Strong Customer Service skills, effective in working with customers at all levels
Ability to liaise with technical experts from other disciplines
Ability to work independently across multiple groups in a rapidly changing environment
Ability to work under tight time constraints
Self motivated, independent and resourceful
Experience in - 2nd / 3rd line technical support
Experience in - WAN / LAN / WiFi implementation projects
Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)
Driving to deliver
Collaborative working
Communication
Inspiring confidence
IT technical background consistent with above skills
Application of standards and procedures
Time and task management
Analytical thinking
Problem solving
Building effective relationships
Clear communicator
Reporting

Desirable skills include:

Broad range of troubleshooting skills.
Objectivity in handling incident and problem resolution.
Maintains a broad level of business, technical and market awareness.
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Degree or equivalent qualification
ITIL V3
Service operation (Lifecycle)
Operational support & analysis (Capability)
Risk management

If this sounds like the IT Network Engineer role for you, click the apply link online and complete the full application process.

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