This Job Vacancy has Expired!

Network & Firewall Technical Team Leader

Hays Specialist Recruitment

Posted on Jan 5, 2023 by Hays Specialist Recruitment

Leeds, Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Immediate Start
£50k - £55k Annual

Network & Firewall Technical Team Leader
Network & Firewall Technical Team Lead
Home working + Office once per month
Up to £55,000

Your new role
Working for an MSP, the Network Team Lead is a key technical expert within the Cloud Services team, working to improve the management, maintenance and operation of network infrastructure for the benefit of the company and its customers.
You will ensure that the team is meeting service level agreements and applies technical innovation in order to achieve targets and improve productivity. You will work with colleagues, other internal teams, and customers, to deliver high quality connectivity and managed services.
The role requires excellent communication skills, deep technical knowledge, and the ability to apply the latest skills to constantly evolving services, working closely with the architecture team.

Be able to effectively deploy and maintain a broad range of network equipment, including Switches, Routers and Firewalls, from a wide variety of different equipment vendors
Have broad experience of different network management/monitoring platforms and tools
Be able to balance the conflicting demands of routine tactical/operations work with strategic projects
Understand security architecture, implement and maintain effective security policies and practices
Create a great customer impression of the company's technical skills, dedication, method and approach
As a Technical Lead you will set high standards and share your knowledge with the team
Create high quality documentation of internal processes and systems, develop/mentor junior engineers

Experience needed
Developed technical skill set, able to work closely with architectural experts and management
Demonstrate CCNP level knowledge of network technologies
Deep knowledge of network security practices and risk management
Clear and concise verbal/written communication skills
Prior background providing network connectivity, managed services, data centre infrastructure
Experience of Cloud infrastructure and connectivity solutions, virtualisation platforms (AWS, Azure, Google Cloud Platform, VMware)
A thorough understanding of core network and security principles
Broad knowledge of switched, routed and wireless networks (running on different vendor hardware)
Deep understanding of WAN networking, MPLS, and routing protocols such as BGP, OSPF
Be able to configure and troubleshoot VPN technologies and IPSEC tunnels
Demonstrable experience working with a variety of Firewall platforms and security enforcement solutions (Checkpoint, Cisco ASA/Firepower, Palo Alto, Arbor PeakFlow)
Experience with Cisco/Meraki cloud-managed Switches, Firewalls and access-points
Familiarity of working practices in data centre environments
Knowledge of network configuration automation and templating tools, eg Ansible, Puppet
Understanding of network/systems architecture and design principles
Excellent knowledge of UNIX operating systems, preferably with some Scripting ability, eg Python/Shell
Experience of network monitoring and trending platforms (Nagios, Observium, LibreNMS, PRTG, ElasticStack, Splunk)
Knowledge of relevant industry trends and embracing of new technologies/developments
Keen commercial awareness and understanding of business priorities
Knowledge of multi-tenant and service provider environments highly advantageous

Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers. By applying for this job you accept the T&C's, Privacy Policy and Disclaimers which can be found on our website.

Reference: 1845752778


Alert me to jobs like this:

Network & Firewall Technical Team Leader in Leeds, Yorkshire, United Kingdom, Full-Time

Amplify your job search:

CV/résumé help

Increase interview chances with our downloads and specialist services.

CV Help

Expert career advice

Increase interview chances with our downloads and specialist services.

Visit Blog

Job compatibility

Increase interview chances with our downloads and specialist services.

Start Test