Network Engineer, Cisco, Juniper, CCNA
Portsmouth, Havant, Hampshire - £30,000 to £40,000
We are seeking a talented Network Engineer to work with a global data hosting and cloud services company.
They have a large data centre in Havant where this role is located, working as part of a large and talented network operations centre providing high grade network support services to a range of customers.
The role of a Network Engineer will involve working throughout the full lifecycle in regard to supporting the networking operations for both internal users and external customers. You will:
- Monitor network health and responds to event alarms
- Analyse network traffic patterns and respond to security issues
- Work with Cisco, Juniper and Brocade switches/routers, NetScreen and Juniper firewalls, and Foundry/Brocade load balancers on a daily basis
- Work closely with the network engineering team to troubleshoot and resolve advanced network issues
- Provide support to colocation and network customers
- Monitors power and cooling systems for all data centres
- Co-ordinates maintenance with vendors and remote technicians
- Detect and Mitigate Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks against our network and clients
- Monitor and troubleshoot internal and customer servers and applications outages using all monitoring tools
The ideal network engineer for this position will be working within a networking role at the moment and if possible, have an industry recognised qualification with either Cisco or Juniper such as a CCNA, CCNP, JNCIA or JNCIS.
You will have:
- Strong grasp of TCP/IP, routing, switching, cabling and internet protocols such as BGP, ISIS, OSPF, etc.
- Highly skilled within firewall and/or load balancing
- Advanced knowledge of either Cisco, Juniper or Brocade hardware and software
- Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
- The ability to communicate clearly and effortlessly, both verbally and in writing
- Strong customer service skills
- Good knowledge of Linux/Unix and Windows environments.
This is an excellent opportunity to join a company that would be able to offer further career opportunities and some fantastic benefits.
To apply for the Network Engineer position please apply to this advert or contact me on LinkedIn, Jack Hewitt-Coleman - Spectrum IT Recruitment.