Network Engineer

Reference

NetEng3567


Sector

Infrastructure, Technology and Change


Salary

£70,000 to £80,000 Per Annum


Benefits

Bonus + Excellent Benefits


Town/City

London City


Contract Type

Permanent

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A Prestigious London Market insurance business has an exciting opportunity for a Network Engineer to join a growing infrastructure team.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Assist staff with Network enquiries via Remedy helpdesk System.  
  • Promote continuous improvement and development within our current technology stack. 
  • Work closely with the Global IT Team on general support and project initiatives.  
  • Follow strict change control processes and produce detailed supporting documentation.  
  • Develop industry knowledge by maintaining Continuous Professional Development (CPD). 
  • Provide regular reporting and commentary on networking issues/metrics, for example: Recurring problems relative time spent supporting certain business units and/or applications. 
  • Designing, implementing, and maintaining network infrastructure to meet business requirements. 
  • Configuring and optimizing network devices such as routers, switches, and firewalls. (Cisco, Palo Alto) 
  • Monitoring network performance and security, identifying and resolving issues promptly. 
  • Planning and executing network upgrades and expansions to support business growth. 
  • Implementing and enforcing network security policies and procedures to protect against unauthorized access and data breaches. 
  • Collaborating with other IT teams and stakeholders to integrate network solutions with other systems and applications. 
  • Providing technical support and troubleshooting assistance to end-users and other IT teams. 
  • Documenting network configurations, processes, and procedures for knowledge sharing and compliance purposes. 
  • Conducting regular audits and assessments to ensure compliance with industry standards and regulations. 
  • Staying updated on emerging technologies and best practices in network engineering to continuously improve network performance and security. 
  • Hands on knowledge of OSPF, multicast, VPNs, Firewalls and Ethernet required. 
  • Provides Tier-3 support including but not limited to corrective actions, equipment refresh support, modernization efforts, and new network turn ups. 
  • Have a good understanding of DevOps practices & methodology. 

 Essential Experience  

  • Excellent understanding of Azure hosted networking, with a strong foundation knowledge of other cloud services
  • Excellent understanding and experience of Palo Alto / Cisco firewalls, switches, and wireless technologies.  
  • Good understanding of DevOps practices.  
  • Experience writing support documentation for network solutions.  
  • Experience engaging with business leadership on matters of IT Networking. 

Essential Skills 

  • Highly process-orientated; rigorous and disciplined approach to change management. 
  • Strong communication skills both written and oral. 
  • Strong project management skills / Excellent time management.  Ability to effectively multi-task various responsibilities at a high level. Ability to act with due processional care, demonstrating sound integrity and confidentiality.  
  • Analytical thinking – explores and understands trends, opportunities and risk that could affect the business.  
  • Strong team player  Ability to break down workflows and redefine process. 

Systems & I.T   

  • Cisco  
  • Palo Alto 
  • SolarWinds 
  • Windows Server 2016 and newer 
  • Microsoft Azure 
  • Azure DevOps 
  • CLI / PowerShell / Bash  
  • Windows 10 & 11 
  • MS Office – Excel, Word, Outlook & Visio 

Qualifications 

Bachelor’s degree education level preferable

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