Senior Network Engineer




Infrastructure, Technology and Change


£60,000 to £70,000 Per Annum


Bonus + Excellent Benefits


London City

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A fantastic opportunity for a Senior Network Engineer to join a growing global insurance business and manage network devices through the entire product lifecycle. This role will configure and maintain network services to ensure high levels of performance, availability, and security. The incumbent will build and deploy new hardware, configure and manage Firewalls, Switches, Routers, and Routing Protocols on-premises and in the cloud. Will act as an internal team escalation point for systems requests and issues. Travel up to 25% maybe be required based on project needs mainly within the UK but also in Europe.

Job Responsibilities

Ensures the highest levels of systems and infrastructure availability through best practices design and implementation

Enforces system configuration standards through documentation and automation for lower-level support teams

Translates high-level design documentation into low-level system design for implementation

Performs advanced technical analysis and recommends IT systems purchases and upgrades as needed

Provides project coordination and writes documentation for technology implementations

Tracks issues and business requests, and researches broad-based solutions and new features that meet user needs

Provides third level technical support of core systems and business applications; often requires management/coordination of outside vendors and internal subject matter experts

Investigates & diagnoses problems in assigned trouble tickets, as well as identifies and implements solutions

Communicates resolution back to team members and business users

Writes scripts/programs to automate builds, network deployments, patching and maintenance, configuration updates, access provisioning, and other system administration functions

Builds systems per specifications to meet availability and performance targets as outlined in service level agreements with business owners

Reviews network performance data and make suggestions to improve overall performance, as well as forecasts future needs based on trends

Follow all set procedures and policies about the Change Management system

Work closely with US/Manila Network EngineersInteract frequently with cross discipline engineers and support teams (Cloud, Compute, Database and Storage)

Required Skills/Experience

8+ years of related Data Centre and Enterprise LAN/WAN Environments

Enterprise Circuit knowledge (Ethernet, SIP, and MPLS)Cisco Routers, Switches, Wireless Controllers, Access Points

SD-WAN (Pref. Silver Peak)

Ethernet, IP routing and redundancy protocols including CoS, VLANS, SVI, HSRP/VRRP/MLAG, STP, 801W, TACACS, NAC, QoS and policy-based routing, BGP, EIGRP, OSPF, PBR, route redistribution, multicast audio over IP networks

Ethernet, MPLS, bandwidth optimisation and other WAN related troubleshooting with monitoring tools (WireShark, PRTG, Solarwinds Orion NCM or equivalent SNMP and NetFlow Servers, Cisco Prime, Kiwi Syslog)

Firewalls/ACL/Encryption/VPN technology - Cisco ASA, PAN, and associated protocols (IPSEC/GRE), AnyConnect and secure proxy functionsCisco Umbrella

Internet services such as DNS, SSL, HTTP

Microsoft Azure Networking (VNET, UDR, NSGs etc)

Participate in regular on-call rotation as an escalation resource

CCNP/CCIE Routing and SwitchingVMWare, Microsoft, Palo Alto Networking certifications


Required knowledge and skills would typically be acquired through a degree in computer science preferred, but not required

Industry specific training and designation is a plus

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