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Network Engineer

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    £31146 - £40043 per annum

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    Samantha Hayward

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    +44 (0)121 796 1888

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    24 days ago

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Role: Network Engineer
Location: Leicester
Salary: £31,146 - £40,043 Neg DOE + Benefits
Type: Permanent - OOH
The working hours for this role are overnight from 18:00 to 06:00 Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday. You also receive a shift allowance on top of the basic salary.
Premier Group are currently engaged with a large established client in the Leicester area, who require a Network Engineer will join an existing team of operational orientated engineers responsible for performing duties within networking infrastructure across Head Office and the wider business.
Due to the 24x7 nature of the business, the successful Network Engineer will join the networks team on-call rota and may be required to work unsociable hours during key project delivery milestones or business periods.  On-call standby payments, overtime and time-off-in-lieu are available.
Network Engineer – Essential Skills:
  • Current Cisco CCNA qualification or equivalent experience.
  • Self-motivating, ability to work effectively alone on night shifts and collaboratively when required with colleagues, customers, management and suppliers.
  • Experience working with Cisco routing and switching conceptstechnologies.
  • Excellent communication skills (oral and written) and attention to detail
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with attention to detail.
  • Ability to take ownership and respond quickly to Network issues ensuring that all required parties are involved in the problem-solving process.
Network Engineer – Desirables:
  • Knowledge of or experience working with:
    • Cisco Nexus Data Centre Products
    • Palo Alto Firewalls Panorama
    • Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI)
    • Cisco Catalyst Switches
    • Cisco Wireless Networking
    • Cisco ASA VPN tunnel configuration
    • Cisco DNA Center (DNAC)
    • Cisco Identity Services Engine (ISE)
    • Check Point Firewalls
    • Network monitoring and management tools such as SolarWinds
  • Understanding of network security practices
  • Understanding of automation and scripting technologies such as AnsiblePython
  • Experience of Cloud services such as Microsoft Azure or Amazon AWS
If you are an experienced Network Engineer looking for a new and exciting role then please get in touch with Sam Hayward at Premier Group (Birmingham Office)
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