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Senior Network Development Engineer

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    £43005 - £61687 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: Senior Network Development Engineer
Location: Leicester
Salary: Neg DOE + Benefits
Type: Permanent
Premier Group are currently engaged with a large established client in the Leicester area, who require a Senior Network Development Engineer to join an existing team of project orientated engineers responsible for the development of network infrastructure across Head Office and the wider business.
Due to the 24x7 nature of the business, the successful Senior Network Development 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.
Senior Network Development Engineer – Essential skills:
  • Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP) or higher
  • Demonstrable excellence in project management and delivery background
  • Excellent knowledge of MPLS and Wide Area Networks
  • Excellent knowledge of Cisco routing and switching concepts, including:
    • BGP
    • OSPF
    • VRF
    • OTV
  • Demonstrable experience working with:
    • Cisco Nexus Data Centre Products
    • Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI)
    • Cisco Catalyst Switches
    • Cisco Wireless Networking
    • Palo Alto Firewalls
    • Cloud services such as Microsoft Azure or Amazon AWS
  • Proven ability to fully document network design principles and structures
  • Excellent communications (oral and written), interpersonal, persuasion and negotiating skills
  • Be able to work well under pressure, have a flexible attitude and be responsive to change
  • Demonstrable excellence at problem solving
  • Flexible and adaptive to changing business needs and priorities
  • Ability to work effectively alone and collaboratively with colleagues, customers, management and suppliers
  • Willingness to share knowledge and assist colleagues
  • Be able to effectively plan, prioritise and deliver to tight timescales with a busy workload
  • Self-motivating, able to identify and define development requirements
Senior Network Development Engineer – Desirables:
  • Palo Alto Networks Certified Network Security Engineer (PCNSE) or equivalent
  • Check Point Certified Security Expert (CCSE) or equivalent
  • Experience of Cisco DNA Center
  • Experience of Cisco Identity Services Engine (ISE)
  • Understanding of automation and scripting technologies such as Ansible
  • Understanding of VoIP and SIP technologies
  • Experience of SolarWinds Orion
  • Experience of Site 24x7
  • Experience of Extra Hop
  • Experience of Google G Suite products
If you are an experienced Senior Network Development 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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