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    Samantha Hayward

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Role: Senior Network Engineer
Location: Leicester
Salary: £43,005 - £61,687 Neg DOE + Benefits
Type: Permanent
Premier Group are currently engaged with a large established client in the Leicester area, who require a Senior Network Engineer to join an existing team of operational 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 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 Engineer – Essential Skills:
  • Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP) or equivalent experience
  • Excellent knowledge of Cisco routing and switching concepts, including:
    • BGP
    • OSPF
    • VRF
    • OTV
  • Demonstrable experience working with:
    • Cisco Nexus Data Centre Products
    • Cisco Catalyst Switches
    • Cisco Wireless Networking
  • Proven ability to troubleshoot complex issues in a large corporate network with strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Outstanding problem ownership and ability to work effectively alone or collaboratively with colleagues, customers, management and suppliers, able to communicate at all levels within and outside of the organisation.
  • Ability to clearly understand and create network documentation
  • Proven practical expertise in the use of network management tools
  • Be able to work well under pressure, have a flexible attitude and be responsive to change
  • Ability to work calmly and systematically in a busy environment with excellent attention to detail
  • Flexible and adaptive to changing business needs and priorities
  • Able to identify and define potential improvements to the current environment
Senior Network Engineer – Desirables:
  • Palo Alto Networks Certified Network Security Engineer (PCNSE)
  • Experience working with
    • Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI)
    • Palo Alto firewalls
    • Network monitoring tools
    • Cisco Identity Services Engine (ISE)
    • Cisco DNA Center (DNAC)
    • Checkpoint Firewalls
  • Proven 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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