Senior Network Engineer

Senior Network Engineer



Job Reference: 14947

£300 - £399 per day

Senior Network Engineer – South West – Contract - £300-£350 per day


This role is in scope of IR35

Responsible for providing 3rd line support and maintenance of a large Enterprise Voice and Data LAN / WAN (Cisco / HP) with focus specifically on Network Perimeter configuration primarily utilising Checkpoint and Juniper security products. The successful candidate will work as part of the Network, Hardware and Facilities team alongside highly experienced engineers across the network, voice, security, server and Data Centre technology areas.


  • Demonstrable, applied knowledge of configuration and support of Checkpoint and Juniper firewalls and configuring site to site VPN’s in a large complex environment is essential.

  • Certification in and/or relevant and recent in-depth experience of Checkpoint, Juniper, Cisco & HPE/Aruba technologies is desirable.

  • The organisation currently runs a Cisco Core and HPE/Aruba Distribution/Edge switch environment.  Extensive experience of supporting medium to large routed networks is essential.

  • Performing troubleshooting to system failures and identify bottlenecks to ensure long term efficiency of network.

  • A good understanding of the following technologies:- VoIP, Traffic Managers, Proxy Web filtering.

  • Inspect LAN infrastructure and fix minor or major problems/bugs.

  • Evaluate network performance and find ways of improvement.

  • Good knowledge of LAN/WAN networks, TCP/IP protocols and network technologies.

  • Secure network systems by establishing and enforcing policies, and defining and monitoring access. Upgrade data network equipment to the latest stable firmware releases.



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