Network Engineer

Network Engineer

Our client, a leading global supplier for IT services, requires Network Engineer / Data Engineer (Juniper & CISCO) to be based at their client’s office in Leeds, UK.

This is a fully office based role .

This is a 6+ month temporary contract to start asap

Day rate: Competitive Market rate

Key Responsibilities

  • Identify and resolve network-related problems, including connectivity, latency, and bandwidth issues.
  • Collaborate with vendors and support teams for complex problem resolution.
  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date network documentation, including configurations, diagrams, and policies.
  • Manage configuration backups and version control.
  • Implement and manage network protocols, routing, and switching configurations.
  • Ensure proper VLAN, IP addressing, and subnetting for efficient traffic management.
  • Implement and enforce security measures, including firewalls, VPNs, access controls, and intrusion detection/prevention systems.
  • Ensure compliance with security policies, standards, and best practices.
  • Monitor network performance, analyze logs, and proactively address issues to minimize downtime.
  • Implement network changes, updates, and patches following change management processes and procedures.
  • Assess the impact of changes on network performance and security.
  • Analyze network traffic patterns and optimize configurations for better performance.
  • Implement Quality of Service (QoS) policies to prioritize critical applications and services.
  • Monitor and analyze network capacity and usage trends to forecast future requirements.
  • Recommend and plan for network upgrades as needed.
  • Collaborate with Juniper Networks representatives and vendors for technical support and procurement of hardware and software.
  • Communicate network-related updates and issues to stakeholders and management.

Key Requirements

  • Excellent knowledge and troubleshooting skills on LAN segmentation, Cisco Routing and Switching, Juniper Routing and Switching, Cisco, Wireless Access & Aruba Wireless Access Points and Wireless Controllers, Load Balancers,
  • Configure and maintain Juniper routers, switches, firewalls, and other network equipment.
  • Juniper Networks certifications, such as JNCIA, JNCIS, or JNCIP, are advantageous.
  • Proven experience in administering Juniper-based network solutions.
  • Strong knowledge of networking protocols, including BGP, OSPF, MPLS, and IPsec.
  • Should have experience in Client facing role
  • Should have good communication and be assertive

Special Working Conditions

  • Should have experience in Major Incident Support (P1, P2) if needed.

Due to the volume of applications received, unfortunately we cannot respond to everyone.

If you do not hear back from us within 7 days of sending your application, please assume that you have not been successful on this occasion.

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