JOB TITLE: Network Engineer (CCNP)

Industry : IT & Telecoms Job Location : City of London
Job Reference : 10599 Job Category : IT
Employment Type : Permanent Posted : 08/05/2014
Salary & Benefits : £35000 - £38000 per annum + On call, Overtime
Experience Required : See Job Description
Education Required : See Job Description

Please note you must be permitted to work in the EC to apply for this job.

Job Summary

A leading Telecoms managed services company in the City of London are looking to recruit a Network Engineer that is CCNP certified and has previous experience of providing 3rd level technical support. The salary on offer is £35,000 - £38,000 + £2,400 on call + over time + Excellent Benefits.

Job Description

Network Engineer (CCNP)
City of London
£35,000 - £38,000 + £2,400 on call + over time + Excellent Benefits

We are looking to recruit a CCNP (Qualified or calibre) Network Engineer to work for this leading Telecoms managed services company in the City of London. Working as escalation point to the NOC, you'll be part of the provisioning team installing new services and supporting customer installations along with the core infrastructure platforms.

Key Responsibilities:
*3rd line technical support, troubleshooting technical issues
*Customer installations both remotely and on customer site
*Network/system upgrades and unplanned works
*Provisioning and installation of customer solutions including networking configuration, installation and support;
*Provisioning and installations of Juniper firewalls including configuration of VPNs and support
*Installation, and end to end testing and bringing into service network elements and systems
*Carrying out changes requests in accordance with planned works processes and procedures
*Providing on-site supervision of third parties installing equipment and services
*Preparing and updating service documentation, ensuring this is accurate

The Requirements
As a Network Engineer you will be CCNP certified and will have experience in a similar role working at 3rd level. The ideal candidate must have a good mix of technical and inter-personal skills that will include: -
*Hands on Layer 2 / Layer 3 services
*Good understanding of Ethernet and DSL based communication access technologies
*IPv4 and IPv6 experience
*Good understanding of Ethernet and DSL based communication access technologies
*Configuring and troubleshooting layer2 and OSPF
*Configuring Cisco IOS routers and switches
*Hold qualifications (HND/Degree in engineering, science or similar

Also, knowledge of the following would be an advantage: -
*vSphere 5.x and above ideally qualified to VCP level
* Installing, configuring and troubleshooting windows server and Redhat Linux

Candidates that hold a CCNP with strong 3rd level experience and no Juniper will also be considered therefore please still apply.

The Company
This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced Network Engineer to join a privately owned, expanding managed IT solutions provider based in the City of London.

The Package
Dependent on candidate qualifications, experience and proven skill set the basic salary is £35,000 -£38,000 plus an addition allowance of £2400 for out of hours cover is provided. Overtime is also payable for hours outside of core time and at weekends (This is voluntary).

Bluefire Consulting is an employment business acting on behalf of a client company.

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