JOB TITLE: Network Engineer (CCNP)

Industry : IT & Telecoms Job Location : Welwyn Garden City
Job Reference : 10878 Job Category : IT
Employment Type : Contract Posted : 28/07/2014
Salary & Benefits : £250 - £285 per day
Experience Required : See Job Description
Education Required : See Job Description

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Job Summary

A leading IT managed service company are currently looking to recruit a CCNP certified Network Engineer to be based on a customer site. The daily rate is between £250 - £285 and is to start in August until at least March 2015.

Job Description

Network Engineer (CCNP)
£250 - £285 a day
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire

As a Network Engineer working for a leading IT managed service company you will be responsible for
analysing, designing, installing, configuring, maintaining, migration planning and repairing of network infrastructure and application components. You will CCNP certified with at least 5 years experience in a similar role. You will be based on one client site and will be involved in the following duties:

* Responding to enquiries from staff, administrators, service providers, site personnel and outside vendors etc. to provide technical assistance and support
* Managing assigned projects and program components to deliver services in accordance with established objectives
* Create and maintain comprehensive and detailed documentation for implemented network solutions
* Plan and execute implementations and/or migration of network systems and services
* Testing of newly implemented network solutions
* Testing pre & post migration of network systems and services
* Incident/problem resolution for network-related issues as and when required
* Any other duties as assigned by management

Technical Requirements

You will be CCNP certified and will have at least 5 years experience working as a Network Engineer in implementation, delivery and/or support. You will have experience in the following:

* Technical knowledge and experience at CCNP or similar level with focus on technologies such as MPLS, TCP/IP, IPSec, BGP, QoS, IP Telephony, DNS, DHCP etc.
* Experience with Windows and Active Directory
* Experience with Cisco products (Firewalls, routers and switches), CCNP (R&S/Security) preferred
* Thorough understanding of the basics behind the Internet and its workings (DNS, Security,IP Routing, HTTP, VPN, Proxy, SPAM, etc.)
* Strong understanding of Local Area Networking, Wide Area Networking and IP Services i.e. DNS, DHCP etc.

Other requirements
* Flexible work-attitude
* Strong communication skills
* Professional level of personal and business communication at levels ranging from operational engineering to customer technical contacts, both written and verbal
* Ability to multi-task
* Ability to work well within a team
* Ability to collaborating with network architects on network design, implementation and migration planning
* Ability to work with project managers to scope technical tasks and time frames
* Basic knowledge of business processes (i.e. ITIL, Project Management) and the impact thereof on the technical environment

The Package
This Network Engineer role is a contract paying between £250 - £285 a day, the role is starting in August and will last until at least March 2015.

The Company
With over 20 years' experience providing managed services to companies across the UK and Europe and continuing to expand; this is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Network Engineer to join a reputable company.

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

Job Keywords

CCNP, MPLS, TCP/IP, BGP, QoS, IP Telephony, Network Engineer, LAN, WAN

Bluefire Consulting is an equal opportunities Employment Business/Agency specialising in IT recruitment on a UK wide basis.

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