Senior/Lead Network Engineer

  • Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
  • Marlow, Buckinghamshire
  • Nov 05, 2021
Full time Information Technology Telecommunications Cisco

Job Description

Senior/Lead Network Engineer

Senior/Lead Network Engineer required by a small managed services provider based in Marlow, Buckinghamshire. The company deliver managed networking, compute, and storage solutions to a wide range of both Enterprise and Online clients.

Due to planned growth the company are seeking an experienced Senior/Lead Network Engineer to take a leading role in the deployment, management and troubleshooting of both inhouse and client infrastructure.

The position includes the management of (currently) 1 Network Engineer, and therefore experience leading/managing Network Engineers will be preferred.

Examples of responsibilities:

  • Manage and monitor all Client network environments
  • Install, configure, test and maintain new platforms both internally and on behalf of clients
  • Proactively ensure the highest levels of network and infrastructure availability
  • React to network failures and troubleshoot issues through to resolution
  • Participate in the design of new environments and general direction of network design and operation within the company and its clients

Essential experience:

  • Local Area Networks (LAN) - In-depth experience of Ethernet and its use both locally and over extended distance via pseudo wire/VPLS
  • BGP - Experience of BGP both as an EGP to integrate with other Autonomous systems, and within an AS especially in the context of distributing routes within isolated VRF's
  • Firewalls - strong understanding of the principals and operation of stateful Firewalls in general, and in particular the Cisco ASA range of devices
  • HTTP Proxies - Appreciate of the use of proxies operating at layer 7 (HTTP/https) to manage traffic flows and isolate web/application Servers from malicious/disruptive requests
  • Network support - knowledge and experience of protocols and services such as DNS/Radius/Syslog/TLS
  • Security - Understanding the importance of security and the processes, architectures, and technical tools that are deployed to ensure security is maintained

This is an exciting opportunity to take a lead role in a growing MSP. If you are looking for an opportunity of this nature, please contact (see below) or call