Network Engineer - Southampton - £25K to £40K

Spectrum IT Recruitment Ltd
£25000 - £40000 per annum
14 Oct 2016
22 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Network engineer required to join a leading networking and communications provider from the head office based in central Southampton. The role of a Network Engineer will involve being responsible for designing solutions to their growing customer base and constantly expanding requirements. This will involve networking in both a data centre environment and peering/transit agreements Key Responsibilities & Duties Provide support to end users and business partners of voice, data and hosting services. Work with the engineering team supporting core network infrastructure and internal systems. Support existing and provisioning of new systems and network infrastructure; Understand business goals, and design systems and solutions to meet them. Continually review, update and compose detailed design documentation and architectural documentation. Build resilience, security and scalability into the growing networking infrastructure. Proactively research technologies, hardware and software that would be of relevance to our client Management of numerous Linux and Windows based systems. Evaluate and interpret core monitoring platforms; Examine trends in statistics to mitigate failures and plan for expansion. The correct candidate for the Network engineer role will have at least 3-5 years of commercial experience and have an in-depth knowledge of Cisco and / or Juniper systems. Experience & Qualifications Comprehensive knowledge of popular routing and switching protocols; VLANS, STP/RSTP, ISIS, OSPF and BGP, MPLS and L2/L3 VPNs, PPP, L2TP, IPSEC. Experience with Cisco IOS. JunOS is desirable but not required. Experience with VoIP, SIP and RTP troubleshooting. Vendor certifications like CCNP desirable or equivalent experience. Experience within Linux systems would be desirable As you will be working within a team environment and also being client facing your communications skills must be very strong. This is an excellent opportunity to join a growing and progressive company who would be able to offer further training and career opportunities to the right candidate Keywords: Network Engineer, Networking, Cisco, Juniper, CCNA, CCNP, VoIP, Linux, Southampton, Hampshire This job was originally posted as

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