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Senior Network Officer

Senior Network Officer

Posted 28 May by New Appointments Group
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Senior Network Officer £52k to £57k Hybrid with

Our client based in Bracknell has been investing in new technologies such as the latest generation of firewalls, Cisco switching and Wi-Fi 6E access points, with SD-Access. They are looking for an experienced Network Manager to join their collaborative team of Engineers to assist in the maintenance of the IT infrastruction and to support all aspects of the Network Architecture, Strategy, design, and implementation of the enterprise network environment.

Offering a salary of £52-55k basic, choose your hours between 08:00-17:30, Monday to Friday, open to negotiation with the rest of the team on a day-to-day basis. Even though this is a hybrid role with most office visits being planned due to project-related activities, there's the need to attend Council sites in a timely manner at short notice to resolve network faults and outages.

A driving licence is essential. Some out of hours work will be required to support network changes and maintenance with least disruption to council services. A minimum of a day a week in the office should be expected, but you must be able to reach the business within two hours in the event of the Bracknell within two hours in the event of network downtime.

Other benefits include:

* Generous annual leave entitlement (32 days after five years' service)

* Average salary pension scheme

* An inclusive and social working environment.

* Flexible working opportunities including a flexi-time scheme

* Regular opportunities for development with internal and external training courses.

* A great office location next to travel links and the regenerated town centre

* Internal sports and social club opportunities * Discounted leisure centre and gym membership * Supermarket discount

* An interest-free loan for a rail season ticket

The successful candidate will be driven, proactive and able to work autonomously with little supervision towards the company's purpose with critical thinking and ability to show initiative.

Multiple years of networking experience operating in an Enterprise IT environment including Cisco switches, routers, and firewalls; Routing protocols such as OSFP and BGP

Strong understanding of networking protocols, network hardware, software, and network security. Ability to translate business request into network solutions and then implement and operate those network solutions.

Strong analytical skills and be able to identify, troubleshoot and solve complex problems related to network infrastructure

Broad knowledge of Next Generation firewall technology * Extensive experience with LANs, WANs, VPNs, Firewalls and Wireless

Holder of network certifications to Cisco CCNP level or equivalent level from other network vendors.

Demonstratable hands on experience with a majority of the following: o Cisco switches (VSS, VPC, EtherChannel) and firewalls, Cisco, FortiGate or Palo Alto Firewalls, Cisco Catalyst Wi-Fi Access points, Cisco ISE, Cisco SD-Access, Wi-Fi site surveying.

Required skills

  • Network Engineer

Reference: 52749749

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