Network Operations Engineer, Permanent, Horsham

15 Aug 2019
12 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Network Operations Engineer required to work on a permanent basis for a leading prestigious Investment Manager based in Horsham Sussex.

Why join this global Investment manager?
Our client is a global investment manager. Who help institutions, intermediaries and individuals around the world invest money to meet their goals, fulfil their ambitions, and prepare for the future.

The client has around 4,000 people on six continents. And they have been around for over 200 years, but keep adapting as society and technology changes.

The role
Our client is looking for an experienced Network Operations Engineer who can work on the support and continued development of the network estate.

You'll bring knowledge, drive, enthusiasm and a passion for technology. Your goal is to maintain and build at the highest possible levels to drive customer satisfaction and enable a technology focused working environment for users.

This role has a primary focus on campus and data centre networks, wide area networks as well as Internet hosting, market data and B2B environments as well as next generation firewalls, load-balancers and cloud platforms.

The ideal candidate will bring a genuine interest in operations for networking and security infrastructure and work in a fast paced environment.

What you'll do
• Work as part of a Global multi-locational cross-matrix team in a dynamic environment
• Be a key part of our team to drive forward and maintain our technical estate
• A predominantly operational role, but with change and project work as required
• Working closely with other teams such including Service Desk, Platforms, Information Security and User Services
• Proactively own incidents, problems or issues adhering to SLA's and OLA's where relevant
• Act as a technical resource for change requests and project works
• Act as a technical resource for maintenance, firmware upgrades, and recurring patch cycles
• Utilise documented Standard Operating Procedures and other documentation provided
• Work using Servicenow to update incidents and requests
• Have awareness of the technology roadmap for existing and new technologies
The knowledge, experience and qualifications you need
• Candidates should have as a minimum a CCNA qualification, but ideally holding or working actively towards CCNP
• Working knowledge of the following;-
• Branch & Data Centre Switching & Routing
• Wireless technologies, setup, troubleshooting and security
• Enterprise Firewalls especially CheckPoint and Palo Alto
• Internet routing and security
• Understanding of cloud technologies is a big plus
• Common interior and exterior routing protocols
• Site-to-Site and Remote Access VPN technologies
• Proxy technologies, Bluecoat or McAfee
• Load Balancers
• IP Address management and network services such as DNS, DHCP and NTP
• Network management, monitoring & Diagnostic Tools
• Network probes and packet capture analysis
The knowledge, experience and qualifications that will help
• Experience of working in the financial sector
• Experience of working within the ITIL Framework
• Experience of ServiceNow
• Knowledge of voice, video and audio visual solutions

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