Senior Network Engineer - 12 Month FTC

Salary & Benefits
Competitive

We are looking for an experienced Senior Network Engineer to join our Infrastructure team here at Yell.

As a Senior Network Engineer, you will be responsible for the engineering design and overseeing the day to day running of the complex communication networks that provide Yell’s IT infrastructure.

Yell is moving to Infrastructure as Code and as a Senior Network Engineer you will be responsible for creating a fully automated, efficient, reliable, and secure release of configuration.

You will perform high level troubleshooting for data networks across the enterprise. It is essential that you have a full understanding and significant experience of switching and routing.

You will also take responsibility for technical design and implementation of new technology and will be asked to participate in IT and business strategy roadmap definitions. You will be an important part of providing new technology assessments, recommendations, research, and development.

Responsibilities:

Configure and install various network devices and services (e.g., routers, switches, firewalls, load balancers, VPN, QoS)
Work within Infrastructure team in supporting and delivering all aspect of BAU/Projects and support services
Perform network maintenance and system upgrades including service packs, patches, hot fixes and security configurations
Monitor performance and ensure system availability and reliability
Monitor system resource utilization, trending, and capacity planning
Monitoring network performance to determine if adjustments need to be made.
Provide Level-2/3 support and troubleshooting to resolve issues
Troubleshooting and resolving LAN/WAN performance, connectivity, and related network problems
Work within established configuration and change management policies to ensure awareness, approval and success of changes made to the network infrastructure
Select and implement security tools, policies, and procedures in conjunction with the company’s security team
Liaise with vendors and other IT personnel for problem resolution
Any Exposure to SD WAN would be extremely advantageous
Some out of hours working will be required for incident management or changes.

Requirements: -

Previous working experience as a Network Engineer for 4-5 years

CISCO certification, ideally CCNA

This position will require the engineer to Infrastructure as Code and Automation (Terraform, Python,).
Strong understanding of network infrastructure and network hardware.
Deep understanding of networking protocols (e.g., IPSEC, HSRP, BGP)
Hands-on experience with monitoring, network diagnostic and network analytics tools
Ability to implement, administer, and troubleshoot network infrastructure devices, including wireless access points, firewall, routers and switches
Planning and carrying out testing of the network to make sure it is secure and working properly
Experience of CISCO multi-layer switches and routers, including 7010,9300, ASR1001
Experience of Palo Alto Firewall Administration
Experience of HP Aruba’s

This is initially a 12-month fixed term contract with the potential to become permanent.

As a part of this role you must be happy to be on call after hours/weekends every other week. There will be a premium paid for being on call and an extra premium should you be called out on top of that.

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