Senior Network Engineer

6 September 2022
Cheadle, United Kingdom
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Senior Network Engineer is sought by a world leading pioneer of Ethernet network, cloud and hosting solutions and services based in Cheadle.

As part of continued growth they’re looking for a Network expert to take charge of their backbone and customer platforms.

Reporting to the Network Manager, you’ll be responsible for:

  • Ensuring smooth running of computer facilities, manage installations, configurations and daily backbone maintenance
  • Ensuring smooth running of LAN/MAN/WAN i.e. ensure support level 2 and 3 switches, routers, load balancing, cloud infrastructure
  • Ensuring engineering in the IP and transport networks
  • Providing support level 3 to the Network Operation Centre
  • Managing peerings and load balancing between network links
  • Providing technical support for physical deployments
  • Designing, deploying and supporting network to meet internal and customer requirements
  • 3 days office based/2 days remote working

The successful Senior Network Engineer should have:

  • The ideal candidate would have experience in core networking, transmission, MPLS, BGP, and security.
  • Knowledge of different types of fibre - DWDM, OTN
  • Experience of L2 connectivity in a large scale environment
  • Exposure to OSPF & BGP and MPLS services.
  • At least 5 years in a similar LAN/MAN/WAN network engineering role
  • Routing protocols: MPLS, MPLS-TE, BGP, OSPF
  • Security: Firewalls Juniper/Fortinet, IPSec, SSL
  • Lan architecture: Vlan, STP, Gateway redundancy
  • Control of network equipment and CISCO, BROCADE and Juniper is an advantage
  • SNMP monitoring
  • Good understanding of transport networks: WDM, SDH
  • Knowledge of GNU/Linux
  • CCIE Level but the certification itself is not mandatory
  • Ability to work with a team composed of a large panel of skills is required
  • Fluent French would be beneficial but not essential
  • Willingness to travel to France for two weeks for induction training

Senior Network Engineer
Cheadle, Greater Manchester – commutable from Manchester, Stockport, Warrington, Macclesfield, Northwich, Bolton, Oldham, Rochdale, Leigh, Altrincham, Glossop, Birchwood, Bury etc

To £70,000 + Benefits

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