Senior Network Engineer

Senior Network Engineer

  • Location

    Oxfordshire, England

  • Sector:

    IT & Technology

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  • Salary:

    £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + bonus + on call + benefits

  • Contact:

    Ryan Magee

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  • Published:

    3 months ago

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Senior Network Engineer

We have a brand-new job for a Senior Network Engineer to join a global enterprise at their Head Office in Oxford. The business are also heavily investing in the tech estate and running a major Networking and End User Computing transformation programme, as well as shifting from on-premise infrastructure to cloud-based services and undertaking a global Wi-fi refresh, so there's never been a better time to join!

The primary goal of the Senior Network Engineer is to ensure the company's Cisco-based network runs effectively and to be responsible for all network-related issues, involving implementing network and security services that support a 'cloud first' strategy and lead to reduced costs and improved business agility. The Senior Network Engineer will also have responsibility for liaising with areas outside of IT, alongside the off-shored team in Manila, and engaging with stakeholders to keep them informed of projects and progress.

Skills and experience required for the Senior Network Engineer:

  • Advanced knowledge of WAN connectivity, transport types and protocols, including Ethernet point to point and VPN technologies.
  • Advanced knowledge of routing and tunnelling protocols i.e. BGP, OSPF, EIGRP, IPSEC, GRE, and L2TPv3.
  • Advanced knowledge of high availability protocols such as VRRP, HSRP, LACP, PAGP.
  • Advanced knowledge of network virtualization technologies including MPLS and VRF.
  • Knowledge of SD-WAN/Software-defined networking is advantageous.
  • Knowledge of cloud-based networking technologies e.g. Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Microsoft Azure network designs is highly desirable.

This is an excellent opportunity for a Senior Network Engineer to undertake technically stretching work in a stimulating and sociable environment so if this sounds appealing don't miss out and apply now!

Senior Network Engineer

Location: Oxford

Salary: £50,000 - £65,000 + bonus + on call + benefits

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