c £50,000

Network Engineer

Ref: 387| Posted: 9th Sep 2019

Durham Professional Services is looking to recruit a Network Engineer to be based in state-of-the-art offices in Glasgow.  This role will suit candidates at an Architect level but who prefer to retain a strong element of hands on technical delivery. Working with our client’s Network Team,  who operate and manage a large geographical infrastructure consisting of 2 core datacentres to over 250 branch sites across the UK, you will  manage a multitude of services from design, deployment, management of the network infrastructure and its related services around LAN/WAN/WLAN, Firewalls, Load Balancers, Datacentres and providing connectivity to various cloud platforms such as AWS and Azure.


The Network team has a strong track record of delivering new and innovative solutions with current projects consisting of SDWAN, Wireless Networking, Datacentre HA, and Azure Express Routing.


In addition, you will work in collaboration with the other infrastructure teams (Server Platforms, Unified Comms and DBA’s) and assist the Technology Change project managers in delivering projects as a technical lead. 


Key Skills

To be successful in this role it is expected applicants will have a mix of the following key skills and experience: -

  • Expertise in LAN, WAN, routing/switching, Firewalls, Load Balancer and other network infrastructure technologies within an Enterprise IT framework
  • Provide Network solutions (designing, implementing, testing) across a range of Network infrastructure systems. 
  • Designs and configures network security implementations
  • Deliver HLD/LLD's in line with the technology road map of Arnold Clark
  • Hands-on experience in some of or all following areas: VSS, Data Centre Technologies, HSRP, QoS, VoIP (Cisco), DMVPN, SSL VPN/Ipsec VPN, Wireless technologies, DHCP management, Firewall skills, IPS/IDS, Internet proxy, load balancers, WAAS, WCCP, VPLS/MPLS services
  • Excellent communication skills able to communicate at all levels from Senior Management to stake holders of the business

Furthermore it would be an added benefit if candidates have any experience of: -  

  • HP Aruba Switching and Routing infrastructure
  • F5 Load Balancer configuration and management
  • Fortinet Firewall configuration and management