Network Consultant

  • Job Reference: 00027083-1
  • Date Posted: 12 November 2020
  • Recruiter: CV-Library
  • Location: Newcastle upon Tyne
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: I.T. & Communications, Covid-19
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

NRG are delighted to be working in partnership with a well-established IT service provider headquartered in Newcastle on the recruitment for a Network Consultant.

The successful individual will have had a minimum of 5 years’ experience supporting and providing consultancy on network and telecoms services at a 2nd/3rd line level and poses the following essential skills:

·Administration - Firewalls/Routers/Switches (CCNP Equivalent or above, CCIE Level Preferable)

·LAN/WAN – Technologies – MPLS, VPLS, SDWAN

·LAN/WAN – In-depth knowledge of First Hop redundancy – HSRP, VRRP, GLBP

·LAN/WAN – In-depth knowledge of STP, RSTP, PVST, VTP, VPC, VSS, LACP, PaGP

·LAN/WAN – Experience of Routing, Static, OSPF, EIGRP, BGP

·LAN/WAN – Circuit Order Management, Network Design, Provisioning, and Installation

·LAN/WAN – Management / Monitoring / Documentation (Visio)

·LAN/WAN – Extensive product knowledge on – Cisco ASA, ASA-CX, Firepower Threat Defence, Cisco Switching (Catalyst, Nexus) Dell N,S,X,Z Series Switching, HP Switching Experience desirable.

·LAN/WAN – Meraki Full-stack experience, SDWAN, Switching, Wireless design and implementation (CMNA Equivalent or above)

·Consultation, Audit, Design and Installation of Enterprise Wireless Solutions – Cisco Aironet, Cisco Meraki, Ubiquiti Unifi

·Network Routing / Proxy Servers / FaaS / Web Filtering

·Security – Administration and Configuration of Next-Generation Firewalls (Cisco and Fortigate), Anti Malware, IPS, Layer 3 – 7 firewalling and policies.

·Security – Trend Tipping Point IPS, Trend Deep Discovery

·Security – In-depth knowledge of radius authentication using Microsoft NPS

·Network Monitoring – LogicMonitor, Auvik, PRTG, Cisco LMS (Desirable but not essential) Cisco ISE (Desirable but not essential).

Due to Covid-19 this role is currently remote-working with a view to return to office when it is safe to do so.

For those who are not local to the Newcastle area, a home working/client-site/office split is available though you must be able to commute up to the office when required