Network Engineer: Cisco ASA – Home based, with travel.

Network Engineer: Cisco ASA – Home based, with travel.  

Network Engineer: Cisco Switches, Cisco Nexus Switches, Cisco Routers / ISRs, Cisco ASA – Home based, with travelExperienced Network Engineer required: upgrades, decommissioning work. Must have some Cisco design experience. There will be a lot of ‘out of hours work’ as Data Centre software upgrades will all be scheduled after 22:00 hours. OOH work will be paid in lieu. Must be a self-starter.     

Required skills, experience &  knowledge:

Strong background in Cisco networked environments

Strong background in LAN and WAN networking including VPLS networks

Strong background in BGP network management

Cisco ASA

Cisco Switches

Cisco Nexus Switches

Cisco Routers / ISRs

Strong background in VFR management on switches for tenanting

Experience using automated monitoring and log tools and analysing trends and root cause issues such as Nagios, Zabbix Spiceworks etc

Knowledge of and a strong focus on IT security principles and knowledge of ISO27001

Ability to work in a team environment and customer focused

Good communications skills and experience dealing with external suppliers

Must have good attention to details, testing and documentation

Good understanding or ITIL and industry best practice

 Desirable skills, experience &  knowledge

Strong background in Virtualised environments, in particular VMware VSphere (Version 6 and above)

Strong background in centralised storage environments, EMC VNX skills and advantage

Experience of Avaya or telephony platforms (VOIP & QOS)

Location: Home- based with travel

Rate: £300 to £340 per day

Length of contract: 1 months +

Reference: 0001251

Contact: Richard Thomas: Richard.Thomas@ftselect.com or   0203 1433311