Senior Network Engineer
Leicester

About the Role

We have an exciting opportunity for a Senior Network Engineer to join our fantastic client based in Leicestershire. You will be supporting the company IT & Security network infrastructure & hardware.

The role will be based predominantly on site in Leicestershire, If you are an experienced Network Engineer then this could be the ideal role for you!

What you will be doing:

  • To work with the IT Security team to audit and ensure the security of the networks through regular review, patching, upgrading and monitoring of network devices in order to detect and neutralise network vulnerabilities, and ensure that the performance of systems and services hosted on the network is maintained at optimum levels.
  • Establish, monitor and maintain the network performance and ensure IT system availability and reliability for the business.
  • You will be responsible for implementing/ guiding the implementation of a variety of business projects which are identified as requirements by the business department or another area of the business as in the above paragraph
  • Work with established business configurations and network connections, adhering to the business change management policies to ensure awareness, approval and successful changes are made to the network infrastructure
  • Conceptualise, plan and implement IT & Security projects inline with business briefs provided
  • Configure and install network devices and services including routers, switches, firewalls and VPN
  • To be able to react competently and effectively in situations where a system, service, or services require troubleshooting as described above and to provide ad-hoc support for IT 
  • To be able to work under your own initiative within the organisations policy framework  

Required:
  • Proven experience in hands-on network engineering position
  • Good understanding of network security and testing principles
  • CCNP
  • You will have a working knowledge of WatchGuard and FortiGate Firewall configurations
  • Design and implement new solutions and improving resilience across multi location infrastructures
  • You will have an understanding of TCP/ IP Model
  • Above everything be a great team player, we need someone who is happy to collaborate and get involved as needed with a positive mindset.
  • Be curious to see if the business can do things a different way and simplify the business processes.
Please contact Matt@cactussearch.co.uk / 07753432891

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