Senior Network Engineer required by a Middle East based investment management organisation to work on the creation of a new data centre for backup and disaster recovery.
In this exciting and challenging role you will be responsible for the design, installation configuration and maintenance of network infrastructure. You must have proven experience in overseeing the design, development, and implementation of network systems, providing primary technical and maintenance support for networking hardware and software including Firewalls, Switches, Routers, etc. You must have a solid understanding of LAN/WAN technologies from both a hardware and a software perspective (VLANS, CISCO, Palo Alto, fire eye, F5, Juniper Firewalls/Switches/Routers/Load balancer, Infoblox-DNS, IPAM, ACI, Cisco IP Telephony etc.) and you should also have expert level knowledge of network security. Ideally you will have worked in a global financial services organisation, with colleagues in different time zones, identifying controls and measures to manage network connectivity between various international locations.
Essential Skills & Experience:
*A deep hands-on technical understanding and experience of a WAN environment with data centres located across the globe.
*Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent.
*CCNP (CCIE is highly desired).
*8-10 years of relevant hands-on experience in networking and security.
*A deep understanding of LAN/WAN technologies: VLANS, CISCO, Palo Alto, fire eye, F5, Juniper Firewalls/Switches/Routers/Load Balancer, Infoblox-DNS, IPAM, ACI, Cisco IP Telephony.
*Expert level knowledge in network security.
*Financial sector experience.
This role requires someone who doesn’t mind occasionally starting work at 7am in order to liaise with colleagues based in the Middle East.