Senior Network Infrastructure Engineer - Cloud tech/CCIE/Cisco

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  • London, England
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  • Contract
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  • GBP350 - GBP420 per day
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  • Infrastructure

Job reference MS0046

Senior Network Infrastructure Engineer - Cloud tech (AWS, Azure)/CCIE/Cisco routers, switches and firewalls 

A leading fast-paced, global eCommerce company is currently recruiting for a contract Senior Network Infrastructure Engineer (Cloud tech (AWS, Azure)/CCIE/Cisco routers, switches and firewalls) to join their team responsible for maintaining and constantly improving the on-premise and cloud network infrastructure. 

Key skills: cloud technology (Azure, AWS), CCIE, Cisco routers, switches and firewalls ((ASAs/Checkpoints), IPT, multi-segment networks and MPLS WANs 

Your responsibilities 
• Your primary role will be to conduct a detailed rapid discovery and evaluate, define and document the current ‘As Is’ network 
• Align with the architecture team to conceive the future of the network infrastructure 
• Providing highly technical expertise in network and telecommunications infrastructure development, engineering processes, network/systems design, and product selection 
• Providing the triage point for all tactical troubleshooting of networking infrastructure issues across the enterprise and advise/execute appropriate mitigation / improvement plans
• Recommending viable network solutions to project teams 
• Partnering with IT colleagues to understand business direction & needs, road maps and subsequently influence on implementation choices 
• Assuring compliance with issued network architecture standards, guidelines and key controls 
• Adding value to the multi-year network architecture plans by ensuring Infrastructure strategy remains in alignment with Architecture guidelines, Business and Strategic objectives 
• Drive the creation of network operations documentation, including run books, technical reviews and related network infrastructure documents, network solution planning estimates, performance test plans and deliverables 
• Maintain knowledge of current and emerging technologies/products/trends, including software defined networking 
• Promoting compliance with information security standards, policies and procedures 
• Vendor service evaluation and recommendations on 3rd party management strategy 
• Mentoring and upskilling the team 


Your experience 

• Extensive experience as a senior network analyst/engineer, with experience developing and implementing cloud based network architectures (SDN) 
• CCIE or equivalent technical experience 
• Expert-level Cisco experience 
• Hands-on experience in full-cycle design, engineering, configuration and administration of Cisco routers & switches, firewalls (ASAs/Checkpoints), IPT, multi-segment networks and MPLS WANs 
• General OSI Layer Protocols: HTTP – HTTPS – DNS – VPN (IPSec/SSL) - TCP/IP stack – FTP – TFTP – SMTP - IEEE Standards – QoS – VoIP (H.323, SIP) OSPF, MPLS, ACL's, eBGP /iBGP, 802.1D/W, Policy Based and Static routing, Fiber Channel over Ethernet, VRF, Virtual Device Contexts and Port Channels Experience in designing and implementing Cloud connectivity (i.e. AWS DirectConnect - MS ExpressRoute) 
• Network of monitoring solutions such as HP OpenView, Solarwinds etc. 
• Experience in solutionising and operating Voice and VoIP platforms and Voice/Network convergence technologies 
• Excellent communication skills, able to translate technology language into business speak 
• Attention to detail with the ability to work under pressure 
• Expert demand/capacity management skills 
• Motivated by technical challenges & ability to work in both a dynamic & results orientated way 

Senior Network Infrastructure Engineer - Cloud tech (AWS, Azure)/CCIE/Cisco routers, switches and firewalls

If you feel this is for you, please send your CV to Maya.Stragier@apollo-solutions.com or call +44 (0) 203 167 3165 for more information.

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