Network Engineer - ExcelRedstone

Network Engineer.

Superb role has arisen with Leading IT Managed Services Provider based in London (Holborn). We are looking for an experienced Network Engineer to join us on full time, permanent basis.

Location: London

To provide analytical support in the development, installation, implementation, testing, evaluation and administration of the local and wide area networks; to install, configure, test and support a variety of network components and devices to perform preventive maintenance on network segments and components ensuring security.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Maintain and enhance the core network infrastructure including the inter-datacentre circuits, Internet breakouts, firewall and border gateway router implementation.
  • Participate in the development, implementation and testing of network disaster recovery procedures.
  • Liaise with infrastructure suppliers to coordinate new client site implementations and maintenance of existing client infrastructure.
  • Ensuring preventative maintenance is regularly scheduled and communicated to the business making sure that any impact is kept to a minimum.
  • Participate in the planning and implementing of datacentre moves and changes.
  • Support and enhance the existing perimeter infrastructure.
  • Deployment and maintenance of network monitoring, analysis and reporting tools.
  • Management of tickets assigned within ConnectWise ensuring that the time and ticket status records are up to date at all times.
  • Be able to work outside of contracted hours for internal maintenance or customer implementations when required.
  • Perform network maintenance during weekends and evenings following change control process. Form part of the networking out of hours on-call rota.
  • Providing on-call support and other duties as required.
  • Ownership of networking incidents with escalation to external vendors as required.
  • Creation and maintenance of systems documentation and network topology diagrams.
  • Adhere to the ITIL framework in relation to all aspects of change and configuration management.
  • Comply with ISO27001 policies and procedures.
  • Attend client meetings.
  • Any offer of employment may be subject to a satisfactory DBS check.


  • At a minimum must possess current CCNP qualification.
  • Minimum 2 years’ recent experience working on a multi-site, multi-homed ISP grade network.
  • Excellent hands-on working knowledge of Cisco routers, switches and firewalls.
  • Knowledge of TCP/IP networking including VLANs, layer 2/3 switching, routing and WAN optimisation.
  • Firewall experience including IPsec VPN configuration/troubleshooting and associated ACLs.
  • Knowledge of routing – static routing, HSRP, GLBP, EIGRp, OSPF, iBGP & eBGP, policy based routing.
  • Knowledge of firewalls and security best practice.
  • Experience of setting up branch office deployment – point-to-point, DSL, WiMAX, Redundancy/HSRP.
  • Implementation and support of LANs, WANs, server farms and DMZs.
  • Operation of network services in a DR environment.
  • Good working knowledge of DHCP, DNS, NTP, MPLS, multicast, packet sniffers & protocol analysers, leased line, DSL technologies, load balancing.
  • Proven deployment and troubleshooting experience.
  • Good knowledge of network architecture, framework, security and features.
  • Network monitoring and response experience using tools such as Paessler PRTG.
  • Network infrastructure management and configuration software.

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