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Network & Infrastructure Engineer – Cisco

Job Reference: 16899CF13

Salary: £35000 - £45000 Per Annum

Salary per: Annum

Job Duration: Permanent

Vacancy Posted: 13-02-2020

Contract Type: Permanent

Location: England, North Yorkshire, York

Network & Infrastructure Engineer – Cisco

Based in the heart of York, our client who are a leading insurance organisation are looking for an experienced Network & Infrastructure Engineer to join their team on a permanent basis. You will be part of a large team that has the responsibility to deliver and maintain the technology that enables the client and their customers everyday.

Within this role we require you to have experience working in enterprise environments, preferably within financial services and in national / international businesses. You will have a good understanding of DevOps principles, appreciation of Infrastructure as Code and how they can be applied in an Enterprise environment and a desire to work in multiple infrastructure technology areas

Experience in a variety of these is required:

* Cisco NX-OS , IOS-XE , IOS and JUNOS , supporting Routers and Switches
* Routing Protocols like OSPF,BGP, quality of Service
* WAN connectivity including P2P, P2MP , S2S VPNs , VPLS and SD-WAN.
* F5 Loadbalancers ( LTM/DNS) and Netscaler Gateway (SDX/VPX)
* Checkpoint Firewall experience including HA , Virtual Systems and vSec
* ASA firewall experience including multiple contexts and HA
* Juniper SRX firewalls including HA, Security Director and Log Collector
* Proxy platforms; such as zScaler and Bluecoat
* WLAN controllers including OEAP connectivity
* Azure Express Route
* Cisco ISE
* Infoblox DNS , DHCP and IPAM
* Web Application Firewalls; such as Imperva or Barracuda
* Network Monitoring using Solarwinds , Azure Network Watcher
* Two Factor Authentication; such as RSA and Google Authenticator
* Automation experience with tools such as Terraform , Puppet , Powershell, Python
* Exposure to virtualized environments utilizing VMWare, Citrix Xendesktop and Xenapp

Role responsibilities:

* Act as a primary technical contact for key technical areas, coordinating with stakeholders and technical colleagues as required.
* Configure tools to automate the provisioning, testing and deployment of infrastructure.
* Assist IT Services in the migration towards a code centric model for managing infrastructure.
* Produce and own system and infrastructure designs, policies and documentation.
* Ensure that assigned IT service incidents are managed effectively and root cause problem analysis is undertaken where appropriate to reduce the number and severity of future operational incidents.
* Proactively manage IT infrastructure to minimise business disruption and identify and drive initiatives to improve the quality and effectiveness of the infrastructure services.
* Manage and provide 3rd line support for infrastructure platforms in accordance with agreed service levels, standards and processes.
* Configure tools to automate the provisioning, testing and deployment of infrastructure.

Network & Infrastructure Engineer

Due to the volume of applications received for positions, it will not be possible to respond to all applications and only applicants who are considered suitable for interview will be contacted.

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