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Network Specialist – Outside IR35

Job Reference: 16980

Salary: £400 - £500 Per Day

Salary per: Day

Job Duration: 3-6 months +

Vacancy Posted: 14-02-2020

Contract Type: Contract

Location: Bedfordshire, England, Luton

Network Specialist – Outside IR35

Our client who are a leading manufacturing organisation currently require a contractor for an initial 3-6 months to help support Network elements through Planning and delivery of key projects.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

* Prepare network designs in line with project scope and requirements specified by Enterprise and Network Architects.
* Provide support to resolve complex problems.
* Create, maintain and review technical design documentation through Project lifecycle
* Conduct detailed analysis of network performance statistics using a variety of tools to support project delivery
* Assist with the development of network optimisation and capacity plans
* Prepare and implement firewall rules
* Produce implementation scripts, test plans and change controls for network changes
* Build network infrastructure, test and deploy network changes
* Engage other technical teams to drive through network changes that require their support
* Follow ITIL Framework for changes and incidents


* "Hands-on" experience gained with network installation and upgrade projects
* Data networking experience including routing and switching, and configuring QoS.
* Managing installation and support on WLAN/LAN/WAN infrastructure , including SD-WAN technology, SIP trunking and Firewalls.
* In-depth knowledge of Cisco switches, routers and management tools ( e.g. Cisco Prime).
* Working knowledge of Skype implementation and development
* Professional, positive and decisive in approach.
* Be prepared for international travel and hold a valid UK driving license.
* Be prepared to work unsociable hours (i.e. evenings, potentially weekends)


* IP Routing including Cisco IWAN and/or SD-WAN
* Cisco Networking
* Experience of WAN & LAN IP protocols
* Wireless networking
* Firewalls
* Technology refreshes in Manufacturing location
* Cloud Hosting
* Virtual Data Centres (VDC)

Network Specialist – Outside IR35

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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