Network Engineer / Network Analyst
Network Engineer / Network Analyst sought by a large forward thinking business with offices in Guildford. You will work within the network team and ensure that existing and new networking and communications services are of a high quality, highly functional and sustainable for the business. You will be responsible for maintaining the health and security of the network, and utilising advances in technology and industry practice to ensure effective, efficient and secure service access and connectivity. Key responsibilities: - Take an active and at times lead role as a networking and communications subject matter expert, liaising closely with internal IT technical teams and external suppliers and contractors during the design, development and implementation stages of IT projects. - Working both independently and alongside third parties as appropriate, in the role of Technical Lead implement and configure new and existing networking and communications technologies, - Create and maintain operational and support documentation for existing, newly implemented or upgraded services. - Manage to a high standard a case load of incidents, problems and service requests, and where necessary find and document new workarounds and resolutions. - Develop and maintain knowledge and understanding of current and future networking and communications technologies, evaluating new products and recommending/implement improvements to the way services are provided. Skills required: - At least 3 years working within a network engineer role - A good working knowledge of the network stack and network management protocols, knowledge of the following would be highly desirable: IP, TCP, UDP, OSPF, SNMP, VRRP, DNS, DHCP, MLAG and 802.1x. - Experience of planning and progressing work activities within general guidelines, using initiative and judgement without reference to others. - Strong technical capability in multi-vendor networking equipment (data, voice, security and management), for example: Extreme, Trapeze, A10, Palo Alto, Allot & Mitel. If this role would be of interest to you, please apply with your most up-to-date CV and I will give you a call to discuss the role in more detail. Reed Specialist Recruitment is an Employment Agency and an Employment Business for permanent and temporary recruitment. In response to your application Reed will contact you by phone, email or SMS to discuss it and related opportunities. You can opt out at any time using the links provided.