cisco certified internetwork expert

at Santander
Published September 5, 2022
Location Amersham
Category Default  
Job Type Full-time  


A fantastic opportunity has been made available to join the bank as a Senior Network Engineer.

Read all the information about this opportunity carefully, then use the application button below to send your CV and application.

The Network Team are at the core of the Bank's technology and play a critical role in the successful delivery of products and services to our customers.

We are a highly motivated, skilled, and dedicated group of individuals who work together to deliver and support market-leading technology solutions.

The difference you'll make.

  • Managing multiple integrated network topologies

  • Delivering both traditional and cloud native network architecture & solutions

  • Reporting on critical network compliance and availability

  • Providing support and collaboration to the existing operational teams

  • Ensuring processes and procedures are followed

  • Analysing data through troubleshooting and capacity planning

What you'll bring.

  • CCIE or above in Routing & Switching

  • In-depth understanding of communication protocols (mainly TCP/IP) and routing protocols (e.g. BGP, OSPF) with a solid understanding of Network operating systems incl, IOS, EOS, CatOS, NX OS, VXLAN.

  • Certified administrator of F5 Big IP, Big IQ, LTM, GTM

  • Extensive and proven knowledge of DNS/DHCP on QIP AMM, AMS platforms

  • Sound understanding of Network troubleshooting methods and extensive experience in evaluating Wireshark traces and TCP dumps.

  • Proved background working on security network technologies including firewall, proxy, IPS, WAF, VPN

It would also be nice for you to have.

  • VMware technologies, including vSphere/ESX, VMware View, vCenter, Site Recovery Manager, running in enterprise environments

  • Technical hands-on experience using Cisco ACI multi-site, multi-pod 4.2 and above

  • DEV-Ops engineering background

  • Automation skills using Python, Ansible, Rundeck, Postman, Terraform and Dynatrace diagnostics

What else you need to know.

A large enterprise consisting of traditional and software defined WAN, Campus and Data Centre network infrastructure across Private and Public domains.

A hybrid of network technology operating systems supporting high throughput workloads across the organisation and to our customers 24/7 365.

This is a permanent role to be based in Milton Keynes with some hybrid/remote working.

There is an expectation that you will work from the Milton Keynes site 2 days per week, or as agreed with your Line Manager.

How we'll reward you.

As well as a competitive salary, you'll enjoy a benefits package that you can tailor to your needs.

  • Eligible for a discretionary performance-related annual bonus

  • Pension with generous contributions of up to 12.5% from Santander, depending on your own contribution and length of employment with us

  • 30 days' holiday plus bank holidays, which increases to 31 days after 5yrs service, with the option to purchase up to 5 contractual days per year

  • £6,000 car allowance per year

  • Company funded individual private medical insurance

  • Voluntary healthcare benefits at discounted rates such as private medical insurance for your family, dental insurance, healthcare cash plan and health assessments

  • Benefits supporting you and your family, such as death-in-service benefit, income protection, and voluntary life assurance and critical illness cover

  • Share in Santander's success by investing in our Sharesave and Partnership shares plans

#ThePlaceToBeYourself - Everyday Inclusion at Santander

We are committed to making sure all our colleagues feel they belong and are supported to succeed. Our customers come from a wide range of backgrounds, and so do our people, so we welcome applications from across society.

You can find out more about how we're embedding an inclusive culture that encourages our people to bring their full and authentic selves to work on our website

A bit more about Santander

At Santander we're driven by our purpose - to help people and businesses prosper. This means we help customers to create change for themselves and those around them, and we champion businesses to grow sustainably. We do this by always living our values of Simple, Personal and Fair.

At Santander, we each take personal responsibility for managing risk by embracing the I AM Risk framework - to Identify, Assess, Manage and Report risks, and to continuously build a deeper understanding of the risks we face. It is an important part of our culture at Santander and we will provide you with knowledge to help you manage risks in your role.

What our people say.

Working at Santander means unrivalled access to a wide range of Network technologies during an exciting period of transition on many fronts. Working for one of the largest UK Banks and a well-known high street brand is the icing on the cake.

Mark Sanders, Network Consultant

What to do next:

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