Network Engineer

at Sanderson Recruitment
Location Edinburgh
Date Posted January 12, 2022
Category Default
Job Type Full-time


-Network Engineer
-6 month initial contract
-Edinburgh or Remote
-Outside IR35
-Immediate start

Network Security Engineer required for a large Edinburgh-based client, to join the existing team as they continue their transformational Cloud journey. This position will provide support for the Enterprise Network which includes implementation and administration of network security - both hardware and software, enforcing the network security policy, and working with other support teams to meet the enterprise business needs for customers.

You will design and deliver across the internal network perimeter, including setting up hardware such as switches, routers and firewalls and also across AWS and M365. The role will involve a blend of data centre management, a wireless network refresh, NSX-V to NSX-T support and other project-based work. Ongoing support of the data centre and campus network as well as the current network infrastructure will be expected as will consultancy / support for other teams / projects.

The role will suit a candidate with a broad understanding of enterprise network security, with particular skills in a commercial setting of implementing complex concepts in Palo Alto security appliances and you will have operational experience of a large, complex network environments. Candidates will have worked within an agile environment and hold a CCIE / CCNP qualification or equivalent commercial experience additionally.

  • Strong commercial experience across networks and security administration/ engineering.
  • Substantial experience with Cisco and Juniper technologies
  • Cisco to Arista refresh experience beneficial
  • Extensive routing & switching experience (OSPF, BGP) and Layer 2 and 3 services
  • Proven ability to understand and implement complex network security concepts
  • Experience of Palo Alto technologies, including content filtering and network security
  • Experience and deep knowledge of Palo Alto / NSX firewall administration
  • SDN technology - Cisco ACI, Silver Peak
  • Expertise with data centre management and best practices
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Effective team working and technical decision making
  • Experience of designing and leading infrastructure projects
  • The ability to work closely with the wider Network Engineering team, the security Operations Centre, as well as other associate teams
  • Certified across CCNP / CCIE/ Arista
  • Knowledge of the following Desirable:

  • Automation and infrastructure-as-code
  • Suppporting NSX-V to NSX-T
  • CI/CD pipelines to automate network service delivery (Ansible, Arista, Python)
  • Substantial experience with Arista CloudVision
  • Knowledge and experience of network monitoring solutions (Thousand Eyes, Catchpoint or Appneta)
  • General security design and architecture knowledge
  • Experience of SDN NSX Environment
  • Experience with VMWare VSphere, cross site deployments
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