Senior Network Engineer

Posted 2 months ago by Expleo
Location Preston, Lancashire Job Type Full Time - Permanent
Salary negotiable + benefits Sector IT
Expleo are looking for a Senior Network Engineer to be based at our UK Head Office in Preston. This is a permanent role, the salary is negotiable based on experience and skill levels. In addition to the salary, we offer 25 days leave, pension plan, car allowance, flexitime and optional health care.

The role will involve regular travel to other UK sites. Your remit is to help develop maintain monitor and ensure security over our networks. You will work with the UK team to troubleshoot issues as well participating in the design development and the delivery of secure project based networks. Expleo are a global business and operate a vertical tier 3 structure at a global level. You will support this team helping to deliver global network architecture to the UK business. In this role you should have excellent problem solving skills and thorough knowledge of network administration and architecture. In addition a good working knowledge of virtualisation technologies typically VMWare Hyper V and supporting solutions such as VEEEM. You may have had some exposure to Azure but will have excellent skills in Active Directory and policy management. If you're also passionate about security and data protection we'd like to meet you.

Senior Network Engineer Responsibilities

Designing and implementing functional network infrastructure
Troubleshooting potential network issues escalated by IT team
Mentoring and assisting team members and addressing user needs


Design and deploy functional networks (LAN WLAN WAN)
Configure and install software servers routers and other network devices
Monitor network performance and integrity
Resolve issues escalated by the team helping to troubleshoot
Automate tasks and monitor their effectiveness
Mentor team members on technical issues
Create oversee and test security measures (e.g. access authentication and disaster recovery)
Communicate with users when needed
Maintain complete technical documentation
Suggest improvements to network performance capacity and scalability


Probably in similar role as Senior Network Engineer or Network Administrator with a minimum 5-years experience.
Professional certification (e.g. CCNA CCNP with Security and firewall)
Solid background in network administration and architecture
In-depth understanding of communication protocols (mainly TCP/IP) and routing protocols (e.g. BGP OSPF)
Familiarity with access control models and network security
Experience with network diagnostic monitoring and analysis tools
Solid understanding of network operating systems (Cisco IOS Extreme)
Experience with firewall configuration and management preferred Cisco ASA Palo Alto.
Sharp troubleshooting skills
Ability to work independently
Organisational and mentoring skills
BSc/BA in Computer Science Engineering or a related field

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