Network Firewall Engineer

Location
Portsmouth
Salary
£400 per day
Posted
16 Mar 2017
Closes
13 Apr 2017
Ref
J7734
Clearance Level
SC
Job Type
Contract

Network Firewall Engineer - 3 month rolling -£400 per day - Portsmouth
Candidates will be required to hold full UK SC Security Clearance

Our client, an industry lead in their sector, is seeking to appoint an experienced Network Firewall Engineer to join their Networking team on site in Portsmouth. As the Network Firewall Engineer you will report into the Network Team Leader assisting on BAU and fundamental networking as required with various project tasks. These positions are available for strong Network Engineers with key skills and experience with firewalls

Major Tasks and Activities:

*Fault management and rectification across the Infrastructure to agreed SLA / KPI's.
*Administration tasks across the Infrastructure as required and dictated by Best Practice.
*Core Network - Covering all Data Centre networks.
*WAN/Lan management
*Network Security Devices - Firewall infrastructure including configuration, Maintenance and regular administration
*VOIP - Monitor and maintain all IP Telephony installations
*Wireless - Internal and Guest Wi-Fi infrastructure including configuration, Maintenance and regular administration
*Work with 3rd Party support to perform operational maintenance of network infrastructure.
*Assist Solutions Architects in design process, providing guidance and best practice.

Qualification and Experience:

*Experienced Networking professional, focused on delivering effective and efficient operational capability.
*Experience with LAN/WAN, Wifi & VoIP technologies
*Proven customer liaison skills
*Cisco CCNA qualification
*Strong Firewall background (preferably Cisco/Palo Alto)
*Candidates must be able to undergo SC clearance
*Minimal travel up to 5% however a willingness to do so as required