Junior Networking Consultant – UK

Junior Networking Consultant – UK

Glasgow

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Job Overview

Proact MCS is a leading provider of managed virtualisation and storage solutions in a number of Data Centres in the UK and western Europe. We are seeking a Junior Network Engineer to join our team delivering a high quality data communication infrastructure that underpins our overall service delivery. This position requires experience with Cisco or Juniper technologies, and working in a busy support environment. A minimum of a CCNA qualification is required and at least one years hands on experience across routing, switching and firewall technologies or a relevant degree in Computer Networks or Cyber Security and Networking.

Job Responsibilities

  • Investigating, analysing and resolving network incidents and problems.
  • Installation and configuration of new switches and firewalls.
  • Monitoring and management of network performance.
  • Engaging in projects to provide network related input.
  • Participate in out-of-hours rota.

Essential Experience

  • Current Cisco CCNA qualification or equivalent.
  • Experience in configuring and troubleshooting Cisco Catalyst Switches and ASA firewalls, including IPSec VPNs, Or Experience with JunOS for Juniper switches and SRX firewalls.
  • A solid understanding of layer 2 and 3 routing, including dynamic routing protocols (such as OSPF and BGP).
  • An awareness of data centre security standards and modern cyber threats.
  • Knowledge of IP storage technologies such as iSCSI, CIFS and NFS.
  • Experience of working with command line tools such as VI, Telnet, FTP, SSH.
  • Experience of working with Windows Server and Linux Distributions.
  • Experience of scripting configurations using Shell Scripting, PowerShell, Java Script or other relevant language.

Desirable Experience

  • Experience of working in a team environment.
  • Good analytical and problem-solving skills, with an exceptional eye for detail.
  • Able to produce documentation to a high standard.
  • Incident handling and change management experience using ITIL procedures.

Ideal Qualifications

  • One year’s industry experience or,
  • Bachelor's degree desired.
  • Current Cisco CCNA qualification.

Company Benefits

  • 25 Days annual leave
  • Contributory pension
  • Private Medical Scheme
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