Managed Cloud Services (MCS) Network Engineer-UK

Managed Cloud Services (MCS) Network Engineer-UK



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 an experienced 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 and Juniper technologies, and working in a busy support environment. A minimum of a CCNA qualification is required and at least three years hands on experience across routing, switching and firewall technologies.

Job Responsibilities

  • Investigating, analysing and resolving network incidents and problems.
  • 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.
  • Proven experience in configuring and troubleshooting Cisco Catalyst Switches and ASA firewalls, including IPSec VPNs.
  • Experience with JunOS for Juniper switches and SRX firewalls.
  • Solid understanding of layer 2 and 3 forwarding, including routing protocols (particularly OSPF and BGP).
  • Experience of VMware or Hyper-V platform networking requirements
  • Experience of working on a multi-tenant platform.
  • Experience of working with IPv6.
  • Expertise in Cisco UCS, Nexus and Juniper VCF technologies.

Desirable Experience

  • Good understanding of BGP and MPLS configuration and troubleshooting.
  • Flexible and adaptive to changing business needs and priorities.
  • Strong 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

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent is desired.
  • Current Cisco CCNP qualification.
  • Current Juniper qualification.

Company Benefits

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