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Network and Systems Engineer

  • Location:

    London – City of London

  • Sector:

    IT & Telecomms

  • Salary:

    £40000 to £45000

  • Contact phone:

    Pauline Francis

  • Contact email:

    pauline.francis@gordonyates.co.uk

  • Contact phone:

  • Job ref:

    1008358

  • Published:

    11 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-02-09

Network and Systems Engineer
Do you have prior hands-on experience managing networks and systems? If you have a genuine passion the latest technologies, please read on…

Who will you be working for?
Our client is a telecommunications specialist.

What will you be doing?
The Network and Systems Engineer is a stand-alone position working closely alongside the wider team and onshore and offshore developers.

Duties and responsibilities, will include:
  • Status checks of critical services; internet connection, platforms, App service, and other important websites are running smoothly.
  • Setting up and responding to system alerts.
  • In-depth check of the network; checking logs, checking resources on firewalls, switches, routers etc.
  • Live/production platform troubleshooting.
  • Service and platform design/engineering.
  • Working closely with the developers to ensure our websites are secure.
  • Working closely with the platform providers to troubleshoot any issues.
  • Performing tasks related to network and systems (both linux and windows), load balancers, monitoring, security, VPN, Buildings/offices/datacentre communications, Mitel Phone system etc.
  • Providing realistic project timeframes.
  • Occasionally providing support on the telco-systems when cover is needed.
  • Providing technical support - out of hours support as needed.
About you
You will have:
  • Relevant degree or equivalent.
  • Experience as SIP engineer.
  • Experience with load-balancing, service architectural design, virtualization, high availability and redundancy.
  • An understanding and experience in basic network administration, datacentre maintenance, scripting, generic IT security.
  • Network experience; SIP, LAN IP switching and routing, BGP routing, Firewalls, Load balancers, VPN, Authentication protocols and working in datacentres.
  • Systems experience; Linux and Windows systems, KVM/Qemu virtualization, Apache Tomcat administration, Web servers, Databases, Monitoring, Scripting and Continuous integration.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skill.
  • Ability to work within a team and independently.
  • Exceptional time management and highly analytical approach to your work.
What’s in it for you?
The Network and Systems Engineer is a permanent and full-time position.  The salary is £40,000pa-£45,000pa dependent on experience.

How to apply?
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