Network Engineer (Juniper & CISCO)

Posted 01 July 2024
Salary Competitive
Job type Contract
Discipline Data & AI
Contact NameZipo Mangaliso

Job description

Network Engineer (Juniper & CISCO)
Location: 100% office-based in Leeds
Duration: 6 months
Special Working Conditions: Major Incident Support
Stott and May are working with a consultancy, and they are looking for a Data Engineer where you’ll leverage your expertise in LAN segmentation, Cisco and Juniper Routing and Switching, Wireless Access, and Load Balancers. You will configure and maintain Juniper routers, switches, firewalls, and other network equipment, contributing to impactful projects and utilizing cutting-edge technology.
Key Responsibilities:
  • Troubleshoot network issues (connectivity, latency, bandwidth).
  • Collaborate with vendors and support teams for complex problem resolution.
  • Maintain accurate network documentation.
  • Manage configuration backups and version control.
Key Skills/Experience:
  • Implement and manage network protocols, routing, and switching.
  • Ensure proper VLAN, IP addressing, and subnetting.
  • Implement security measures (firewalls, VPNs, access controls).
  • Monitor network performance and analyse logs.
  • Follow change management processes for network updates.
  • Optimize network configurations based on traffic patterns.
  • Implement QoS policies for critical applications.
  • Analyse and forecast network capacity and usage trends.
  • Collaborate with vendors for technical support and procurement.
  • Strong knowledge of BGP, OSPF, MPLS, and IPsec.
  • Juniper Networks certifications (JNCIA, JNCIS, JNCIP) are advantageous.