3rd line Network Engineer, Network Engineer, Citrix Netscaler, CISCO switches, Linux
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3rd Line Network Engineer

  • Job reference: AQIT405
  • Location: Hampshire
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Area of Expertise: IT
Job description: My Client, a local authority in Hampshire, is currently looking for a 3rd Line Network Engineer to work on an initial 3 month contract basis.

We are looking for a Network Contractor who will have the ability to operate within an enterprise infrastructure team at 3rd level, acting as part of a team of key technical leads on a wide range of products and services, delivering on both project implementation and support.

The Infrastructure team is responsible for the support, maintenance, development and delivery of all network & internet infrastructure components critical for the delivery of the organisations applications and services, supporting the corporate goals of the council and our partners.

The IT infrastructure is used by over 35,000 council staff, all staff and students in connected schools, and staff in partner organisations including District Councils, County Councils and Health.

Essential skills:

- Citrix NetScaler Networking (Load-Balancing, Content Switching, Web Application Firewalling)
- Firewall Technologies (Checkpoint R65, 75, 77, 80)
- Firewall Policy management, review, and optimisation
- Network Security principles
- Network Switching (Cisco, Extreme, Dell)
- SSL Certificate management
- General wired and wireless network troubleshooting, deployment and management


Desirable Skills:

- Linux (RHEL, CentOS)
- DNS, DHCP, IPAM management
- E-Mail routing & filtering (Exim)
- Regular expression syntax
- Vulnerability scanning and remediation


The right candidate will be able to demonstrate:

- Good communication skills - able to manage both customers and vendors under pressure
- Good grasp of networking essentials
- Experience of working within a strict change management environment
- Experience of handling multiple tasks running concurrently with varying complexity, time constraints, impacts and risks


In the first instance, please send me your CV to be considered or alternatively, please contact Andrew Quinney on 01772 208958 for more information or email andrew.quinney@servicecare.org.uk

If this role isn't for you, we do also offer a referral bonus of £250 for every new candidate you refer to us that we place in a position for more than 13 weeks. That's £250 just for forwarding a job advert to a friend!