Senior Network Engineer, Jobs, 7918

Senior Network Engineer - Edinburgh/Midlothian

Technology - IT- Infrastructure
Ref: 7918 Date Posted: Thursday 09 Sep 2021
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Nine Twenty Technology are delighted to be partnering with a Managed Service Provider, who specialise in Infrastructure solutions throughout Europe in the recruitment of a Senior Network Engineer. Home Working available.

Their Transformation-as-a-Service approach helps them focus on their customers technical needs.

They provide a number of services for their customers:

  • VMware-based infrastructure
  • Backup & DR, to public cloud management with AWS, Azure, and Google
  • PaaS
  • DevOps
  • Container solutions

The Role:

  • Have a deep understanding of datacenter connectivity, OSPF, BGP and DDoS Mitigation.
  • Expert setup and configuration in line with best-practice guidelines, complete with the requisite monitoring and alerting necessary for ongoing support.

  • Work with network engineers from other parts of the organization throughout Europe to participate in the design and rollout of a core network refresh.

  • Responding to customer requests for expert advice/consulting.

  • Responding to major incidents.

  • Write detailed implementation plans for network changes.

  • Work with our solution and pre-sales team to produce detailed specifications for RFP’s.


  • Highly proficient in routing and switching

  • Detailed understanding of network routing and switching protocols including OSPF, BGP, STP, VRRP.

  • Detailed understanding of firewalls, VPNs, network security and traffic management

  • Working knowledge of AWS and/or Azure cloud network services – ALB/NLB, Network Security Groups, Firewalls, and DDoS Protection
  • Working knowledge of public cloud connectivity technologies and methods including Gateways, Express Route, Direct Connect
  • Working knowledge of Oxidized, RANCID, or other network backup tools
  • Management and deployment of network monitoring solutions
  • High standard of written documentation and annotated diagrams
  • Confident in obtaining requirements and creating designs to meet technical challenges for our customers

Desired Skills

  • Experience of automated deployment of cloud or physical network infrastructure
  • Experience in building highly available modern network solutions
  • WAN and ISP integration skills
  • Recent experience in rolling out and/or refreshing datacenter core networks
  • Experience with software-defined networks, automation, and API integration.#

About you?

  • Confident self-starter. Able to learn quickly, use your own initiative, and be motivated to get the job done effectively

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Able to balance risk and reward
  • Hands-on, self-organized, innovative, accountable, versatile
  • Be able to work under pressure and with uncertainty
  • Professional and possesses high person standards
  • Self-motivated to learn new technologies (evidence self-taught development)

To be considered for this opportunity, please apply today or contact Neus Molina