iO Associates are recruiting a Network & Security Engineer position on behalf of a global financial company. The successful candidate will be joining the infrastructure team providing day-to-day network, security and sever infrastructure support services.
Role: Network and Security Engineer
Salary: £50,000 - £55,000
Location: Central London
Reports into: Head of Infrastructure
The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 3 years' experience. They will be responsible for delivering a combination of BAU and project based tasks, with a focus on proactively monitoring, maintaining and enhancing the existing infrastructure.
·To ensure the IT infrastructure is fully managed and maintained, to minimise security risk and maximise service availability.
·Proactively monitor capacity and demand for IT infrastructure across WAN, LAN, servers & storage; define and maintain processes to ensure efficient operation.
·Provide 2nd and 3rd line support for all business voice and data network infrastructure and services.
·Maintain firewall and network technologies, manage upgrades as required and ensure compliance with security policies and standards.
·Ensure the integrity and security of the business infrastructure in line with business standards and policies.
·Manage and maintain the IT Disaster Recovery plan and the DR infrastructure , ensuring regular checks and tests are completed
·Implement the server and network elements of the technical roadmap
·Significant experience of network security, enterprise firewalls and VPN implementation (ideally Checkpoint or similar enterprise products).
·Strong knowledge of network design, implementation and management inc. WAN, LAN, DNS/WINS/DHCP, spanning tree. Cisco or HP network certified highly desirable.
·Knowledge of Data Centre management concepts and practices.
·Knowledge and experience of Voice & Data network administration, including telephony (Avaya infrastructure preferable)
Advantageous but not essential
·Knowledge of virtualisation technologies such as VMware vSphere and exposure to Storage Area Networks (SAN) - like 3PAR or Dell Equalogic
·Knowledge and experience of the entire Microsoft Product range (especially Windows Server, MS Exchange, MS SQL Server) and the associated licensing models