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Network Engineer - Trading Systems

Job title: Network Engineer - Trading Systems
Contract type: Permanent
Location: London
Industry: Infrastructure & Networks
Salary: £75000 - £100000 per annum
Reference: 100920201748_1631785776
Contact name: George Harris
Contact email: George.Harris@Harringtonstarr.com
Job published: September 16, 2021

Job description

Network Engineer - Remote Working Offered - Office Based in White City

Harrington Starr are working in collaboration with a London based financial technology organisation who are seeking a Network Engineer to join their growing engineer team.

This Network Engineer will be comfortable designing a solution as well as developing and maintaining the current estate. You will be working very closely with the sysadmin, developer and the security teams and Linux will be one of your daily tools.


This role provides the perfect opportunity to push networking to the edge of its capabilities and face the challenges of delivering reliably over the Internet as well as those of a low latency, high performance network. You will be involved in all aspects of the organisations estate, including automation, design, installation, support, budgets, troubleshooting, tuning and dealing with vendors and customers.

The successful candidate will:

  • Support of network and firewall related incidents from production and corporate units
  • Design and implement network solutions to high standards, maintaining 24/7 availability.
  • Deliver projects based on a combination of Kanban, Agile and Devops methodologies
  • Improve automation through scripts and tooling to improve quality and efficiency
  • Firewall design and configuration of Palo Alto, Cisco and Fortigate devices
  • Good documentation skills to ensure knowledge sharing.
  • Pair working to spread and acquire knowledge: Learn and Teach.
  • Learn, Teach and be Inventive
  • Work within a follow-the-sun operational model.
  • Good Time-management
  • Customer focus
  • Keep documentation up to date

Essential Experience:

  • Genuine enthusiasm for Networks and Open Source.
  • Positive, constructive and open-minded attitude. Self-motivated to deliver projects and business tasks.
  • Systematic problem-solving approach coupled with a strong sense of ownership and drive.
  • Practical approach to managing time and workload to ensure that tasks required are completed in a timely fashion.
  • Ability to understand business requirements and implement systems to these requirements.
  • Good documentation and communication skills to communicate with a global team.
  • Strong and clear understanding for Routing and Switching: OSPF, BGP, IS-IS, MPLS VPNs, Multicast, Spanning-Tree.
  • Scripting Bash and/or Python.
  • Excellent understanding of TCP/IP
  • Firewall design / configuration / deployment. Primarily Palo Alto, Fortigate.
  • Data Centre experience and hands-on with hardware: installation, patching, fibre, cat5
  • Good Linux experience.
  • Contact with automation tools like Puppet or Ansible
  • Contact with WAN optimization products like Riverbed or Silverpeak
  • Knowledge of monitoring systems (e.g. Nagios, Observium)
  • Good troubleshooting skills and usage of tcpdump/wireshark.
  • Experience with Agile, and/or DevOps methodologies

This is an excellent opportunity for a Network Engineer who is passionate about their work and is able to work on their own initiative in a fast moving environment with ever-changing business requirements.

For more information please apply for this role or contact me on: 02035877007 george.harris@harringtonstarr.com

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