Senior Network Engineer

Senior Network Engineer


Harrington Starr is currently working with a leading financial services company. 

Our client, is looking for a strong Network Support Engineer to join their Operations Team.

This role will ensure that all core network of the organisation includes appropriate standards and ITIL compliance.


  • Ensuring availability of LAN/WAN networks, and providing 3rd line support for WAN and data center connectivity.
  • Managing incidents and requests logged for the WAN solution.
  • Creating Firewall rules, and performing capacity modelling and monitoring.
  • Ensuring all network components are appropriately monitored and integrated into the organisations enterprise monitoring solution
  • To carry networking duties in supporting production environments (incident, problem, change…)
  • To provide advice on platform/network security controls.
  • Primary responsibility for the management of all the organisations network production infrastructures including but not limited to Cisco Nexus 3K, 5K,7K, 9K, F5 and A10 load balancers , Cisco ASA firewalls, Checkpoint firewalls, Arista switches, WLC, Corvil, wireshark, riverbed, ISE, solarwinds.
  • On Call required.
  • Some weekend work and overtime will be required.

Professional Qualifications Required:

  • Cisco certified - CCNP minimum, CCIE ideally.
  • Presentation skills, both written and oral
  • Good interpersonal skills and team player
  • ITIL Foundation desirable.

Skills set and Core Competencies Required for Role

  • Expert knowledge of Cisco ASA Firewalls with a minimum of 5 years’ experience.
  • Expert knowledge of Cisco LAN/WAN Networking (Cisco Routers and WAN Protocols (BGP, OSPF)
  • Expert knowledge of Cisco Data Center switches (Nexus 9000, 7000, 5000, 3000 and 2000 FEXs)
  • Expert knowledge of data packet capture analysis (wireshark, Riverbed,…)
  • Knowledge of Load Balancers ( A10 LTM, F5 GTM)
  • Knowledge of Arista Data Center switches
  • Knowledge of Cisco Wireless solutions
  • Network Virtualization (VRFs, contexts, VDCs, etc.)
  • Network Security with VPNs, ACLs, etc
  • Strong understanding of network enterprise monitoring solutions and associated operational support processes, ideally solarwinds

Candidates from a Financial Services background will be favored.