Salary:

£200.00 - £250.00 / day

Location:

Birmingham

Date posted:

15th October 2019

Employment type:

Project

Job reference:

06000-0010968822

Staffing area:

Technology


Description

Robert Half Technology is working with an organisation with the IT industry to recruit a Network Engineer on a 6 month contract based in Birmingham.

Responsibility:

  • Provide 3rd line technical support to the client on a wide variety of systems and technologies
  • Assist with the identification and delivery of technical solutions that will deliver service improvements to the client and its user estate
  • Perform occasional visits to sites throughout mainland UK
  • Create and maintain high quality technical documentation and provide accurate customer specific reports
  • Checkpoint firewall configuration and management
  • Provide expertise to help solve complex technical problems and ensure best architecture solutions are selected and implemented
  • Identifying and resolving potential issues proactively
  • Owning and resolving production issues and performing root cause analysis
  • Managing ongoing upgrade and maintenance of associated platform hardware, and preparing operational reports relating to these platforms

Skills and Qualifications:

Essential

  • Excellent understanding of routing and switching
  • Excellent understanding of WAN/LAN technologies
  • Well-developed problem-solving skills, with the ability to assimilate data rapidly to present solutions effectively
  • An excitement for new technology and the thirst to learn

Desirable

  • Knowledge of Checkpoint firewall solutions (especially R80), both physical and virtual
  • Agile working environment experience
  • Knowledge of Software Defined Networking solutions, ideally SilverPeak
  • Achieved, or be working towards, Checkpoint CCSA and/or Cisco CCNA (and ideally SilverPeak SPSP)
  • Experience of creating high quality technical documentation and reports

Robert Half Ltd acts as an employment business for temporary positions and an employment agency for permanent positions. Robert Half is committed to equal opportunity and diversity. Suitable candidates with equivalent qualifications and more or less experience can apply. Where rates of pay or salary ranges are detailed these are dependent upon your experience, qualifications or training. If you wish to apply for this position please read our Privacy Notice which details how we may use, process, store and disclose your Personal Information: https://www.roberthalf.co.uk/privacy-notice.



Birmingham

The Colmore Building,
20 Colmore Circus, Queensway,
Birmingham
B4 6AT
gb
0121 616 4600
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