Principal Network Engineer – London (SW1) – £80,000 – NEW TEAM & OFFICE!
A Principal Network Engineer / Architect is required to join a genuine pioneering and cutting-edge Tech Services organisation, based in Central London within a NEW team/office, who supply services into the Geoscience and Oil and Gas industries. With some of largest ethernet fabrics in the world and many intercontinental high-bandwidth links this is a truly exciting technical role where the successful Principal Network Engineer / Architect would have overall responsibility for the smooth running of these networks, along with the configuration of routers and firewalls.
This will offer the successful Principal Network Engineer / Architect a broad range of exposure from everything Networking related (NICs, Switches, IP, Layer-3 Routing, Drivers, VPNs), Security, Reliability, Performance and Management. As the ‘Network Expert’ for the UK team you will also provide guidance on our external network infrastructure and work closely with management and stakeholders.
This client are a global organisation with 3 offices in 3 separate continents and are now looking for multiple roles to grow the new London based team. To be considered for this Principal Network Engineer / Architect role you will ideally possess:
– Ability to diagnose and resolve complex internal Network issues (eg. ARP Storm)
– Ability to diagnose and resolve external network issues (eg. Working with NOCs)
– Strong experience with configuring and tuning VPNs
– Ability to tune Linux and non-Linux devices for performance
– Understanding of Layer-3 network configuration and management (eg. BGP)
– Low-level ability to configure switches
Additionally, any prior experience with higher-level network protocols (ftp, NFS, rsync, ssh) would be beneficial as would any knowledge of various network transport methods.
Does a Lead Network role within a pioneering tech services business as part of a brand-new team interest you? If so, then this is the role for you!! Your teammates will be collaborating and sharing knowledge across all areas of the business so you must be a team player too.