3rd Line Network Engineer

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    £45000 - £54000 per annum

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Job title: 3rd Line Network Engineer
Location: Hampshire - 5 Days on site
Salary: £54,500

Candidates must be willing and eligible to go through SC security clearance for this role

I am looking for an experienced Senior Network Engineer to join an existing team of 3rd line Network Engineers for a client if mine who are a leading IT Systems Integrator operating within the UK defence sector.


  • Provide operational support to a large enterprise network that runs 24/7 across two data centers and remote offices throughout the UK.
  • You will collaborate with the rest of the team to maintain on premise networks to support BAU activities
  • Perform network configuration changes, upgrades and liaise with third parties and other internal teams as well as our end customer.
  • You'll have the opportunity to be involved in project-based work, as you will be working closely with the project delivery team.
  • Additionally, you will provide technical direction and mentoring to the 2nd line network team.

Your experience:

  • Solid understanding and working knowledge of core routing and switching at CCNP level (minimum)
  • Hands-on experiencing in troubleshooting enterprise networks
  • Solid understanding of IP routing (BGP, OSPF, static routing, HSRP, VRF, tunneling protocols)
  • Solid understanding of Layer 2 technologies (VLANs, port-security, 802.1X, spanning-tree)
  • Experience with firewalls - Cisco Firepower, Cisco ASA and related features (ASDM, ACLs, IPSEC VPNs)
  • Experience working with Cisco Catalyst switches, Cisco Nexus switches, Cisco ISR and ASR routers, and Cisco ISE
  • Understanding of network-level encryption
  • Strong experience with Juniper leaves spines and switches
  • F5 Load Balancers
  • Cisco ISE Appliance
  • Catapans
  • There is the option to earn extra money through on call shifts and overtime.