Network Tooling Specialist

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  • Location:

    Reading, Berkshire

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  • Salary:

    Up to £420 per day

  • Contact:

    Abbie Levens

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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months

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Network Tooling Specialist

SC Clearance is essential to work on customer site

Reading /Bracknell

6 months + contract

£420 per day Outside IR35

Key skills required: CCNA and (Perl or python or scripting) and Linux and SC Clearance

Working within an existing team of Development engineers to administrate, support and develop an established bespoke application responsible for network discovery, management and automations aligned with network Tech-Refresh, Decommissioning and End-User transformation programmes.

  • Minimum 3 years of Network Management Administration with Cisco and/or Juniper network hardware platforms using COTS tooling (e.g. Solarwinds, Dell/EMC, Vendor specific)
  • Minimum 2 years development experience with all of the following: o Perl o HTML/CGI o Java or Javascript o Bash/Shell
  • Minimum 2 years RHEL Linux (v6 and above) Administration experience
  • Experience in developing automation solutions from requirements specification
  • Experience in functional and user testing
  • Strong communication skills (written and verbal)
  • SC Clearance
  • CCNA and/or JNCIA (current, not expired)
  • Experience of Extreme network devices
  • Windows (2012 and above) Administrator
  • Python or Perl scripting experience
  • Experience in Automation platforms (Ansible, Puppet, API driven)
  • Experience in working within secure environments (development, service management, production)