Job: Network Operations Engineer

Job Title: Network Operations Engineer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Newport
Salary: £175 - £250 per day
Start Date: Immediately
REF: NetOpEn-MichaelCorm
Contact Name: Michael Cormell
Job Published: 9 months ago

Job Description

Network Operations Engineer, Network, Cisco, Firewalls, VPN, Switching, Routing, Government, Public Sector

I am currently looking for a Network Operations Engineer to join a public sector client of ours on an initial 6-month contract, based in Newport, Wales.

Job Title: Operations Engineer
IR35 Scope: In Scope
Location: Wales
Contract Length: Around 126 working days (6 months)
Security Clearance Level Required: SC Clearance – Please note the client will bring the candidate on site with a Disclosure Scotland and will apply for their Clearance whilst on site.

Essential Criteria:
  • Firewall experience
  • Current and extensive experience with; Checkpoint and Cisco ASA. VPNs: Cisco AnyConnect is used for remote staff access; VPNs to Cloud services in Azure. 
  • Network technologies – switching, routing and IP protocols. within a Cisco environment Cisco ISE 

Desirable Criteria:
  • Wireless technologies Experience of providing secure network solutions (SDN) in a Cloud environment (currently Azure but may expand)
Key tasks and deliverables:
  • To provide support for, and development of, IPO’s firewall estate (Checkpoint, Cisco ASA) alongside current team members
  • Assist in the design and build of IPO’s secure network and remote access provision, using Cisco ASA (AnyConnect), Checkpoint, and Cisco ISE. 
  • Provide technical designs Advise, provide and support firewall solutions eg for application developments 
  • Troubleshoot firewall problems Mentor a member of staff new to firewalls 
  • Firewall documentation - verify and provide additional documentation

If you feel this is a position suited to yourself and your skill-set, please feel free to apply with your updated CV and we shall be in touch!