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Lead Network & Security Engineer (Contract)

Location: Hinckley and Bosworth Country: UK Rate: £280 - £320 per Day

Mecscomms is recruiting a contract Network & Security implementation engineer to work for a global telecoms carrier, network operator & managed service provider in Hinckley, Leicestershire. The role will have ownership for the management, delivery & implementation of bespoke & complex Security, Checkpoint Firewall & Cisco IP WAN network solutions for global Enterprise customers. The IP & Security Engineer will configure, commission, provision, implement & support service & network activation for Core, Internet, IP, Cloud & Data products.

If you possess a Cisco CCNA/CCNP & Checkpoint CCSA/CCSE & have experience in the delivery, implementation & integration of IP WAN networks & Firewall security solutions (including configuration, migration, deployment, troubleshooting & advances technical support) I'm keen to hear from you.

Role: Network Engineer, Security Engineer, Implementation Engineer, Provide, Service Delivery

Location: Hinckley, Leicestershire, East Midlands

Hours: Monday - Friday, 09.00 - 17.30

Duration: 6 months+ contract

Environment: Telecoms, Carrier, ISP, Network Operator, Internet Service Provider, IT, Technology, IT, Datacentre, Service Delivery, Network Operations, Network Engineer, Security Engineer, Implementation Engineer, Provide, Support, Operations, Networking, Implementation, Configuration, Provisioning, Deployment, Migration, Integration, Commissioning, Install, Cisco CCNA/CCNP, Checkpoint CCSA/CCSE, Linux/Windows server build, F5 LTM, GTM, Proxy Configuration, Authentication Management, RSA SecurID, Cisco ACS, Cisco ISE, TACACS+ RADIUS, NOC, WAN, LAN, IPVPN, VPN, Data, RIP, RIPv2, EIGRP, Routers, Switches, Firewalls, CCNA, CCNP, CCIP, Cisco, Alcatel-Lucent, ADVA, Juniper.

Key Activity:

*Delivery of core IP, WAN, Data & Security solutions
*Solution implementation & configuration
*Network implementation
*Remote configuration & commissioning
*End to end deployment
*Change & delivery management
*New product deployment
*Process management
*Governance & Control


Contract opportunity for CCNA/CCNP/CCSA/CCSE network & security engineer to join an international telecommunications company to take ownership of the installation, configuration and delivery of new network & datacentre services, for a major enterprise customer account.

It is essential that the candidate will be able to interface with all levels of senior stakeholders both internally and with customer representatives, to provide a 'best in class' level of support during this major implementation project.


*Deployment planning - translating customer solution designs into robust technical solutions

*Technical validation - approval/rejection of non-standard customer solutions to ensure compliance

*Technical deployment - build, test, configure, commission, install, integrate, manage & support Cisco & Checkpoint solutions

*Project delivery - Managing the delivery of bespoke customer solutions as per design, order or project plan

*Network management - network installation, troubleshoot, resolve & monitor faults within the networks

*Incident Management - P1, P2 and P3 Incidents, advanced fault finding & troubleshooting

*Risk & quality management - escalations, root cause analysis, CSAT, handling time, improvement plans

*Client Relations - prevent & manage escalations, customer review meetings, SLA/KPI management

*Continuous process improvement - analysis, development, deployment

Candidate Profile:

We are looking for senior engineers with hands on experience of major network, datacentre and security implementation projects. You should be capable of delivering large scale & complex Network solutions.

Your knowledge, skills and experience should be similar to those outlined above & your technical knowledge should include as much of the following as possible:

*CCNA Network or CCNA Security (CCNP, CCIP highly desirable)

*Checkpoint CCSA or CCSE

*Experience with Routing Protocols (BGP, RIP, EIGRP, OSPF, ISIS)

*Layer 2/3 principles & protocols to across multiple MPLS networks

*TCP/IP protocols & services (TCP/UDP, IPSec, VoIP, SNMP, DNS, Radius/TACACS+, BGP, EIGRP, OSPF, ISIS)

*Firewall Management experience (Cisco ASAs, Firepower, IOS & Checkpoint)

*VPN Technologies (IPSec, SSL VPN, DMVPN, FlexVPN)

*F5 LTM, GTM & Proxy Configuration & Management

*Authentication Management (RSA SecurID, Cisco ACS/ISE, TACACS+ & RADIUS)

*Troubleshooting network issues using Wireshark & tcpdump

*Basic CLI usage of Linux/Windows operating systems, server build, maintenance & management

M ecscomms: uniting opportunity with ambition in Telecoms | Media | Technology

mecscomms is the brand name of MECS Communications Ltd who provide permanent & contract recruitment consultancy service as an Employment Agency & Employment Business.

Posted Date: 13 Sep 2019 Reference: JS-NSE_SEC_0919 Employment Business: MECS Communications Ltd Contact: MECS Communications Limited