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Lead Network Engineer

Job Title: Lead Network Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bonus + benefits
REF: BB/14969/A/JR/130320_1584102202
Contact Name: Client Server Regional Team
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Job Published: about 1 year ago

Job Description

Lead Network Engineer (Linux Ubuntu Ansible Juniper). Are you an accomplished Network Engineer, looking to take your career to the next level and lead teams in one of 'the world's most innovative' companies? Cyber Security organisation is seeking a confident, tech-driven individual to lead and grow a dedicated Network Engineering division.

The cyber security organisation is currently valued at over $1.5 bn, and is powered by 1000 exceptional individuals over 40 countries. Their technology is intuitive, innovative and completely unique; focused on an AI platform that reduces the risks of data theft and technology disruption that organisations face on a daily basis. As a Lead Network Engineer, you'll be part of the mission to protect the world against the growing number of adversaries and targeted threats in cyber space.

This Lead Network Engineer role is a fantastic opportunity to step up your career, you'll have the opportunity to proactively manage and grow the Network team. You'll play a critical role in supporting the smooth daily operation of the company; monitoring network connectivity, functionality and security across individual devices and globally. You'll have hands-on involvement in lifecycle management, assisting in scheduled refresh of global network hardware and network infrastructure and maintenance patching.

You'll work to encourage the adoption of automating processes (they use Ansible), and servers are predominantly Linux and Ubuntu on MacOS. As a Lead Network Engineer you'll eventually manage the Juniper and Cisco firewall estate, however there will be plenty of opportunities to develop and enhance your skills, so first-hand experience of this is not essential.

Ultimately, this Lead Network Engineer position is an ideal opportunity for someone looking to step into a leadership role, grow their own team and develop their skill base in a world-leading organisation.

*You have a good understanding of network protocols (DNS, DHCP, VLAN) and knowledge of Juniper
*You have a good working knowledge of Linux / Ubuntu on MacOS
*You are keen to develop your leadership skills mentoring others
*You're a passionate about what you do, keen to develop your skills and learn new technologies
*You're naturally analytical, willing to persevere with complex technical issues from identification to resolution
*You're a motivated self-starter with excellent time management skills
*Desirable: Ansible / Azure / AWS (training provided)

As a Lead Network Engineer you'll earn a highly competitive salary (to £50k) plus bonus and a comprehensive benefits package including family healthcare and travel allowance. You'll be based at state of the art offices in Cambridge, where you can enjoy a colourful social calendar, free Friday lunches and networking opportunities.

If you're interested in this Lead Network Engineer role, apply now or call today for a confidential discussion.