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Senior Infrastructure Engineer – DWP – Manchester – 12 months

Senior Infrastructure Engineer – DWP – Manchester – 12 months

Devonport, Plymouth Devonport, Plymouth Location Remote
Job TypeContract
Real Time Recruitment Solutions https://www.rtrs.co.uk
Client – Department for Work and Pension / Universal Credit
Rate – Up to £550.00 per day Umbrella
IR35 Status – INSIDE IR35
Contract Length – 12 month contract
Hours per week – 37 hours
Location – Manchester / Leeds / remote working (hybrid) 2/3 days per week in the office
Security Clearance Required – Ideally active SC Security Clearance

Core Purpose:

As a Senior Infrastructure Engineer you will be a skilled Practitioner and a role model in Infrastructure solutions. Responsible for ensuring best practices are adhered to across the department and guiding teams on how to deliver quality Infrastructure products.

You will assist in the design of Infrastructure services in collaboration with Architecture and Engineering principles. With a focus on operational stability, robustness, resilience, availability and quality you will be accountable for infrastructure solutions.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Experience of designing, building and supporting
  • Enterprise Data Centre Network solutions, specifically on Cisco Nexus infrastructure.
  • DNS and DHCP solutions, in large scale organisations circa 100,000 users.
  • Successful Meraki WiFi campus designs and installations.
  • 802.1x and network Segmentation technologies.
  • Secure private gateway solutions to AWS, Azure, O365.
  • Expert in TCP/IP routing protocols, including OSPF and BGP
  • Cisco CCIE/CCNP/CCDP certification or equivalent experience / skills
  • Knowledge of next generation firewalls / application firewalls, specifically Cisco Firepower, Palo Alto and F5 BigIP

Overall skilled in project management methodologies and managing the implementation of complex technical solutions recognising and managing dependencies and risks, driving through to successful implementation working to tight timescales and challenging deadlines.
Understanding of network security, security products and accreditation techniques.
Technical authoring of Knowledge Articles and operational working practices.

Technical Skills required:

  • Cisco Technologies – CCNP or above
  • F5
  • Palo Alto

Knowledge and Experience required:

  • Experience in network project delivery
  • Experience and successful track record of operation of products, services and techniques used to operate network services in large scale organisations
  • Knowledge of the operations techniques for network services to support data at protective marking levels
  • Experience of routing, switching and load balancing techniques
  • Experience of network security products and countermeasure techniques, including firewalls, Virtual Private Networks (VPN’s), encryption and authentication techniques
  • Knowledge of Cisco data-centre, SD-WAN, LAN and NAC products/technologies, including Cisco CCNP/CCDP certification or equivalent experience/skills.
  • Live and active SC clearance.  

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