JNCIE Engineer - QFX

Competitive | London | Contract
Posted 13 days ago

JNCIE Engineer required for a 6 month contract working on-site in a large international customer, working on a major upgrade project. Due to the nature of the end customer’s network and the traffic passing across it, most of the upgrade work will be out of normal business hours and will require weekend work.

The JNCIE Engineer will be hands on and will be providing technical leadership and support with change and implementation, and will be expected to produce the required technical documentation to support the project from designs to processes and procedures.

Duties will include but not limited to:
• Workshops to gather network information and understand the customers’ requirements, verses their current network capability.
• Produce Network Designs and technical solutions.
• Review the customer’s current network and document what is currently available and sustainable.
• Testing of new Designs, features, and functionality as required by the Customer in a laboratory environment.
• Produce plans to implement and verify that they are operating correctly in the live network.
• Test patches and fixes to operating software and to ensure that they are implemented and functioning correctly in the pre-production test network.
• Implementing test plans.
• Troubleshoot equipment and network problems through to resolution on pre and post production issues.
• Produce a written summary report of the status of Design projects, equipment and network problems on a regular basis to the Customer
• Hold technical workshops with the Customer to review equipment and network problems, and to provide case status updates.
• Train staff on design, implantation and support configuration

• A number of years’ experience working in implementation and technical support of networks products including LAN/WAN or Internet Service Environments
• Expert technical experience in the installation and operation of IP Routers Switches and Firewalls.
• Hands-on operation of management tools and network analysers.
• Expert understanding of the protocols surrounding IP networks:
o TCP/IP fundamentals,
o IP subnetting and supernetting and hierarchical routing principles,
o Routing protocol operation (OSPF and BGP),
o Routing policies at BGP peering points,
o VPNs and the associated tunneling technologies (L2TP, MPLS, etc.) Switching, spanning tree and other switching technology as required, Firewalls and associated technologies as required
• Worked in customer facing positions with strong interpersonal and communication skills.
• Hands-on configuration and operational knowledge of Juniper Networks router and firewall and switching products
• JNCIE (Desired)
• Knowledge of JUNOS/Juniper Platform is highly preferred
• Good understanding of Juniper Q-Fabric Operation & Design
• Good understanding of Juniper QFX/EX Operation & Design
• Advanced knowledge of MPLS/VPN Operation & Design
• Juniper/Cisco Integration
• Familiarity with Citrix NetScaler Load Balancers desired
• Excellent understanding of the OSI Model
• Familiarity with JUNOS Space and Other Enterprise Level Management Tools

For more information about this role, please contact:

Andy Roberts

01442 285 016

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