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  • Location: London, London
  • Rate: Up to 0.00
  • Start Date: 28/08/2019
  • Duration: 6 months

Applicants must be eligible to work in the specified location


Network Engineer

Reference: SEV00000B

Location: Sevenoaks

Duration: 6 months [initially]

EXCLUSIVE OPPORTUNITY: Sopra Steria Recruitment is currently recruiting for a Network Engineer to join a large team, based on site at an important and large scale Defence sector customer.

This is an excellent opportunity to be part of a very complex and rewarding environment on an IT site that offers cutting edge technologies.

This contract is for an initial six months, with the option to extend beyond that.

The post holder will work through Sopra Steria Recruitment for Sopra Steria, a European leader in digital transformation, providing one of the most comprehensive portfolios of end-to-end service offerings on the market: consulting, systems integration, software development, infrastructure management and business process services.

On client's instructions, due to the urgency, nature and length of the assignment, the successful candidate must have current security clearance to a high level.

Role Overview:

The Network Engineer will work within the Services Operations Group ensuring that the teams SLA's are met across the client's estate on a daily basis and in line with industry standard best practices. The candidate will be expected to have responsibility for performing Network Operational duties, including reporting, troubleshooting, configuration and capacity management of network equipment employed across all of the clients networks. The candidate will also be responsible for liaising with third parties and require the skill and knowledge to provide Root Cause Analysis as part of the clients fault resolution process.

The successful candidate will need to be proactive, self-motivated and flexible.

Role and Responsibilities:

  • Configuration of Network Layer 2/3 devices on all networks

  • Responsible for ensuring the Major Incident Management Process is followed for network outages

  • Undertake and lead 'Root Cause Analysis' investigations into network faults and performance issues.

  • Liaise and assist the network architect and solutions team with the implementation of projects into Service and Support

  • Provide 2nd line support to the Service Desk for network fault progression (Major faults and performance Issues)

  • Liaise with Third Party service providers for WAN provision and maintenance

  • CCNA or equivalent experience

Sopra Steria Recruitment is a wholly owned company within Resource Solutions Group (RSG); an experienced and well established recruitment partner with a family of recruitment companies.

Sopra Steria Recruitment is committed to barrier-free and inclusive recruitment. We are a Disability Confident recruiter, and a RIDI 100 and Business Disability Forum partner organisation.

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