Network Engineer - Permanent

NST Recruitment Limited
55000.00 - 75000.00 GBP Annual + Benefits
17 Mar 2017
23 Mar 2017
IT, Internet
Contract Type
Full Time

Network Engineer - Permanent

Location: London (European Travel Required)

Start Date: ASAP

Duration: Permanent

Rate: GBP55K - GBP75K + Benefits

NST are currently recruiting for an experienced Network Engineer. You will become a member of the Network team for a major software company. Based 70% of the time in London, you will also be on the ground throughout Europe and the Middle East during your time with them. You'll spearhead network deployment, support and service improvement. This is a great opportunity to work for a globally recognised company, with fantastic employee benefits and impressive offices worldwide.


  • Support Networking needs in the UK, Europe, and the Middle East
  • Collaborate with fellow engineers on deploying resilient and scalable network architecture with minimal downtime
  • Deploy and scale network infrastructure with minimal downtime
  • Solve complex network issues in production, colo, lab, and customer environments
  • Develop creative solutions to complex technological challenges


  • UK citizenship, having lived in the UK for at least the last 5 years
  • Willingness and ability to travel up to 30% of the time
  • 5+ years of Networking experience; superior knowledge and hands-on experience of LAN (wired & wireless), WAN, and Firewall environments; understanding of all OSI Layers from application to physical
  • Experience with two or more of the following vendors: Cisco, Arista, Palo Alto Networks, Juniper
  • Experience with Layer 2 protocols and associated enhancements (LACP, L2 ECMP, 802.1d/w/s, 802.1X, 802.1Q, etc.)
  • Extensive experience with routing protocols and associated enhancements (BGP, OSPF, Anycast)
  • Experience with cloud hosting services (eg AWS or GCE) with regard to network peering, performance tuning and perimeter security
  • Experience with Network Management Systems architecture, such as network monitoring, anomaly detection, device management, etc.
  • Strong programming skills (Python preferred), expertise with Git, and expertise with REST or JSON APIs

Knowledge in one or more of the following areas:

  • VPN (GRE, IPSec/SSL VPNs,)
  • Wireless (802.1a/b/g/n/ac)
  • Datacenter Virtualization (ESX/KVM/OpenNebula, etc.)
  • Global and Local Server Load-Balancing (GLB/SLB)
  • Multicast (PIM-SM, MSDP, IGMP)


  • Experience with computer room construction and operation (power, HVAC, UPS)
  • Experience with QoS and Real Time traffic management
  • Experience with automation tools such as Puppet, Chef, etc.
  • Active SC/DV clearance or the ability to obtain it

If you are interested in this position, or can recommend anyone else, please contact Artche Harrowell at NST Recruitment (see below)

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