Network Engineer.* DREAM JOB.*

NST Recruitment Limited
55000.00 - 85000.00 GBP Annual
18 Apr 2017
21 Apr 2017
IT, Internet
Contract Type
Full Time

Network Engineer.* DREAM JOB.*

Location: London

Start Date: ASAP

Duration: Permanent

Rate: GBP55k - GBP85k (Will potentially pay more for exceptional candidates)

This really is a dream job for any good Network Engineers based in London. Working for a wealthy and rapidly expanding company (think of the likes of Google, Cisco, Microsoft etc.), employee benefits include share options in this great company, outstanding offices worldwide, luxury travel/accommodation and free restaurant quality food, drink and expenses on a daily basis, plus many more. Based 70% of the time in London, you will also be on the ground throughout Europe 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
  • 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)
  • Basic 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.
  • Basic programming skills or knowledge (Python preferred), Git, and expertise with REST or JSON APIs is also a bonus.

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)