Senior Network Engineer - Limassol

  • Location:

    Cyprus, Limassol

  • Discipline:

    IT

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Published:

    23-01-2024

  • Expiry date:

    31-07-2024

  • Reference:

    1699

Our client, a large international Software Development company in Limassol, is looking to recruit a Senior Network Engineer for a 1 year contract role. 

Position Overview: 

  • With knowledge level of a Senior Network Engineer, you will be responsible for providing essential support and expertise to assist with the daily operations, maintenance, and troubleshooting of the company's Cisco-based network infrastructure.
  • Your extensive experience with WAN, LAN, Cisco SD-WAN, Fortigate, CheckPoint, Cisco ASA firewalls, and F5 load balancers will be critical in ensuring the network's reliability, security, and performance.
  • This role will involve collaborating with the existing network team, assisting in complex problem-solving, implementing network improvements, and may require travel to Europe for project-related activities.
  • Additionally, you may be involved in physical cabling and equipment installation when required.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Network Operations: Assist in the day-to-day management and monitoring of the company's network infrastructure, including WAN, LAN, and Cisco SD-WAN components. Respond to alerts, incidents, and service requests promptly and effectively.
  • Troubleshooting and Issue Resolution: Utilize your expertise in diagnosing and resolving complex network issues related to routers, switches, firewalls, load balancers, and other network devices. Escalate issues when necessary and work towards timely resolution.
  • Network Security: Collaborate with the network security team to ensure firewalls (Fortigate, CheckPoint, Cisco ASA) are correctly configured, updated, and are providing optimal protection against threats.
  • Load Balancer Management: Configure and manage F5 load balancers to optimize application delivery and ensure high availability and reliability of services.
  • Change Management: Assist in planning and implementing network changes, ensuring that changes follow the company's established change management processes.
  • Network Documentation: Maintain accurate and up-to-date network documentation, including network diagrams, configurations, and troubleshooting procedures.
  • Performance Optimization: Identify areas of improvement within the network infrastructure and propose and implement optimization strategies to enhance network performance and efficiency.
  • Collaboration and Support: Work closely with other network team members and cross-functional IT teams to address network-related requirements and provide technical support as needed.
  • Vendor Interaction: Collaborate with vendors to troubleshoot complex issues and coordinate support and maintenance activities.
  • Knowledge Sharing: Share your expertise with the internal network team, providing mentorship and training to empower their capabilities and knowledge.
  • Travel and Physical Installation: May be required to travel to Europe for project-related activities, which may include physical cabling and equipment installation when needed.
  • With the knowledge and experience of a Senior Network Engineer, your contributions will be crucial in maintaining the stability and security of the company's complex network infrastructure. Your ability to troubleshoot and optimize various networking technologies will ensure seamless operations and support for critical business processes, including potential travel to Europe and physical cabling and equipment installation when required for project-related activities. 

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or a related field.
  • Extensive experience as a Senior Network Engineer with a focus on Cisco-based networking technologies.
  • Strong proficiency in Cisco routing and switching technologies, Cisco SD-WAN, Fortigate, CheckPoint, Cisco ASA firewalls, and F5 load balancers.
  • In-depth understanding of network protocols such as BGP, OSPF, TCP/IP, VPN, MPLS, etc.
  • Hands-on experience in troubleshooting complex network issues and providing solutions.
  • Solid knowledge of network security principles and best practices.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team, collaborating effectively with various stakeholders.
  • Excellent communication skills to interact with team members, management, vendors, and stakeholders.
  • Industry certifications such as CCNP, CCIE, F5-CA, Fortinet NSE, or equivalent are highly desirable.
  • Prior experience in a contractor role or working on short-term projects is an advantage.
  • Flexibility and willingness to travel to Europe as required for project-related activities.
  • Capability to perform physical cabling and equipment installation when needed.

Benefits:

  • The Company is offering a salary based on qualifications, skills and experience 
  • Hybrid working model 
  • Working hours: 
  • Monday - Friday, 9am - 5:30pm 

To apply:

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