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Advanced Network Technical Specialist - Cisco, Avaya, Firewalls

Job Title: Advanced Network Technical Specialist - Cisco, Avaya, Firewalls
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Livingston, West Lothian
Salary: £200 - £250 per day
Start Date: 2/10/2017
Reference: BBBH54885_1503655143
Contact Name: Craig Ross
Contact Email: c.ross@parity.net
Job Published: August 25, 2017 10:59

Job Description

Advanced Network Technical Specialist - Livingston - 6 months

Cisco - Avaya - Checkpoint - Firewalls - LAN/WAN - SolarWinds

We have a fantastic opportunity for an experienced networking engineer for an initial 3 months' contract based in Livingston.

You will be required to have previous networking experience working on the following technologies

  • Cisco and Avaya Ethernet Switching
  • Avaya CS1000 IPT
  • Checkpoint
  • FortiGate & Cisco ASA Firewalls
  • Squid and UAG proxies
  • SolarWinds NMP
  • LanGuardian
  • Windows Desktop and Server Environment
  • Active Directory
  • McAfee EPO

Essential skills -

  • Hands on experience of working on Cisco in a commercial environment
  • Educated to degree level in an IT discipline or equivalent experience
  • Extensive IT experience in the analysis, design, implementation and support within a technical specialism
  • Ability to undertake problem solving to root cause
  • Ability to produce concise written reports
  • Knowledge and application of ITIL
  • Knowledge of IT Service Continuity procedures
  • Ability to self-learn and maintain a comprehensive understanding of current and future trends in IT technology
  • Ability to work well under pressure
  • Self-motivated
  • Sound organisation and time management
  • Excellent communication skills both oral and written
  • Works well with a team and can work autonomously

Desirable skills -

  • Experience of working in the public sector
  • ITIL v2 or v3 Foundation certificate or above
  • PRINCE2 foundation certificate or above
  • Technical accreditations in one or more areas of technical specialism
  • Significant experience in the analysis, design, implementation and support within a diverse range of technical specialisms
  • Experience in managing IT technical projects
  • Proven leadership in an IT technical environment
  • Experience in producing written reports and doing presentations of a technical nature

If you have the skills and experience required for this post please send me your CV for consideration.

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