Network & Security Consultant

Salary – £48K + 6,900 Car Allowance + Bonus
Location – Bedford
Job Type – Permanent
Start Date – ASAP
Job ID number – MC-NSC

A well established IT Support services organisation in Bedfordshire is recruiting for a Network & Security Consultant to join the technical services Department.

To be responsible for the design, implementation and support of systems and solutions based on the network and security platforms, including Disaster Recovery; providing support to customers and client personnel as part of contracted managed service contracts; supporting Sales and Services teams.

As a Network & Security Consultant duties will be:

Provide assistance to internal sales staff in pre and post sales activities as it relates to the provision of Network & Security based services.

To provide assistance and support to customers and client personnel as part of the services covered by Network and Security service contracts.

Provide support, guidance and assistance to internal and external personnel in the use of Network and Security technology and connectivity solutions.

Ongoing support to Customer Services in delivering contracted services.

Maintain currency with design & best practice enhancements and emerging technologies.

Designing and implementing solutions based on Network & Security platforms.

Skills & Attributes: Must have practical experience of the following:

Cisco CCNP/CCDP/CCNP Data Centre Certified

Checkpoint CCSA/CCSE certified

Routing technologies (BGP, IS-IS, OSPF) including VRF

Switching technologies (VPC, Spanning Tree, Cisco Nexus 7K, 5K and 2K. Catalyst 6500 & 4500 series Switches)

Load balancing technologies

Proven track record of supporting WAN/LAN based network services

Experience of network security & firewalls (CISCO & Checkpoint products)

Extensive knowledge & use of Microsoft applications (inc. VISIO)

Experience of using network management & diagnostic tools

Thorough knowledge of TCP/IP protocols and be able to troubleshoot connectivity issues using Wireshark/Tcpdump.

In return for your efforts an attractive package consisting of £48K basic, + £6,900 Car Allowance + Bonuses + Excellent Benefits so please apply now!

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