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Network Engineer for Large Global Firm in London

Job Title Network Engineer for Large Global Firm in London
Contract Type Permanent
Contract Duration
Location London
Salary Up to 35k!
Job Published almost 3 years ago
Contact Name Neil Ray
Contact Email

Job Description

A Network Engineer is required for one of the world’s largest global executive search firms, established in the market for over 50 years! Working across a wide variety of industries as well as geographic locations (over 55 offices worldwide, across 29 countries) makes this Network Engineer role varied with an environment that is meritocratic and collaborative where you will receive support, training and a focus on career development.

Joining a team of two the Network Engineer role is technically orientated and challenging as the Infrastructure team services the technical maintenance of the network across the globe (500/600 people) working in the prestigious City of London head office. There are a number of interesting projects in the pipeline such as moving the APAC region (100 users) under the same domain and network. The role also involves working closely with the Canadian/US and German offices which takes the user count up to 900 people on the network. There are smaller satellite offices who have their own independent setups but eventually there will be a plan to bring them in under the same infrastructure. They are currently running office 365 which has been in place for four years and now they are looking to bring everyone together under the Azure domain (one domain) and put a new CRM Salesforce system and unified communications platform in place. They run things light in the department, there are rarely any outages or emergencies. To summarise, this Network Engineer role is general support but with a lot of project work; there is no focus on helpdesk issues unless tasks are escalated from helpdesk which require deeper investigation.

Infrastructure and skills required:

  • At least 2 years’ experience as a Network Engineer/network administrator
  • Azure knowledge (but not expert by any means, administration is fine)
  • Microsoft Server 2008 R2 and/or higher
  • Active Directory
  • Office 365/Exchange online
  • VMWare/VSphere

Desirable skills/experience:

  • Powershell scripting
  • Hewlett Packard networking hardware
  • Cisco / HP networking
  • Working knowledge of VoIP/IPT
  • Knowledge of storage area networks
  • Backup & recovery technologies such as Veeam and Backup Exec
  • Networks, MPLS, network security, ethernet, IPSec
  • Knowledge of Cisco systems primarily wireless, switching and routing
  • Technical understanding of all ISP product sets including – IPVP
  • Relevant vendor certifications will need to be presented , VCP, CCNA, MS MCITP

What is on offer:

A high competitive base salary is supplemented by a discretionary bonus and the following benefits:

  • 25 days Annual leave + 3 gift days for the Christmas closure + bank holidays
  • Private medical insurance with Bupa and cash plan with Simply Health
  • Group company pension
  • Season ticket loan
  • Give as you earn
  • Group income protection
  • Group life assurance
  • Employee assistance programme
  • Charity day
  • Corporate gym discounts
  • Exceptional offices in the heart of the City of London
  • On-boarding, induction training and ongoing professional development
  • Bicycle storage and showers on each floor
  • Various sporting and social events run by our CSR team
  • Peer to peer learning sessions

If this is of interest to you apply here or send your CV to with subject line "Network Engineer Role" and one of our consultants will be in touch!

Ref: RA160 | Published: 17th Oct 2018