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Our client is currently actively looking to recruit a permanent Network Engineer based in the North East.

Job Title: Network Engineer

Location: Newcastle/North East

Duration: Permanent


The team of network engineers support and maintain LAN/Wi-Fi services and network security appliances, across 80+ locations throughout Northumberland and Tyne and Wear supporting their colleagues to deliver an outstanding service.

Our client is increasing the strength and resilience of the team and want to recruit an experienced and talented network engineering professional with a focus on Network Security and strong skills in Firewall and associated security products. You will have a passion to deliver outstanding customer service, have an aptitude for problem-solving and troubleshooting and embrace an environment of continual change and process improvement.

We are looking for someone with the passion and drive to develop into the role of Senior Network Engineer, acting as a mentor for the team, inspiring them to deliver outstanding networking services – this role will offer the opportunity for progression therefore we are looking for someone who actively wants to pursue a Senior Network Engineer role.

Agile working patterns apply to this position where informal agile working arrangements will be available as agreed with the vacancy manager and in line with the requirements of the role.

Skills/Experience Required:

  • A CCNA, or equivalent qualification, and/or have significant relevant experience,
  • Excellent Knowledge of network security products and countermeasures, including Firewalls, Virtual Private Networks (VPN’s), encryption and authentication techniques, web proxies,
  • Strong Experience in the implementation and administration of Firewall technology from various vendors such as Cisco, F5 and Checkpoint
  • Experience in TCP/IP routing and switching technologies in a Cisco environment,
  • Knowledge in common network services, including Domain Name System (DNS), Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP), and load-balancing techniques,
  • Strong experience in Cyber incident response and IT Health Check remediation within a Network environment
  • Experience of supporting enterprise Wi-Fi technology
  • Knowledge of enterprise PKI, Active Directory and SD-WAN
  • What will You be Doing?

  • You’ll provide technical and security network support expertise to + colleagues, across 80 + sites and home working.
  • Liaise with other technical teams, stakeholders and 3rd party suppliers,
  • You will be actively involved in the design and implementation of Network and Network Security solutions to support the force’s ongoing programmes of change.
  • There will be a requirement to participate in a 24×7 day, On-Call rota.
  • Intelligent Resource is committed to barrier-free and inclusive recruitment. We are a Disability Confident recruiter, and a RIDI and Business Disability Forum partner organisation.

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