Senior Network Specialist with Security and Cisco – City London

  • Job Reference: NJ0152
  • Date Posted: 1 August 2022
  • Recruiter: Nexus Jobs
  • Location: City London
  • Salary: £400 to £550 Per Day
  • Sector: I.T. & Communications
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Duration: 18 months
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Jas Gujral
  • Email:
  • Telephone: 020 7488 6900

Job Description


Senior Network Specialist with Security and Cisco – City London

Our Client urgently requires a Senior Network Specialist with heavy background in Network Security on Cisco and Microsoft.

The security and support of the company’s network is paramount.

Predominately a support role (BAU) with design of scalable solutions deliverable through projects.

Encompassing numerous technologies that benefit high-availability solutions.

This role requires a responsible individual who can design and deliver secure networking solutions.

Fast thinker who can diagnose, assist others and remediate BAU support issues.

Main Aspects of the role:

-Work within Infrastructure team in supporting and delivering all aspect of BAU and support services

-Design, build and implement firewall solutions from perimeter to DMZ roles

-Support IPS deployment for European branches

-Develop, maintain and deliver global standards to all networking devices

-Remediate Penetration Test results

-Ensure seamless migration of network estate to newly adopted security framework


General Skills

-Experience working within mission-critical environments

-Experience in operational deployments

-Datacentre cabling and racking of equipment


Technical Skills you need to bring to the table:


-In-depth knowledge of CISCO including firewalls, switches and routing protocols

-In-depth knowledge of supporting a datacentre and branch interconnectivity

-Strong technical skills are essential

-Experience of CISCO multilayer switches and routers, including 6500s

-CISCO certification, ideally CCNP


-VLAN segregation

-McAfee HIPS, Trend Micro

-Centralised authentication service (AAA)

-SafeNet Ethernet Encryptor


-Security certification (advantageous)


You will also need to an understanding of the following technologies:

VLAN segregation. DMZ. VSS. Failover. OSPF. High availability.

CISCO. Palo Alto. Juniper. McAfee IPS. SafeNet. Tripwire.

This is a contract role for up to 18 months to start immediately.

Please send your CV to us in Word format.