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Network Engineer (Senior) - NetScaler - Retail Giant! - Berks.

Network Engineer (Senior) - NetScaler - Retail Giant! - Berks.

Commutable from Reading, Wokingham, Slough, Bracknell, Weybridge, Farnborough

Please note for this role it is essential that you have strong commercial experience of load balancing and specifically using Citrix NetScaler.  If you are coming from a strong NetScaler background but in a Wintel/OS environment instead of Cisco Networking, but would like to move into the Networking arena this will be ok so long as you have stron NetScaler experience.

You will be working in the Network Operations team of circa 20 people sitting alongside a another team of Network Development specialists also around 20 strong so an overall Networking team of 40 heads.

The overall IT department is 1300+ heads so this is a huge enterprise (100,000+ employee) environment and boasts a very stimulating technical stack.

Due to the scale of this organisation the successful candidate will be likely have experience in working within another enterprise sized organisation.

It is NOT essential that you have worked in the retail space.  You will ultimately be supporting the network connectivity that supports our client's physical retail sites, data centres and .com estates.

This is a 'household name' and a multi £million eCommerce and Retail organisation.

As we as having experience of Citrix NetScaler other skills that will be of interest but not essential will include:

- Traditional routing & switching
- Firewalls - Checkpoint / Palo Alto
- Load Balancing - Netscaler / F5

Our client's Networking environment:

- Enterprise/Datacentre Routing and Switching - Cisco Catalyst IOS/XE and Nexus NX-OS
- Common Network Services - DNS/DHCP/IP Address Management
- Firewalls and ACLs - Checkpoint, Cisco, Palo Alto
- Remote Access VPNs - Checkpoint, Cisco
- Application Delivery Controllers - Cisco, Citrix, F5
- Secure Web Gateway - Bluecoat, Palo Alto, zScaler
- Running an AS - peering, IP transit, DDOS prevention

The role will be 80% operational with 20% of your time being project related.

Here are some of the core duties:

- Responsible for Data Centre and Internet facing networks
- Project work
- Working with 3rd party suppliers/vendors/consultancies
- Support the architects in delivering the strategic roadmap
- Keeping abreast of latest industry developments
- Proactively maintain and enhance network performance and stability
- 3rd line support for complex incidents and problems, including handling escalated tickets and major incidents.

There is a huge amount of investment in IT and tech spend into this retailer so now is a great time to join, both from a technical perspective and for career development!

This organisation has one of the best career development programmes in the UK.

You will be fully supported and given an identified career path.

In addition, you will receive:


- Bonus 5-15% circa
- On-call bonus
- Contrib pension
- Private Health
- 35 hour week, some flex working possible
- Budget for certification
- Budget for conferences i.e.

Checkpoint CPX / Cisco Live
- Generous discounts from the retailer
- 25 days hols + 1 day for Christmas shopping
- Discounted holidays
- Discounted canteen
- Many more too many to list here!

Please note in return for the above opportunity and benefits you will be required required to support a minimal element of callout/out of hours work when required.

Apply ASAP for success! A great organisation with stacks of employee development and career progression opportunities here!

Commutable from Reading, Wokingham, Slough, Bracknell, Weybridge, Farnborough

Network Engineer (Senior) - NetScaler - Retail Giant! - Berks.

  • Start: 08/04/2018
  • Rate: 5-15% Bonus + Pension + Gen
  • Location: Bracknell,England
  • Type: Permanent
  • Industry: IT
  • Recruiter: Prism Digital
  • Contact: Alex Dover
  • Tel: 0203 800 1234
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  • Reference: BH-4872
  • Posted: 2018-04-08 21:00:00 -

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