Network Engineer - CCNA

Department / Function: Technology ~ Technology

Location: Manchester

Hours: Full time, Mon-Fri


Based out of our Manchester (Chadderton) office, SG Gaming is seeking a Network Engineer to assist with the planning, evaluation and management of existing and new networks and territories. It is essential that you are a certified CCNA or CCNA Voice and ideally you will be CCNP or CCNP Voice or CCSA NGX qualified too.

The position is a technical, hands-on role in which the candidate will be able to implement solutions and support system level issues until resolution. The successful applicant will spend a considerable portion of their time supporting various network services and technologies. These include MPLS, Cable DSL, ADSL, Metro-Ethernet, SDH, routing protocols and VPN services. The candidate must be able to manage a number of diverse technical environments, interoperate successfully with customers and business vendors and provide recommendations necessary to maintain or expand service levels.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage multi-site enterprise networks.
  • Manage and maintain technical relationships with the customer and work closely with their technical resources.
  • Create and maintain logical and rational network IT environments.
  • Support field infrastructure and work to deliver client agreed work packages and objectives. 
  • Utilise and develop processes and procedures to monitor, diagnose and solve critical network challenges in the field.
  • Be responsible for maintaining the stability of network communications, and analysing and solving network outages, or routing issues. 
  • Define, collect, and publish network operation metrics and service level reports.

Knowledge, Skills & Experience:

Essential

  • System and network monitoring experience required.
  • Good understanding of subnets and ip address allocation.
  • Client facing experience required.
  • Hands-on knowledge of configuring and maintaining Cisco routers, switches and ideally firewalls.
  • Experience with cellular and wireless communications (GPRS/EDGE 3G, 802.11x).
  • Good knowledge of routing protocols and ports.
  • Knowledge of OSI Model, Wireshark and Tcpdump.
  • Metro-Ethernet experience.
  • Software and hardware installation, configuration, integration and support.

Desirable

  • MPLS configuration knowledge.
  • Cisco ASA, Check Point, Juniper and HP.
  • F5 experience.
  • Cisco Call Manager & Data Centre knowledge.

SG Gaming employs more than 550 people across three offices in the UK and is supported by its global gaming parent company, Nasdaq-listed Scientific Games, which employs 8,000 people in more than 50 countries on six continents. You will receive first class training, support and career development opportunities along with a very competitive salary, additional benefits and company bonus.

To submit your CV, please click on apply or email: david.cherry@sg-gaming.com

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