Network Engineer


Network Engineer

Competitive Package plus Benefits

Ashurst, St Enochs, Glasgow City

  • Full time
  • Permanent
  • Hybrid working

Posted 6 days ago, 9 Jul | Get your application in now to be included in the first week's applications.

Closing date: Closing date not specified

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Full Job Description

About Ashurst

Ashurst is a leading progressive global law firm with a rich history spanning more than 200 years. We are proud of our history and are future-focused, having expanded into new technologies through our NewLaw division, Ashurst Advance, and our consulting arm. Our in-depth understanding of our clients and commitment to providing excellent standards of service have seen us become a trusted adviser to local and global corporates, financial institutions and governments in all areas of commercial law.

Department/Role overview

The Network Engineer role covers the day-to-day, business as usual tasks to support all backend IT systems. This role will provide hands-on 3rd line operational support for Ashurst's network infrastructure as well as providing implementation support for any new systems or technologies which Ashurst may adopt.

Main responsibilities

  • Responsible for responding to, troubleshooting and resolving network issues raised via our ticketing system.
  • Responsible for the effective and efficient running of the BAU network globally.
  • Top level support and ownership of WAN and LAN technologies to collaborate and assist in all top-level support.
  • Key player in ensuring Ashurst's network meets required security standards and controls.
  • Work with 3rd party vendors to identify root cause analysis on any support issues.
  • Experience collaborating with different teams based in different locations.
  • Good writing skills and experience of producing support documentation and technical implementation plans.
  • Experience working in secure and restrictive enterprise environments.
  • Risk and Control: Ensure that all activities and duties are carried out in full compliance with our regulatory requirements and internal policies.

Essential skills and experience

  • Strong troubleshooting skills of complex network, system, and/or security problems.
  • Able to demonstrate in-depth network experience especially in the design and implementation of multi-site LANs and WANs.
  • Comprehensive experience of Cisco switching, Cisco Nexus 3k and 9k.
  • Solid understanding of routing protocols including BGP\EIGRP\OSFP.
  • In-depth knowledge of wireless technologies with experience of global Aruba developments.
  • CCNP or CCIE or equivalent knowledge.
  • In-depth experience with a leading Firewall technology, Palo Alto/Fortinet.
  • Strong understanding of network security to implement Layer7 technologies.
  • In-depth knowledge of Riverbed/Steelhead WAN accelerators.
  • Experience of MPLS network and VPN networks.
  • Previous experience of implementing QoS and troubleshooting QoS issues in a Cisco environment.
  • Ability to liaise with 3rd parties for troubleshooting and fault resolution.
  • In-depth knowledge of Solarwinds NPM & NTA, Cisco Prime, F5 LTM, GTM, APM and BIG-IP Client.

Desired skills and experience

  • Experience in Aruba ClearPass and a deep understanding of 802.1x technology. Able to design, configure and manage ClearPass-based solutions to provide secure network access control for wired and wireless clients.
  • Experience working with Cloud Solution Providers (Azure, O365, Amazon Web Services, SaaS, PaaS, IaaS).
  • Experience with Azure ExpressRoute and cloud connectivity.
  • Experience with VMWare NSX, Micro-Segmentation and Software Defined Networking.
  • ITIL Certification.
  • Knowledge of infrastructure standards e.g. ISO.
  • Experience of working in a professional services environment.

Background checks

In order to comply with regulatory and client requirements, Ashurst will undertake appropriate vetting of staff. When applicants accept a job offer, Ashurst, alongside a specialist provider, will undertake professional verification and background checks. These checks are only undertaken with consent, and in accordance with our legal and regulatory obligations.