Senior Network Engineer - Palo Alto Firewalls

  • Job Reference: 683220b
  • Date Posted: 12 July 2019
  • Recruiter: Venn Group Limited
  • Location: East Midlands
  • Salary: £200 to £350 Per Day
  • Sector: Public Sector
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Duration: Contract
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

We currently have a new interim opportunity for a Senior Network Engineer to join an established Public Sector Organisation based in the East Midlands.

The client is looking for someone who has in-depth experience with Palo Alto Firewalls. You will also be able to deal with core gateway devices on both the internal and cloud  infrastructures, with knowledge in how the device operates and is configured.

Key Responsibilities

·         To work and liaise with other operations teams and the wider technical community on design, implementation, and transition to the Production Environment

·         To work with partners to ensure that their network services are configured and maintained to support the levels of availability required

·         Coordinating activities of internal or contracted personnel or third parties who are providing services or performing work within the allocated platforms or services.

·         Actively manage & monitor the performance of allocated Voice or Data networks

·         To monitor Key Performance Indicators and Service Level Agreements to ensure that targets are being met, and the provision of performance and KPI statistics

·         Implementing changes, patches and upgrades in accordance with the Change Management process

·         Ensure that patching and system upgrades are undertaken to ensure PSN compliance for allocated components.

·         To ensure that systems are documented and kept current

·         Provides 2nd & 3rd line support for allocated network incidents and problems

·         Works and liaise with other operations teams and the wider technical community in order to diagnose and fix service affecting issues.

·         Supporting  project delivery within SLAs and managing customer communication around planned or unplanned maintenance of allocated  platforms/ services

Rate: £350per day (Negotiable dependant on experience)
Duration: 3months +
IR35 Status: INSIDE IR35

For more information please in the first instance email your CV to or call us on 0121 616 0681

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