Network Engineer

  • Role Type
  • Permanent

  • Location
  • Leamington Spa, Shoreham-by-Sea, Any Ricardo office globally

  • Closing Date
  • 30/06/2023

Job Description

Ricardo is looking to hire a Network Engineer to join our Global IT Operations team to support our continued growth.


Designing and implementing new network solutions and/or improving the efficiency of current networks
Installing, configuring and supporting network equipment including routers, proxy servers, switches, WAN accelerators, DNS and DHCP
Procuring network equipment and managing subcontractors involved with network installation
Configuring firewalls, routing and switching to maximise network efficiency and security
Daily monitoring, evaluation and troubleshooting to maintain and improve network performance
Arranging scheduled upgrades
Investigating faults in the network
Updating network equipment to the latest firmware releases
Reporting network status to key stakeholders

Skills and Experience

Educated to degree level (or equivalent relevant experience)
Excellent knowledge of how to install, configure and maintain switch and routing technologies (preferably Fortinet and Cisco), wireless technology (ideally Aruba and Meraki) and VPN technology
Knowledge of network management and monitoring tools such as (Fortinet Manager and Paessler PRTG) and technical understanding of security products
Some experience of suppliers to achieve contracted service level agreements
Demonstrable experience of managing a 2nd/3rd line network (WAN/LAN/WiFi) support and configuration service
Logical approach to troubleshooting and use of appropriate troubleshooting tools