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Senior Network Engineer

Salary Competitive
Location Glasgow, Edinburgh
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This is a Permanent, Full Time vacancy that will close in {x} days at {xx:xx} BST.

Our IT team is made up of enthusiastic and experienced IT professionals who provide cutting edge technology in a collaborative and supportive environment. This role sits within our IT networking and security team who are responsible for maintaining key security technologies along with the underlying network infrastructure. We are looking for an experienced senior networking engineer, who would like to expand their knowledge further in this area. You will be responsible for the delivery of strategic projects, working closely with colleagues and the IT Network & Security manager to deliver the IT Business Plan.

Our firm invests in the latest industry leading technologies to facilitate the delivery of our ground-breaking business solutions.  We adopt integrated ways of working such as “devops” and employ Agile/Scrum methodology approach to manage our work

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Participate in multi-discipline projects acting as the network engineering subject matter expert.
  • Act as the Technical Lead and escalation point for all network related queries.
  • Research and advise on the latest industry best practises regarding networking solutions and make recommendations to the business where necessary.
  • Mentoring of junior members of staff, participating in knowledge transfer and training sessions.
  • Actively monitor SIEM and other alerting tools and respond appropriately to any alerts triggered.
  • Respond to, or act in an advisory capacity to junior members of the team to all service request tickets that relate to networking hardware or associated networking technologies.
  • Assist in driving forward the firm’s IT strategy, with a focus on the Networking Infrastructure.
  • Technical involvement in scoping, researching, vendor selection, implementation, configuration, documentation and roll out of strategic infrastructure technologies – working with industry leading vendors.
  • Proactively monitoring the firm’s Network infrastructure, (from an availability, security and performance perspective) and take pre-emptive or reactive action based upon this information.
  • Strong experience of Cisco networking technologies and knowledge of Microsoft Azure Cloud networking configuration and concepts.
  • To work with fellow team members and the IT Network & Security Manager to build strategic partnerships and relationships with key vendors and suppliers.
  • To evaluate emerging technologies in the marketplace and to raise a business case for adoption where tangible benefits can be brought to the firm.
  • Continuous improvement – to drive through identified improvements and/or additional controls and procedures as necessary to sustain our ISO-27001 Information Security accreditation.
  • To adhere to the firm’s Information Security standards, policies and procedures ensuring that they are embedded in everything that we do.

Key Technologies:

  • Cisco Networking Architecture.
  • Cisco Meraki
  • Network Access Control solutions (ideally Cisco Identity Services Engine (ISE))
  • Cloud Technology (IaaS) – Network Configuration
  • Load Balancers
  • Remote Access/VPN
  • SIEM
  • Vulnerability Management
  • Secure File Transfer
  • Email Gateways


Desirable Technologies:

  • Cisco DNA Center
  • Strong Interest In all aspects of security
  • Scripting (Cisco IOS, PowerShell, Python, etc)
  • Microsoft (Server, Hyper V, PowerShell, etc)
  • Azure
  • Office 365


About you:

To succeed in and enjoy this role you are likely to have a real passion for and want to develop your career further within Network Infrastructure, working at an architect level with industry leading products. You should have experience (at a senior level) of implementing Networking Infrastructure and ideally an associated interest in security infrastructure, ideally covering some of the specific technologies in our estate as well as sound document authoring skills. You will enjoy working as a part of a team and be adept at communicating complex technical concepts to the business and colleagues alike.  Experience of working in an Agile/Scrum environment would be beneficial as would the ability to work in partnership with industry leading technology providers such as Cisco and Microsoft to deliver new projects.  



  • Degree in IT, or relevant experience.

The following IT Certifications would be advantageous (but not essential):

  • Network + 
  • Security +
  • Checkpoint – CCSA, CCSE
  • Microsoft – MCSE, MCSA, MCITP

Together, we’ve been building better futures for over 100 years. For our people, our clients and their people, our communities and the environment. 

We thrive on tackling complex problems. And we believe those problems are best solved by diverse teams – diverse in skills, approaches and backgrounds. Our independence lets our people be themselves and think freely, while working in a collaborative, supportive environment.  We love innovative, independent thinking and want everyone to share their ideas.  

Working alongside employers, trustees and financial services institutions, we offer pensions, investments, benefits and risk consulting services, as well as data and technology solutions. With over 1000 employees and counting, we’re one of the leading consultancies in our field and are proud to be recognised by numerous industry awards. 

We’re committed to developing our people and encourage everyone to carve out their own career path. We’ve many colleagues who started out in one team in the business and have ended up somewhere completely different, having had the chance to develop new skills and explore new passions.   

Our hybrid working model offers the best of both worlds – home working as well as a fun, collaborative office environment - meaning flexible working patterns to accommodate individual needs. For more information about our benefits you can visit our iDeal.   

If you need any assistance in relation to a personal requirement, medical condition or neurological difference during our selection process then please let us know. 

Together, we can make this the best job you’ll ever have. 

Our culture

We live and breathe our four values – friendly, confident, partnering and straightforward – and genuinely care about out people, clients, community and the environment.

Job satisfaction

Every employee can genuinely make a difference and contribute towards achieving our purpose – together, building better futures. Whether that’s helping our clients build more secure financial futures, using your 3 days volunteering or helping us reduce our carbon footprint.

Reward and wellbeing

We offer competitive salaries, a share of company profits and an award-winning benefits package. We also take your mental, physical, social and financial wellbeing seriously, both in and outside of work.

Flexible working

We trust our people to work in a pattern that suits their circumstances with a healthy balance of home and office working.

Latest technology

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