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Senior Network Engineer

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19 Jul 2019
Job Description
 Senior Network Engineer

As a part of the Infrastructure Engineering team this role will involve working in fast paced agile environment as a Senior Network Engineer to lead, design and develop the Network infrastructure. 

The role will require the individual to be proactive, self-starter and has the ability to lead on technical decisions supported by the Network team to design, implement and taking ownership of the Network infrastructure.  Dunelm are investing in some of the latest Network technology on the market, therefore it will require someone who will be dynamic, driven and lead from the front with the ability to make highly technical decisions, create technical roadmaps and manage suppliers in selecting the right technical solutions but being cost conscious at the same time.

The individual will be required to have extensive knowledge and hands-on experience of Cisco Catalyst Switches, Routers, Cisco ASA Firewalls, along with wireless technologies including Cisco Access Points and WLAN controllers.  Experience in Networking and building services in AWS would be an advantage for this role as the organisation plans to continue to develop services in AWS.

In addition, any experience with managing IP Telephony solutions, SD-WAN experience and deploying Network Access Control solutions would be highly advantageous.

  • Ensure the Dunelm Network estate is highly available
  • Plan system outages in accordance with the change policy and awareness of agile processes
  • Ensure the estate is resilient and is running as efficiently as possible
  • Make recommendations and proposals to improve the infrastructure
  • Diligently carry out and report on capacity
  • Lead the business in terms of networking and new technologies
  • Commercially minded
  • Site visits required to investigate/improve and plan infrastructure changes
  • Available for out of hours on-call escalation


  • Experience of configuring Cisco Catalyst switches – ideally Cisco 4500/9500 switches
  • Cisco CCNP qualified
  • Knowledge and Experience of Network Design
  • AWS Cloud Networking knowledge
  • Understanding of SD-WAN concepts
  • Experience of managing Network Access Control products e.g ForeScout
  • Automation and scripting knowledge using Python / Shell / etc
  • Cisco Wireless LAN Access point and Controller management
  • Cisco ASA Firewall and Cisco AnyConnect administration
  • Cisco Nexus Experience
  • Experience and knowledge of working with MPLS/DIA/WAN
  • Experience of working in Agile and DevOps teams
  • Understanding of Network automation and scripting skills
  • Working Linux Knowledge

 If you’re an experienced Network Engineer looking for your next move, don’t hesitate to apply for my immediate attention!