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Title:  Network Operations Senior Analyst - Market Drayton

City:  Market Drayton
Department:  IT
Location: 

Market Drayton, GB, TF9 3SQ

Müller has been a loved brand in the UK for over 30 years. It’s a household name – and it continues to grow as we invest to make and market an ever-great range of fantastic dairy products. We are currently the 7th most chosen FMCG brand in the UK, picked from supermarket shelves over 217 million times each year.

 

Müller pride themselves on offering support to help develop your knowledge and skills. In return for your commitment, drive and enthusiasm, we offer an attractive benefits package within a highly successful European business that offers financial rewards and resources, including bonus scheme, contributory pension, life assurance, generous holiday allowance and a flexible benefits programme.

 

We are currently recruiting for a Network Operations Senior Analyst to join our friendly team at Market Drayton. We are looking for an experienced individual to play a critical role in helping to define network architecture and best practices for the Muller enterprise and will be responsible for leading projects to develop and implement scalable solutions for LAN / WLAN / WAN / SD-WAN/ Cloud services and ensure that initiatives support the corporate vision.

 

In this role the key responsibilities will include:
• Advanced knowledge of WAN connectivity, transport types and protocols, including Ethernet point to point and VPN technologies.
• Routing and tunnelling protocols including BGP, OSPF, MPLS, SD-WAN (protocols) and IPSEC
• Strong understanding of high availability protocols such as VRRP, HSRP and LACP.
• Network virtualization technologies including MPLS and VRF. Knowledge of SD-WAN also advantageous
• Strong understanding of QoS and NetFlow, particularly in respect to prioritising VoIP traffic
• Packet analysis with Wireshark
• Good understanding of SolarWinds monitoring tool.
• Ensure the design of WAN, WLAN and LAN are robust, available and fit for future
• Provide Implementation services for all projects that have networking requirements.
• Contribute to definition of the Group Network and Standards.
• Keep up to date with the latest Networking and Security tools that are available.
• Provide 3rd line support for the network infrastructure.
• Deliver project work (both strategic and tactical) in compliance with relevant technical architectures, ensuring solutions are successfully delivered and fit for purpose.
• Provide technical consultancy to infrastructure and development teams where necessary to assist with project delivery and/or problem resolution.
• Provide appropriate training and documentation for any newly deployed systems.
• Perform release management activities including patching, firmware updates and other related activities.
• Provide support for systems out of hours / participate in the Oncall team rota
• Implementing systems changes and improvements using the Change management process.
• In-depth knowledge of following network technologies;
• Routing: OSPF, MPLS, EIGRP, BGP, SDWAN, DLR
• Switching: Spanning Tree Protocol, VLANs, Trunking, EtherChannel, Packet Analysis, QoS, Catalyst 6500 & 6800, Nexus Data Centre
• Security: ASA Firewalls, Rules Configuration and Troubleshooting.
• Wireless: WLC, Access Point Installation and Support, Wireless Survey
• Wireless Meraki Technology Configuration and Troubleshooting
• Working knowledge of SD-WAN
• Troubleshooting: Application Performance, LAN/WAN Issues

 

Key skills & experience
• Bachelor
• English (essential) Polish, Italian or German would be beneficial.
• Significant experience in leading and developing a team
• CCIE/CCNP/ Certified (Routing & Switching or Security) experience
• Willingness to travel
• Strong stakeholder management skills
• Excellent written and oral communication
• Confident engaging with different levels of personnel in business organisation and IT
• Strong problem-solving and analytical skills.
• Careful attention to detail
• Security mindset. Assume the world and employees are out to get you and thinking through all the threats and mitigations.

 

The Process
If you have the skills and experience in the above areas and would like to be considered for this role, please apply at www.mullercareers.co.uk

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