IT Network Analyst

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IT Network Analyst

  • Location:

    London

  • Contact:

    Salem Mubarak

  • Contact email:

    salem@paragon-ge.com

  • Job ref:

    142

  • Published:

    14 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2022-08-28

Paragon GE is looking for an IT Network Analyst for a staff position in London for an Oil and Gas Operating company. The ideal candidate will have a minimum 5 years’ experience working in a similar position in any industry and have experience installing, configuring, and implementing new applications and systems. This is a Head office based role with occasional trips to offshore West Africa.

 

Position Title: IT Network Analyst

Reports to: Head of IT

Contract Type: Staff

Location: London, UK

 

Purpose of the Role:

Support, configure, maintain, and upgrade networking infrastructure and environment.

 

Job Function:

• Assist with technical oversight of a multi-site enterprise level WAN, including planning, implementation/expansion, maintenance, and troubleshooting

• Assist in network security design, architecture and implementation

• Identify and solve any problems that arise with computer networks and systems

• Configuring and installing firewalls, routing and switching to maximise network efficiency and security

• Configuring various network services (e.g., VPN, QoS)

• Performing network maintenance and system upgrades including service packs, patches, hot fixes and security configurations

• Provide Level-2/3 support and troubleshooting to resolve issues

• Regularly evaluate IT systems to ensure they meet the necessary demands

• Liaise with offshore personnel to execute tests, verifications, and checks

• Visit offshore installations to support several activities such as projects, investigations, troubleshooting etc.

 

Key Working Relations:

• All divisions and sites, both onshore and offshore

 

Behavioural skills:

• Strong analytical, diagnostic, and problem-solving skills.

• Good communication ability, both written and verbal.

• Strong documentation skills

• An ability to learn new technologies quickly

• Demonstrates initiative and anticipates needs

• Willingness to undertake any other tasks as requested.

 

Qualification & Experience:

• University degree in Computer Science or a related subject

• CCNP or higher (CCIE and/or CISSP highly valued)

• Good communication skills and excellent command of oral and written English;

• Deep understanding of networking protocols (e.g., IPSEC, BGP, OSPF, 802.1x, QoS)

• Proven hands-on network engineering experience

• Hands-on experience with monitoring, network diagnostic and network analytics tools

• Knowledge of Cybersecurity discipline is an advantage