Ultraspeed are a rapidly growing Managed Hosting specialist, due to our expanding customer base we now have a vacancy for a Network Engineer based from our lively and dynamic London office.

Job title: Network Engineer

Ultraspeed are looking for a talented individual to take a key role in our Systems Engineering team, the right person will be responsible for building and maintaining Ultraspeed’s network elements, that form an essential component in delivering robust and reliable hosting solutions based on Linux and Windows platforms for Ultraspeed's enterprise customers.

Experience: You will have 2+ years network engineering experience, preferably with Cisco equipment.

Personal skills: You will be a self starter, act with conviction and initiative at all times. You will be an excellent communicator, both internally and externally. You will thrive under pressure. You will be an excellent team player.

Technical skills:

 You will have experience running Cisco 65xx series switches (or similar) in a Layer3 capacity.
 You will have excellent Layer2 skills.
 Experience dealing with RIPE is desirable.
 Experience of dealing with peering exchanges and multiple upstream carriers.
 Experience of load balancing and firewall configuration and operation (Cisco & Juniper)

Compensation: 24k – 30k per annum, dependent on experience. Private health care, bonus scheme, Stakeholder pension, share options, choice of Sony Vaio or Macbook and company mobile.

This position is based from our office near Liverpool Street, London. Ability to work flexible hours will be required. Applicants must be resident in the UK (and hold relevant work permits) and have excellent written and oral English communication skills.

Applicants should forward an up to date CV via email to recruit AT ultraspeed.co.uk, with a covering note explaining their career aspirations, what they enjoy doing outside work and what unique skills they can bring to a rapidly growing Managed Hosting company.