• Firewall / Network Engineer

    Job Locations UK-Edinburgh
    # of Openings
    Position Type
    Permanent Full-Time
  • Role Description

    The role requires practical experience and in-depth network engineering skills.  The aim of the role is to provide FNZ with an in-house network expert.  Candidates require knowledge in network design fundamentals, superior skills in network routing, switching, firewalling and load balancing is essential along with excellent network diagnosis.

    The role reports the Head of Infrastructure - Europe and will be part of the IT Infrastructure team.   The network engineer role will also work closely with Information Security to ensure network security is maintained.



    Team Responsibilities


    Availability – applications that are available when the users need them

    Performance – applications that scale with user demand

    Security – applications that are protected from unauthorised access and data loss

    Reliability – applications that are fault tolerant with no single points of failure

    Value for money – shared core infrastructure improves application delivery and reduces costs per application

    Projects – new system delivery is high quality, on time and within budget


    Specific Role Responsibilities


    Availability:  ensure the network design is resilient to failure to maximise availability

    Performance:  Ensure networks are monitored and that any performance problems/faults are to mitigated to ensure minimal performance impact

    Information Security: ensure compliance with security policies and controls

    Disaster Recovery:  ensure the network is capable of delivering services in the event of a disaster.  Ensure DR plans, network diagrams are tested and kept up to date.

    Training: prepare and carry out in-house network training. Develop professional and technical knowledge and skills via networking, seminars and other forms of training in order to meet Continuing Professional Development requirements.

    Project Work:  work on projects to ensure network impacts are considered as part of the new systems rollouts.

    Budget:  follow the approval process; reduce costs per transaction; innovation in costs.

    Experience Required

    • CCNA CCNP or similar Network Certification
    • Proven experience delivering projects and complex changes
    • Industry recognised qualifications in relevant areas
    • Extensive and proven experience in one or some of the below technologies
    • Cisco technologies including switching and routing are essential
    • Checkpoint - must have
    • Fortinet and F5 - desirable
    • Palo Alto
    • HP
    • Citrix NetScaler


    About FNZ

    FNZ has a strong blue-chip customer base including Standard Life, Axa Wealth, JP Morgan, HSBC, AMP, National Australia Bank, Bank of New Zealand, Friends Life, UBS, Zurich Financial and Close Brothers Asset Management. It has helped these customers grow to over £30 billion of platform assets in aggregate. FNZ now employs over 700 people with offices in Edinburgh, London, Bristol, Brno (Czech Republic), Wellington and Sydney.

    Be part of a highly successful, rapidly growing, global business that is leading the delivery of financial services via cloud computing and partners with some of the world’s largest companies;

    • Remuneration and career advancement is based on individual contribution and business impact rather than tenure or seniority;
    • We provide significant financial rewards for high performing individuals; and
    • We provide global career opportunities for our best employees at any of our offices in the UK, Czech Republic, Australia or New Zealand.


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