Senior Network Engineer at Covea Insurance, Remote, 3 Months, to £450 per day (Outside IR35)

£350 - £450 per day
  • Contract Spy
  • Remote
  • Mar 29, 2021
Duration not stated

Contract Description

Senior Network Engineer - Home based, 3 month contract (Outside IR35)


At Covéa Insurance we want to enable people to live the life that matters most to them by providing services that go beyond claims. Unlike other insurance companies who step in only when things go wrong, we are developing technologies that will help our customers stop the worst from happening by
integrating seamlessly into the lives, helping them avoid the need to claim, and making it simple and easy if they do.
Our digital purpose is to create a world class insurance as a service product that our customers love and delivers our business goals. Our digital team exists to enable Covéa Insurance to disrupt the insurance sector, to change how insurance is done. We strive to provide the insurtech solutions our business needs to provide the best customer experience, to ensure we offer services beyond insurance.
Our culture and values are what makes us Covéa Insurance; the way we collaborate, the passion we have for what we do and how we do it. Success is shared, failure is learned from, new ideas are built on.
In our digital team life is varied, fast paced and focused on delivery. We enjoy what we do and that passion shows, we’re a team that plays together as well as working. We’re looking for exceptional talent to join us, to help create products and services which disrupt the insurance sector and deliver insurtech which changes how insurance is done.
If you’re wanting to take your skills and expertise to the next level, we could be just the opportunity you’re looking for…

What would you be responsible for in this role?

  • Support and manage the company’s LAN and WAN infrastructure

  • Monitor and maintain the network, ensuring incidents are investigated and resolved fully

  • Work with colleagues to develop and upgrade the network infrastructure

  • Ensure the network is secure according to best practice and regulatory requirements

  • Research and propose appropriate network improvements

  • Work with other technical teams and colleagues as part of project teams

  • Maintain and update a complete documentation set for the network, including Disaster Recovery/Business Continuity plans

What would we like to see in you?

Covea are looking for candidates with both technical and business focussed skills to help with delivery of the technical roadmap. The ideal candidate should be technically capable in a range of network technologies and have experience with project and BAU work. You should be experienced with the design, configuration and support of Windows Server, Active Directory, VMware, SCCM,
Storage and hardware and can feed long term issues into project roadmaps. You should also have a proven track record of working with project managers and procurement on defining requirements and selecting technology choices from the market. We are especially keen to hear from candidates who logical, focussed and plan effectively to deliver right first time.


  • Advanced Cisco IOS/NXOS administration

  • Routing and Switching, F5, Cisco ASA and Checkpoint FW support & configuration

  • VMware NSX experience

  • Cisco DNA experience

  • Cisco Call Manager and/or Cisco UCCX support

  • Experience supporting a national WAN, with multiple core sites, Data Centres and distributed regional sites

  • Experience of technology refresh/migrations

  • Ability to resolve 3rd-line level customer related technical issues quickly and efficiently

  • Educated to A Level standard or equivalent

  • CCNA/CCNP or equivalent