Head of Networks - FinTech

Job Title: Head of Networks - FinTech
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London, England
Salary: £100000 - £130000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Reference: BBBH86701
Contact Name: Robert Lindsay
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 02, 2021 17:42

Job Description

Head of Network Infrastructure

We are currently working with a very exciting global fintech business, currently looking for a Head of Networks. This is a great opportunity to head a growing team of network engineers.

The Role:

  • Design and implement network solutions to exacting standards.
  • Support of network and firewall related incidents from production and corporate units.
  • Deliver projects based on a combination of Kanban, Agile and Devops methodologies.
  • Manage and lead a team of two network engineers.
  • Systematic approach to problem solving, coupled with a strong sense of ownership and drive.
  • Improve automation through scripts and tooling to improve quality and efficiency.
  • Investigate networking alarms triggered by our platform and tools.
  • Employ your coding skills to automate tasks or perform data analysis.
  • Recommend products, improve processes and consult on strategy in regards to networking and security.


  • Previous experience as team leader or manager.
  • Strong and clear understanding for Routing and Switching: OSPF, BGP, IS-IS, MPLS VPNs, Multicast, Spanning-Tree.
  • Scripting Bash and/or Python.
  • Excellent understanding of TCP/IP
  • Firewall design / configuration / deployment. Primarily Palo Alto, Fortigate.
  • Data Centre experience and hands-on with hardware: installation, patching, fibre, cat5
  • Good Linux experience.
  • Contact with automation tools like Puppet or Ansible
  • Contact with WAN optimization products like Riverbed or Silverpeak
  • Knowledge of monitoring systems (e.g. Nagios, Observium)
  • Good troubleshooting skills and usage of tcpdump/wireshark.
  • Experience with Agile, Agine and/or DevOps methodologies

If you feel like your skill set matches the requirements please send your CV through to Chris Bouroutzis on

Handle actively welcomes applicants from under-represented backgrounds

PLEASE NOTE: Due to the high volume of applications we receive we are unable to respond to everyone. If you have not heard from us within 5 working days of sending your CV then unfortunately you have not been shortlisted for the position you have applied for.