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Network Engineer – The Bank of London

Reference: 20049


Belfast, County Antrim



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Date Posted

21 July, 2022


The Bank of London is a leading-edge technology company and the world’s first purpose-built global clearing, agency, and transaction bank. We leverage our patented technology innovations and differentiated bank capabilities to lift economies and communities by powering the borderless economic infrastructure of the future.

What We Are Looking For: 

You are currently a great network engineer, with potential to grow and (more importantly), the drive and curiosity to keep learning. Our Network Engineers create, build and manage the technological foundations that enable our global teams to digitally breathe and collaborate effectively. Your work connects our fast growing communities and teams, the quality of your work directly impacts the quality of all of our working days. You get your work buzz from knowing that you have made that set of experiences better.

The Role: 

You will be hugely pragmatic, hands on and a determined problem solver. Approachable to all and highly adaptable, working with technology colleagues and end users in every part of our business, you are often the face that users will associate with service excellence. Working closely with Business Analysts, Network Architects and IT Managers, you could find yourself involved in:

  • Designing and implementing new network solutions and/or improving the efficiency of current networks
  • Installing, configuring and supporting network equipment including routers, proxy servers, switches, WAN accelerators, DNS and DHCP
  • Procuring network equipment and managing subcontractors involved with network installation
  • Configuring firewalls, routing and switching to maximize network efficiency and security
  • Maximizing network performance through ongoing monitoring and troubleshooting
  • Arranging scheduled upgrades
  • Investigating faults in the network
  • Updating network equipment to the latest firmware releases
  • Reporting network status to key stakeholders.


You will need some form of technical background, with a mix of onsite and remote workforce impacted by the quality of your work. Ideally, some experience of building relevant network capabilities and onsite technology solutions, for a secure organisation, going through rapid growth, including:

  • Experience with Cisco switches and routers – CCNA or better certification preferred
  • Experience with AWS networking – essential
    • VPC
    • Transit gateways
    • Load balancers
    • Routing tables, security groups, etc.
    • Experience with Cisco Meraki is a plus
    • Experience with Fortinet FortiGate products

Salary & Benefits: 

  • Get paid what you deserve
  • 43 days holidays
  • Up to 15% pension
  • Private healthcare
  • Stock options
  • Continued learning contributions
  • Physical wellbeing (£800 a year gym contribution)
  • Hybrid/Remote working (NI only)



The Bank of London is an equal opportunity employer committed to inclusion, diversity and belonging. All qualified applicants are welcome and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, age, religion or religious expression, sex, sexual orientation, gender or gender identity and expression, transgender, national origin, or military veteran status.

Next Steps:
Please submit your application or speak to a specialist consultant from the Abacus team on 0044 (0) 28 9031 3157 for a confidential discussion. We aim to respond to all inquiries within 4 business hours.
The team at Abacus manages a range of permanent and contract positions throughout Northern Ireland, the UK and the Republic of Ireland. If you are experienced and/or professionally qualified we can support your job search.
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