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Infrastructure Specialist - Networks

Apply REF: ISNHP0419
We are looking for an experienced Infrastructure Specialist who can consult on, design and enhance the efficiency of Cardif Pinnacle group network configurations in line with best security practices and Group standards. You will need to support and maintain all of Cardif Pinnacles networks and network equipment as well as helping to enable the Groups Digital strategy.

Key Duties

  • Consult on business projects in relation to network and network security requirements.
  • Work closely with Group in France and London to ensure all Group network strategy is appropriate to Cardif Pinnacle and implement as necessary.
  • Work closely with the Security team on Cyber Security initiatives.
  • Install, configure, secure, support and maintain all firewalls, routers load balancers and switches in the Cardif Pinnacle Group infrastructure.
  • Establish, test and maintain satisfactory disaster recovery procedures.
  • Ensure that the Cardif Pinnacle Group network infrastructure is and remains confidential, has Integrity, has high availability, and to be able to provide proof of these three attributes.
  • Establish, maintain and monitor backup procedures for all network and related equipment.
  • Assist with designing and developing the network in line with the company’s changing needs and in line with Group Standards.
  • Communicate with user areas and IT colleagues to ensure they are up to date with system changes.
  • Report as necessary on performance against agreed objectives, timescales or standards.

Key Requirements

  • 5 years+ IT Technical and Networks Administration
  • Good Network and Network Security Architecture
  • Cisco routers and switches
  • Checkpoint firewall
  • Load balancer technologies
  • Excellent analytical skills to trouble shoot technical issues
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and capable of working under pressure
  • Juniper firewall configuration and administration would be beneficial
  • Fortinet firewall configuration and administration would be beneficial
  • F5 Load Balancer configuration and administrations would be beneficial
  • VMware networking would be beneficial


About us

At Cardif Pinnacle we’re on a mission to keep pets happy, healthy and safe. We want to become the leading pet healthcare service provider by being holistic and using technology to keep our customer’s pets safe and healthy.
We pride ourselves on providing an inclusive working environment. Every team works collaboratively to ensure our goals our met and we all play as hard as we work. 
You are you, and we recognise your individuality, offering a wide range of support and tailored working environments to suit your personal needs.
With exciting projects on the horizon, there hasn’t been a better time to join us.
So what are you waiting for?! Apply now!
Cardif Pinnacle is a subsidiary of BNP Paribas Cardif, a worldwide provider of insurance and savings products, and ultimately part of the global banking group, BNP Paribas SA. The business was formed in 1971 as Pinnacle Insurance Company Ltd, and established itself as a leading specialist provider of protection and investment solutions. Today the company is focused upon the provision of creditor, pet (Everypaw & Helpucover, Post Office pet insurance) and motor warranty insurance. (Warranty Direct)

Primary Location: GB-ENG-HertfordshireJob Type: Standard / PermanentJob: INFORMATION TECHNOLOGYEducation Level: Secondary EducationExperience Level: At least 5 yearsSchedule: Full-time Behavioural competency: Creativity & Innovation / Problem solvingTransversal competency: Ability to develop and adapt a process