Lead Network Engineer
Ipreo
London
24d ago

Principle Duties and Responsibilities of Role :

  • Architect, implement and support large scale WAN and LAN network environments
  • Assume technical leadership on complex projects and provide guidance to junior members
  • Coordinate scheduling network maintenance windows with internal Client Relations teams and development teams
  • Will be the highest point of escalation for network outages / incidents
  • Provide recommendations on architectural changes and design enhancements to the infrastructure to improve reliably and performance, reduce cost, and anticipate Company growth and acquisition
  • Create / updates policies, procedures, and documentation to adapt to new technologies and business requirements
  • Enhance existing procedures through scripting and automation
  • Maintain detailed knowledge of company network standards and the overall regional and global network environments
  • Responsible of configuring and maintaining a proactive Network Monitoring Systems leveraging existing tools in order to maintain and track network metrics
  • Performs ongoing network fine tuning, upgrades and enhancements to optimize network performance, availability, stability and security
  • Network and application load balancing devices administration and support
  • Being involved into network security related activities and functions, such as firewall rules changes, VPN devices management, NAC management, security troubleshooting
  • Provide assistance and advise to internal development and product teams on network and security related issues
  • Working with external customers on network related activities new connectivity requirements, setup, troubleshooting, etc;
  • provide assistance and advise to the Implementation Team with new clients setup

  • Provide assistance and expert knowledge guidance to the Global Network Operations team on all network and security related subjects;
  • willing to mentor and grow existing teams, and to take corrective actions where needed

  • Document both existing and proposed configurations utilizing various Microsoft applications such as Visio, Word, etc
  • Knowledge, Skills and Attributes

  • Expert TCP / IP, DNS, SMTP, HTTP, FTP, IPSec, BGP,OSPF and EIGRP protocols knowledge
  • Expert in all relevant network technologies routing switching, firewalls, VPN devices, etc; experience working with different vendor equipment Cisco, Netscaler, Checkpoint, Palo Alto, Blue Coat, Juniper, Fortinet.
  • Deep hands-on practical experience setting up and working with network management, monitoring and troubleshooting tools Wireshark, OmniPeek, Splunk, NetFlow, SNMP, PRTG, etc
  • Wide breadth of hands-on networking and project management skills
  • Ability to work independently and with tight deadlines and capable of adjusting to changes in priorities when necessary;
  • ability to work in fast-paced multitasking environment

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills; great documentation skills
  • Excellent personal communication skills, ability to interface with senior people inside and outside of the technology organization, and with external clients and vendors
  • Willingness and capability of quickly learning new technologies required for accomplishing project goals
  • Knowledge of Programmable Infrastructure (APIs, Scripting, PYTHON, JSON) strongly desired
  • SSL Technologies with Public CERT / Key management, Understanding of CA and Intermediate CAs.
  • Cloud technologies in AWS and Azure
  • Experience on working with Jira / Agile methodologies
  • Thorough knowledge on Global Load balancing technologies.
  • Wan optimization technologies like Riverbed, Silverpeak and possible SDWAN technologies.
  • Understanding of Private WAN providers like Radianz.
  • Experience in working on Linux platform.
  • Minimum Requirements

  • BS Engineering or equivalent technical experience
  • Cisco CCNP certification required, CCIE preferred
  • Minimum 7 years of related practical network engineering experience
  • Expert knowledge of LAN / WAN systems, networks and applications
  • Practical troubleshooting experience with a variety of protocol standards and tools
  • Practical network security experience firewalls, VPN, load balancers
  • Experience in IP address management and assignments
  • Experience working in mission-critical financial environment
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