Senior Network Routing Engineer
Spectrum Point, Farnborough , GBR
8h ago

American Express Global Business Travel (GBT) equips companies of all sizes with the insights, tools, services and expertise they need to keep their travellers informed, focused and productive while on the road.

With approximately 12,000 employees and operations in nearly 120 countries worldwide, American Express GBT empowers customers to take control of their travel programs, optimizing the return on their travel and meetings investments, while, more importantly, providing extraordinary traveller care.

We’re moving faster than ever and introducing new products, services, and strategies that will revolutionize the travel industry and bring greater value to our business customers.

Our clients’ success expands our success, so we put our heart and soul into helping our clients achieve results that exceed all expectations.

As the world’s largest travel management company, we are continuing to build alliances with key travel leaders and suppliers throughout the world, strengthening our position as a quality provider to companies of all sizes.

Get ready to make impressions that will last.

The Senior Network Routing Engineer will, under minimal supervision, be responsible for engineering changes, with a specific focus on Network routing, designing, supporting, managing and maintaining all aspects of the global network infrastructure.

In addition, this position is responsible for 2nd / 3rd line support to resolve incident tickets relating to network connectivity and performance issues.

The Senior Network Routing Engineer function will be part of a global team, responsible for managing and maintaining network functionality with a focus on availability and performance.

Key Responsibilities

  • Plan, design, and work with Vendors to build, install and configure new network capabilities to meet the needs of the business
  • Design, implement, develop and maintain the LAN, WLAN, WAN and Data Center network equipment.
  • A consultative approach to all major activities and projects. Including the ability to effectively and accurately document requirements and develop clear execution plans.
  • Resolve incidents and problems associated with the Network (MPLS / WAN and LAN)
  • Provide Firewall administration support, making appropriate policy changes as required by the business
  • Provide administrative support for LAN switch environment, configuring ports / access / vlans etc as required
  • The ability to plan and script complex changes within the Network infrastructure.
  • Monitor network performance, availability and integrity.
  • Proactively suggest improvements to Network performance, capacity and scalability.
  • Working knowledge of IT Service Management framework and / or ITIL concepts and practices
  • Understanding of operational challenges and dependencies as they relate to infrastructure decisions
  • Demonstrate teamwork through sharing of ideas and solutions, including best practice and creative solutions to report production and analysis
  • Provide technical leadership to more junior team members
  • Key Qualifications

  • Cisco CCNA needed / CCNP certification preferred
  • Advanced knowledge of TCP / IP fundamentals, IP subnetting, routing protocols (OSPF, BGP), and network management
  • Experience with MPLS, point-to-point, VPN, and other WAN connectivity options
  • Detailed understanding of switching, VLANs, VRF and related technologies
  • Extensive experience with Cisco switches and routers, including Wireless and VOIP technologies
  • Detailed understanding of network security, including Firewalls, VPNs, Proxies, DDI
  • Experience with Cisco Firepower, ASA and Checkpoint firewalls
  • Experience with Cisco Meraki
  • Understanding of Cloud based networking principles
  • Must be detail-oriented with good organization skills
  • Excellent troubleshooting skills
  • Ability to learn quickly, show enterprise to challenge the status quo and work independently when required
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Energy, initiative, and a positive attitude
  • Willingness to travel when required
  • This position will be part of the team directly responsible for all production systems globally, therefore by definition there will be a requirement for 24 x 7 on-

    call support and a willingness to travel globally, work off-hours and weekends as required.

    This job summary highlights your key responsibilities. However, as you can appreciate, you may be asked and required to carry out other specific tasks as necessary in order to establish, through a spirit of teamwork and co-

    operation, an effective and efficient departmental operation.

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