Senior Network Engineer

United Kingdom, London
Job ID: 1559

Job Description

Our client provides customised infrastructure solutions to some of the most high-performing market data organisations worldwide, supporting them through the full trading lifecycle.

They’re looking for an experienced Network Engineer to work on a large service provider network infrastructure. The successful candidate will be responsible for the design, deployment, and escalated problem resolution of the networks. Will work with internal and external clients, financial exchanges and other Network Engineers to design, automate, research, and develop ideas; solve system issues, and participate in business analysis.

Role responsibilities:

  • Design and deploy customer networks with automation, security, and operability as focus
  • Strategize on methods to improve overall network infrastructure with a low-latency profile
  • Support internal and external customer facing issues
  • Generate, follow up, and complete tickets for customer and carrier events
  • Construct valid configurations for implementation based upon design and/or technical concepts
  • Support deployment and maintenance of network switches, routers, firewalls, and other network appliances
  • Application of configuration changes via our change control systems and processes
  • Installation of network hardware and software
  • Perform network infrastructure changes on a daily basis with little to no guidance
  • Participate in daily meetings to review changes and underlying impacts
  • Report back to network engineering team for technical guidance and direction
  • Perform peer review of configurations scheduled for deployment

Technical Experience and Qualifications required:

  • 7-10 years of experience working on network equipment in an ISP style environment or a large NOC
  • 5-7 years of experience with Juniper, Arista, and/or Cisco hardware and software
  • CCIE or JNCIE certified or equivalent level of knowledge
  • Expert understanding and deployment experience in the following technologies:
    • IP Protocols (ICMP, UDP, TCP)
    • Firewalls (VPNs, Policies)
    • Routing Protocols (BGP, OSPF)
    • Multicast Routing (IGMP, PIM)
    • NAT (Static, Dynamic)
    • Network Sniffers (TCP/IP Analysis)
  • Ability to analyse and diagnose problems and effectively lead to system recovery
  • Creative thinker with out of the box ideas
  • Keen to contribute ideas, share knowledge, and help others develop Interested in cutting edge technology
  • Scripting in Bash or Python
  • Familiarity with Linux
  • Understanding of JIRA as a ticketing system

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