Network DDI Specialist - Infoblox

Recruiter
Randstad Strategic
Location
Brentford
Posted
30 Sep 2017
Closes
03 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Contract
Hours
Full Time

Network DDI Specialist - Infoblox

Job Purpose:

  • The Senior Data Network Specialist will provide technical leadership to a team of junior and senior peers in Network Engineering, Delivery, and Operations. You will be responsible for the overall performance and availability of the organisations DDI environment.
  • Responsible for managing enterprise project requirements, design and budgetary estimates.
  • Supervise change control process as it pertains to Network Services.
  • Evaluate and formulate standard operating procedures (SOPs) and best practices.
  • Responsible for developing and communicating network policies and procedures.
  • Responsible for coordinating the activities of the Network staff with the activities of other departments to resolve DNS operations issues and develop solutions consistent with organizational objective
  • Lead, define and direct the troubleshooting and communication processes to meet Service Level Agreements for monitoring, escalation and reporting.
  • Monitors and provides 24-hour daily production support to assigned system(s) to identify production problems and resolves systems problems

Key Responsibilities:

The key responsibilities associated with this position include:

  • Responsible for the support of all Infoblox DDI infrastructure, including installation, configuration and deployment.
  • Configure, deploy and troubleshoot virtual appliances on multiple hosting platforms.
  • Provide second / third level incident support and problem management. Investigate, resolve and eliminate root cause for complex DDI problems.
  • Work with 3rd party vendors for infrastructure support and future planning.
  • Make updates to DNS records at multiple vendor portals.
  • Take ownership of service improvement projects (both technical and procedural).
  • Flexibility to work on a schedule that enables global collaboration.

The successful candidate will have excellent communication skills and good judgment.

Complexity:

  • Act as member of the team looking for and reacting to service technical issues.
  • Proactively communicate to all stakeholders any technical issues, operational implications and decisions so that clarity, understanding and sponsorship is maintained.
  • Proactively understand the company's IT infrastructure and architecture.
  • Required to work both at a technical level, with the networks, systems and applications, and at a business level, with key stakeholders, owners and processors of information
  • Focus on results. Ability to work independently and under pressure to meet tight deadlines
  • Collaborate effectively across boundaries within IT and the business
  • Operate in a highly matrixed environment
  • Establish strong working relationships and practices with clear accountability for delivery
  • Work effectively within and with teams (often virtual teams)

Specialised Knowledge:

The role will be influenced dependent on the candidate's background and development needs. Specific knowledge and skills include:

  • Practical experience with enterprise DDI device management.
  • Strong understanding of DDI and network protocols.
  • Strong understanding of Active Directory and dynamic DNS.
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Ability to ensure compliance of regional network infrastructure to global standards.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently and effectively under pressure to meet deadlines.
  • Professional, moral attitude that builds strong working relationships with team members and customers.
  • Ability to collaborate effectively across organizational boundaries.
  • Quick learner, self-starter, highly curious, out-of-the-box thinker.
  • Ability to mentor junior team members, share knowledge, and adapt quickly. (Sr. Role)

Randstad Business Support is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.


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