Senior Network Engineer - FinTech - Multicast - F5 - £70k

Mackenzie Wayne Limited
London (Greater)
12 Nov 2017
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

This global organisation that specialises in providing solutions across multiple asset classes for position management, electronic trading, pricing, risk management and downstream processing to clients such as global financial institutions to niche financial specialists is looking for a Senior Network Engineer within Financial Technology (Fin-Tech) to work in the infrastructure team.

The Senior Network Engineer will work in the Service Operations team and will be expected to perform the following duties:

· Prepare high-level and low-level network designs in response to new business requirements

· Provide level 1-3 support for incidents and problem resolution

· Create, maintain and review operational and technical design documentation

· Draft technical requirements for third party delivery partners

· Conduct detailed analysis of network performance statistics using a variety of tools

· Assist with the development of network optimisation and capacity plans

· Contribute to the Infrastructure investment planning process

· Produce test plans and change controls for network changes

· Test, verify, debug and deploy servers and configurations according to standards

· Raise, technically verify and implement change control requests

· Update and audit change management database entries as needed

· Attend team and external meetings as needed

· Attend datacentres for physical work as needed

· Interact with other team members and other teams to progress projects and incidents

· Provide leadership to the rest of the team

The Senior Network Engineer Required Skills & Experience should include but are not limited to;

· Willingness to work irregular hours as required

· Proven third line support experience in a time-sensitive, customer-facing environment

· Proven network design and administration experience.

· Experience with reviewing network design documentation and able to use Microsoft Visio

· Experience of working with Cisco router platforms and an understanding of BGP, OSPF and IP multi cast (PIM-SM and IGMP)

· Experience working with Cisco switches (both IOS and NX-OS)

· Experience working with Juniper firewalls

· Experience working with F5 load balancers

· CCNP/CCIE or relevant experience

· Multi-Vendor firewall experience; Palo Alto, Checkpoint, Juniper, Cisco

· Familiarity with network monitoring + management tools ? PRTG, Nagios, Tufin

· Experience working with datacentres

· Hands on experience of operational support and implementations

· Excellent troubleshooting skills

· Excellent oral and written communication skills

· Experienced in the practical application of ITIL practices and processes, i.e. working in a change controlled and change management database (CMDB) environment

· Strong problem solving / troubleshooting skills; the ideal candidate will be able to talk at length about their approach to troubleshooting, and perhaps be experienced or qualified in a formal troubleshooting methodology like Kepner-Tregoe Problem Analysis.

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