Network Engineer

Location
London
Salary
£35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted
18 Feb 2019
Closes
18 Mar 2019
Ref
00092220
Contact
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Function
IT
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
This company is looking for an experienced, hands-on networking engineer to support global network engineering and operations for the world's 2nd largest CDN.

This is not Corporate IT! You will be supporting revenue-generating services, not staff.

As a network engineer, you will cooperatively support their 160+ POP network with dozens of ISPs across the globe, including, but not limited to, POP build out &redesign, BGP optimization, ISP coordination, &daily operations.

Successful candidates will have demonstrated BGP network management experience for a large, geographically-distributed network, a strong understanding of network operational standards &best practices, hands-on troubleshooting skills, excellent written/verbal communication skills, experience working with other teams (especially service operations and engineering), &the desire to employ those skills in a fast-paced, dynamic, 24x7x365, mission-critical environment.

RESPONSIBILITIES

Network Operations
- Support BGP & IGP network operations, including device, network, &traffic troubleshooting &administration
- Support day-to-day service operations in EMEA, Americas &globally
- Co-work with network &other operational teams in other regions (US, China, Japan, Korea)
- Work with ISPs and IDCs to build/operate/optimize our network efficiently

Planning &Project Management
- Support network improvement project implementation
- Build POPs &support new product launches
- Support creation &improvement of global standards, policies, &procedures for reliable operations

REQUIREMENTS

Required
- BS or equivalent in a technical discipline
- 4+ years' experience designing &administering a large-scale, highly-distributed service network for 24x7 production, preferably for revenue generation ¬ enterprise support
- 2+ years' hands-on experience configuring, maintaining, &troubleshooting a BGP network with 5-10 POPs/locations
- Strong knowledge of Internet protocols (TCP/IP, VPN) & Ethernet troubleshooting tools and methods (Wireshark, tcpdump, etc.)
- Demonstrated expertise with layer 3 routing (e.g., OSPF) & layer 2 switching (VLAN, spanning tree)
- Working knowledge of enterprise networking tools (Splunk, Thousand Eyes) &processes (change management, incident management) in a cloud services environment
- A detail-oriented, process-focused, &inquisitive nature
- High-bandwidth, self-motivated self-starter who works well with minimal supervision
- Strong communication skills (verbal/ written) &teamwork skills
- Willingness to travel as needed (<10% travel expected)

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