As the Networks Technical Lead you will be involved in solution design, strategic network development and be acting as an escalation point for network incidents across several data Centers. You will also be expected to play a key part in projects delivery and training junior members of the team.
We are looking for an experienced and hands on Network Lead, with the ability to think outside of the box to provide industry best practice solutions while also being able to realize unique customer requirements in a dynamic and multi-cultural environment.
Key responsibilities and accountabilities
• High Level Network Planning, Design and Implementation:
o Maintain corporate and production LAN/WAN infrastructure, predominantly based on Cisco technologies.
o Design and deploy new network projects and solutions.
o On call and out of hours work as necessary to maintain the availability and accessibility of the infrastructure.
• LAN/WAN/Security Configuration and Administration
o Core Switch and Core Router setup and administration
o Firewall Configuration and Administration
o Load-Balancer Configuration and Administration
o Design and Maintenance of Site to Site VPNs and GRE tunneling.
o BGP setup and monitoring.
• Mentorship of junior team members.
Required Knowledge & Skills; (Minimum of 6 years’ experience)
o Design and implementation of network systems based on Cisco technologies, including Catalyst and Nexus switching.
o Network load balancing design and configuration using A10 and F5 products.
o Design and configuration of network security systems based on Cisco ASA (V9.x CLI) series firewalls.
o BGP/WAN and MPLS routing experience utilizing Cisco ASR series routers.
o Experience with DDOS mitigation providers and design of BGP diversion.
o Design and setup of networking in a highly virtualized environment, based on VMWare and utilizing NSX technologies.
o Previous experience with supporting blade technologies like Cisco UCS and HP BL series from a network perspective.
o Full CCNP Routing & Switching Certification or similar level and experience
o Fluent in English
Desirable Knowledge & Skills;
o Administration of Workplace Mobility systems and corporate VPN infrastructure.
o Automation of standard networking tasks.
o F5 APM and GSLB experience.
o Troubleshooting VOIP implementations and call quality, especially on Avaya.
o Experience implementing QOS services and policies.
o Experience with Private VLAN setup.
o Familiarity with DR/BCP concepts.