Network Engineer

  • Competitive
  • Singapore
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Schroder Investment Management (Singapore) Ltd
  • 12 Nov 18

As the Network Engineer at Schroders, you will be part of the Singapore GT Infrastructure team that is responsible for providing high quality support and project/change capability for all infrastructure components both in Singapore and across the Asia-Pacific region, as well as working closely with your global counterparts.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Daily support of LAN, WAN and firewall environments, including problem isolation and resolution, performances troubleshooting and monitoring, change management, incident management.
  • Maintain, upgrade and ensure security patching of all equipment under management.
  • Monitor and report network activity trends
  • Maintain network documentations.
  • Implement and support Cisco switches/routers, firewall and other security appliances.
  • Maintain inventory of all equipment under management.
  • Ensure proper network hardware and software refreshes.
  • Project related work, as required.
  • Be part of the technical level support and escalation of network related issues during and outside business hours.
  • Operate in a global team to support the global networks estate
  • Engage with the wider Schroders support teams in the management and resolution of major incidents and problems.
  • Troubleshoot, perform root cause analysis.


To be successful in this role, you should possess the following requisites:

  • Degree graduate with at least 5 years of network experience preferably in a financial services or similar regulated industry.
  • Ability to act both independently and within a team, in a fast-changing mission-critical environment.
  • Ability to create high quality documentation.
  • Experienced supporting large and complex networking environments
  • Experience of working with managed service providers and outsourcers.
  • Hand-on experience with the following:

                - Routing & switching (e.g. BGP, OSPF and EIGRP, VTP, STP, VPC and OTV)
                - Firewalls (e.g. Palo Alto, Checkpoint, Fortinet)
                - Network appliances like Bluecoat proxies and Citrix Netscaler.

  • Knowledge in voice is preferred e.g. Microsoft Lync.
  • Knowledge in Video conferencing solutions preferred e.g. Polycom DMA/RMX, CMS.
  • Ability to work in a mission-critical environment.
  • Knowledgeable in multiple system platforms and technology disciplines
  • Demonstrate strong technical skills, problem solving, and the ability to learn and work quickly
  • Ability to provide creative solutions to problems, demonstrating proactive approach through use of technology.
  • Certification in CCIE/CCNP/CCVP/CCDP is an advantage
  • Strong interpersonal and communications skills is essential
  • Positive attitude capable of remaining positive when under pressure
  • Someone who can operate in a fast changing environment and take ownership of their work.
  • Someone who will challenge the status quo and improve the overall user experience.
  • Strong organisational and time management skills.
  • The ability to work as part of a team across time zones and to share information with the wider team.
  • An inquisitive thinker, with attention to detail.