Network Operations Engineer

  • Negotiable
  • London, England, United Kingdom London England GB
  • Contract, Full time
  • Nomura
  • 22 May 18 2018-05-22

Looking for a well versed Network Engineer to fill a position which consists primarily of operational support responsibilities but also includes upgrade programs and project implementation tasks as required. The role will provide hands on opportunities with both networking and network management technologies as well as drive the integration with various Service Management tooling.

Knowledge of various networking technologies commonly deployed within the Investment bank environment including Cisco Nexus 7000, 5000 and 2000 series hardware.

  • Ability to demonstrate effective troubleshooting skills within the network arena providing second line support as required.
  • Ability to self-manage and work as a team player
  • Drive network troubleshooting activities and respective incident management administration tasks
  • Ability to communicate effectively to business and technical stakeholders within the business for operational, project and deployment activities as well as have an appreciation of the risk associated with supporting a high profile network environment.

Skills and qualifications required

Candidate must have strong technical skills combined with the ability to work within a global team, must be a team player and have excellent communication skills. Must be self-motivated; be able to drive projects to meet agreed timescales whilst working with minimal supervision.

    • Cisco Certified Network Professional (or equivalent knowledge)
    • Strong network operations (2nd/3rd line complex troubleshooting) and deployment (project) background for an enterprise/financial environment.
    • Good knowledge and exposure to core networking technologies including routing, switching, multicast, network security and network management on a Cisco IOS/NX-OS infrastructure
    • Good knowledge of Cisco LAN architectures including working with Cisco Nexus platforms
    • Knowledge of WAN architectures, (MPLS/VPLS, EoSDH & ISDN).
    • Extensive knowledge of network routing protocols such as OSPF & BGP and their deployment within a virtualise environment
    • An understanding of Network Security and Juniper/Junos competence for Firewall administration
    • Exp in configuring and managing Bluecoat proxy platforms
    • F5 LTM/GTM configuration & troubleshooting
    • Background of working with Wireless technologies including controllers and Access Points
    • Good working knowledge of Corvil deployments and dashboard configurations
    • Experience of using protocol analysers & decoding skills (Wireshark interpretation)
    • Competent in using network monitoring tools and techniques (SevOne, Corvil, NetScout, SMARTS)
    • Good understanding of ITIL principles including Change Management best practices
    • Investment Banking/Financial Services desirable

  • A knowledge of the key Market Data Services (Bloomberg, Reuters etc.) that are critical to the business and their methods of delivery.
  • Understanding of Exchange service delivery
  • Project management (design and implementation) of network projects
  • Cisco IPT including protocols such as MGCP, SIP, H.323 and other voice protocols with ability to perform analysis and reporting an advantage
  • Good competency of Unix and Windows OS
  • Ability to demonstrate PERL & Python scripting techniques