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Senior Network Engineer

  • Job reference: GN0000266
  • Sector: Information Communications
  • Location: Bangalore

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The Network Operation Centre is a part of Atkins IS global network operations focusing on Network, Security and Unified Communications. 
 
·     It strives to achieve maximum possible service availability, response time and performance. 
·      It provides network monitoring and support services for our global engineering and technical teams.
 
These results in a highly diverse range of duties for the L3 Network Engineer who is expected to have CCIE/CCNP certifications and can demonstrate 10+ years of progressive experience in large enterprise and involved predominantly in routing and switching.  This is 24/7 shift role and will involve working US or APAC hours.


 
Job Details
 
Responsibilities
·        Respond quickly and effectively to network issues and outages.
·        Plan, design, build and install new network capabilities based on internal requirements. 
·        Perform system maintenance and upgrade tasks. Automation of maintenance, upgrade through scripting
·        Use/Configure network monitoring tools proactively to address capacity, performance and availability issues before service degradation occurs.
·        Maintenance of technical documentations, network diagrams, processes and procedures used throughout normal operations.
·        Participate in troubleshooting and escalation processes.
·        Provide technical leadership to junior team members.
·        Participate in 24 x 7 call-out rota as required.
 
Desired Qualifications, Experience & Skills
  • BE/B Tech/ Diploma from a reputed institute.  CCIE or CCNP in Routing and Switching with 6 to 7 years of progressive experience in an enterprise environment.
  • Good understanding of the OSI model.  Extensive experience in routing using BGP and OSPF on various types of connectivity – both local and international.  Experience with IPV6 is preferred.   Extensive experience in switching using Nexus, 6500/4500/3850 and in implementing VPC, VSS. Experience in implementing redundancy and high availability at different layers.
  • Good understanding of configuring Solarwinds, Netflow
  • KPI Management
  • Experience in Riverbed Steelhead. SteelConnect would be advantageous
  • AeroHive Wifi configuration and troubleshooting
  • Automation, Scripting
  • Monitoring, Reporting and Capacity Analysis using Solarwinds, Netflow
  • Experience in deployment and operations of enterprise Wifi using Aerohive and implementation of 802.1x, EAP-TLS, PEAP-MSCHAP-V2 authentications. 
  • Familiar with Cisco ACS 5.4 or later in distributed deployment design and creating authentication using RADIUS, TACACS for various wired and wireless services.
  • Familiarity with ITIL, Service Now or Remedy.  Experience with monitoring platforms preferably Solarwinds.
  • Proficiency in HP networking products
  • English at a near-native level required.  Good communicator with aptitude for dealing with people.  Work well in a busy team, being quick to learn and able to deal with a wide range of issues as well as share information.
  • Strong analytical skills and able to collate and interpret data from various sources.  Collaborate closely with the team.
  • Ability to assess and prioritise faults and respond or escalate accordingly.
  • Willingness to work in 24/7 shift environment.
  • Must be able to get to Atkins Bangalore office within 1 ½ hours outside of normal office hours.

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