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Jacobs Senior Network Engineer in Bristol, United Kingdom

Your Impact:

About the opportunity:

Senior Network Engineer responsible for supporting the firm’s WAN, LAN, and Data Center network infrastructure. These needs include the day to day support and repair, as well as input on design and new implementations of network technologies, equipment, and telecommunications services. Working with a team of data networking peers, this position will implement new WAN and LAN solutions and provide daily support of Jacobs global data network architecture and communications service providers.

  • Administration, support, and documentation of data and data center networks consisting of Aruba, Cisco, HPE, Palo Alto and other networking vendor products and technologies.

  • Support and manage global MPLS, VPN, and wireless networks

  • Responsible for resolving and closing networking and telecommunications related trouble tickets

  • Support task related to integrations and IT architecture initiatives

  • Experience working within and leading project teams

  • Engineer will be responsible for periodic support of network issues and participation in scheduled down times during off-hours and weekends, both remotely and onsite as assigned by manager

Here’s What You’ll Need:

Required experience:

  • Experience with Cisco IOS Routers and Switches, and Aruba / HPE networking gear in large WAN and LAN environments - 10+ years

  • Experience configuring and troubleshooting routing protocols, including BGP, OSPF, and EIGRP 5+ years

  • Experience with creating, maintaining, and troubleshooting IPSec based VPN networks on Palo Alto firewall equipment.

  • Experience with deploying and troubleshooting QoS in a large WAN environment

  • Experience with Spanning Tree, VLANs, and ACLs

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, especially when communicating with internal customers

  • Strong analytical skills

  • Proficient in handling multiple responsibilities and tasks simultaneously

  • Demonstrated ability to work in a dynamic, fast paced and demanding environment

  • Fast learner - able to grasp concepts from on-the-job training

  • Teamwork and internal customer skills

  • Primary duties focused within Manchester and Warrington with additional travel likely in the UK and Europe

Preferred additional experience:

  • UK National with UK Security Clearance for secure network projects strongly desired

  • Knowledge and support of Cisco wireless technologies

  • Knowledge and support of Cisco NX OS

  • Knowledge of SIP and VoIP in a converged voice/data network

  • Experience with use of Microsoft SharePoint, Visio, Word, and Excel for document and data management

  • Knowledge of SolarWinds Orion monitoring and configuration applications

  • Data network cabling knowledge

Why Jacobs?

We clear the way for inventive thinking so you have the support, means and space to deliver the boldest solutions for the extraordinary and every day. Jacobs. A world where you can.

Our Culture:

We’re invested in you and your success. Our values stand on a foundation of safety, integrity, inclusion and diversity. We put people at the heart of our business and we truly believe that by supporting one another through our culture of caring, we all succeed. We value positive mental health and a sense of belonging for all employees.

We aim to make inclusion and diversity core attributes of our identity, embedded in all our employment and business practices in all locations. We know that if we are inclusive, we’re more connected, and if we are diverse, we’re more creative.

Jacobs partners with VERCIDA to help us attract and retain diverse talent. For greater online accessibility please visit www.vercida.co.uk to view and access our roles.

As a Disability Confident employer, we will interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for a vacancy. We encourage applications from candidates looking for flexible working or reduced hours’ contracts. Please also bear in mind that you do not need to meet 100% of the Essential Criteria to be considered for a position with Jacobs.

If you have any queries regarding the application process, please contact the team here (https://www.jacobs.com/contact/careers2) .

Successful candidates will be asked to complete a Baseline Personnel Security Standard Pre-Employment check and will be required to undergo various checks including: Identity, Right to Work; Employment/Education History and Criminal Record. If you are unable to meet this and any associated criteria, then your employment may be delayed or rejected.

At Jacobs, we’re challenging today to reinvent tomorrow by solving the world’s most critical problems for thriving cities, resilient environments, mission-critical outcomes, operational advancement, scientific discovery and cutting-edge manufacturing, turning abstract ideas into realities that transform the world for good. With $13 billion in revenue and a talent force of more than 55,000, Jacobs provides a full spectrum of professional services including consulting, technical, scientific and project delivery for the government and private sector.

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