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Jacobs Senior Network Engineer in London, United Kingdom

Your Impact:

Jacobs’ operations are supported by a team of exceptional IT professionals – providing daily support of Jacobs global data network architecture and communications service providers.

We now have an opportunity for a Senior Network Engineer to join the global IT team. This is a full-time permanent role where you can design your career, your way.

About the opportunity

As a Senior Network Engineer you are responsible for supporting the firm’s WAN, LAN, and Data Centre network infrastructure. The role will consist of 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.

This role can be home or office based but weekly travel to the Manchester Office/Data Centre is required. Approx. 1 day per week in Manchester. The successful individual must have UK Security Clearance or able to obtain, applicable for cleared projects.

What you will do

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

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

  • Principal Support for Cisco Nexus data centre networking environments in the UK

  • Principal Support for Secure Networking environments in the UK

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

  • Support tasks related to integrations and IT architecture initiatives

  • Physical datacentre support, rack, stack, cabling as required.

  • Support of Cisco DMVPN environment in the UK

  • Responsible for periodic support of network issues and participation in scheduled down times during off-hours and weekends as assigned by manager

Here’s What You’ll Need:

  • Extensive experience with Cisco IOS Routers and Switches, and Aruba / HPE networking gear in large WAN and LAN environments

  • Extensive experience with Cisco NX-OS and Nexus Switches (7K, 5K, 2K, 9K).

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

  • 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

Preferred additional experience :

  • Knowledge and support of Cisco wireless technologies

  • 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 welcome applications from candidates who are seeking flexible working and from those who may not meet all the listed requirements for a role.

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.