Jacobs Senior Network Engineer in Manchester, United Kingdom
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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, based in Manchester or Warrington (UK). 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.
Primary duties are focused within Manchester and Warrington however additional limited travel in the UK will be required. The successful individual must have UK Security Clearance , 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
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
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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.
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