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Senior Network Engineer

Position Overview

We are looking for a highly motivated and results-oriented individual to join our EMEA network team.

The Senior Network Engineer will be instrumental in designing, deploying, and maintaining our Cisco-based network environment, integrating advanced technologies such as VXLAN/EVPN, F5 load balancers, Checkpoint firewalls, and Juniper Junos.

This role requires a comprehensive understanding of Cisco networking solutions along with a deep understanding of supplementary technologies to ensure the scalability, security, and optimal performance of our network infrastructure.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Cisco Networking Expertise: Demonstrate expert-level proficiency in Cisco networking technologies, including routers, switches, and Cisco Nexus platforms.
  • F5 Load Balancers: Configure, manage and optimize F5 load balancers to enhance application delivery and performance.Collaborate with application teams to implement load-balancing solutions tailored to specific application requirements.
  • Checkpoint Firewalls: Design, deploy, and manage Checkpoint firewall solutions to safeguard the organization’s network infrastructure.Implement and maintain firewall policies, rulesets, and access controls.
  • Troubleshooting and Technical Support: Provide expert-level support to resolve complex network issues and incidents.Collaborate with IT support teams to address user-reported network problems.Be part of an on-call rotation system.
  • Network Analysis and Reporting: Utilize network monitoring and analysis tools to generate reports on network performance and trends.Provide regular updates to management on the status of the network, including recommendations for improvements.
  • Documentation: Maintain comprehensive documentation of network configurations, processes, and procedures.Develop and update network diagrams to reflect the current state of the infrastructure.
  • Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, Information Technology, or a related field.
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience as a Network Engineer, with a focus on Cisco technologies.
  • Extensive expertise in Cisco VXLAN/EVPN, F5 load balancers, Checkpoint firewalls, and Juniper Junos.
  • Industry certifications such as CCNP, CCIE, or equivalent is highly desirable.
  • F5 certifications (e.g., F5-CTS, F5-CA, etc.) or Checkpoint certifications are a plus.
  • Excellent communication, leadership, and problem-solving skills.
  • Proven ability to work independently and collaboratively in a team environment.
  • Familiar with change management and ITIL processes.
  • Senior Network Engineer

    Descartes Systems Group
    Contract type: 
    Permanent, Full-time
    Network Engineer
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