Job Vacancy - Network Engineer

Network Engineer

As a network engineer, you'll have responsibility for setting up, developing and maintaining network infrastructure within for the clients. You will also involve in designing and carry out proof of concept, field testing, integration and other activities to support clients activities.

Your aim is to ensure the integrity of high availability network infrastructure to provide maximum performance for the clients.

You may work internally as part of an organisation's IT support team, or externally as part of an outsourced IT networking consultancy firm working with a number of clients.

Networks can include:

  • Physical (campus, data center, WAN, WIFI) & software defined

  • Network services and management (QoS, load balancing, NMS)

  • Security such as firewall, IPS, VPN, Access Control and etc

  • Voice & communication

 

Responsibilities

As a network engineer, your responsibility include:

  • establish the networking environment by designing system configuration, directing system installation and defining, documenting and enforcing system standards

  • design and implement new solutions and improve resilience of the current environment

  • maximise network performance by monitoring performance, troubleshooting network problems and outages, scheduling upgrades and collaborating with network architects on network optimisation

  • undertake data network fault investigations in local and wide area environments using information from multiple sources

  • secure network systems by establishing and enforcing policies, and defining and monitoring access

  • support and administer firewall environments in line with IT security policy

  • report network operational status by gathering and prioritising information and managing projects

  • upgrade data network equipment to the latest stable firmware releases

  • configure routing and switching equipment, hosted IP voice services and firewalls

  • provide remote support to on-site engineers and end users/customers during installation

  • provide remote troubleshooting and fault finding if issues occur upon initial installation

  • undertake capacity management and audit of IP addressing and hosted devices within data centres

  • liaise with project management teams, third-line engineers and service desk engineers on a regular basis

  • speak to customers via email and phone for initial requirement capture.

 

Working hours

  • You'll typically work a standard week. However, you may be on call outside office hours, at weekends or in the evenings, public holiday and need to be flexible in case of major technical problems or performing network migration.

Job requirements

  • an up-to-date knowledge and understanding of your employer's business and industry needs, as well as the technical demands

  • to recognise the importance of customer focus and/or of serving the needs of the end user

  • excellent communication skills, particularly the ability to communicate with staff who aren't technically trained

  • the skill to take on a variety of tasks and pay attention to detail

  • analytical and problem-solving ability

  • teamwork skills and the ability to feel comfortable working with different teams, clients and groups of staff across an organisation

  • organisational skills and the ability to prioritise your workload.

  • Minimum professional certification as below:

    • HCIA (Huawei), ACSA (Aruba) or equivalents

    • 2 – 3 years working experiences