Senior Network Engineer

Senior Network Engineer

Axway

Puteaux, France

Overview

The position is reporting to the Global Network Manager, part of the IT Infrastructure team.

The IT Infrastructure team is responsible for the design, deployment and operation of the IT services for Axway worldwide. This does include the (W)LAN, WAN, telephony, conferencing and collaboration tools (email, IM, etc.), laptops/desktop/smartphones and corresponding software & supporting services, core IT services (DNS, DHCP, authentication), lab servers, business applications hosting (including cloud services, on-premise servers an operating systems, databases, application servers and middleware).

The team also handles the global procurement of IT services, equipment and software.

Responsibilities

The Senior Network Engineer will integrate a team of 7 network specialists (already including several Senior Network Engineers). He is in direct contact with the different members of the IT Infrastructure team.

His responsibilities include, but are not limited to

  • Maintain in working state the overall Network architecture
  • Is an escalation point within the team for medium/high level issues, assist in troubleshooting these. Mentor junior team members and assist them in handling lower level issues
  • Act as a project leader on identified subjects. As a result, for these projects, he will take actively part of the:
    • solution definition and proposal
    • validation tests
    • documentation writing
    • implementation plans
    • vendor and contractor relationship
  • Be a global subject matter expert in Network security (Firewalls, VPN/remote access)
  • Provide guidance and expertise on the subjects he oversees, maintain awareness on Network related technologies and practices
  • Some short travels to other locations will be required.

Qualifications

Qualifications, experience

  • 10 to 15 years of experience in an IT role
  • 10 years of experience within a Network Engineer role, with at least 5 in a Senior Network Security Engineer position
  • Strong knowledge in security domains are mandatory (CheckPoint R80 is a plus)
  • Broad Technical knowledge of Information Technology systems:
  • Firewall/UTM (Checkpoint/Fortinet)
  • Ipsec VPN
  • WAN (VPLS, MPLS, DMVPN) (Cisco)
  • Routing protocols: OSPF, BGP
  • WLAN (Fortinet)
  • QoS
  • DNS/DHCP (Infoblox)
  • LAN SDN and especially ACI (Cisco), F5 load balancing experiences and Windows/Linux administration skills are a plus
  • Successfully manage time and technical responsibilities, set accurate expectations and meet deliverable deadlines while working in a team environment
  • Experience working in a diverse global environment with the ability to be flexible where business drivers dictate

Key skills

  • A high sense of responsibility and availability
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills. Ability to adjust communication style/content to interact with IT and internal users
  • Strong teamworking skills (including remote)
  • Strong interpersonal, analytical, problem-solving, project management, prioritization, organizational skills and attention to detail

Education

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, related field or equivalent industry work experience. Master's preferred

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