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Senior Network Engineer
Senior Network Engineer
  Full-Time @ Industrial Light & Magic

London, England, United Kingdom

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The Senior Network Engineer team is responsible for the installation, maintenance, support and performance of all network systems including switches, routers, firewalls, load balancers, vpn’s, etc, and all related equipment and services, throughout the Lucasfilm and ILM facilities; domestic and international. 

As well as drawing on traditional IT techniques, the team takes advantage of modern DevOps approaches to ensure the availability of services that provide the core foundation of IT that are essential for the smooth operation of our multi-site, award winning film production and visual effects companies.

We have a position available to join our rapidly expanding London studio and facility. 

We are looking for an engineer with heavyweight networking expertise who is particularly  comfortable working in a corporate global organisation across three timezones and is adapt at dealing with senior stakeholders both technical and non technical. 

Some of the skills and competencies required are listed below;

Required Technical Skills:?
Network switching and routing (Brocade, in particular), firewalls (Palo Alto, in particular), load balancers, VPN appliances.
Knowledge of carrier technologies such as DWDM, BGP, IPv6 experience as well as the ability to work well with network providers for installation and troubleshooting.
Analytical and detail oriented.
Deep knowledge of networking technologies including: OSPF, BGP, VRF, MPLS, DWDM/CWDM, VxLAN, IPSEC, sFlow, Spanning-tree configurations and troubleshooting.
Have knowledge of IP and be able to troubleshoot various issues using packet sniffers.
Thorough understanding of system performance issues and tuning
Deep understanding of IT security concepts, procedures and implementations.
Proven experience designing, building, automating and running large-scale technical infrastructures in a multi-site, multi-platform environment.
Proven experience in mentoring peers to increase the technical skills and abilities of the team.
Excellent and thorough documentation skills.
Experience with cloud platforms such as Amazon Web Services and Google Cloud Platform.
Experience creating distributed, scalable systems that are fault tolerant and reliable.

Preferred Skills / Competencies:
Knowledge of ITIL framework concepts.
Experience in systems automation and config management eg. CFEngine, Ansible, Python, etc
Understanding of storage clusters, fiber channel, NAS and associated storage technologies.
Understanding of server and client operating systems across Linux, Mac and Windows.
Understanding of monitoring systems such as PRTG, Zabbix, InMon, etc 

Education & Experience:
Bachelor’s degree in Computing Science, or equivalent professional experience.
Demonstrable experience as a senior professional IT Network Engineer, preferably in the visual effects or computer animation industries (or similar), building and supporting networking technologies in a multi-platform high performance production environment.

This job posting was last updated on June 19, 2018