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Senior Network Engineer – Job Ref 988 is searching for an experienced Senior level Network Engineer to join us on a contract or permanent basis in Aberdeen. As a Senior Network Engineer you will have extensive experience supporting and designing LAN and WAN networks both on and offshore and have expertise in the migration of business services whilst maintaining business continuity. Previous experience of working in the upstream oil and gas industry is essential.

What you’ll do

  • Contribute to the architectural & design with regards to the operational reliability of cloud platforms, with a key focus on cloud networking
  • Take the charge in building and managing cloud networks; catering for scalable, self-healing, globally distributed cloud platforms
  • Aid in the design, build and run of Cloud Networking and Security services such as; edge and core firewalls, proxies and bastion hosts, direct network connections with public cloud providers, etc.
  • Proactively seek opportunities to drive efficiency, automation and cost reduction by automating manual and repetitive tasks
  • Develop features and codified networking artefacts for platform improvements leveraging automation and infrastructure and network policies as code
  • What to bring

  • Extensive experience working as a Network Engineer in large enterprise oil and gas setting within a global operations team
  • Deep expertise in at least one of the Cloud providers (AWS, Azure, Google)
  • Solid understanding of core network protocols and services (TCP/IP, DNS)
  • Ability to analyse network behaviour, performance and application issues using standard tools at a packet level
  • Experience in defining network topologies via infrastructure as code using tools such as Terraform and Ansible.
  • Experienced at installing and configuring network devices (switches, routers, firewalls, etc.)
  • Excellent communication and influencing skills.
  • Ability to analyse complex technical issues and provide options to overcome challenges.
  • Must be a self-starter with the ability and drive to own and deliver a project work package within minimum guidance and support
  • Good working knowledge of ITIL principles/ITIL certification
  • Hold CCNA, CCNP Network/Cloud certification
  • It would be nice if you also had:

  • AWS / Azure Design & Solution Architecture certifications and/or
  • AWS / Azure Infrastructure and Deployment certifications and/or
  • AWS / Azure Integration and Security certifications
  • Exposure to design-build-run of network underlays and overlays for cloud-native application stacks using Kubernetes and Docker
  • About us is a managed IT services provider focusing on infrastructure, operational and project requirements across the corporate enterprise market. Our global office presence extends from Aberdeen and London in the UK to Houston, Calgary and Dubai. We have a workforce of +500 staff and contractors worldwide and continually have opportunities in challenging and rewarding roles.

    We are committed to recognising and rewarding hard work and offer a competitive benefits package which includes but is not limited to private medical and dental insurance, group life assurance and training and development for all our staff.

    We can only consider candidates who are legally entitled to work in the UK at the time of application.

    Reference ID: 988

    Job Types: Full-time, Contract, Permanent


  • Company pension
  • Life insurance
  • Private dental insurance
  • Private medical insurance
  • Schedule:

  • 8 hour shift
  • Only candidates can apply for this job.

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