Senior Network Engineer
Senior Network Engineer/ Full-time (Permanent)
We are looking for a strong Senior Network Engineer. They will work within the network team that has at its heart the challenge of implementing, operating and governing our office and facilities networks and cloud connectivity. Delivering effective and secure networks to support our upstream production sites, data, business applications and business users. You will be involved from infancy to execution, playing a pivotal part in digital modernization across the business and growth through acquisition.
You will have skills and expertise in cloud connectivity (Azure), SASE, SD-LAN/SDWAN, Microwave & Satellite connectivity and core network protocols to deliver, run and maintain the underpinning network connectivity required by our systems and business users on a day to day basis.
Manage and maintain Savannah's hybrid network; supporting end users, business applications and contribute to the design and maintenance of our Operational Technology infrastructure.
Establish, monitor and maintain automated processes that aid in handling of network device configuration and maintenance across the network
Drive and support security activities in establishment of network based controls
Ensure all networks meet required standards
Work with End User, Infrastructure and Business systems support teams to proactivity operate a secure environment and ensure support escalations are worked on as a squad where required to effect rapid resolution
SKILLS & EXPERIENCE
Strong hybrid network skills with in-depth understanding of communication protocols (mainly TCP/IP) and routing protocols (eg BGP, OSPF, ASN Networks)
Strong Cisco (SD-LAN, SD-WAN, SASE, Meraki Routers & Switches, Routing, NAC with ISE) CCNP, CCIE (Enterprise and Security)
Voice Over IP (Cisco Call Manager, Teams)
zScaler ZIA & ZPA
Solid understanding and experience dealing with fibre and microwave networks
Firewall system and policy Management (eg Cisco, Fortinet, Watchguard, Azure, CheckPoint)
Network Diagnostic, Configuration and Device management platforms (solarwinds, , ptrg etc)
Understands Infrastructure as Code & automation (python, ansible)
Take a lead role in coordinating the diagnosis and resolution of major issues
Report technical solutions to senior management in a clear and concise manner
Must follow and promote team standards including documentation.
Understand and operate change management
Work within Agile methods to deliver
Very strong, Excel, PowerPoint and VisioStrong Excel, Visio & PowerPoint
Exposure to Operational Technology networks (Scada, PLC Network interfaces etc)
Exposure to DevOps practices and automation tooling in a network environment
Experience with Satellite based network connectivity and vendors
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