Network Cloud Engineer


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Enterprise Network Cloud Engineer Contract

Our global enterprise scale customer is looking for a talented Network Cloud Engineer to join their Enterprise Networking Team. This challenging role requires extensive knowledge of current and legacy networking technologies, cloud networking solutions, efficient and effective troubleshooting skills, performance analysis proficiency, and the ability to demonstrate operational excellency. You will work alongside various teams including Cloud Architects, DevOps, Information Security, and Service Delivery to engineer highly available, secure, cost effective, performance focused network solutions using automation where appropriate.

There will be frequent opportunities to demonstrate and further develop leadership and technical capabilities.

Here are 5 principles they stand by:
-Following industry best practices as part of what we do best
-Asking and answering question to invoke critical thinking
-Architecture and Design approach to project implementation
-Strong customer focus

-Engineer communication solutions bases on industry best practices and standards that will allow for successful implementation and operation of approved cloud and on-prem network architectures

-Participate in architectural related research and analysis to identify and understand the needs of Spencer Stuart’s global on-prem and cloud networks

-Participate in short and long-term strategic planning exercises to ensure network architectures, capacity, and funding meet existing and future on-prem and cloud connectivity needs

-Conduct research and make recommendations on products, services, protocols, and standards in support of network technology procurement and development efforts

-Assist with the development of network focused strategies in collaboration with team peers and technical leadership

-Develop, document, make recommendations, and communicate plans for investing in network technologies, including analysis of cost reduction opportunities

-Provide engineering and technical guidance for networking solutions, product plans, and roadmaps to various cross-functional teams

-Take ownership and solution operational related support on-demand

-Create and maintain documentation related to network architecture, device configuration, implementation processes, and service connectivity

-20% of time and effort will be spent architecting network solutions, research and development for cloud infrastructure and on-prem implementation, 50% of time will be focused on engineering related efforts, and 30% will be spent on Operational activities, support, and monitoring

Required Qualifications:
-5+ years of experience in Information Technology comprised of Enterprise level Network Engineering

-5+ years with Monitoring and Alerting, Troubleshooting, Root Cause Analysis and Operational Process development and control

-5+ years of solid experience working with internetworking routing protocols and technologies with ability to engineer globally scaled solutions using BGP, EIGRP, OSPF, DMVPN, MPLS, NHRP, HSRP, SD-WAN, IPv6, Layer 2 protocols, other

-5+ years experience in network performance analysis, pcap analysis, troubleshooting complex routing architectures, connectivity failures, and application performance

-2+ of implementation and management across Cloud, Hybrid and On-prem infrastructure

-2+ years hands-on network architecting and engineering in the AWS ecosystem to include complex, global solutions. AWS Virtual Private Networks using, Direct Connect and Direct Connect Gateway, Transit Gateway, Gateway Load Balancer and Privatelink

-4+ years of DNS architecting and infrastructure deployment on a global scale across various platforms including R53 and Active Directory.

-2+ years of cloud Infrastructure as Code, deploying using AWS Cloud Formation, Terraform, orchestration and other DevOps practices

-2+ years source code management solutions such as AWS CodeCommit and Git

-Understanding of legacy data centers, planning needs, service provider relationship management, geographical redundancy

-Successful track record of engineering solutions for high availability, 24/7/365 network infrastructures

-Effective oral and written communication skills

Preferred Qualifications/Experience:
-AWS Market place products including Cisco Cloud Service Routers, and Cloud Next Generation Firewalls

-Experience with Palo Alto products, NGFW, Global Protect, Cloud NGFW, PAN-OS

-Experience in Git, DevOps, IaC, and agile frameworks and philosophies

-General knowledge of VMWare environments, storage technologies, Windows and Linux operating systems

-Industry Certifications: CCNP, AWS Network Specialty and/or Solution Architect certification, Palo Alto Certified Network Administrator/Engineer

You must be eligable to live and work in Ireland and hold EU citizenship or a Stamp 4 visa to undertaker this initial 6 month contract.