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Infrastructure Networking Engineer



Japan    Network    Permanent   

Job description

A top-level global network engineering subject matter expert in one or more highly specialized areas of network architecture, design, optimization, and support systems (LAN/WAN, remote access, and data center communications) across the enterprise. Architects, plans, designs, engineers, deploys and provides Tier 3 support for the Enterprise: • Network infrastructure across the multiple business functions and locations • Network security infrastructure (firewalls, VPN) • Remote access methods including IPSEC and SSL VPN • Data Center Engineering including all IDFs and cabling infrastructure

Job responsibilities

•       Provides network engineering team leadership in areas of expertise.

•       Together with global team researches on latest technologies and best practices in specific areas to develop designs including security, availability and performance

•       Performs advanced tests and documents best practices, including plans upgrade and path deployments

•       Function tests new solutions and tool releases and fixes, including compatibility testing and documentation of steps and issues.

•       Plans and executes broad resolutions to recurring problems and regulatory changes

•       Resolves complex problems (Tier 3 support) utilizing structured troubleshooting tools and techniques after escalation on within technical area of responsibilities

•       Interfaces with vendors (Cisco, Palo Alto, etc.) on complex systems problems.

•       Interfaces directly with vendors, operations staff, peers, application developers and management, as needed.

•       Handles complex communication with technical and business partners

•       Represents team on major collaborative efforts for key IT and company initiatives.

•       Creates high level and detailed analyses, project plans, and other related documentation and procedures.

•       Proactively identifies technical and procedural areas of concern to avoid gaps and problems.

•       Serves as a project lead or project representative on a single phase or on multiple phases of one or more projects.

•       Prepare network proposals with financial impact on hardware, software, and FTEs.

•       Partners with application development, operations and customers to identify needs, opportunities and solutions, for example using advanced features

•       Acts as a point of contact for global teams to ensure local and global best practice align

•       Establishes and updates local standards and best practice within own technical area

•       Partners with engineering, operations and security teams to modernize policies, rules and processes

•       Train, mentor, and provide technical guidance to junior associates on network topics.

•       Manages inbound requests to the team within technical area

Job requirements

TYPICAL EXPERIENCE AND KEY COMPETENCIES

•       Bachelor's degree in IT related discipline (or equivalent work experience) required.

•       4-8 years’ experience in all phases of network design, installation, and maintenance in voice/data telecommunications network technology.

•       A broad general knowledge of network operations, network security, storage network designs.

•       Extensive technical knowledge of voice/data network hardware and software, infrastructure and design, topologies and protocols.

•       Has the motivation and ability to carry out complex problem-solving to resolution.

•       Pays attention to details and ensures accuracy and high quality.

•       Communicates effectively within the engineering team and with other technical and business teams

•       Excellent written and oral communication skills in English and Japanese.

•       Excellent interpersonal and presentation skills with the ability to effectively convey concepts to business and technology peers as well as senior management.

•       Highly motivated to learn new technologies and evaluate its application in the company 

•       Clean, well-organized and able to work independently with minimal direction.

•       Ability to work simultaneously on multiple large, complex projects in a team setting as a facilitator and team member.

•       Able to configure Cisco, Palo Alto, Juniper, and other network devices at all levels.

•       Hold an active network related certification such as:

o   Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) Data Center

o   Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP) Routing and Switching

o   Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert (CCIE) Routing and Switching

o   Palo Alto Networks - Accredited Configuration Engineer (ACE)

o   Palo Alto Networks Certified Network Security Administrator (PCNSA)

Palo Alto Networks Certified Network Security Engineer (PCNSE

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