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Specialist/Principal Network Services Engineer

Reference
1717571
Contract Type
Permanent
Sector
Education, Media & Communications
Location
Boston, MA, 02133, USA
Expiry Date
27/02/2018
Specialist/Principal Network Services Engineer Description At Pearson, we’re committed to a world that’s always learning and to our talented team who makes it all possible. From bringing lectures vividly to life to turning textbooks...

Job Description

Specialist/Principal Network Services Engineer

Description

At Pearson, we’re committed to a world that’s always learning and to our talented team who makes it all possible. From bringing lectures vividly to life to turning textbooks into laptop lessons, we are always re-examining the way people learn best, whether it’s one child in our own backyard or an education community across the globe. We are bold thinkers and standout innovators who motivate each other to explore new frontiers in an environment that supports and inspires us to always be better. By pushing the boundaries of technology — and each other to surpass these boundaries — we create seeds of learning that become the catalyst for the world’s innovations, personal and global, large and small.

Responsibilities:

Daily duty supervision of network engineering staff

Ensure project deliverables are on task, on time, and within budget

Install and configure data network environments including: branches, data centers, private cloud, 3rd party connectivity and public cloud

Monitor incident & problem queues, assign tickets to engineers according to available skills.

Install, configure, and support Cisco LAN, WAN & Wireless infrastructure.

Install, configure, and support F5 load balancers (LTM/GTM).

DNS troubleshooting and configuration.

Monitor network to ensure network availability to pre-agreed Service Levels and perform necessary maintenance to support network availability

Perform Move, Additions, Deletion and Changes as necessary in accordance with departmental change policy.

Take appropriate steps to resolve Service Issues as and when they occur under the guidance of the Senior Network Engineer.

Raise and execute Change Records in accordance with departmental change policy

Perform all hands-on tasks associated with supporting a Network Environment

Participation in the On-Call Global support rot or work on shift basis to support all regions.

Engage with vendors to report outages and incidents.

Qualifications:

CCNP Route/Switch minimum

Cisco Wireless certification(s) preferred

Bachelor's degree in applicable field required

7 years experience in enterprise data networking, both in a build and support environment

Extensive, hands-on knowledge of the following platforms: Cisco route/switch and Cisco Wireless

Expert understanding of TCP/IP, BGP, OSPF, EIGRP, DNS, DHCP, IPSEC, GRE, VPN

Expert understanding of Akamai or other large content deliver networks

Experience with F5 LTM and GTM

Experience with Infoblox

Experience with Checkpoint and Fortinet security appliances

Experience with web development, content caching and complex Internet routing

Tools & Softwares:

ServiceNow Management tool.

Solarwinds monitoring tool.

SecureCRT

Cisco IOS

BIGIQ

Infoblox

Fluke

Qualifications

Qualifications:

CCNP Route/Switch minimum

Cisco Wireless certification(s) preferred

Bachelor's degree in applicable field required

7 years experience in enterprise data networking, both in a build and support environment

Extensive, hands-on knowledge of the following platforms: Cisco route/switch and Cisco Wireless

Expert understanding of TCP/IP, BGP, OSPF, EIGRP, DNS, DHCP, IPSEC, GRE, VPN

Expert understanding of Akamai or other large content deliver networks

Experience with F5 LTM and GTM

Experience with Infoblox

Experience with Checkpoint and Fortinet security appliances

Experience with web development, content caching and complex Internet routing

Tools & Softwares:

ServiceNow Management tool.

Solarwinds monitoring tool.

SecureCRT

Cisco IOS

BIGIQ

Infoblox

Fluke

Pearson is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and a member of E-Verify. All qualified applicants, including minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Primary Location: US-CO-Centennial

Other Locations US-MA-Boston, GB-GB-London

Work Locations: US-CO-Centennial-2154 East Commons 2154 East Commons Avenue Centennial 80122

Job: Technology

Organization: Technology & Operations

Employee Status: Regular Employee

Job Type: Standard

Shift: Day Job

Job Posting: Dec 4, 2017

Job Unposting: Ongoing

Schedule: Full-time Regular

Req ID: 1717571