World Wide Technology - Network Engineer

World Wide Technology (WWT) is a global technology integrator and supply chain solutions provider. Through our culture of innovation we inspire, build and deliver business results, from idea to outcome.

Since 2013 World Wide Technology, Inc. has expanded their US business to Europe with the opening of a Sales Office in the heart of London (WWT EMEA UK) and the build of a European Integration Center (EIC) and establishment of an Operations Team at Schiphol (WWT Netherlands). There are more than 150 employees in Europe today, and the organization is growing rapidly. The EMEA region won accolades for the company culture - placing in the Great Place to Work recognition program for 2017 and 2018.

Based in St. Louis, WWT works closely with industry leaders such as Cisco, VMware, NetApp, Dell EMC, HPE and several others, but also include emerging tech players like Tanium and Dedrone. WWT employs more than 5,000 people and operates in more than 2 million square feet of state-of-the-art warehousing, distribution and integration space strategically located throughout the world. WWT ranks 8 on Glassdoors' Best Places to Work in 2018 list and 40 on Fortune's 100 Best Companies to Work For list.

World Wide Technology, Inc. has an opportunity available for a Network Engineer to support our Professional Services team located in London, UK.

Responsibilities:

The Network Engineer's role is to ensure that WWT/industry best practices and methodologies are applied to design, deployment and operations of core route/switch and data center networks. This individual provides technical guidance and leadership to the customer and project engineering team and ensures project timelines are being met. They will be the technical point of contact for the customer and provide design, migration and deployment guidance.

  • Responsible for the delivery of network planning, design, implementation & optimization services as a post sales consultant to WWT's Commercial Enterprise clients.

  • Create Low Level and High-Level designs of enterprise networks utilizing industry best practices and Cisco hardware to include: Cisco Viptella/ISR routers, Catalyst 9300/9500 series layer 2 and layer 3 switching

  • Create and review complete site designs that includes development of low level designs, network diagrams, as-is and to-be reports, and create the necessary bill of materials for what needs to be ordered for the designs to be implemented

  • Lead the delivery of network solutions including routers, switches, firewalls, load balancers and other network hardware appliances.

  • Oversee/perform new and existing equipment, hardware, and software upgrades.

  • Perform installation, configuration, maintenance, and troubleshooting of customer managed hardware, software, and peripheral devices.

  • Monitor network performance and troubleshoot problem areas as needed.

  • Conduct research on network products, services, protocols, and standards to remain abreast of developments in the networking industry

Qualifications:

  • Certifications in CCNP, CCIE - R&S and/or Data Center Preferred.

  • Related degree in computer science or electrical engineering and/or five to seven years equivalent network engineering experience.

  • Must have at least 5-7 years of experience designing, deploying, and implementing core route/switch and/or data center networks in accordance with industry best practices.

  • Must have Client facing / consultancy skills working within a Professional Services environment.

  • Proven communication skills, both oral and written, and be able to create detailed technical documentation and present it to the customer in an easy to understand way

  • Experience with logical network design models (L2/L3, WAN, Network Optimization, Spanning tree, VFR, VTP, VLANs, physical cabling).

  • Working technical knowledge of network control protocols (QOS, PfR, PoE, NTP, DHCP), network management protocols (CDP, FTP, TFTP, SNMP) and security protocols (SSH, HTTPS, AAA, IPSec).

  • Experience with Cisco ISE (Identity Services Engine), as well as Trustsec desired.

  • Strong knowledge IP communication and routing is required (OSPF, EIGRP, BGP).

  • Understand WAN/LAN and transport technologies (Ethernet, Frame Relay, DMVPN, WAAS and MPLS).

  • Experience with Large-scale WAN deployments preferred.

  • 3 or more years' experience working in the WAN (Wide Area network) is desired.

  • SD-WAN (IWAN, Viptela) experience is desirable but not essential.

  • Experience with any of the following technologies (Versa, Riverbed, Silver Peak, and Velocloud) solutions a plus.

  • Configuration management of networking devices using automation tools (DNA Center, APIC-EM, Cisco Prime) and API scripting with Python and/or Ansible.

  • Strong interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills with the ability to work well in a collaborative environment.

  • Able to conduct research into networking issues and products as required.

  • Highly self-motivated and directed, with keen attention to detail.

  • Able to effectively prioritize tasks in a high-pressure environment.

  • Strong customer service orientation with proven analytical and problem-solving abilities.

  • Role requires UK and European Travel

Must be and EU Citizen and eligible to live and work in the UK. Some travel to US maybe required. Only successful candidates will be contacted.

World Wide Technology, Inc. offers excellent benefits and competitive compensation. Visit our company web page at www.wwt.com for more information.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES

World Wide Technology is committed to equal opportunities and actively seeks applications from all sectors of the community irrespective of sex, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, having responsibility for dependents, age, religion/beliefs, or any other reason which cannot be shown to be justified.