Network Engineer, IT Operations

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Micro Focus
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Network Engineer, IT Operations

Job Description:

Who We Are

Micro Focus is one of the world's largest enterprise software providers, delivering the mission-critical software that keeps the digital world running. We combine pragmatism, discipline, and customer-centric innovation to deliver trusted, proven solutions that customers need in order to succeed in today's rapidly evolving marketplace.

The position involves the daily operation, administration and management of Micro Focus' LAN, WLAN and WAN infrastructure. The role will involve working on change initiatives, business-as-usual tasks and managing partners in their delivery of IT services to Micro Focus. This role will report to the IT Network Manager. The individual will provide systems support, respond to incidents, deploy technologies, and participate in the governance of out-sourcing partners. The role requires the ability to coordinate activities with a globally distributed team, to manage partner activities and to apply hands-on technical abilities. The person holding this position must have an excellent understanding of networking communication standards and technologies and current networking security practices.

The individual must be able and willing to work closely with team members globally with partner service providers and with other company personnel to provide a stable communications network infrastructure and to ensure effective escalation or resolution of incidents.

Duties and Responsibilities:

As a member of our IT organization, the engineer will be expected to:
  • Effectively manage an enterprise data network, regularly monitoring its performance, functionality and capacity and making recommendations to constantly improve and align the environment to current requirements.
  • Govern the delivery of IT services provided by partners and engender healthy partner relationships.
  • Support other IT personnel in designing, testing and assisting in the deployment of new technologies within the IT environment.
  • Create appropriate documentation to ensure smooth transition of new technologies into production and the effective operational support of such technologies.
  • Provide escalated support as needed for other IT operations teams.
  • Effectively troubleshoot and analyze the LAN, WLAN and WAN components, systems and environment.
  • Develop and/or maintain design documentation that effectively represents the current state of the enterprise communication network and services.
  • Participate on and contribute to project teams in the design and implementation of IT systems and services.

Skills and Qualifications:
  • Experience working in a multi-national company.
  • Willing and able to accommodate a work schedule that varies from normal working business hours
  • 5-7 years of network engineering experience.
  • Experience with managing and configuring HPE, Cisco and Juniper routers, Palo Alto and FortiGate firewalls, and LAN switches from HPE/Aruba and Brocade.
  • Experience with Aruba WLAN infrastructure.
  • Experience with WAN management and protocols helpful.
  • Proven experience with advanced troubleshooting techniques in a complex, heterogeneous network.
  • Possess a firm knowledge of 802.1q, 802.11 wireless standards and layer 2 switching standards and protocols (LACP, LLDP, VLAN, etc)
  • Possess an understanding of redundancy and high availability design techniques and principles
  • Experience working effectively under tight deadlines and high pressure environment required.
  • Must be willing and able to participate in an on-call rotation.


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Company Information

Micro Focus is one of the world’s largest enterprise software providers, delivering the mission-critical software that keeps the digital world running. We combine pragmatism, discipline, and customer-centric innovation to deliver trusted, proven solutions that customers need in order to succeed in today’s rapidly evolving marketplace. That’s high tech without the drama.

Dice Id : 91109223
Position Id : 7022830
Originally Posted : 6 months ago

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