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Belfast, Northern Ireland

Closing Date

2019-12-13 23:50:00


Senior Network Engineer

  • Title: Senior Network Engineer

    Ref: 6/12/SNE


    Think Technology- Think Allstate


    We build solutions that touch 16 million customers on a daily basis.


    You will work alongside people as passionate as you, focused on delivering the best possible user experiences.

    You will work in a highly collaborative environment primed to adapt to an ever-changing landscape and which places technology solutions at its core.


    You will thrive, you will think differently, you will challenge convention and have the freedom to act with integrity, intention and speed; you will be at the forefront of developing capabilities in support of Allstate’s global business model; you will deliver results and you will leave things better than you found them.








    Job Description


    The Network Engineer (SNE) is responsible for researching, designing, documenting, building, testing, deploying, analyzing, administering, and maintaining the enterprise network environment, including hardware and software components, to meet current and future business needs. This includes monitoring and controlling the performance and status of enterprise network environment technology components and providing network technology component support and problem resolution. You will need advanced knowledge with utilizing proven systems, scripting, and developer skills to execute on highly complex tasks related to hardware and software technology component analysis, integration, and incident and problem resolution. The role also creates, reviews, and ensures updates are made to the configuration management plan.



    Responsibilities include (but aren't limited to):


    • Assists with the following activities (concerning new or existing network hardware and software technology components or enhancements to existing components): research, analysis, selection, planning, document, implement, and train.
    • Collaborates with other Engineers, IT Architects, vendors, and business clients to ensure that modified network hardware and software technology components interact appropriately, data conversion impacts are considered, production environments are developed and maintained, and other areas of impact are addressed and meet business functional and performance requirements.
    • Assists with the execute of highly complex network system changes in support of customer requests.  
    • Assists in the efforts to ensure plans integrate effectively with other aspects of the technical hardware and software technology components including representing security standards.
    • Helps resolve highly complex or critical incidents, logging and communicating issues and resolutions.



    Essential Criteria


    • Must be an EU citizen or possess a current UK Tier 1 Visa or Tier 2 visa and eligible to take up full time, permanent employment. EU candidates must also demonstrate they are eligible to take up UK employment post-Brexit.
    • Minimum 3 years of experience with enterprise network systems
    • Experience with Lan switching – Cisco Nexus and Catalyst platforms, particularly Nexus 9k, 7k, 5k, 2k and Cat4500, 3650, 3560X
    • Ability to work with project managers to create project plans, tasks, estimations, schedules, and workflows.



    Desirable Criteria


    • Experience with Cisco Identity Services Engine
    • Demonstrated knowledge of Cisco Application Centric Infrastruture environments
    • Exposure to Software Defined Networking
    • Ability to work with project managers to create project plans, tasks, estimations, schedules, and workflows.
    • Ability to quickly learn new or unfamiliar technology and products using documentation and internet resources.
    • College degree or equivalent work experience



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    Closing Date:  Friday 13th December 2019



    Statement on Fair Employment and Equal Opportunities:


    Allstate NI wishes to ensure equal opportunity is given to all job applicants.  This company will not discriminate on the grounds of race, gender (including gender reassignment status), sexual orientation, religious belief, political opinion, marital status, age or disability.


    We are an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons. However, as women are currently under-represented in our workforce, we would particularly welcome applications from women. All appointments will be made on merit.


    Applicants should note Allstate NI complete AccessNI background checks on all candidates offered a position.




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