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Senior Staff Network Engineer

 

Senior Staff Network Engineer

  • JR-126509
  • Sydney
  • Information Technology
  • Full time
Senior Staff Network Engineer

Who are we? 

Equinix is the world’s digital infrastructure company, operating 210 data centers across the globe and providing interconnections to all the key clouds and networks. Businesses need one place to simplify and bring together fragmented, complex infrastructure that spans private and public cloud environments. Our global platform allows customers to place infrastructure wherever they need it and connect it to everything they need to succeed.

At Equinix, we help the world’s digital leaders scale with agility, speed the launch of digital services, deliver world-class experiences, and transform people’s lives. Our culture is based on collaboration and the growth and development of our teams. 

We hire hardworking people who thrive on solving challenging problems and give them opportunities to hone new skills, and try new approaches, as we grow our product portfolio with new software and network architecture solutions. We embrace diversity in thought and contribution and are committed to providing an equitable work environment. that is foundational to our core values as a company and is vital to our success.

Responsibilities:

  • Install, configure, and maintain networking equipment and services to support the global enterprise WAN & LAN environments.

  • Work with various departments within the CTO and CIO organizations on current initiatives and challenges, as well as provide input on the current and future architecture of the enterprise network while taking in requirements from stakeholders in various internal organizations

  • Manage several high-profile enterprise network related projects at a given time

  • Manage workflow closely with a variety of different level support personnel in the process of providing network support

  • Participate in 7 x 24 on-call support rotation to provide escalation support for network problems and customer issues

  • Identify operational issues and suggest design alterations to address these issues

  • Understand technical issues and the implications to the business, and be able to communicate them with other operation departments within the business

  • Perform detailed, post event analysis of unusual events, and carry out needed procedure or process changes in response

  • Generate and update documentation on operational procedures and network topologies

  • Provide mentorship to junior and mid-level engineers

Requirements:

  • 10+ years of network engineering experience.

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or other engineering discipline

  • 3 or more years of architectural design experience in an enterprise.

  • Strong analytical and troubleshooting skills

  • Ability to understand high-level network design and impacts across the infrastructure relating to underlying hardware and software selection

  • Ability to work independently on complex and unique enterprise engineering projects

  • Strong expertise with BGP, OSPF, and related routing protocols

  • Expertise with STP, Virtual LANs and Trunking (802.1q), and how to properly implement these technologies

  • Expertise with the implementation of network security (ACLs, IPSec Tunnels) - Ability to devise and enforce network security policy while balancing the needs of a diverse and dynamic business

  • Ability to perform (advanced level) configuration, testing, and troubleshooting of routed IP network infrastructure and long-haul WAN circuits.

  • Strong expertise with Juniper networking equipment (MX, EX, SRX series)

  • After hours support, occasional travel to various IBX’s throughout the globe, and participation in an on-call support rotation

  • Experience with major hardware vendors and platforms, including Meraki, Juniper, F5, and Palo Alto Networks

  • Experience managing a global video teleconferencing system (Zoom Conference a plus)

  • Experience with network protocol analyzers such as tcp dump or Wireshark

  • Security-minded

  • Strong communication skills

  • Advanced technical certifications (i.e. JNCIE, PSNE) desired

Ability to:

  • Be a self-starter

  • Analyze and troubleshoot methodically

  • Know when to escalate

  • Write clear documentation

Mandatory

  • Candidate must be Australian Citizen

  • NV1 security clearance required.

Equinix is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability.

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