Network Analyst required to work under the direction of the Network Operations Manager of a Global Technology Company. The Network Analyst will have primary responsibility for analysing, deploying, troubleshooting and the ongoing support of the Global IP/MPLS Network in North America, Europe and Asia, as well as the managed networking infrastructure and cybersecurity suite of services.
Participating in the planning, design, configuration and deployment of company's highly available network environment, including switches, routers, load balancers, DDoS mitigation devices and other hardware.
Making recommendations and provide technology guidance to solve business problems and improve network availability.
Daily operational maintenance of existing networking infrastructure. (mainly Juniper and Cisco).
Supporting customers with various network issues.
Monitoring system availability and performance to minimize downtime and optimize traffic.
Conducting research on network products, services, protocols, and standards in support of network procurement and development efforts.
Planning and implementing any improvement, modification, or replacement of network infrastructure components.
Participating in various information technology projects.
Assisting with the procurement of hardware, software and/or telecom services through different vendors.
Providing guidance and work leadership to less-experienced team members.
Creating and maintaining current documentation.
Skills & Experience:
A minimum of 3-5 years' experience working as a network analyst/ operations engineer or equivalent Juniper or Cisco certifications.
Proven experience with network capacity planning, network security principles and infrastructure, and general network management best practices.
Proven experience with network services and dynamic routing (BGP, VRRP, OSPF, MPLS, LDP).
Familiar with Networking Monitoring and Management Tools (Cacti/rrdtool, MRTG, Nagio).
Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or Computer Engineering.
Excellent organisational and communication skills.
Strong technical and problem resolution skills with the ability to work under pressure.
Motivated self- starter, who can work on own and as part of a team.
Experience managing large international networks, mitigating DDoS attacks and/or working in a global business with multiple locations is advantageous.
Hours & Benefits:
Full time, permanent role with core business hours. Competitive salary and benefits package.