Senior Network Engineer

Performance Engineer

Ref: 119Wednesday 5 February 2020

Senior Network Engineer 

12 month contract.

Location: Dublin or Galway with option of working 2 days from the office and 3 days from home.


  • Solutions Architect, developing HLD designs, detailed network designs
  • Implement LAN infrastructure Core/DMZ networks
  • Implement propose and deliver on patching schedules
  • IP design and management
  • Interconnect and design solutions to external 3rd parties with mandated DXC security policies
  • Review security policies for application traffic flows between DXC and external 3rd parties
  • Create, design and update physical and logical network diagrams in visio
  • Upgrade DWDM networks to external 3rd parties
  • Manage Data Centre COLO expansion for cabling, rack designs and working with the local suppliers and vendors within the DC's


Skills and qualifications:

At least 5 years Experience and extensive skills in the following:-

  • Complex Architecture and design
  • Routing & Switching using Cisco and HP networking devices.
  • Firewalls & Security  - Vendors Checkpoint and Juniper preferable experience in FireEye and TUFIN
  • F5 Load balancers
  • Bluecoat Proxies
  • Preferable accreditations in Cisco/F5/Checkpoint/Bluecoat

Ability to plan, organize, monitor, and control projects, ensuring efficient utilization of technical and administrative resources, to achieve project objectives. Holds self and others accountable for accomplishing results.

Knowledge of the features, tools and processes used for maintaining network and Internet security. Extensive experience with Firewalls is essential.

Knowledge and experience with configuration, design, installation and support of TCP /IP based networks for internal and external customers.

Knowledge of and the ability to configure, install, and use installed and planned networks/communications devices such as adapters, routers, hubs, bridges and multiplexors.

Knowledge of and ability to design, plan and execute system testing strategies and tactics to ensure the quality of software at all stages of the system life cycle. 

Knowledge of and ability to design, plan, and execute testing strategies and tactics to ensure software product quality and adherence to stated requirements.

Knowledge of and ability to investigate, troubleshoot, resolve and prevent the recurrence of network incidents that interfere with the normal delivery of network services.

Knowledge of and ability to work with the components of an Ethernet network as they are typically used in a production environment.

Knowledge of and experience with developing and supporting software for mainframe platforms.

Knowledge of network concepts, technologies, tools and philosophies, and the ability to design an organization's network infrastructure and services.