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DC Network Senior Engineer - Lifecycle Management Firewall

Posting Country:  Romania
Date Posted:  21-Jul-2021
Full Time / Part Time:  Full Time
Contract Type:  Permanent

At Vodafone, we’re working hard to build a better future. A more connected, inclusive and sustainable world. As a dynamic global community, it's our human spirit, together with technology, that empowers us to achieve this. 

We challenge and innovate in order to connect people, businesses, and communities across the world. Delighting our customers and earning their loyalty drive us, and we experiment, learn fast and get it done, together.

With us, you can be truly be yourself and belong, share inspiration, embrace new opportunities, thrive, and make a real difference.

Your day to day:

DC Network Senior Engineer - Lifecycle Management Firewall will be part of an cross country team and on a daily basis will be involved in multiple Lifecyle Management activities such as Firewall Migrations (Checkpoint-Juniper or Fortinet, Juniper to Juniper , ASA to Juniper or Juniper to Fortinet). 

Knowledge of the network infrastructures and of the network equipment is essential to manage properly the managed. Troubleshooting and network analysis capabilities are required for this role. Capability to proactively analyse the infrastructure in order to prevent problems that could reduce the network performance.

Essential for the role are also soft skills as team player, basic understanding of project management and agile methodology, responsible attitude to actively drive activities to completion.

With these activities you will have a great impact on our business:

  • Develop E2E solution including High Level Design ( with support from our Engineering team), Low Level Design ( with support from Vodafone SME's) as well define templates, modularize and industrialize configuration items and their implementation

  • Deploy the network fit for purpose including to understand how our services/applications layer will work across the network (capacity, capability, utilisation)

  • Defining, planning and scheduling activities and interventions and support the Change Management Process

  • Support, Test & Accept / Audit  the deployed solution

  • Document the configuration change and also the rollback plan associated to each change

  • Drive & Support Network innovations

With these skills you are a great candidate:

  • Good knowledge of the Data Centre network infrastructure

  • Good knowledge of Network equipment operation (Cisco routers and switches, F5 Load Balancers and Juniper Firewalls) and of TCP/IP, Routing and switching Protocols

  • Good knowledge of telecommunications network systems and their services

  • Nice to have knowledge of cloud and NFV technologies (ACI, OpenStack, NSX, …)

  • Nice to have knowledge of VCE (vBlock) and HPE (C7000) products

  • Desired Vendor Certifications

    • Cisco (CCNP or CCIE) or equivalent knowledge

    • Juniper  (JNCIP-SEC or JNCIE-SEC) or equivalent knowledge

    • Fortinet (NSA or NSP) or equivalent knowledge

  • Nice to have Vendor Certifications:

    • VMWare (certificates for vSphere, NSX, vRealize )

    • HPE (certificates for data centre, SDN and cloud solutions)

    • VCE (VCE-CIA, VCE-CIAE or VCE-CIMAE)

    • F5 ( BIG-IP Administrator, LTM Specialist)  

  • Desired: minimum 5 years’ experience in data centre environment

Sounds like the perfect job? We’ve got even more to offer:

  • Work from Home – You can get to work remotely from anywhere you choose!

  • Medical and dental services

  • Life insurance

  • Dedicated employee phone subscription

  • Special discounts for gyms and retailers

  • Annual Company Bonus 

  • Ongoing Education 

  • You get to work with tried and trusted web-technology

  • Getting in on the ground floor of a technology changing company

  • Flexible Vacation

Vodafone is committed to attracting, developing and retaining the very best people by offering a motivating and inclusive workplace in which talent is truly recognised and rewarded. We are committed to promoting Inclusion for All with the belief that diversity plays an important role in the success of our business. We actively encourage everyone to consider becoming a part of our journey.

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