Senior Network Engineer

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Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire

Who you’ll be working with

You will be working within a client facing Infrastructure project team. The team design and implement robust network solutions and provide fourth line support as required to the client.

The focus of your role

You will be focussed on developing and supporting network infrastructure and network delivery solutions to underpin first class fully managed services. You will need to possess strong client-facing skills and ability to interact with 3rd party suppliers to deliver robust solutions.

What you’ll do

• Design technical solutions covering product selection for the key components of the network technology stack, including network hardware/software, load balancers, firewalls, proxies and sizing.
• Provide ideas and innovation and maintain a view of emerging technologies that could enhance the Capgemini service offering for network propositions
• Provide the overall network technical strategy and leadership for a client, project or bid
• Review of client network infrastructures and propose options for improvements
• Ability to work to deadlines and drive complex network incidents and issues to conclusion
• Taking information from customer and or project specifications and turning those into completed design definition and leading the implementation of those changes for the project.
• Compliance with a stringent change management process, where levels of accuracy of proposed implementation activities will be subject to the fullest review and delivery must follow the agreed plan.

What you’ll bring

You should have considerable practical experience including network design, implementation, operations, support and project/change management within a service oriented and controlled infrastructure.

• Proven experience of designing complex network technical solutions using third parties as required in multi tenanted/shared environments
• Proven experience of designing and implementing complex Data Centre LAN environments
• Practical working knowledge of WAN/LAN/management/virtualisation technologies and products from leading vendors
• Experience of network consolidation, and associated capacity planning to provide increased availability and flexibility
• Experience of tooling for systems management
• Practical working knowledge of network protocols and standards
• Practical working knowledge of Telco/network provider service offers
• Practical working knowledge of network security
• Ability to cost and estimate projects with limited information and ensuring assumptions, risks and issues have been captured
• Ability to review network projects and proposals making recommendations
• Excellent client and communication skills, good presentation both verbal and written
• Manages own time, ability to work to deadlines and drive complex issues to conclusion.
• Flexible approach to working hours and location
• Ability to work as part of a dispersed team but also self motivated
• Ability to explain technical issues to non-technical staff

What we’ll offer you

Professional development. Accelerated career progression. An environment that encourages entrepreneurial spirit. It’s all on offer at Capgemini. And although collaboration is at the core of the way we work, we also recognise individual needs with a flexible benefits package you can tailor to suit you.

Why we’re different

At Capgemini, we help organisations across the world become more agile, more competitive and more successful. Smart, tailored, often-groundbreaking technical solutions to complex problems are the norm. But so, too, is a culture that’s as collaborative as it is forward thinking. Working closely with each other, and with our clients, we get under the skin of businesses and to the heart of their goals. You will too.

Capgemini positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity. We are committed to hiring, developing and retaining the best people to deliver innovative, world-class solutions for our clients. We foster an inclusive culture that enables everyone to achieve their full potential and enjoy a fulfilling career with us. Our comprehensive flexible benefits package and lifestyle policies enable our employees to balance their individual, family and work-life needs.

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