Network Automation Engineer

  • Up to GBP500 per day
  • London, England, United Kingdom
  • Contract, Full time
  • Orbis Consultants
  • 15 Apr 19

My client - a financial services company - is currently seeking to add a Network Automation Engineer with a background in automation, orchestration in a DevOps environment. The role has both operational and strategic responsibilities. This role will participate in the planning, coordination and implementation of network automation and orchestration and be the subject matter expert in these disciplines.

Academic and Professional Qualifications Required:

  • Cisco certified - CCIE ideally
  • Excellent presentation skills, both written and oral
  • Good interpersonal skills and team player
  • ITIL Foundation desirable

Skills set and Core Competencies Required for Role

  • Expert knowledge of Firewall technologies (ASA, Checkpoint, Palo Alto, Fortinet,…) with a minimum of 5 years' experience.
  • Strong understanding and experience with some of the following automation / orchestration / devops technologies: regular expressions, Python scripting, Ansible, netconf, json, YAML, git, docker, kubernites, Splunk, elastic search, containers, microservices.
  • Expert knowledge of Routing and Switching (TCP/IP, BGP, OSPF, VXLAN, multicast)
  • Expert knowledge of Cisco Data Center switches (Nexus 9000, 7000, 5000, 3000 and 2000 FEXs)
  • Expert knowledge of data packet capture analysis (wireshark, Riverbed, Corvil, …)
  • Knowledge of Load Balancers ( A10 LTM, F5 GTM)
  • Knowledge of Arista Data Center switches
  • Knowledge of Cisco Wireless solutions
  • Network Virtualization (VRFs, contexts, VDCs, etc.)
  • Network Security with VPNs, ACLs, etc
  • Strong understanding of network enterprise monitoring solutions and associated operational support processes, ideally solarwinds
  • Strong understanding or Linux; Software Define Networks
  • Understanding of Cloud networking (AWS, Azure,…)