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Network Engineer

Date: Oct 5, 2021

Location: Chennai, IN, 600032

Company: IFF Family of Companies

Job Description

It’s an exciting time to be part of IFF’s Information Technology. As a  Network Engineer of IFF India, you will be responsible for designing, deploying, and maintaining IFF global network infrastructure including with security best practices in mind, but not limited to the installation of computer networks such as local area networks (LANs), wide area networks (WANs), WiFi, Voice, and other data communications systems. Install and maintain network services, equipment, and various devices. Perform analysis of network security needs and contribute to design, integration, and installation of hardware and software. Providing full resiliency and a low/no outage design taking into account the user experience from an application performance perspective.
This position will require the applicant to work closely with other network engineers in designing solutions. In addition, collaboration is required with the other IT and non-IT groups as the situation dictates.
About You:
To be successful in this role, should have 6 or more years of experience in information systems operations environment. You should have Bachelor’s degree or higher in computer science or electronics and communication engineering, as well as at least five years of relevant experience.    

You will spend your time…

•    Design and implementation of LAN and WAN environments (switching/routing) 
•    Configure, maintain and troubleshoot network devices including NGFW (Palo Alto Firewalls), and Load Balancers (Citrix) 
•    Monitor the security and reliability of network infrastructure
•    Cisco ACI management
•    Working design and deploy knowledge in VMWareVeloCloud SD-WAN
•    Deployment and management of Aruba wireless and switching technologies using Airwave, Central and Clearpass
•    Ability to support hybrid and public cloud environments (AWS & Azure).
•    Provide strong Governance of global environment providing patching, compliance, and performance metrics.
•    Creation and maintenance of technical documentation, procedures, and run-books.
•    Performance analysis and reporting as needed
•    Ability to follow, track, and report against project timelines and deliverables.

Job Requirements

Technical Skills

•    Routing / WAN: EIGRP, OSPF, RIP, BGP, PBR, route redistribution, IP Routing, HDLC, PPP, Multilink, ISDN, VoIP, QoS, SIP
•    Switching: Vlan, VTP, STP, Ether channel, HSRP, VRRIP-SLA, PBR, HSRP, VSS, vPC, and Stackwise
•    Security: ACL, NAT, VPN IPSec Tunnel, GRE Tunnel, 802.1x, Port Security, Firewalls, IDS/IPS
NMS / Analysis:  Solarwinds Orion; SolarWinds Network Engineer toolset, Netflow analyzer, Visio, SNMP, data packet analysis (Wireshark, Ethereal, NetMon, etc.)
•    Hardware: Catalyst 2k/3k/4k/6k/9k series switches; Nexus 2k/3k/9k; 3900, ISR Cisco routers; Cisco ASA 5k;Palo Alto Next Gen Firewalls; Riverbed Steelhead/Steelconnect, Citrix ADC
•    Operating Systems: Cisco IOS
•    Management: ITIL framework

Required Skills:

•    High level of analytical and problem-solving abilities.
•    Root Cause, Post Mortem Analysis
•    Strong understanding of the organization’s goals and objectives.
•    Excellent written and verbal communications skills
•    Highly self-motivated and directed.
•    Excellent attention to detail.
•    Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment.
•    Able to work independently and in a team-oriented, collaborative environment.
•    Willingness to coach and train colleagues.
•    Vendor management 
•    Change Management

Required Experience:

•    Experience: 6 to 8 years’ experience as a Network Engineer designing and implementing enterprise level networking equipment and security design
•    Education: Bachelor’s degree or higher in computer science or electronics and communication engineering. 
•    Required Cisco Certifications: CCNP+ preferred.
•    Palo Alto
•    AWS