Senior Network Engineer - Low Latency - AWS - Hedge Fund

Job Ref: 50173895
Sector: Cloud and Infrastructure
Job Type: Contract
Date Added: 02 October 2019
  • London, England, UK London London GBR W1J 9BR
  • £550 - £650 per Day
  • Gary Gregory
  • 0207 654 1166

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Senior Network Engineer - Hedge Fund - Low Latency - AWS - London

A leading New York based Hedge Fund are currently looking for Senior Network Engineer to join them in their new London offices.

The Senior Network Engineer will have 8-12 years' experience maintaining all aspects of a traditional enterprise network infrastructure and experience working with AWS cloud environments, migrating to AWS. You will also be responsible for a global infrastructure and offer members the opportunity to learn in a collaborative and cutting edge environment.

The network team is currently based in the US and they are adding this position in their London office to better support their operations in Sydney, Singapore, Vietnam and London. Therefore, candidates must be prepared to work autonomously to troubleshoot and remediate all global network issues that happen before the US team is in the office.

Principal Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with engineering and operational groups to architect, build and maintain network, security and monitoring solutions across the enterprise;
  • Troubleshoot complex networking issues across multiple platforms and technologies.
  • Monitor and maintain a Layer 2, private IP, VPLS, carrier network via BGP peering as well as a private EIGRP WAN topology spanning on premise and public cloud locations.
  • Directly support end users in local and remote offices as well as from home
  • Research, evaluate and recommend new solutions.


  • The ideal candidate will have around 8-12 years of experience in a small or mid-sized enterprise/VAR
  • Core routing and switching experience at the enterprise level.
  • A deep understanding of TCP/IP, internet edge and datacentre design, routing, switching and multicast at the protocol level.
  • Knowledge of AWS VPC/Direct Connect/VGW
  • Expert level troubleshooting, problem solving, and analytical skills including packet capture analysis.
  • Expert level experience with: PIM-SM/DM, MSDP, IGMPv1/v2, EIGRP, BGP, OSPF, HSRP, IPSEC, OTV, VPN, NAT, 802.1Q, 802.11, VOIP, LACP, Spanning-tree, UDLD, BPDU, TACACS, HTTP, HTTPS, DHCP and DNS.
  • Network automation tools.
  • Knowledge of low-latency network design and optimization.
  • Experience configuring and supporting Palo Alto Firewalls: VPN, IPS/IDS, URL Filtering and SSL Decryption.
  • Experience with Meraki wireless technology and VPN concentrator and teleworker devices.
  • Experience with load balancers
  • Creative, curious, eager to learn and quickly pick up on new trends and technologies.
  • Pragmatic and able to understand the trade-off between the perfect solution and the working solution.
  • A team player with customer service mentality.
  • Degree level education in a relevant subject
  • CCNP/CCDP, CCIE (written) a plus.

If you'd like to hear more about this opportunity, please send through your application at your earliest convenience.

Senior Network Engineer - Hedge Fund - Low Latency - AWS - London

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnerships, pregnancy or maternity or age.

01/11/2019 22:21:00
GBP 550 550