The bank for a changing world

We are looking for

Network Engineer

Apply REF: GBR000592

BNP Paribas Personal Finance is committed to creating responsible consumer finance solutions that customers trust and help our partners grow.  With the backing of a global bank we’ve exciting growth ambitions to double the size of the business by 2020 you’ll be joining a dynamic business which provides people with opportunities to make it happen in a high energy environment.  

Our IT teams keep BNP Paribas Personal Finance moving in the right direction every moment of every day, without them our business simply could not evolve. Your ideas and solutions will not just help manage operations, they will transform the business and ultimately affect how every one of our functions works. 

As a new Network Engineer, you will work within the Networks Team implementing new project work and supporting current infrastructure to ensure availability of services to clients across all networking technologies.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

• Ensuring PCI DSS and Group security requirements are adhered to for existing and new infrastructure.

• Working within ITIL framework to ensure SLA’s are met for faults and new service requests while also ensuring change controls meet our own internal, and ITIL, standards.

• Frequent liaison with 3rd party providers and internal colleagues to ensure all changes are meticulously planned and implemented successfully to reduce impact to clients.

• Working closely within the Networks team with fellow analysts to ensure good communication and knowledge transfer is maintained.

• Test networks in relation to systems performance and provide regular performance statistics and reporting; develop strategies and roadmaps for maintaining network infrastructure

• Identify single points of failure and recovery plans

• Facilitate capacity and availability management processes and procedures across all network services

• Participate in in a 24/7/364 on call rota.


WHAT WE’RE LOOKING FOR
 
• Substantial experience in Networking Environment, within a technical team across multiple projects concurrently. Ideally this experience will be from a corporate environment
• Hands on experience of network troubleshooting
• Knowledge of current standards and protocols
• CCNA (CCNP, CCSA, degree level Computer Science also desirable)
• Cisco Switching and routing, Firewalls and load balancing technology
• Nexus 7K & 9K
• EMC Product Set and External Certificate Providers (SSL)
• Strong Customer Service orientation
• An understanding that this is a technology-dependent 24x7x364 business across 2 sites so a high level of flexibility and acceptance of working long, anti-social hours is required

Primary Location: GB-ENG-SolihullJob Type: Standard / PermanentJob: INFORMATION TECHNOLOGYEducation Level: Not indicatedSchedule: Full-time Behavioural competency: Attention to detail / rigorTransversal competency: Analytical Ability