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Senior Network Engineer in Abu Dhabi

Keywords / Skills : ccie, data center, network security, Senior Network Engineer, Network Architectures, Network Design & Principles, Data Center Networking, ecurity Technologies, Network Planning

9 - 16 years
Posted: 2019-10-15

IT/Computers - Software
Network Designer
Bachelor's Degree
Computer Science
Posted On
15th Oct 2019
Job Description

The candidate should be experienced in Network Planning and Design, adept with Network Security, have a firm grasp on Infrastructure requirements (such as Virtualization, Storage NAS/SAN, Intel/AIX hosting) and have hands on experience designing and implementing Next Generation Network Architectures (i.e. Leaf/Spine, Network Fabric, Cisco ACI, vmWare NSX, NFV, etc).

Should have strong experience working with Medium to Large Data Centers in the Financial Sector.

The candidate will be working closely with the Network Design Lead, Infrastructure engineers, technology vendors and system integrators to complete the network design and implementation for a new Data Center that will support the migration of an existing Data Center in addition to future expandability.


Create the detailed network design for the new data center in-line with the updated Next Generation Data Center blueprint

Work closely with Infrastructure and Application peers to understand the network requirements to support a scaled kit out of the design

Complete the build out of Network and Network Security Infrastructure in the new Data Center, inclusive of cabling, provisioning, and validation

Contribute to the Migration Planning process and recommend options/solutions outlining the benefits, risks, and impacts

Establish clear dependencies for Network Delivery aligned to the Migration methodology (components and network services)

Create and manage Network artifacts to support the scope for each migration wave

Participate with the migration execution team providing implementation and day 2 support for migration activities


Network Design & Principles

Network Architectures and Best Practices (Perimeter networks, DMZ, Server Farms, Zoning, Micro-segmentation, etc)

Data Center Networking & Security Technologies (Cisco Nexus 7/5/2, Cisco Source Fire, Cisco FirePower, Cisco ASA, Checkpoint Firewalls, F5 LTM/GTM, etc)

Network Protocols (i.e. BGP, OSPF, STP, VPC, DNS, Multicast, NAT, VPN, QoS, Netflow, SNMP, etc)

Next Generation DC Network Design & Implementation (Cisco ACI – network centric and application centric implementations)

Network Security (i.e. Threat Management, DDoS Mitigation, )

Cisco ACI Policy Management (i.e. EPG, Contracts, Tenants, VRF, micro-segmentation, Multi-Site, etc)

Network Planning – physical layout design, sizing, scaling

Application Delivery Controllers (i.e. load-balancing, SSL-offload, iRules, WAF, etc)

Network Programmability (i.e. Python, Ansible, Puppet, RestAPI, etc) is a bonus

Over 10 years working in Network Design with over 5 years of the working closely with Data Center Networks and Network Security

Demonstrated experience in leading the design and implementation of a major network transformations (i.e. SDN, Leaf/Spine, Data Center Migration, Ipv4 to IPv6, etc)

Work experience in a medium to large in an Enterprise (preferably Financial)

CCIE (Cisco Certified Network Engineer) – Data Center Must

CCIE ( Security Certified ) - Must

CISCO ACI Certification ( Preferred and a bonus )

F5 Certification (Not must but highly preferred )

VCP (VMware Certified Professional) is an asset

TOGAF is a bonus

Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Engineering or equivalent

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