Network Engineer

  • CGG
  • Redhill, UK
  • Sep 06, 2018
Full time Information Technology

Job Description

CGG is a recognized leader in subsurface processing, particularly in the areas of depth imaging, 4D processing and reservoir characterization.

We use exploration geophysics to map the subsurface structure and our imaging techniques are carried out by global project teams, using high performance computer systems.

Through the acquisition, processing and analysis of seismic data, our subsurface images increase our clients’ ability to safely explore and recover hydrocarbon resources.

We have a worldwide network of seismic data processing centers and dedicated facilities, which allow us to offer unrivalled subsurface capabilities to our global client base.

The EAME Network team support CGG’s data, voice and video network and actively participate in network projects as part of the regional and global network team.

Reporting to the UK Network Team Leader, the Network Engineer will provide installation, support, ongoing monitoring & maintenance and documentation for the WAN, LAN and firewall devices and architecture.

You will maintain connectivity between all locations; deploying and configuring routers and firewalls, whilst monitoring the health of the WAN and datacentre networks. In addition to delivering fault isolation and troubleshooting on the network systems.

The creation and maintenance of detailed network documentation and procedures will therefore be paramount to the role.

The Network Engineer will be expected to participate in the design and implementation of the global network infrastructure and therefore travel will be required both domestically and internationally to provide support and complete installations for your internal client base.

You will proactively develop recommendations concerning equipment life cycle and replacement and assist in developing network hardware and software configuration standards, in adherence with company polices and procedures.

You must also work in collaboration with a multidiscipline team for the completion of cross-functional projects and develop strong global relationships with vendors and their technicians.

Occasional after hours/weekend work will be required and the Network Engineer will participate in an on-call rotation schedule.

Required Education and Experience:

The successful candidate will have demonstrable experience supporting firewalls and a Global VPN architecture, particularly Juniper SRX / Cisco ASA firewalls, in addition to experience supporting a high performance, high availability network architecture in an enterprise environment.

Strong knowledge of the key networking protocols used in the design and operation of the network and of routing protocols, including OSPF, BGP and GRE, is essential.

Demonstrable Exposure to QoS in a WAN environment is required, in addition to knowledge of campus LAN, WiFi networks and the use of the CLI to manage devices.

It is expected that the successful candidate will have strong troubleshooting skills, the ability and desire to learn new things and apply new knowledge to the current CGG environment and a willingness to work both autonomously and using their own initiative.

Ideally you will have acquired experience in supporting multiple vendor network hardware (for example Arista, Aruba/HP, Cisco) and multiple vendor firewall technologies (for example Juniper, Cisco, PaloAlto, Checkpoint), in addition to Aruba wireless networking, network monitoring platforms and SDWAN technologies, particularly Silverpeak.

Exposure to a Linux operating systems and programming languages, such as Python, would be beneficial, as well as a background in supporting VoIP and video conferencing, on a global network.

You must be fluent in English to be fully conversant with technical language relating to network design and hardware, as well as have the ability to convert business requirements into workable solutions.

Fluency in any other language would be highly desirable. You must be available to travel internationally for up to 25% of the role.

Occupations

Network and Server Administration

Salary

Competitive salary plus range of benefits