Cubic Transportation Systems
Company Details:Cubic offers an opportunity to provide innovative technology for government and commercial customers around the globe, helping to solve their future problems today. We’re the leading integrator of payment and information technology and services for intelligent travel solutions worldwide, and the leading provider of realistic combat training systems, secure communications and networking and highly specialized support services for military and security forces of the U.S. and allied nations. If you have an entrepreneurial spirit and thrive in an innovative environment, we want to talk to you about your next role at Cubic! We are seeking employees inspired by technology, and motivated by the rewards of hard work, commitment, teamwork, quality, integrity, and respect. We invite you to explore opportunities with Cubic.
To take responsibility, as part of the Network Team, for the management and operation of Cubic’s customer networks. To provide network design, consultancy and operational support to all areas of the business.
Job Duties and Responsibilities:
Day to day operations management of network-related incidents and service requests.
Resolution or escalation of incidents and service requests within Service Level Agreements (SLA).
Management of network change communications and procedures within the Cubic change control framework.
Monitor and report on network health using management tools including Solarwinds Network Performance Manager
Perform daily network health checks identify and rectify any potential issues in a timely manner.
Install and commission network infrastructure platforms including switches, routers, firewalls and load balancers.
Provide expertise in development design and deployment of Wi-Fi and mobile (3G/4G) communications solutions to Cubic’s Enterprise and customer engineering projects.
Administer network protocols and technologies including: MPLS, BGP, OSPF, IPSEC, PVST, LCP
Create and maintain accurate, clear and comprehensive network documentation.
Assist in the recommendation of new network equipment to meet project requirements
Work closely with other areas of the business to provide appropriate solutions and specialist support/advice for projects and variation orders as required
Take responsibility for customer project deliverables
Mentor and assist with the development of less experienced team members.
Provide 3rd line support, including out-of-hours support in critical incidents and participate in on-call support.
Perform other related duties as negotiated to meet the ongoing needs of the organisation.
Ensure application availability, performance, scalability and security throughout Cubic’s networks by using traffic management, delivery and acceleration techniques in conjunction with WAN optimisation caching and quality of service methods.
Skills knowledge and experience:
Extensive and proven commercial experience in designing, Installing, commissioning and supporting large complex multi-site voice and data LAN and WAN network solutions based predominantly on Cisco products.
An in-depth understanding of network infrastructure design and best practice principles including routing and switching concepts and technologies, advanced IP addressing, dynamic routing protocols.
MPLS, Secure and resilient routing solutions, Unified communications, Load balancing and traffic management, Quality of Service (QOS), Wireless and Mobile communications.
Experience of implementing and supporting remote access and legacy dialup technologies
An in-depth understanding of end to end secure network concepts, technologies and protocols including Access control, Next generation, Web application and Stateful firewalls technologies, Intrusion prevention, Encryption (IPSEC, SSL, PKI), Security event information management systems, Proxy services.
Excellent troubleshooting and problem diagnosis skills developed from experience
Experience of FCOE solutions
Experience of Storage Area Network implementation
An understanding of the principles of Datacentre Management.
Cisco Branch and Edge Routers
Cisco Datacentre, SAN fabric and Campus LAN Switches, including Nexus 5-7K
Cisco Adaptive security and IDP appliances
F5 Local and Global load-balancers
Juniper (JUNOS) Firewalls
Web Application or Next generation firewalls (Barracuda, Palo alto or similar)
Ethernet, MPLS, DSL, Leased lines, ISDN
DHCP, Dynamic DNS/BIND, SNMPv3, ACS, Radius/TACACS+,
Fibre networks deployment and standards
Cisco-Works LMS, Solarwinds Orion (or similar), Netflow collection and analysis. Probes, packet sniffers, cable analysers
Web Filtering (Websense)
Palo Alto familiarity
Education and qualifications:
A good level of further education
Current Cisco Certified Network Professional qualification or a recognised equivalent
A university degree in a numerate subject (e.g. Computer Science, Maths, Engineering, Natural Science)
Relationships: The successful candidate must be able to uphold high professional standards with Cubic’s internal and external customers as well as staff at all levels of the organisation. The candidate will also be required to work with third parties and Cubic suppliers and must have excellent communication skills.
- Ability to work both autonomously when required and productively within a cross-functional team environment
Responsible, organised, logical thought process
Diligent, with attention to detail. Able to problem solve and find effective and timely resolutions
Organised with the ability to handle multiple projects and undertake new tasks quickly
Excellent communication skills both verbal and written
Demonstrates excellent interpersonal skills with a willingness to share knowledge, coach and collaborate effectively with individuals and other departments
An enthusiasm for new technologies and their application for both business and consumers
A natural curiosity and a passion for learning new skills. A continuous improvement mindset
The tenacity to keep going when things get difficult, an optimistic and upbeat personal manner
Analytical problem solver who is able to quickly & accurately identify key issues
Approachable, adaptable and flexible able to work on their own or as part of a team
Able to work under pressure and to deadlines
(The Candidate will be required to complete security checks)