Network Engineer (1 year renewable contract)

Location Singapore, Singapore
Job reference BBBH84077_1573721728
Salary S$6000 - S$8000 per month
Consultant name Claudia Kueh Kee Jinq
Consultant email
Consultant contact no. 65515579
EA License No. 02C3423
Consultant Registration No. R1880247

Job responsibilities:

  • Must have service provider industry and data center technician knowledge
  • Deploy, configure, and support a large-scale production and corporate network and server infrastructure in data centers, Point of Presence (POP), edge, backbone, datacenter, and content delivery network (CDN) infrastructure
  • Provide onsite network support and expertise on local data center campus and remote support for POP sites while working with local vendor support staff
  • Schedule and perform network maintenance, repair, and upgrade tasks as needed while limiting the impact on the production network
  • Calculate and document equipment power requirements and work with Engineering, Facilities Operations, and/or collocation vendors to meet these requirements
  • Work closely with Network Engineering, Logistics, and equipment vendors as new equipment and technologies are integrated into the production network
  • Work with network provisioning engineers to turn up new circuits and engage and escalate with vendors to troubleshoot out-of-service or faulty circuits
  • Queue Management for tasks and incidents, participate in ongoing DC/POP deployment projects
  • Use internal tools and scripts to configure, monitor, and repair servers and network equipment
  • Develop internal documentation and conduct training as needed or appropriate
  • Proactively contribute to documentation, automation and processes as they evolve
  • Follow, improve, and implement data center and POP best practices
  • Participate in on call activities and follow escalation process to support the infrastructure 24/7

  • At least 3-5 years' experience in data center deployment, building large-scale infrastructure, and providing support for Linux based servers and Network devices
  • Experience in shell scripting and knowledge of Python and Perl
  • Experience with Enterprise and Service Provider network hardware platforms and architectures including routers/switches and data center switching platforms
  • Strong competence of routing and switching technologies and protocols including TCP/IP, STP, VLAN, VRRP, CDP, LLDP, BGP, ISIS, OSPF, and MPLS
  • Demonstrated ability to analyze complex situations and utilize troubleshooting skills, systems and tools, and creative problem solving abilities under pressure
  • Proficiency in Linux operating system and experience with load-balancing technologies
  • Experience with field-based work in POPs, carrier hotels, or Central Office environments
  • Experience with IPv6 and familiarity with scripting languages is strongly desired
  • Certification such as CCNA, JNCIA, RHCT or equivalent experience preferred
  • Ability to work in an global team environment