We are looking for a talented professional to join our Group IT team as IT Network Engineer . The role is responsible for analyzing, installing, configuring, maintaining, repairing network infrastructure and application components.
He / she performs a wide variety of evaluation, maintenance, installation, and training tasks to ensure computer network performance meets company and user satisfaction.
Additionally, he / she provides information and recommendations regarding network configurations and installations.
The position is based in Athens, Greece.
What the role does :
Is responsible for analyzing, installing, configuring, maintaining, and repairing network & wireless infrastructure and network-related application components.
Supports defined or proposed recommendations regarding network configurations and installations in compliance with architecture & standards.
Contributes to the designs, deployments, and manages LANs, WANs, wireless networks group-wide, including routers, switches, firewalls, wireless controllers, Access Points, and other relevant network infrastructure.
Ensures proper operation of Data Communication Networks (MPLS, LMDS, ME, SDWAN, 4G / 5G, ADSL / SDSL, etc.)
Maximizes network availability and performance through monitoring, troubleshooting network problems, outages, and scheduling upgrades to ensure the computer network performance meets company and user satisfaction.
Identifies opportunities for improvement, supports Proof of Concepts (PoCs) applicable to Group networks.
Ensures that all network solutions and services implemented are aligned with approved IT architecture, adheres to the latest security standards and best practices, and supports the company’s requirements for scalability, agility, and reliability.
Compares performance metrics in line with SLA’s.
Supports the development and implementation of policies and procedures, for network administration, usage, and IT disaster recovery planning.
Secures network system by establishing and enforcing global access controls that adhere to security policies according to all Group Infrastructure architecture and standards.
Always aims to minimize downtime and perform rigorous validation testing before implementations.
Supports resolution and root cause analysis of all network incidents and problems including network services provided through various service providers.
Supports the configuration of VoIP solutions and collaboration platforms in group-wide deployments.
Designs, setups and configures complex wireless networking that supports open or secured access and the ability to support voice and video applications.
Supports Network projects based on defined priorities and interacts with IT Network resources group-wide; follows-up implementation process, as needed.
Mentoring / Cross-Functional Communication
Serves as a Group IT Networking technical experts’ team member, providing specialized support, technical knowledge, and guidance to other IT teams and our business partners related to IT Network operations.
Skills, qualifications required :
BSc degree in Computer Science, Telecommunications, or related technical field.
Professional certifications CCNA and CCNP or equivalent.
5+ total years of experience in an organized IT department of a multinational company.
3+ years of demonstrated experience in Senior Networking Engineering.
Proficiency in MS Project and MS Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio).
Excellent oral and written skills in English.
Ability to effectively document technical work. Strong organizational skills and ability to multi-task in a fast-paced working environment.
Desired Qualifications (not mandatory)
FortiNet & Checkpoint Certifications will be considered a plus.
VMware and Microsoft Certifications.
CCNA, CCNP certification will be considered a plus.
Demonstrated technical knowledge of local, wide-area, enterprise networking and communications, major transport technologies, and routing protocols, including OSPF and BGP
Experience configuring routers, switches, firewalls, and wireless controller
Working experience in big-sized, multinational industrial company / -ies.