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Senior Network Engineer

London 164


Job Description:

We are looking for an experienced Senior Network Engineer to join our Corporate Network team and support and improve our internal corporate network.

About ABK IT Corporate Network Team

Our job is to design, maintain and constantly improve the network environment used by our corporate users. We are in an ever- changing environment where flexibility and “thinking outside the box” is a must.

Your role within our team

The Senior Network Engineer is part of the team responsible for the entire internal network infrastructure. You will be part of a global, fast paced, growing gaming company in an exciting and rewarding environment. You will be working on and sometimes leading projects for future enhancements and managing day to day tasks. This role focuses on supporting the network for internal users rather than the gaming technology but is key to ensure that the company’s technology runs smoothly.

With your expertise in the network realm and with a general knowledge of IT you will be responsible for:

  • Maintaining and developing the current Network infrastructure both OnPrem and in the Cloud

  • Influence and design network enhancements

  • Promote network and data security best practices and standards

  • Be part of a dynamic team of network engineers that work closely together

  • Work closely with Security and System Administrator teams at times on specific projects

  • Project planning for new designs – take ownership for network enhancements, engage with your Network team colleagues to create possibilities and produce the ultimate solution

  • Lead technical workshops & meetings when necessary and talk on both a senior and junior level

  • Implement and maintain next generation firewalls

  • Promote network and data security best practices and standards

  • Work with vendors to deliver solutions e.g. circuit ordering and implementation, new technologies, technology refresh

Skills to create thrills:

  • You have a deep understanding of networks – routers, switches, firewalls, remote access, NAC, security threats, network design, the OSI model and intrusion detection

  • We’re looking for someone who can manage their own projects and maintain focus on key deliverables as well as managing day to day admin tasks

  • You will also understand the Windows AD domain and general OS principles to be effective in your role

Other skills include: 

  • Cisco CCNP or equivalent

  • Experience both in design, implementation and maintenance of networks.

  • Strong problem solving and logic skills required

  • Strong organizational skills required

  • 5+ years of working in network engineering

  • Experience with Palo Alto Network Firewalls administration

  • Experience with Cisco routers and switches

  • Experience with Network Access Control (802.1x) and Cisco ISE

  • Experience with Cisco Wireless Access Points and controllers

  • Experience with VPN

  • Experience with BGP

  • Experience with Load balancer administration

  • Experience with Infoblox

  • Thorough understanding of operating systems

  • Customer focused

  • Security focused

  • You're non vendor specific and have an open mind to all technologies

  • You have excellent people skills at all levels

  • You're able to write and speak excellent English

Tasty bonus skills:

  • ITIL background

  • Infrastructure as code (IaC)  with Terraform and GitHub

  • GCP network administration

  • Experience with Cisco DNAC

About King

King is the game developer behind the world- famous Candy Crush franchise, as well as mobile game hits including Farm Heroes, Bubble Witch and Pet Rescue. Candy Crush is the top- grossing franchise in US app stores, a position it has held for the last two years, and King’s games are being played by 245 million monthly active users as of Q3 2021. King, which is part of the Activision Blizzard group since its acquisition in 2016, employs nearly 2,000 people in game studios in Stockholm, Malmö, London, Barcelona and Berlin, and offices in San Francisco, New York, and Malta.

A Great Saga Needs All Sorts of Heroes

Making games is fun. Especially when you do it with people who share the same idea of what makes a good workplace great. We design games for everyone, no matter where they are or who they are, and we employ all sorts of people from all kinds of backgrounds to bring them to life. Truth is, we simply cannot expect diversity in our players and originality in our games without first nurturing it in our people. A great saga needs all sorts of heroes.

Making the World Playful

Making the World Playful is what inspires us to create new experiences and raise the bar. It’s what makes King a place where we can all dream bigger, continue to add innovation to our games, broadening the portfolio and exploring new territories in mid- core and casual. We take the art and science of gaming to the next level through our curiosity for the unexplored, passion for games, respect for each other and love for our players - and we’re not afraid to have fun along the way. In fact, together with our parent company Activision Blizzard and experts around the world, we believe having fun is good for you. There has never been a better time to join us. We're dreaming bigger and see a world of possibilities ahead. If you share our passion, our values, and our hunger to shape the future, join us in Making the World Playful!

Applications need to be in English.
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