Oscar, Bafta, and Emmy award winning Visual Effects house, Framestore, is looking for a talented and focused Network Engineer to join our team as we work to deliver to the challenges of large-scale feature film post-production.
We are looking to hire a highly motivated, Network Engineer to join our growing team within the Framestore Systems department. The position responsibilities involve all aspects of installation and troubleshooting of networking hardware, software, and connectivity, all combined with a proven delivery methodology for interdependent scaling projects across several data center locations.
You will help deploy and support the core network infrastructure within Framestore, covering WAN/LAN & WLAN technologies, with an excellent understanding of OSPF, BGP, MPLS/VPLS, and Internet services. You will be responsible for maintaining the existing estate alongside the Systems team and accountable for the acceptance of new network designs and infrastructure components into live support.
Network Engineers are expected to work within established best practices, assist to refine operational procedures, and constantly think proactively and innovatively. The desire and ability to work autonomously in a fast-paced, ambiguous, collaborative environment are essential for success at Framestore.
Solve complex network issues in production, colo, lab, and customer environments.
Build automation to enable 1st & 2nd line support functions to proactively manage services.
Write and carry out action plans for complex change or incident resolutions.
In-depth troubleshooting analysis, isolation, and resolution of events & incidents.
Leverage existing and emerging technologies to identify solutions to improve the overall network infrastructure.
Manage upgrades, patching, and general maintenance of network devices in line with strategy and security recommendations.
Adopt and support the company’s security policy in particular relating to systems and data security.
Regularly assess the network infrastructure to identify information security and compliance risk areas and recommend controls to address those risks.
Contribute to the preparation and execution of audit procedures and assist to Interpret audit results.
Provide training to other members of the support team in your core skills.
Create and maintain technical documentation and processes.
The successful candidate will possess the following
Experience in designing, deploying, managing and supporting network devices and services including Routers, Switches and Firewalls at the enterprise level.
Have an understanding of the non-functional aspects of solution delivery; performance, security, and resilience.
Excellent organisation skills e.g. ability to prioritise and multitask, lead technical projects, and complete a project within defined timescales.
Have a logical approach to diagnosing and solving problems.
Drive to deliver the best, setting high standards within the organisation.
Work with business and technical staff, and act as a conduit between them.
A desire to mentor team members and assist in their development.
Extensive knowledge of layer 2 protocols (LACP, MLAG, Spanning Tree).
Experienced with layer 3 routing technologies (BGP, VRF, VXLAN and OSPF).
Previous experience using configuration management tools (Ansible/Puppet).
Ideally familiar with Python programming language for scripting and automating tasks.
Familiar with data structures.
Experience managing firewalls.
Experience with CLI configuration of devices running Arista and Juniper
Using and troubleshooting Linux servers primarily CentOS.
Knowledge of network cabling, optic types, test equipment, and infrastructure best practices and methodologies.
Experience with building and running containers using Docker and Kubernetes.
Experience with Cloud platforms such as AWS, Google and Azure.
Experience with Virtualization technologies ideally VMWare.
Cisco CCNA (Routing & Switching)
Framestore is proud to employ extraordinary talent across all genders, races, nationalities, religions, ages, abilities and sexual preferences. We aim to encourage and support all of our current and future employees to achieve their potential. No job applicant will receive less favourable treatment on any basis when applying for a career with us.