Network Engineer - London - Vice President

Employer
Goldman Sachs
Location
London, United Kingdom
Salary
Competitive
Posted
May 21, 2022
Closes
May 23, 2022
Ref
14994209
Job Function
Other
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors
BUSINESS UNIT OVERVIEW
Network Engineering is a global organisation that is part of the Foundational Infrastructure business unit and is based in multiple locations around the world. We engineer technologies, products and solutions across the entire Goldman Sachs network. This includes networks hosting critical market data, exchange connectivity and e-commerce services, cloud connectivity, the global core backbone, the design of the physical network supporting campus based users, interconnectivity to regional offices. We are also involved in the development of software solutions to support all aspects of network automation. The team ensures that knowledge, best practises and expertise are shared between regions promoting teamwork and collaboration.
Network Engineering is seeking an experienced engineer with excellent technical, analytical and communication skills.
RESPONSIBILITIES
The engineer's responsibilities include:
  • Introduction, communication and development of strategic networking technologies to provide additional scalability and functionality.
  • Take an active role in the product lifecycle; new technology introduction through to demise
  • Engineering new solutions for internal clients to address business requirements
  • Owning the delivery of a variety of concurrent projects in varying scale from small to very large
  • Provide subject matter expertise when collaborating on cross platform projects with teams responsible for Voice, Video, Market Data, Compute, Storage, Information Security and Data Centre.
  • Provide technical escalation for complex problems
  • Working with networking product vendors and telecoms service providers with regards to all of the above
SKILL / EXPERIENCE
The skills required to be successful in this role:
  • Extensive technical experience in engineering and implementing networking technologies within a large Enterprise, preferably with some exposure to the Financial Sector.
  • In-depth knowledge of WAN/LAN topologies and protocols, networking technologies. (Ethernet, TCP/IP, BGP, OSPF, PIM, SNMP, MPLS)
  • In-depth knowledge of perimeter networks, external connectivity, security standards, cloud connectivity, data centre design principles, products and protocols
  • Good appreciation of Network Security architectures, models and methodologies, Authentication schemes, Encryption techniques and standards
  • Design and product experience with firewalls - Juniper Netscreen/JunOs, Palo Alto
  • Extensive technical experience using many of the following: Cisco Routers, Switches, Nexus, ASR, ISR product lines, Layer4-7 switching / High Availability (Citrix Netscaler preferred), Cisco IOS, IOS-XE, NX-OS, IOS-XR, Juniper JunOS, Arista EOS
  • Excellent analytical, problem-solving and decision-making skills.
  • Extensive experience with the management, internetworking design and implementation of networks
  • Good communication, presentation and interpersonal skills
  • Good project management skills (large network deployments and cross-discipline project deliverables)
  • Appreciation of neighbouring technologies: Market Data, Voice, Virtualisation Computing and Multimedia
  • Additional technologies of interest: WiFi, iSCSI
  • Desirable - experience of application performance optimisation and troubleshooting through packet level analysis
  • Desirable - software scripting and development experience, e.g. Automation & accessing web based services via APIs, specifically NodeJS


What We Do
At Goldman Sachs, our Engineers don't just make things - we make things possible. Change the world by connecting people and capital with ideas. Solve the most challenging and pressing engineering problems for our clients. Join our engineering teams that build massively scalable software and systems, architect low latency infrastructure solutions, proactively guard against cyber threats, and leverage machine learning alongside financial engineering to continuously turn data into action. Create new businesses, transform finance, and explore a world of opportunity at the speed of markets.

Engineering, which is comprised of our Technology Division and global strategists groups, is at the critical center of our business, and our dynamic environment requires innovative strategic thinking and immediate, real solutions. Want to push the limit of digital possibilities? Start here.

Who We Look For
Goldman Sachs Engineers are innovators and problem-solvers, building solutions in risk management, big data, mobile and more. We look for creative collaborators who evolve, adapt to change and thrive in a fast-paced global environment.

ABOUT GOLDMAN SACHS

At Goldman Sachs, we commit our people, capital and ideas to help our clients, shareholders and the communities we serve to grow. Founded in 1869, we are a leading global investment banking, securities and investment management firm. Headquartered in New York, we maintain offices around the world.

We believe who you are makes you better at what you do. We're committed to fostering and advancing diversity and inclusion in our own workplace and beyond by ensuring every individual within our firm has a number of opportunities to grow professionally and personally, from our training and development opportunities and firmwide networks to benefits, wellness and personal finance offerings and mindfulness programs. Learn more about our culture, benefits, and people at GS.com/careers.

We're committed to finding reasonable accommodations for candidates with special needs or disabilities during our recruiting process. Learn more: https://www.goldmansachs.com/careers/footer/disability-statement.html

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