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Systems Engineer - Networks


Tesco Maintenance
Salary: Competitive
Location: Welwyn Garden City
Job type: Permanent
Sector: Systems Engineering
Category: Systems Engineering Jobs
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About the role

About The Tesco Technology Infrastructure Team

The Infrastructure Engineering team design, develop, implement and operate all infrastructure used by Tesco Technology across our data centres, offices, stores and distribution centres. This encompasses multiple domains; private and public cloud, connectivity, end-user computing, CI/CD and monitoring toolkit. This includes both 3rd party and internally developed infrastructure applications and infrastructure that support the wider Tesco business.

As part of wider Infrastructure Team, Networks and Security Team design, develop, implement and operate all Network and Security infrastructure technologies that facilitate the both Infrastructure and the rest of Tesco Technology

Key activities include:

* Design, develop, implement and transition to operations ­large-scale, high-capacity and highly resilient network solutions that allow the rest of Infrastructure, Technology development teams and business colleagues to consume Networks and Security Service.

* Contribute to the strategy, objectives and high-level plans for Networks Infrastructure Service in order to best deliver requirements of Tesco Technology and thus the business.

* Defining and continually overseeing standards and simplification across the entire Networks estate.

* Driving innovation through transformation and Continual Service Improvement

* Work with suppliers, software and hardware to deliver the Technology and ultimately, business strategy.

* Ensure that Network solutions where possible take advantage of modern automation technologies where possible through self-service APIs. This solutions will allow Networks and rest of Infrastructure to be consumed in a controlled, auditable and repeatable manner, automatically handling failure seamlessly.

* Designing, delivering, implementing and operating new and re-usable infrastructure solutions to meet both technological, financial and business requirements. Collaborate with other infrastructure and application teams, to create appropriate infrastructure solutions to facilitate both their and ultimately the business requirements.

You will be responsible for

Whilst specific responsibilities will be dependent upon the changing needs of the Tesco business, the following provides an overview of the role’s key responsibilities and measures:

* Design and deliver network solutions using existing network infrastructure. Where new Network technologies are being introduced, implement them and establish best practice for their adoption. Resolve incidents and problems associated with the technical area of responsibility.

* Contribute to the Technology Roadmap for Tesco Network Services.

* Evaluate new tools and techniques being able to understand their value and impact.

* Lead group design discussions on my area of expertise and be able to present with authority to a variety of audiences.

* Collaborate with other technical teams to understand their requirements and assist them consuming Infrastructure in the most seamless way possible.

* Keep my technical skills up to date and keep track of new technologies, understanding how they might benefit the Technology team and wider Tesco.

* Introduce automation to all aspects of my day to day work.

This role will best suit an individual who enjoys working as part of a team, is well organised, pragmatic and a lateral thinker with an inquisitive mind who is motivated to make change for the better and, most importantly, puts our customers first.

You will need

Skills / Experience Required

* Experience designing and deploying solutions for large, complex global organisations

* Analytical and structured approach to design, process and advanced trouble-shooting

* Work with Architecture to produce and maintain high quality HLD/LLD and maintain standard documentation for area of responsibility.

* Well organised self-starter who takes personal ownership and accountability at required levels of the work stream and project life cycles; willing to go the extra mile at every opportunity

* Builds and maintains positive relationships within and across teams

* Communicates effectively, able to deliver and present both written and verbal, designs, strategies and concepts clearly.

* Take ownership, to keep up-to-date and embrace the latest industry technologies and associated supplier solutions.

Required Technology Skills

* Extensive experience with VMware NSX and wider VMware software stack (vCentre, vRealize)

* Experience of Software Defined Networks

* Associated experience of automation technologies/configuration tools like GIT, Chef, Ansible or Puppet,

* Experience with Firewall technologies specifically Palo Alto

* Good understanding of Network Management technologies such as Panorama, BIGiQ along with protocols like SNMP and practical experience of associated Network Management & Alerting Tools

* Good understanding of routing protocols

Desirable Technical Skills

* Experience of load balancing platforms and technologies, preferably F5, Global/DNS balancing technologies, Cisco ACE or Citrix Netscaler along with associated Management Systems.

* Experience with Firewall technologies specifically Palo Alto

* Packet capture and debugging tools such as Wireshark

* Scripting knowledge (eg Python, Unix/Linux or PowerShell & Batch)

What’s in it for you

* An annual bonus scheme which you can achieve up to 3.5% of base salary.

* Colleague Clubcard (including a 2nd card for a family member) after 3 months service with 10% off most purchases at Tesco.

* Holiday starting at 25 days plus a personal day.

* A retirement savings plan - 4%-7.5% contribution rate.

* Life Assurance - 5 x contractual pay.

* Buy As You Earn Scheme which allows you to buy Tesco shares and save tax after 3 months of service.

* Save As You Earn Scheme which gives you the opportunity to save direct from your pay for three or five years with the option of using your savings to buy Tesco shares at a discounted price after 1 year of service.

* Access to Tesco Learning and Development Academy.

* Deals & Discounts through Tesco including Tesco Mobile & Tesco Bank.

* Deals and Discounts through many other external businesses.

* Cycle to work and Car Share Schemes.

* Onsite discounted Nuffield Health Gym.

* Subsidised Canteen.

About us

About Tesco

Our vision here at Tesco is to become every customer's favourite way to shop online, whether they are at home, out shopping, on the move, anywhere in the world.

We want our customers to be inspired and whatever they are looking for, we’re finding bigger and better ways to provide it.

Everything is underpinned by our continuous drive for the best tools and technology to deliver our vision. We’re driving innovation and transforming our Technology to become the world’s leading e-commerce business.

We need people who share our ambition to deliver for our customers; Passionate and confident people willing to take the initiative and drive us forwards. In return we offer excitement, a great team, an excellent benefit package, and significant career development opportunities.

The position will be based at our Head Office, Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire. (However, we as a company support flexible working. Staff will also be required to occasionally travel on business to other locations in the UK and other locations abroad where necessary)
About the role

About The Tesco Technology Infrastructure Team

The Infrastructure Engineering team design, develop, implement and operate all infrastructure used by Tesco Technology across our data centres, offices, stores and distribution centres. This encompasses multiple domains; private and public cloud, connectivity, end-user computing, CI/CD and monitoring toolkit. This includes both 3rd party and internally developed infrastructure applications and infrastructure that support the wider Tesco business.

As part of wider Infrastructure Team, Networks and Security Team design, develop, implement and operate all Network and Security infrastructure technologies that facilitate the both Infrastructure and the rest of Tesco Technology

Key activities include:

* Design, develop, implement and transition to operations ­large-scale, high-capacity and highly resilient network solutions that allow the rest of Infrastructure, Technology development teams and business colleagues to consume Networks and Security Service.

* Contribute to the strategy, objectives and high-level plans for Networks Infrastructure Service in order to best deliver requirements of Tesco Technology and thus the business.

* Defining and continually overseeing standards and simplification across the entire Networks estate.

* Driving innovation through transformation and Continual Service Improvement

* Work with suppliers, software and hardware to deliver the Technology and ultimately, business strategy.

* Ensure that Network solutions where possible take advantage of modern automation technologies where possible through self-service APIs. This solutions will allow Networks and rest of Infrastructure to be consumed in a controlled, auditable and repeatable manner, automatically handling failure seamlessly.

* Designing, delivering, implementing and operating new and re-usable infrastructure solutions to meet both technological, financial and business requirements. Collaborate with other infrastructure and application teams, to create appropriate infrastructure solutions to facilitate both their and ultimately the business requirements.

You will be responsible for

Whilst specific responsibilities will be dependent upon the changing needs of the Tesco business, the following provides an overview of the role’s key responsibilities and measures:

* Design and deliver network solutions using existing network infrastructure. Where new Network technologies are being introduced, implement them and establish best practice for their adoption. Resolve incidents and problems associated with the technical area of responsibility.

* Contribute to the Technology Roadmap for Tesco Network Services.

* Evaluate new tools and techniques being able to understand their value and impact.

* Lead group design discussions on my area of expertise and be able to present with authority to a variety of audiences.

* Collaborate with other technical teams to understand their requirements and assist them consuming Infrastructure in the most seamless way possible.

* Keep my technical skills up to date and keep track of new technologies, understanding how they might benefit the Technology team and wider Tesco.

* Introduce automation to all aspects of my day to day work.

This role will best suit an individual who enjoys working as part of a team, is well organised, pragmatic and a lateral thinker with an inquisitive mind who is motivated to make change for the better and, most importantly, puts our customers first.

You will need

Skills / Experience Required

* Experience designing and deploying solutions for large, complex global organisations

* Analytical and structured approach to design, process and advanced trouble-shooting

* Work with Architecture to produce and maintain high quality HLD/LLD and maintain standard documentation for area of responsibility.

* Well organised self-starter who takes personal ownership and accountability at required levels of the work stream and project life cycles; willing to go the extra mile at every opportunity

* Builds and maintains positive relationships within and across teams

* Communicates effectively, able to deliver and present both written and verbal, designs, strategies and concepts clearly.

* Take ownership, to keep up-to-date and embrace the latest industry technologies and associated supplier solutions.

Required Technology Skills

* Extensive experience with VMware NSX and wider VMware software stack (vCentre, vRealize)

* Experience of Software Defined Networks

* Associated experience of automation technologies/configuration tools like GIT, Chef, Ansible or Puppet,

* Experience with Firewall technologies specifically Palo Alto

* Good understanding of Network Management technologies such as Panorama, BIGiQ along with protocols like SNMP and practical experience of associated Network Management & Alerting Tools

* Good understanding of routing protocols

Desirable Technical Skills

* Experience of load balancing platforms and technologies, preferably F5, Global/DNS balancing technologies, Cisco ACE or Citrix Netscaler along with associated Management Systems.

* Experience with Firewall technologies specifically Palo Alto

* Packet capture and debugging tools such as Wireshark

* Scripting knowledge (eg Python, Unix/Linux or PowerShell & Batch)

What’s in it for you

* An annual bonus scheme which you can achieve up to 3.5% of base salary.

* Colleague Clubcard (including a 2nd card for a family member) after 3 months service with 10% off most purchases at Tesco.

* Holiday starting at 25 days plus a personal day.

* A retirement savings plan - 4%-7.5% contribution rate.

* Life Assurance - 5 x contractual pay.

* Buy As You Earn Scheme which allows you to buy Tesco shares and save tax after 3 months of service.

* Save As You Earn Scheme which gives you the opportunity to save direct from your pay for three or five years with the option of using your savings to buy Tesco shares at a discounted price after 1 year of service.

* Access to Tesco Learning and Development Academy.

* Deals & Discounts through Tesco including Tesco Mobile & Tesco Bank.

* Deals and Discounts through many other external businesses.

* Cycle to work and Car Share Schemes.

* Onsite discounted Nuffield Health Gym.

* Subsidised Canteen.

About us

About Tesco

Our vision here at Tesco is to become every customer's favourite way to shop online, whether they are at home, out shopping, on the move, anywhere in the world.

We want our customers to be inspired and whatever they are looking for, we’re finding bigger and better ways to provide it.

Everything is underpinned by our continuous drive for the best tools and technology to deliver our vision. We’re driving innovation and transforming our Technology to become the world’s leading e-commerce business.

We need people who share our ambition to deliver for our customers; Passionate and confident people willing to take the initiative and drive us forwards. In return we offer excitement, a great team, an excellent benefit package, and significant career development opportunities.

The position will be based at our Head Office, Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire. (However, we as a company support flexible working. Staff will also be required to occasionally travel on business to other locations in the UK and other locations abroad where necessary)
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