Job ID 336338
Job Title: Network Engineer
Location: Solihull / Hybrid role
Hours: Permanent-Full Time
A bit about us:
At BNP Paribas Personal Finance, we're part of a global bank and are proud to be a Top Employer UK, providing a great place to work in an open and inclusive environment.
We're here to provide simple and straightforward consumer finance solutions and we work with many well-known retailers and brands to help their customers finance their purchases in a responsible way.
We care about making a positive impact for our colleagues, customers, partners and the wider community. That's why we live by our values of we're positive, we're brave and we own it.
As a Network Engineer you will be working within the Networks Team implementing new project work and supporting current infrastructure to ensure availability of services to clients across all networking technologies. Ensuring PCI DSS and Group security requirements are adhered to for existing and new infrastructure. Working within ITIL framework to ensure SLA's are met for faults and new service requests while also ensuring change controls meet our own internal, and ITIL, standards.
Smooth operation of company networks
Continually monitor network for performance in line with agreed SLAs
Focus on continual improvement of networks and overall IT effectiveness
Resolution of new and outstanding service requests and fault tickets
Ensure all changes meet with PCI DSS standards and our own internal standards and specification
Recommend improvements to current and new architecture to improve resiliency, efficiency and reduce cost of Network Infrastructure
Maintain and adhere to policies and procedures relating to networks.
Participate in the development of Network strategies in collaboration with the Network Manager
Test networks in relation to systems performance and provide regular performance statistics and reporting; develop strategies and roadmaps for maintaining network infrastructure
Practice IT asset management, including maintenance of component inventory and related documentation
Deputise for the Network Manager in their absence, if required.
Resolve problems speedily and permanently
Proactively monitor system to prevent failure
Identify single points of failure and recovery plans
Facilitate capacity and availability management processes and procedures across all network services
Experience on CCNA
Cisco Switching and routing
Firewalls (any vendor)
Knowledge and understanding of load balancing technology
Strong customer service orientation
Substantial experience in Networking environment
Experience of working within a technical team and knowledge of processes and standards
Operate across multiple projects concurrently and assume the responsibility for the appropriate technical elements.
Substantial experience in a corporate environment in a similar technical role
Hands on experience of network troubleshooting
Knowledge of current network protocols and standards
Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environmentCould this be you?
BNP Paribas Personal Finance believe it's a positive attitude and passion to make things happen that matters most.
What's in it for you?
As well as working for a Top Employer UK 2022 and being part of a team that changes customer's lives, there are some excellent benefits too including – a competitive salary, a contributory pension scheme, plus life insurance and private medical insurance, not to mention the all-important 25 days holiday each year to enjoy. There are also perks which give you fantastic discounts off eating out, cinema tickets, days out and much more. There are also monthly awards with plenty of opportunities to win vouchers and prizes. Learn more about what it means to be part of the BNP Paribas Personal Finance team here: or click here to learn more about careers at BNP Paribas Personal Finance: .
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BNP Paribas Personal Finance promotes equality of opportunity and is committed to ensure that no individual is discriminated against on the grounds of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage or civil partnership status, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation