Network Engineer - VP - London Network Engineer - VP - London …

Goldman Sachs
in London, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 23 Nov 20
Goldman Sachs
in London, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 23 Nov 20
Network Engineer - VP - London
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.



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


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

The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. is a leading global investment banking, securities and investment management firm that provides a wide range of financial services to a substantial and diversified client base that includes corporations, financial institutions, governments and individuals. Founded in 1869, the firm is headquartered in New York and maintains offices in all major financial centers around the world.

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