Weir has been in business since 1871 and our sustainability and success has been built on attracting, retaining, and developing exceptional people.
As a global company, employing around 15,000 people in over 70 countries, we reflect the diversity of our customers in the diversity of our people and ensure everyone is given the opportunity to flourish regardless of their gender, race, beliefs or background.
Weir is an inclusive and innovative organisation where you can be your authentic self. We continually develop our talent and diversity of thought to keep our business relevant, innovative and successful for the future.
Enabling our people to unleash their full potential is central to ‘We are Weir’, our vision, mission, and strategic priorities. We aim to be the most admired engineering business in our markets and we'll achieve that ambition by being the employer of choice in our markets.
We offer a wide range of career opportunities across a variety of technical and business roles in engineering, manufacturing and service locations worldwide.
The Senior Network Engineer position focuses on Weir’s internal and external global network, including data center and cloud environments. This position is responsible for design, implementation, management, and support in a highly complex infrastructure that spans numerous local and wide area networks and data communication systems. The Senior Network Engineer role will additionally focus on security as a ground up approach building security as a fundamental foundation of all designs and implementations.
Education and/or Experience:
Bachelor's degree in IT or computer engineering or equivalent experience with 7 or more years of experience supporting network infrastructure systems. Extensive hands on experience working in Cisco environments. Deep understanding of computer networks including routing, switching, and network security.
Language and People Skills:
Excellent interpersonal skills.
Liaison by formal and informal means with staff of all levels.
Builds lasting working relationships and shows consideration for colleagues.
Demonstrable understanding of KPIs and Management reporting framework
Minimum 10 years of relevant experience in the following areas:
Extensive understanding of IT security best practices is a must
Excellent writing and documentation skills
Current Cisco certifications is a plus
Ability for analytical understanding of statistical trending information to continually improve delivery of services and customer experience
Logical reasoning for information technology, proactive, accountability for service improvements, with the ability to quickly translate requests or problems into appropriate actions and solutions.
Ability to approach problems from a different perspective to identify innovative solutions.
Ability to identify trends of issues and propose innovative solutions
Required to work in an office environment. Occasionally required to work in Data Center and Communications Rooms. Some travel may be required.
Analytical - Synthesizes complex or diverse information; collects and researches data; uses intuition and experience to complement data; designs work flows and procedures.
Design - Generates creative solutions; translates concepts and information into images; uses feedback to modify designs; applies design principles; demonstrates attention to detail.
Teamwork - Balances team and individual responsibilities; exhibits objectivity and openness to others' views; gives and welcomes feedback; contributes to building a positive team spirit; puts success of team above own interests; able to build morale and group commitments to goals and objectives; supports everyone's efforts to succeed.
Written Communication - Writes clearly and informatively; edits work for spelling and grammar; varies writing style to meet needs; presents numerical data effectively; able to read and interpret written information.
Strategic Thinking - Develops strategies to achieve organizational goals; understands organization's strengths & weaknesses; analyzes market and competition; identifies external threats and opportunities; adapts strategy to changing conditions.
Project Management - Develops project plans; coordinates projects; communicates changes and progress; completes projects on time and budget; manages project team activities.
Initiative - Volunteers readily; undertakes self-development activities; seeks increased responsibilities; takes independent actions and calculated risks; looks for and takes advantage of opportunities; asks for and offers help when needed.
Innovation - Displays original thinking and creativity; meets challenges with resourcefulness; generates suggestions for improving work; develops innovative approaches and ideas; presents ideas and information in a manner that gets others' attention.