Network Engineer - Insurance Company

Location: Tokyo, Japan
Job Type: Permanent
Salary Up to ¥13000000.00 per annum
Specialization: Technology & Digital, Telecommunication
Sub Specialization: Network Engineer/Specialist
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Contact: Suguru Shindo
Reference: JO-2001-433833
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[Position]
IT Infrastructure Networking Engineer

[Company Description]
Global Insurance Company

[Responsibilities]
A top-level global network engineering subject matter expert in one or more highly specialized areas of network architecture, design, optimization, and support systems (LAN/WAN, remote access, and data center communications) across the enterprise.

Architects, plans, designs, engineers, deploys and provides Tier 3 support for the Enterprise:

  • Network infrastructure across the multiple business functions and locations
  • Network security infrastructure (firewalls, VPN)
  • Remote access methods including IPSEC and SSL VPN
  • Data Center Engineering including all IDFs and cabling infrastructure

FUNCTIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provides network engineering team leadership in areas of expertise.
  • Together with global team researches on latest technologies and best practices in specific areas to develop designs including security, availability and performance
  • Performs advanced tests and documents best practices, including plans upgrade and path deployments
  • Function tests new solutions and tool releases and fixes, including compatibility testing and documentation of steps and issues.
  • Plans and executes broad resolutions to recurring problems and regulatory changes
  • Resolves complex problems (Tier 3 support) utilizing structured troubleshooting tools and techniques after escalation on within technical area of responsibilities
  • Interfaces with vendors on complex systems problems.
  • Interfaces directly with vendors, operations staff, peers, application developers and management, as needed.
  • Handles complex communication with technical and business partners
  • Represents team on major collaborative efforts for key IT and company initiatives.
  • Creates high level and detailed analyses, project plans, and other related documentation and procedures.
  • Proactively identifies technical and procedural areas of concern to avoid gaps and problems.
  • Serves as a project lead or project representative on a single phase or on multiple phases of one or more projects.
  • Prepare network proposals with financial impact on hardware, software, and FTEs.

[Requirements]

  • Bachelor's degree in IT related discipline (or equivalent work experience) required.
  • 4-8 years' experience in all phases of network design, installation, and maintenance in voice/data telecommunications network technology.
  • A broad general knowledge of network operations, network security, storage network designs.
  • Extensive technical knowledge of voice/data network hardware and software, infrastructure and design, topologies and protocols.
  • Has the motivation and ability to carry out complex problem-solving to resolution.
  • Pays attention to details and ensures accuracy and high quality.
  • Communicates effectively within the engineering team and with other technical and business teams
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in English and Japanese.
  • Excellent interpersonal and presentation skills with the ability to effectively convey concepts to business and technology peers as well as senior management.
  • Clean, well-organized and able to work independently with minimal direction.
  • Ability to work simultaneously on multiple large, complex projects in a team setting as a facilitator and team member.
  • Able to configure Cisco, Palo Alto, Juniper, and other network devices at all levels.
  • Hold an active network related certification such as:
    • Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) Data Center
    • Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP) Routing and Switching
    • Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert (CCIE) Routing and Switching
    • Palo Alto Networks - Accredited Configuration Engineer (ACE)
    • Palo Alto Networks Certified Network Security Administrator (PCNSA)
    • Palo Alto Networks Certified Network Security Engineer (PCNSE)

[Employment Type]
Full time

[Salary]
13M

[Location]
Tokyo

[Welfare]
Social insurance

[Holidays]
Full 2 holiday week system (Sat/Sun) national holidays
New year's holiday
Annual Leave

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