Network Engineer (Contract)

Location: Guildford, England, United Kingdom

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Requisition Number: 164138

Position Title: Contingent

External Description:

We are EA

We entertain millions of people across the globe with the most amazing and immersive interactive software in the industry. That’s why we hire the most creative, passionate people possible.

The challenge ahead:

You will be part of a team responsible for delivering corporate network services for data center and branch offices in a global scale enterprise network. Your role will encompass engineering, delivery, operational support, performance management, network analysis, metric reporting, and administration for the EA Enterprise Network.

This is a senior level position among other senior delivery engineers within our Network Infrastructure Architecture and Engineering team. Opportunity exists for the candidate to specialize their expertise in network programmability, cloud technologies, data center, backbone, security, and wireless areas.

This is a 12-month contract and it falls inside IR35 in the UK.

What a Network Engineer does at EA:

  • Design and deploy network services
  • Configure and maintain network equipment
  • Capacity planning, performance tuning, and configuration optimization
  • Plan changes, assessing and mitigating risks
  • Provision new services, migrate existing services, circuits
  • Conduct feasibility, impact, and cost studies, develop solution options
  • Escalated operational support, assessment, break/fix, incident resolution
  • Draw diagrams, producing solution (physical and logical) documentation
  • Develop and evaluate network performance criteria and measurement methodology
  • Configuration and deployment of network services in consideration of architectural standards
  • Use network tools for administration, maintenance, automation, and visualization/reporting
  • Conduct economic and population growth studies to determine impact on network capacity and development plan projections

Requirements:

  • 5 years experience working in a large enterprise environment, designing and maintaining enterprise networks
  • Proficiency in configuration and deployment Cisco routers, switches and firewalls, plus Palo Alto firewalls
  • Experience of project work using the following technologies: routing protocols including BGP & OSPF, WAN technologies including DMVPN phase 3, QoS, PBR and LAN technologies including STP
  • Experience managing branch office network migrations and new branch office network deployments
  • Experience defining user and data center requirements e.g. number of ports per user, power, throughput and subnet requirements, equipment rack unit design
  • Experience creating network topology diagrams and physical rack diagrams with Visio
  • Experience working with diverse IT partners and leaders, and justifying technical decisions to the leadership team
  • Independent individual, able to work with different teams across multiple time zones, under the guidance of a Project Manager
  • Experience following standard security and network design processes and principles
  • Be passionate about network technology and demonstrate awareness of industry trends/direction.

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Company Profile:

Electronic Arts Inc. is a leading global interactive entertainment software company. EA delivers games, content and online services for Internet-connected consoles, personal computers, mobile phones and tablets.

EEOText: About EA At Electronic Arts, we exist to Inspire the World to Play. We create extraordinary new game experiences for our millions of players everywhere by bringing together talented people that combine creativity, innovation, and passion. We know that our strength lies in the diversity of our people. We immerse our employees into an inclusive culture, and provide opportunities for learning and leading that allow them to do the most impactful and rewarding work of their careers. We put our people first. We provide comprehensive benefit packages with a focus on health and wellbeing to support your needs and help you balance your career and personal life. We provide access to dynamic and collaborative work environments, opportunities to connect and contribute through our Employee Resource Groups, and support for a balanced life with paid time off and maternity and paternity leave, plus free video games and so much more! Electronic Arts is an equal opportunity employer. All employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, religion, disability, medical condition, pregnancy, marital status, family status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Electronic Arts also makes workplace accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities as required by applicable law.

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EEO Employer Verbiage:

About EA

At Electronic Arts, we exist to Inspire the World to Play. We create extraordinary new game experiences for our millions of players everywhere by bringing together talented people that combine creativity, innovation, and passion. We know that our strength lies in the diversity of our people. We immerse our employees into an inclusive culture, and provide opportunities for learning and leading that allow them to do the most impactful and rewarding work of their careers. 

We put our people first. We provide comprehensive benefit packages with a focus on health and wellbeing to support your needs and help you balance your career and personal life. We provide access to dynamic and collaborative work environments, opportunities to connect and contribute through our Employee Resource Groups, and support for a balanced life with paid time off and maternity and paternity leave, plus free video games and so much more! 

Electronic Arts is an equal opportunity employer. All employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, religion, disability, medical condition, pregnancy, marital status, family status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Electronic Arts also makes workplace accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities as required by applicable law.

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