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Senior IT Networking Engineer

Date: Jan 25, 2023

Location: Stoneleigh, ENG, GB

Company: AGCO

Making a difference.  That's what a career at AGCO is all about. At AGCO you have a voice and the opportunity to impact our long-term success, as well as your own 

AGCO is a global leader focused on the design, manufacture and distribution of agricultural machinery and infrastructure. AGCO supports more productive farming through a full line of tractors, combines, hay tools, sprayers, forage equipment, tillage, implements, grain storage and protein production systems, as well as related replacement parts. AGCO products are sold through five core brands, Challenger®, Fendt®, GSI®, Massey Ferguson® and Valtra® and are distributed globally through 3,150 independent dealers and distributors in more than 140 countries worldwide. Our diverse product line, global reach and technological solutions help our customers not only survive today’s changing landscape, but to also prosper. Visit www.AGCOcorp.com for more information.

 

Senior IT Networking Engineer

Hybrid Working – Stoneleigh, Warwickshire

 

Job Summary

 

This position is responsible for implementation solutions for remote offices and data centres and cloud environments. It is also the 3rd level of support for any support issues that arise. The working environment consists of broadly defined policies and specific objectives.  Challenges present variable situations requiring analytical, interpretive, evaluative, and/or constructive thinking. The System Engineer will be presented with broad, general business and architectural goals and must demonstrate a high degree of intuition in determining the best means to achieve those goals. Very few issues will be common or recurring.  The position’s breadth of responsibility will expose the incumbent to a large variety of unique issues and challenges.  The incumbent must demonstrate a strong ability to focus on primary objectives, analyse arguments, and clarify and determine the most constructive solution.  In addition, this position will participate in different projects network connectivity related and network cloud design as requested by the manager.

 

Job Function and Responsibilities:

 

  • Develop and Support enterprise-level technical-infrastructure solutions
    • Provide expertise regarding implementation, administration, and maintenance of LAN, WAN, Wireless Network, Cisco Router Configuration, Cisco Nexus 7K , Cisco Nexus 5K, Cisco ASA and Palo Alto firewall Configuration across the organization
    • Determine specifications, plans, design, and develop complex, business-critical solutions, either as an individual or as part of a team
    • Develop recommendations to increase efficiency and reduce cost/effort in managing corporate applications and networking infrastructure
  • Assist in the design of an overall architecture for the technical infrastructure
    • Demonstrate expertise in one or more technical areas (Network, Security, Telecommunications, and some project management) and provide technical consulting on complex projects
    • Apply industry-standard design, implementation, and maintenance approaches, including requisite documentation
    • Work closely with other team members to ensure that architectural requirements are properly defined, designed, implemented, and validated against the requirements
    • Work closely with network manager to review high-level architecture goals and define a workable, phased-in plan for accomplishing design goals
    • Keep Network documentation up to date.
  • Participate as a team member and/or lead on assigned projects
    • Provide detailed tasks, time estimates, and resource recommendations to the Project Lead for assigned projects
    • Assume responsibility for assigned project modules and deliverables
    • Works closely with vendors in the requisition, schedule and installation of network and security equipment.
  • Facilitate and/or support the resolution of tier II and tier III tickets
    • May work across teams and with vendors to identify and resolve complex issues
  • With the assistance of peers and other team members, monitor and analyse data infrastructure
    • Develop detailed usage metrics to ensure current infrastructure needs are being met and future needs are identified and addressed in a timely fashion

 

Functional Knowledge:

 

  • Demonstrated knowledge of:
    • SASE solutions
    • Troubleshooting techniques using packet capture tools
    • Network protocols EIGRP, OSPF and BGP
    • Advance troubleshooting in IP networks
    • VPN and firewall technologies like Palo Alto and ASA
    • Implementing LAN to LAN VPN connections using Cisco Routers or Cisco ASA Devices

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Working knowledge of Cisico Catalyst 9K series, Cisco Routers 2900, 3900 and 4000 Series, Cisco wireless AP’s and controllers, Cisco ISE, Cisco ASA, Palo Alto network firewalls, and F5 load balancers, essential
  • Python or another language scripting is desirable
  • Post-Graduation proven experience, specifically in networking
  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, software design, management information systems, engineering, or a related field essential
  • Cisco CCNA/CCNP or higher essential

 

We offer the following benefits: 
 

  • Basic salary:  Competitive
  • A company performance / Individual performance related bonus (10%)
  • Defined Contribution Pension Scheme (The company contributes up to 10% for a 5% employee contributions)
  • Bupa Healthcare
  • Life assurance and critical illness cover for Pension members
  • 26 days holidays + statutory holidays
  • Holiday trading
  • Retail discount portal
  • Confidential Employee Assistance Programme for employees and their immediate family
  • On-site parking
  • On-site restaurant 

Employee development and growth is part of our company culture. If you are looking for an opportunity to work in an inspiring multinational environment for a leading global player of agricultural solutions, we look forward to receiving your application!


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