Backbone Network Engineer

Uxbridge, Greater London, United Kingdom
Software and Services

Summary

Posted: 1 Aug 2018
Weekly Hours: 35
Role Number: 113741860
Apple is a place where extraordinary people gather to do their best work. Together we create products and experiences people once couldn’t have envisioned - and now can’t imagine living without. If you’re excited by the idea of making a real impact, and joining a team where we pride ourselves in being one of the most diverse and expansive companies in the world a career with Apple might be your dream job… Just be prepared to dream big. This position will be responsible for daily engineering and deployment within Core Network Services in Europe, supporting Apple’s MPLS backbone as well as its extensive edge connectivity. The successful candidate will demonstrate leadership and collaboration skills in working both with other IS&T organisations and their peers to build and maintain the networking infrastructure. They will need to develop and maintain clear documentation and procedures associated with designing and implementing new deployments, provisioning new circuits, and sustaining operations. This position provides the opportunity to build and manage a world-wide, multivendor ISP-class network that includes metro and long haul optical interconnectivity.

Key Qualifications

  • -Good experience in IP, BGP, MPLS, MP-BGP, IS-IS, RSVP and LDP.
  • -Solid understanding of wide area networking in a content or service provider, or very large-scale enterprise, environments.
  • Experience supporting a large peering/transit network, with a sound knowledge of the traffic engineering and routing policy development this needs.
  • Hands-on experience with carrier-grade routers and operating systems required.
  • Strong analytical and organisational skills, including the demonstrable ability to adapt to a dynamic project environment and manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  • In addition, experience in troubleshooting DWDM optical equipment, with Craft/WebGUI, CLI, TL1 and NMS solutions, useful.

Description

•This position will support and implement Apple’s backbone network to address a wide variety of business challenges. •The candidate will need to excel in a fast-paced and dynamic environment with the ability to multi-task and provide not only operational support but work closely with members of the Core Services team to provide solutions to grow our network infrastructure. - Good experience in IP, BGP, MPLS, MP-BGP, IS-IS, RSVP and LDP. - Solid understanding of wide area networking in a content or service provider, or very large-scale enterprise, environments. - Experience supporting a large peering/transit network, with a sound knowledge of the traffic engineering and routing policy development this needs. - Hands-on experience with carrier-grade routers and operating systems required. - Strong analytical and organisational skills, including the demonstrable ability to adapt to a dynamic project environment and manage multiple projects simultaneously. - In addition, experience in troubleshooting DWDM optical equipment, with Craft/WebGUI, CLI, TL1 and NMS solutions, useful.

Education & Experience

Additional Requirements