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Updated 2021-01-25
Activated 2021-01-18

Network & Automation Engineer - Finance Industry

  • ★★ Staff Level
Company Name
Employer

EIRE Systems K.K.

Job Type
EIRE Systems K.K.
IT (Hardware/Network) - Network Engineer
IT (PC, Web, Unix) - Business Application SE
IT (Hardware/Network) - Server Architect and Developer
Industry IT Consulting
Location Asia Japan Tokyo

Job Description ○ Network Operations Support and Projects for expansion and continuous improvements
○ Network Automation / DevOps (Ansible, Python, etc.)
○ Major Financial Institution Client - Investment Bank, Trading System Infra
○ Location: Tokyo, Japan.

EIRE Systems partners with a major financial institution in Tokyo, to manage a dedicated infrastructure for a suite of proprietary Trading Systems and other critical business applications.

Working onsite at our client's Tokyo head office, the role functions as a member of a team of Network and Server specialists to support the production environment and to engineer continuous improvements, capitalizing on opportunities for automation and better enabling future expansions and increased complexity.

We have a fantastic new opportunity for an experienced Network & Automation Engineer (CCNP level) for an immediate opening in this team.

Qualified applicants will have the technical knowledge and experience required to support a live network environment including Cisco switches and firewalls and a mix of routing configurations.

Financial industry experience preferred but not essential.


The Network & Automation Engineer will function as a member of the team to:

● Monitor the health of the network and respond appropriately to alerts and users requests in accordance with corporate operational standards
● Troubleshoot, diagnose and resolve LAN/WAN problems, performance and security issues
● Cisco switch and router and firewall maintenance
● Work with the team to design, plan and execute changes such as firewall settings, device replacements, configuration changes and updates/upgrades.
● Work on network engineering projects aimed at reducing manual workload through automation
● Contribute ideas toward Network Automation transformation and Software Defined Networking.
● Develop, test, present for reviews and implement approved automation solutions
● Adhere to Network Engineering documentation standards for all changes/requests
● Create and update detailed network diagrams and reports.
● Contribute ideas regarding Network Architecture and propose technical solutions to meet the needs of the business.

Technical Requirements:

● Knowledge of layer 2 and layer 3 network designs and expertise in supporting a variety of enterprise Cisco switches and routers. Cisco Nexus 9000/3000 configuration experience (Preferred)
● Expertise for multiple routing protocols (BGP, EIGRP, OSPF, static routing)
● Experience in one or more automation frameworks such as Ansible, Saltstack or Nornir
● Scripting skills for automating tasks, especially Python
● Knowledge/ experience designing, implementing and/or supporting New Generation Datacenter Network Design, e.g..: Spine-Leaf architecture (Preferred);
● Virtual Routing and Forwarding (VRF) knowledge (including multiple VRFs and inter VRF routing);
● Experience setting up, configuring and supporting firewalls, preferably Cisco ASA and Palo Alto.
● Multicasting - configuration experience (Preferred)
Company Info EIRE Systems is a leading independent provider of professional IT services to the financial, insurance and multinational sectors in Japan and throughout the Asia-Pacific region. EIRE Systems has expertise across a wide spectrum of Information Technologies, with a track record for successfully completing hundreds of assignments since its establishment in 1996.

We provide professional IT services, both project-based and ongoing operational support, in two main areas:

1.IT Services
2.Project Management

EIRE Systems - Tokyo, Asia-Pacific, Beyond...

EIRE Systems provides a wide-range of career choices for internationally-minded technology and support professionals. From the company’s small beginnings, EIRE Systems currently has 130 Tokyo-based employees and is expanding it’s local, regional and global expertise. We have established offices in Hong Kong, Singapore and Shanghai and are reaching further as we grow our presence throughout the Asia-Pacific.

Measures against passive smoking: No smoking indoors allowed
Working Hours 9:00 - 18:00
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Requirements
Technical Requirements:

● Knowledge of layer 2 and layer 3 network designs and expertise in supporting a variety of enterprise Cisco switches and routers. Cisco Nexus 9000/3000 configuration experience (Preferred)
● Expertise for multiple routing protocols (BGP, EIGRP, OSPF, static routing)
● Experience in one or more automation frameworks such as Ansible, Saltstack or Nornir
● Scripting skills for automating tasks, especially Python
● Knowledge/ experience designing, implementing and/or supporting New Generation Datacenter Network Design, e.g..: Spine-Leaf architecture (Preferred);
● Virtual Routing and Forwarding (VRF) knowledge (including multiple VRFs and inter VRF routing);
● Experience setting up, configuring and supporting firewalls, preferably Cisco ASA and Palo Alto.
● Multicasting - configuration experience (Preferred)
English Level Fluent (TOEIC 865-)
Japanese Level Minimum Communication Level
Salary Depends on experience   
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Social Insurance
Commuting/Transportation Allowance
Relaxation Facilities
Holidays Five-Day Workweek
Paid Holidays
Job Contract
Period
12 months, renewable, and excellent prospects for longer term career advancement
Nearest Station JR Tokyo Station
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