senior network engineer - investment bank in hong kong

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About The Company

Our client, a reputable investment bank, is urgently looking for a Senior Network Engineer. This important new opening will be part of the regional network team, and will be working closely with senior leaders in the business. The firm is known for its excellent work culture and work life balance – it has one of the best people development programs in the industry and the company is know for its emphasis on investment in IT and also tech professionals.

About the Team

You will be working within a group of highly competent infrastructure professionals and will be in very close contact with senior decision makers in both IT and also Business. Your team will be tasked to work on high profile projects.

About the Job

As a Senior Network Engineer, you will:

  • Drive the partners/suppliers to participate actively in daily network operations activities to ensure the stability of the network/voice infrastructure
  • Monitor and manage the LAN/WAN network, connectivity between all datacenters, sites and


  • Ensures network devices (include firewalls, load balancer etc) firmware and OS are up to standard and apply/upgrade patches on a regular basis.
  • Responsible to support, configure and manage Cisco Routers and Switches, Checkpoint VPN appliance, Checkpoint Firewall, Load balancers and event correlation appliances throughout the implementation phases of the infrastructure projects
  • Maximize network performance by monitoring performance; scheduling upgrades; collaborating with network architects on network optimization efforts.
  • Act as the escalation point for all network operations issues from all parties within the Bank and manage all related communications processes
  • Actively engage with business parties and external vendors for managing operations issues To provide comprehensive product knowledge on the data technology required to deliver, support the networks infrastructure
  • Provide daily level one operation support for telecom services, eg IPT password reset,configuration setup, equipment deployment, etc
  • Manage and collaborate with external vendors such as carriers and cabling contractors for daily and project requirements
  • Closely coordinate and conform to Change Management policies, process and procedures on any network changes.
  • Maintain and update all network related documentation and risk assessments as required
  • Assist Architect team on new infrastructure implementations
  • Execute on IT projects related existing infrastructure enhancement

Skills & Requirements

  • Bachelor degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or related disciplines

Attained CCNA/CCNP/CCIE technical certification

  • 5-10 year’s work experience in either the financial or telecommunications industry with an excellent understanding of WAN, LAN and Voice technologies and network operations
  • Experience in operational support skill in Cisco router/switches, including Juniper Firewall platforms; Checkpoint Firewall/VPN platforms; NICE, Etrali, Alteon and F5 load balancers 
  • Experience in various network monitoring tools on data & security infrastructure such as Solarwind, Netscout, Checkpoint, Netscreen, Cisco OM, TACACs, Infovista, Cacti, Fluke VPN Xpress, ServOne
  • Experience in ITIL and defining various network documentation for operations support
  • Good knowledge of TCP/IP, ATM, Frame-Relay, MPLS, Cisco Routers and Multiplexers, Remote Access
  • Experience in Change, Incident, and Problem management in banking industry

If you are interested in learning more about this opportunity or trying similar opportunities, please submit your profile on this page, or contact Sam Lam on 852 2232 3464 for a confidential discussion.