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Hemel Hempstead, GB, HP2 7DF

Date:  26-May-2021
Category:  Services & Support

Network Engineer

As our new Network Engineer you will work in NTT Global Data Center EMEA’s IT Department supporting the daily operation of the network and participate in project work as required by the business and client requirements. NTT GDC EMEA is a international matrix organisation and as such you will report to the UK IT Manager and functionally to the Head of Communication/Security.


Your responsibilities

  • Managing network equipment including, routers, switches and WIFI
  • Managing DNS/DHCP/IPAM
  • Maintaining infrastructure monitoring and alerting system (incl. SIEM)
  • Maintaining security equipment including the Firewall, VPN, RADIUS and Vulnerability scanner
  • Managing VoIP telephony system
  • Providing Level-2/3 support and troubleshooting to resolve issues
  • Providing internal technical support and offer an escalation path from support engineers on complex networking and technical issues
  • Interfacing with on-site engineers and contractors during the provisioning process of any network related services, including data cabling
  • Participating in or leading projects
  • Participating in an on-call rota for out of hours’ network support
  • Any other duties relevant to the position and the running of the company. We are a small team maintaining a large infrastructure


Your profile

  • Previous experience working in an IT Department within a Data Center would be desirable but not essential
  • Ability to display some knowledge of some or any of:
    • Routing – OSPF/BGP/CIDR/VRRP/IPv6
    • Switching - VLANS/LACP/PoE/STP
    • General – DNS/DHCP/SMTP/VPN
  • Experience in working on Windows and Linux servers is desirable
  • Flexible and not afraid of getting “hands dirty” with some of the more hands on tasks involved with building and running data centers
  • Flexibility to travel to other locations as required at short notice
  • Full driving licence valid for use in the UK with own transport
  • Undergo full security checks to BS7858:2019 

We look forward to hearing from you!

About the Global Data Centers division of NTT Ltd.
Global Data Centers is a division of NTT Ltd. Our global platform is one of the largest in the world. NTT is ranked as one of the top three leaders worldwide by IDC in their Colocation and Interconnection Services MarketScape, spanning more than 20 countries and regions including North America, Europe, Africa, India and APAC. 

As a neutral operator, we offer access to multiple cloud providers, a large variety of Internet Exchanges and telecommunication network providers including our own IPv6 compliant, tier 1 global IP network. Our clients benefit from tailored infrastructure and experience consistent best practices in design and operations across all of our reliable, scalable and customizable data centers. 

Working for Global Data Centers EMEA
We are one of the leading and largest data center provider and for more than 20 years we have been supporting our clients from a wide variety of industries with our talented team of nearly 800 people (m/f/d). Today, we are designing and operating 18 data center locations across 160,000 sqm in Germany, Austria, Switzerland, in the Netherlands and in Great Britain and expanding into further markets. Our people come from a variety of industries and work together to find the best solution for every challenge. Due to the diversity of backgrounds our people (m/f/d) come from, the ability to work in teams and good communication skills are very important to us.

As a performance-oriented company, we value expert knowledge and people who want to shape the future. We are growing internationally and offer our people (m/f/d) the opportunity to work worldwide within the NTT Group if they are suitably qualified and interested.

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