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Lead Cloud Network Engineer

Req id:  26988

Cork, C, IE Amstelveen, NH, NL



As the Information Company, our mission at OpenText is to create software solutions and deliver services that redefine the future of digital. Be part of a winning team that leads the way in Enterprise Information Management.  



OpenText is seeking a motivated and experienced Lead Cloud Network Engineer who will share responsibilities for the design, construction, and maintenance of our global array of networks.  The successful candidate will have broad experience in Ethernet switching, IPV4 routing, firewall policy construction, and load balancer configurations. Most interesting work is executed during weekends or evenings outside of normal business hours.  Successful candidates will recognize the importance of this and embrace it with enthusiasm. The position requires proven ability to troubleshoot, identify and resolve complex problems in a timely fashion.  Participation in a regular on call rotation is required for this role.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Technical requirement analysis focused on Internet transported, secure data communications.
  • Implementation of data network architectures including integration of applications, services, and system infrastructure components.
  • Identify operational weaknesses within network infrastructure and present cost-effective plans to address them.
  • Coordinate with monitoring teams to react and address real-time network conditions.
  • Document work activities through daily use of ticketing systems and formal change control to ensure regulatory compliance.
  • Maintain system documentation in diagrams, databases, and written descriptions.
  • Regularly interact with other team members in troubleshooting, service deployments, changes to live environments, and general knowledge sharing.
  • Leverage company training resources to explore new and evolving technologies in data network system delivery.
  • Automation of repetitive and complex network engineering tasks.
  • Active participation in team meetings, project planning sessions, and real time group maintenance activities.
  • Procurement tasks including component research, quote solicitation, and purchase recommendations.
  • Regular work with other OpenText technical teams to optimize consumption of network resources, understand problems, and deliver better service to end users.



Experience Required


8+ years’ experience with data networking technologies, protocols, equipment, virtual constructs, and architectures.

Real world experience employed by an Internet service provider, telecommunications carrier, or similar enterprise scale network operation.

Experience with virtualized network functions included in VMWare products and/or a public hyperscaler such as AWS, GCP, or Azure.

Understand and be able to explain the 7-layer OSI network reference model.

Experience with configuration and maintenance of network equipment from multiple vendors, including Cisco, Juniper, Arista, Extreme, Brocade, HP, F5, A10, Checkpoint, Palo Alto.  (Not all are required; we would like to see that you have experience with some of these names)

Understanding of Ethernet framing, forwarding, aggregation, and loop protection mechanisms.

Experience with deployment and maintenance of high availability mechanisms at multiple layers of the OSI network model.

Understand and be able to explain IPV4 subnetting and routing.

Extensive experience with at least two of the following dynamic routing protocols: BGP, OSPF, EIGRP, ISIS, RIP

Experience with IP network security technologies including stateful firewalls, intrusion detection/prevention, application proxies, and encrypted VPN.

Experience with SNMP for enterprise network management tasks.

Understand and have experience with distributed role-based access control systems as applied to network infrastructure

Ability to program in an administrative scripting language.  This should include at least one of the following:  ansible, Terraform, CloudFormation, expect, bash, perl, python.

Knowledge and experience working with ITIL processes




At OpenText we understand and value diversity in our employees and are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Subject to applicable laws and regulations, OpenText’s Global Vaccination Policy requires all employees to be fully vaccinated against Covid 19 in order to enter an OpenText office. Accommodations may be available.


Our growing team is mapping the future of Information Management, and we continue to make new discoveries that expand its boundaries. Join us and be part of a winning team, where the opportunities for your career are limitless. 

From its innovative start as a research project by University of Waterloo professors in 1991, OpenText has grown into a global company with offices in more than 35 countries. Our high- performance culture has forged our growth and is an excellent fit for people looking to push themselves to learn and do more.

It’s our time to lead, and as part of our team, it will be your time too. Our continued growth will provide you the opportunity to explore, learn and chart an exciting career path while enjoying a good work-life balance. 

If you thrive in a dynamic work environment, there is always a new horizon to explore. We are proud to offer excellent benefits, challenging work and competitive financial rewards. 

Our employee programs prioritize employees’ well-being and that of their families. We offer a comprehensive benefit plan, education assistance, a wellness/fitness reimbursement and time off to volunteer. 

Social events 
With offices around the world and flexible work arrangements, OpenText strives to make sure all our employees feel connected. Teamwork extends to our social lives too from local social events to company-wide activities, we want our employees to take time to relax and have fun.  

Corporate Citizenship  
Corporate Citizenship is more than a program for us, it is engrained in our purpose, impact, and approach to doing business. Through numerous volunteer initiatives, we support education and innovation for global change.

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