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Sr. Network Engineer

Req id:  4624

Cork, C, IE



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.  


Overview of Business Function 


OpenText Cloud Operations is responsible for the global operations and delivery of our Open Text cloud services to clients in multiple industries. Our offerings range from shared, multitenant SaaS offerings to Managed Services supporting Enterprise Clients and are hosted on a variety of infrastructure platforms. The Cloud Operations team is responsible for defining the technical platform and partnering with our engineering and security teams to deliver solutions using a DevSecOps approach. 


The Opportunity


OpenText is seeking an experienced Senior Network Engineer who will be responsible for design, development, and management of OpenText commercial network.  The successful candidate will have extensive experience in managing a dynamic global network in a 24x7 support model. This position requires a strong understanding of all aspects of a highly converged network and the ability to troubleshoot, identify and resolve very complex problems in a timely and professional manner. The role also entails strong communications and reporting experience with the focus to meet needs of OpenText global customers.


What it takes:


  • Business requirements analysis as related to aspects of unified communications, networking and network security
  • Design and implementation of data communications architectures including integration of applications, data, and other infrastructure architectures.
  • Identify operational weaknesses within the existing network infrastructure and present execution plans to overcoming those concerns in a timely fashion while still making the most cost-efficient use of resources.
  • Work to completion all projects assigned and exhaust all possible resources to provide results on time, within specifications, and on budget
  • Actively monitor and react to real-time network conditions and make recommendations on improving monitoring and reporting.
  • Document Cloud Operations activities such as incidents and system changes with regular participation in change control activities. 
  • Regularly interact with team members to assist in troubleshooting, and transfer of knowledge in effort to cross-pollenate others with the required knowledge to effectively support.


You are great at:


  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, or related; equivalent related technical experience may be considered in lieu of degree
  • Experience with a variety of CISCO and F5 networking technologies, protocols, equipment, concepts, and architectures.
  • Experience with configuration and maintenance of network equipment from multiple vendors, including Cisco
  • Experience with WAN, Knowledge of service provider MPLS and Internet VPN.
  • Experience implementing site-to-site IPSec VPN.
  • Experience implementing Cisco Nexus layer 2 switching infrastructure; spine and leaf topology desirable.
  • Advanced troubleshooting and debugging skills. Usage of Wireshark packet captures.
  • A solid understanding of IP networking including addressing, behavior, and performance including routing protocols BGP, OSPF, EIGRP.
  • Highly available datacenter network architecture and design
  • Highly available wide area networking architecture and design
  • Experience with IP network security technologies including network firewalls, application proxies and intrusion detection and prevention and network access control
  • Experience with enterprise network management systems and protocols such as SNMP including system containers and VM’s.
  • Knowledge and experience deploying and maintaining network QoS on local and wide area networks.
  • Experience with applying network and application acceleration and network load balancing to services preferred.
  • Ability to program in an administrative scripting language Python and Ansible desirable.


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


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.

Explore your career and your potential. Become an OpenText Voyager.

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