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Senior Network engineer - Automation (Investment banking)

£60,000 to £75,000

London / Permanent / Ref: GE - 90114


My client a leading investment bank with operations all over the globe is currently recruiting for a Networks engineer (Automation designer) to join them on a permanent basis in London. You'll be joining Global Technology Infrastructure Services, which is a team of approximately 4,300 colleagues based in EMEA, US, and APAC.

The ideal candidate will be a Network engineer with an excellent networking background, but with the desire to develop there automation experience.


  • Good understanding of IP networking, datacenter networking, SDN, NFV, network security, networking in virtualised environments including Public Cloud (especially AWS), Openstack, Containers, Vmware vSpher
  • Knowledge of software development, DevOps and Infrastructure as Code methodologies, using standard languages and tools: GIT, Jenkins, Stash, Python, Linux scripting, Terraform, Chef
  • Appreciation of a wide range of enterprise IT system architectures and components (databases, messaging, storage, authentication systems etc).


  • Develop and maintain the roadmap for network automation across the group
  • Define the technical architecture and standards for network automation
  • Provide technical leadership, oversight and governance for network automation development and operations
  • Ensure network automation dovetails with automation in other technology streams, providing unified coherent solutions across functional verticals and business units
  • Ensure network automation adds value to the wider organisation and is fit for purpose
  • Enable innovation and business agility through automation
  • Work with key stakeholders and customers to understand requirements, and propose appropriate automated solutions
  • Produce automation design documentation to a consistent and high standard
  • Work closely with the development community to ensure network automation can be easily integrated into DevOps pipelines and agile practices

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