Network Engineer
Job title
Network Engineer
Business Stream:
OANDA


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About OANDA

We have come a long way since our first currency feed 24 years ago. We are an award-winning global company offering leading currency solutions for both retail and corporate clients, from tech start-ups to global corporations. Founded in 1996, we became the first company to share exchange rate information on the internet free of charge and in 2001, we launched a trading platform that helped pioneer the development of online-based trading around the world, allowing forex and CFD investors to trade the financial markets. Our vision is to transform how our clients can meet all of their currency needs with innovative and award-winning solutions. Under new ownership with significant ambitions to grow the business on the global stage, we are looking for highly motivated, passionate individuals who want to make a mark in a dynamic environment. 

OPPORTUNITY:

As a Network Engineer you will design and implement network infrastructure projects and work with the Systems Engineering team to provide 24×7 support. You will respond to, troubleshoot, determine root cause and resolve network issues. Oanda mission critical
systems operate in multiple data centres in different time zones on a 24/7 basis. Offices are situated around the globe to handle all areas of the business.

RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  • Monitoring, measuring and reporting on performance, capacity and quality of Production networks and converged Enterprise networks
  • Evaluate and implement network management tools
  • Participate or lead in testing, evaluation and benchmarking upgrades to new and existing LAN/WAN supported products
  • Designing and implementing network infrastructure in our production data centres and remote offices
  • Take ownership and responsibility for the design, deployment, including but not limited to maintenance and monitoring of networks associated with our mission critical multibillion-dollar/day trading system
  • Deployment and maintenance of OANDA network infrastructure for trading platform across multiple datacenters and corporate sites
  • Architecting, designing, implementing changes via our change management process
  • Work with the Security team to implement best practices, new tools and technologies
  • Deployment and maintenance of IP Telephony and Contact Center
  • Enable capacity planning for OANDA’s trading networks, infrastructure and software
  • Learn new technologies and act as a backup to other team members for these technologies as needed

SKILLS / QUALIFICATIONS: 

  • 5+ years of networking experience
  • Experience with design and implementation of network automation using Ansible or Python
  • Strong understanding of ITIL, IP networking and protocols (layers 1-4), TCP and UDP
    debugging
  • Experience with P protocols, WAN technologies, VPN (L2/L3), IPSEC VPN

TECHNOLOGIES & TOOLS:

  • Cisco enterprise and datacenter routers, switches and firewalls
  • Juniper firewalls, F5 BigIP, and Fortinet firewalls/NAC/manager
  • BGP, OSPF, Static Routing
  • IPSEC VPN
  • STP, Etherchannels, VPC, MLAG
  • Syslog, RADIUS, NPS, 802.1x, RANCID, NTP, HA
  • Python or other scripting languages

OANDA Global Corporation is a diverse and global team with offices around the world. We value the unique skills and experiences each individual brings to OANDA. We are committed to creating and sustaining a collegial work environment in which all individuals are treated with dignity and respect and one which reflects the diversity of the community in which we operate. We provide an inclusive and accessible environment for everyone. Candidates selected for an interview will be contacted directly. If you require accommodation during the recruitment and selection process, please let us know. We will work with you to provide as seamless a recruitment experience as possible. 

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