Networks Engineer
Betfair 25 reviews - Hammersmith

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We are looking for a dedicated, self motivated, highly skilled Networking Professional to maintain and improve the network infrastructure for the world's leading person-to-person betting exchange.

Key Responsibilities

  • Creation and maintenance of up-to-date documentation;
  • To work closely with other areas in IS, Engineering and the business to maintain maximum availability of IT services;
  • To ensure the availability of the Betfair infrastructure and services both internally and externally;
  • Updating process, procedure and Network deployment templates;
  • Assisting other engineers in the team to build and scale the LAN /WAN infrastructure for growth, security, and resilience;
  • Proactively maintain infrastructure to prevent failures;
  • Maintain monitoring and management platforms;
  • Maintenance of development and testing network environments.
  • Maintain and adhere to PCI standards where applicable.
  • Ensure security patching policy and procedures are followed at all times.
  • Ensure policy and process is followed for user administration and access control.
  • Adhere to all security policies and procedures relevant to your role
Key Skills and Attributes

  • Attention to detail;
  • Strong communication (written and verbal) skills;
  • Focus on planning, testing and carefully controlled implementations;
  • Strong logical fault finding.
Key Knowledge and Experience

  • Building & maintaining multi-vendor/heterogeneous environments;
  • Cisco/Foundry Routing and Switching/similar qualification (CCNP or equivalent a must have. Specific technologies should include Cisco IOS series);
  • Experience in building resilient TCP /IP networks including firewall & VPN technologies, gigabit networking, wide area networks, performance/fault monitoring and application switches;
  • Experience with protocol analysers and probes;
  • Experience with load balancing and content switching appliances including Citrix Netscaler and Wanscaler;
  • Practical experience in routing and switching – including STP, VTP, HSRP, BGP4, OSPF and IP protocol experience – i.e. SNMP, SMTP, DNS, DHCP, NTP, HTTP etc;
  • Security experience should include a good understanding of encryption principles and authentication;
  • Good experience of BGP & OSPF ;
  • Experience working with Firewalls including Juniper and Cisco.
  • Experience of maintaining and deploying global networks;
  • Experience within a We, Ecommerce or similar organisation.

  • 25 days holiday (Varies according to location)
  • Cash bonus scheme
  • Comprehensive medical insurance
  • Travel season ticket loan (UK only)
  • Learning and Development opportunities
  • Employee referral scheme

About this company
25 reviews
Betfair ( was the first person-to-person betting exchange. A betting exchange allows punters to bet on prices set by punters...