Principal Network Engineer

12 Mar 2018
19 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

At Pearson, we're committed to a world that's always learning and to our talented team who makes it all possible. From bringing lectures vividly to life to turning textbooks into laptop lessons, we are always re-examining the way people learn best, whether it's one child in our own backyard or an education community across the globe. We are bold thinkers and standout innovators who motivate each other to explore new frontiers in an environment that supports and inspires us to always be better. By pushing the boundaries of technology - and each other to surpass these boundaries - we create seeds of learning that become the catalyst for the world's innovations, personal and global, large and small.


  • Install and configure data network environments including: branches, data centers, private cloud, 3rd party connectivity and public cloud
  • Monitor incident & problem queues, assign tickets to engineers according to available skills.
  • Install, configure, and support Cisco Security, LAN, WAN & Wireless infrastructure.
  • Install, configure, and support F5 load balancers (LTM/GTM).
  • DNS troubleshooting and configuration.
  • Monitor network to ensure network availability to pre-agreed Service Levels and perform necessary maintenance to support network availability
  • Perform Move, Additions, Deletion and Changes as necessary in accordance with departmental change policy.
  • Take appropriate steps to resolve Service Issues as and when they occur under the guidance of the Senior Network Engineer.
  • Raise and execute Change Records in accordance with departmental change policy
  • Perform all hands-on tasks associated with supporting a Network Environment
  • Participation in the On-Call Global support rot or work on shift basis to support all regions.
  • Engage with vendors to report outages and incidents.


  • CCNP Route/Switch minimum
  • Cisco Wireless certification(s) preferred
  • Bachelor's degree in applicable field required
  • 7 years experience in enterprise data networking, both in a build and support environment
  • Extensive, hands-on knowledge of the following platforms: Cisco route/switch, Security, and Wireless
  • Expert understanding of TCP/IP, BGP, OSPF, EIGRP, DNS, DHCP, IPSEC, GRE, VPN
  • Expert understanding of Akamai or other large content deliver networks
  • Experience with F5 LTM and GTM
  • Experience with Infoblox
  • Experience with Checkpoint and Fortinet security appliances
  • Experience with web development, content caching and complex Internet routing

Tools & Softwares:

  • ServiceNow Management tool.
  • Solarwinds monitoring tool.
  • SecureCRT
  • Cisco IOS
  • Infoblox
  • Fluke

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