IBM Network Services Specialist in BANGALORE, India
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Your Role and Responsibilities
As Network Services Specialist, you are responsible for ongoing support of Network Infrastructure, including Routers, Switches, Load Balancers and Netscout across IBM’s commercial portfolio. Your role will include project implementation, transition, BAU support across client environments, all associated security compliance & documentation and business controls associated with the devices under management.
You will assist with organizing and maintaining user documentation ensuring that any network diagrams. Special instructions or supporting documentation is updated accordingly
Provide root-cause analysis of any network related incidents.
Carry out implementation /testing with third parties to ensure that the solution works to the levels expected.
Liaising with Third party suppliers/vendors to ensure threat the faults are resolved within the agreed time frames accordingly to the product service level agreements in place
Act as a point of customer concern for the business systems team closing tickets and supporting customers as required by business needs
Required Technical and Professional Expertise
Mininum 7+ years of experience in WAN/LAN, Router, Switch and Firewall problem determination and implementation work.
Proficient in Netscout application monitoring, packet captures, understanding of layers.
Expertise in BAU support of the network infrastructure including changes, problem determination/resolution, achieving SLA targets, change/problem management Infoblox, DNS, IP Address Management, Utilization and Capacity planning
Ability to manage problems and escalations where required.
High awareness of individual customer service levels when dealing with problems.
Expertise to callout services to third parties as required – Hardware Vendors etc.
Experience to maintain processes and procedures as required for the Network Services competency in Australia/New Zealand.
Ability to adhere to audit compliances strategies to ensure security and business processes as part of BAU activities.
Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise
Experience in Juniper devices, WLAN / TCP IPv4 , OSPFv2, Layer 2 switching, Spanning tree, UDLD, Private VLAN, ARP, CUCM/UCCX, Network capture and analysis – Netscout and Cacti is highly desirable
Knowledge of FCOE capability is preferred with proficient with CatOS
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You love collaborative environments that use agile methodologies to encourage creative design thinking and find innovative ways to develop with cutting edge technologies
Ambitious individual who can work under their own direction towards agreed targets/goals and with creative approach to work
Intuitive individual with an ability to manage change and proven time management
Proven interpersonal skills while contributing to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed
Up-to-date technical knowledge by attending educational workshops, reviewing publications
About Business Unit
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