Network Operations Team Lead – EMEA

Network Operations Team Lead – EMEA


€80,000 - €90,000

My client dominates their industry throughout the world. They are the definition of an Irish success story and they are in hyper growth mode. They are currently looking for Network Operations Team Lead for the EMEA region. You will be managing a team of IT infrastructure engineers tasked with ensuring the uptime of the business-critical infrastructure. You will need a deep and broad knowledge of IT infrastructure, project design as well as high level troubleshooting. There are 300+ in the Irish operation with 3500 throughout EMEA. You and your team are tasked with keeping the infrastructure up and running 99.999% of the time.

This is a fantastic role for someone who likes leading a team but wants to remain hands on and technical at the same time. There is a nice mix or management, project planning and implementation here that will keep you interested in the long run. They have big growth plans too, so as you grow into the role your team will grow too.

There is a great base salary on offer with this position as well as, pension, (matched 8%) bonus, (12%) healthcare, educational assistance, 26 days holidays and many more nice perks. Interested, read on to see if you fit the bill.


Your day

  • Monitoring the Network, ensure continuous and uninterrupted availability of resources critical to the operational needs of the business.
  • Participate in conducting vulnerability testing, penetration analyses and security audits
  • Responsible for the acquisition, configuration, implementation, administration and capacity planning of all Infrastructure components within our global footprint.
  • Monitor network performance, application protocol usage and traffic patterns to ensure a predictable level of network performance
  • Assist in the procurement and delivery of new Internet and voice circuits both in the EU and abroad


What you can bring to the table

  • 5+ years relevant work experience supporting and maintaining highly available enterprise network environments.
  • 2+ years in a leadership role, leading a group responsible for complex network technology and services adhering to industry best practices in architecture and ITIL-based service delivery
  • Hands-on experience with redundant IP switching and routing architectures (802.1Q, 802.1d/loop prevention methodologies/LACP/Trunking, static/dynamic Routing/QoS/VoIP and associated technologies and protocols.
  • Hands-on experience with multi-vendor firewalls, security appliances, applications and terminology (Cisco/SonicWALL/HP/Palo Alto/IDS/IPS/ACL’s/NAT policies/Security Zones/DPI/SPI/MFA/IDM etc.)
  • Hands-on experience with supporting VoIP and SIP based telephony solutions, SBC’s/Adtran/Sonus
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Advanced level understanding of network/internet protocols and technologies (TCP/IP, DNS, DHCP, IPSEC, VPN, VoIP, SIP, SNMP, SMTP, HTTP/HTTPS, MPLS, BGP etc.)

This is a terrific company who are on the up and up. They have come to dominate their space because they hire the best, do you have what it takes? Apply now to see


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