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Senior Engineer, IT Networking

Date: 08-Apr-2019

Location: Singapore, Singapore

Company: Singtel

The role is for the subject matter expert in the management of the LAN, WiFi services of offices and Data Centres in Singtel.


The role also assists in network system projects delivery including engineering design and build and delivery.


The role needs to work with regional colleagues for strategic alignment.


  • Support Projects on Network, WiFi and Security to meet business unit forecasts and objectives.


  • Close Collaboration with Optus and NCS colleagues to achieve ‘One Network’ among the 3 entities to provide the baseline platform for seamless application access for staff among the entities.


  • Manage (Plan, design, maintain, refresh) various network products and appliances, including network switches and routers, network monitoring tools, and other supporting systems.


  • Supervise, build and deliver LAN, WAN, WiFi, and related infrastructure for all Singtel office renovation or office setup projects.


  • Engagement and management of other technical teams, vendors and subcontractors – specifying, controlling and monitoring their work.  Project management of engineering resources to implement infrastructure upgrades or new infrastructure requirements. 


  • Service management with operation service provider to ensure 24x7 availability of the above infrastructure and systems. Perform troubleshooting and root-cause analysis, resolve the problems when faults are encountered.


  • Maximizes network performance by monitoring performance; troubleshooting network problems and outages; scheduling upgrades; collaborating with network architects on network optimisation.


  • Secures network system by establishing and enforcing policies; defining and monitoring access.


  • Provide a capital plan for infrastructure expansion, refresh and upgrade. Manage the negotiation and renewal of maintenance contracts for systems.





Required Skills:


  • IT/Engineering related Degree/Diploma or equivalent
  • 5-10 years in operating data and voice communications in a big enterprise (>1000 staff) with multi locations.
  • Extensive experience and specialist skills in the planning, integration and configuration of networking /communications infrastructure, including the ability to support a variety of technologies
  • Strong skills in Router Hardware/Software, Switch Hardware/Software;
  • Cisco Routers - Cisco 7xxx, Cisco 19/29/39xx, Cisco 18/28/38xx series routers. ASR1000 series
  • Switches - Cisco 650x /450x /35xx /29xx.
  • Cisco Wireless Access Points and Controller modules.
  • Cisco Nexus Data Center virtualisation/configuration
  • IP Network
  • MPLS, LDP, RSVP, L2 and L3 VPN, VLAN, VPLS, MPLS interworking
  • TCP/IP, IPv4, IPv6
  • Ethernet, ATM, ADSL
  • Cisco IOS, Cisco XE software
  • IPSec, GRE/L2TP tunnels
  • QoS, MPLS TE, Multicasting
  • NAT
  • IP SLA and DHCP in the router
  • Advanced knowledge of LAN, WAN and Data Centre network integration techniques and enterprise design.
  • Vendor Management
  • Excellent analytical and reasoning skills in solving complex problems
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills coupled with a customer service orientation.


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