SAP IT Technology Senior Network Consultant Job in Newtown Square, Pennsylvania

Requisition ID: 202136

Work Area: Information Technology

Expected Travel: 0 - 10%

Career Status: Professional

Employment Type: Regular Full Time

COMPANY DESCRIPTION

SAP started in 1972 as a team of five colleagues with a desire to do something new. Together, they changed enterprise software and reinvented how business was done. Today, as a market leader in enterprise application software, we remain true to our roots. That’s why we engineer solutions to fuel innovation, foster equality and spread opportunity for our employees and customers across borders and cultures.

SAP values the entrepreneurial spirit, fostering creativity and building lasting relationships with our employees. We know that a diverse and inclusive workforce keeps us competitive and provides opportunities for all. We believe that together we can transform industries, grow economics, lift up societies and sustain our environment. Because it’s the best-run businesses that make the world run better and improve people’s lives.

PURPOSE AND OBJECTIVES

The Global Corporate Office Network Service team manages the internal corporate office networks for more than 200 locations at SAP. The team is responsible for the end to end delivery of the data network services in SAP’s Internal Corporate Network.

SAP is looking to further strengthen our Office Network support team in the Americas. We are looking for an experienced network engineer with solid knowledge across a variety of network technologies with a focus on Cisco routing and switching. Your primary tasks include the design, deployment, operation and continuous improvement of the global network infrastructure for our global WAN, Internet and LAN services using managed services providers. Close cooperation with other Regional Core Network Services team colleagues will be required to ensure that the network infrastructure is delivered in accordance with business requirements and global standards. To achieve these goals, you will provide a mix of hands on skill and work with second and/or third line support and implementation, including 3rd party resources.

In addition to these core tasks you will also be expected to support the technical and process design activities by lending subject matter expertise and feeding back regional requirements to global design architects.

EXPECTATIONS AND TASKS

  • Work as a part of our Global team to deploy, operate, monitor and maintain the global network infrastructure. Migrate services to a managed WAN provider. Following implementation, interface as needed.

  • Coordinate the installation, configuration, deployment and maintenance of routers, switches, firewalls and other network equipment using 3rd party implementation staff. This is NOT a single person operation. Ensure compliance of network infrastructure to global standards

  • Ensure that service and operations level agreement are met. Responsible for third/fourth line incident support. Work closely with our L1-L3 Managed Service Providers and ensure the service meets business requirements

  • Provide subject matter expertise in the design of network services with a focus on Cisco Routing and Switching

  • Carry out network capacity planning, network performance monitoring, trending and reporting to ensure that network services match business requirements. Investigate and evaluate new network technologies. Design and deploy solutions based on those technologies

  • Work closely with and manage our vendor relationship on a regional basis

  • Deploy and maintain executive and other special networks, requiring delicate handling

EDUCATION AND QUALIFICATIONS / SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES

Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Communications Engineering or equivalent working knowledge

REQUIRED SKILLS

  • Technical:

  • Excellent knowledge of design and operations of Layer 2/Layer 3 routing and switching, preferably Cisco Networks. A brief list of hardware includes:

  • Routing: Cisco series 29xx, 39xx ASR1002, ASR9001

  • Switching: Cisco series 37xx, 38xx, 39xx, 4500, 65xx

  • Strong knowledge in OSPF, BGP routing protocols. Working knowledge of Wireless (Aruba), Acceleration (Cisco WAAS), Firewall (Palo Alto Networks), DNS, DHCP platforms and Network Access Control.

  • Analytical thinking and problem solving, with autonomous and proactive working behavior

  • Interpersonal:

  • Self-motivated and able to work independently in a fast paced and multi-cultural organization

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with a strong command of the English language

  • Excellent collaboration and teamwork abilities

  • Flexible attitude towards working hours to work as part of the global team

  • Ability to participate in on call process and respond to issues and projects when needed, even after normal working hours.

  • Ability to communicate directly with end users and customers at various levels of technical abilities with professionalism

Preferred skills

  • Cisco CCNP Routing and Switching or proven equivalent knowledge

  • Project Co-ordination Skills

  • Real world IPv6 routing and switching

WORK EXPERIENCE

  • 6 years of experience as a Senior Network Engineer in a global networking environment

WHAT YOU GET FROM US

Success is what you make it. At SAP, we help you make it your own.

A career at SAP can open many doors for you. If you’re searching for a company that’s dedicated to your ideas and individual growth, recognizes you for your unique contributions, fills you with a strong sense of purpose, and provides a fun, flexible and inclusive work environment – apply now.

SAP'S DIVERSITY COMMITMENT

To harness the power of innovation, SAP invests in the development of its diverse employees. We aspire to leverage the qualities and appreciate the unique competencies that each person brings to the company.

SAP is committed to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity and to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. If you are interested in applying for employment with SAP and are in need of accommodation or special assistance to navigate our website or to complete your application, please send an e-mail with your request to Recruiting Operations Team. (Americas: Careers.NorthAmerica@sap.com or Careers.LatinAmerica@sap.com , APJ: Careers.APJ@sap.com , EMEA: C at mailto:Careers@sap.com areers@sap.com at mailto:Careers@sap.com ). Requests for reasonable accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Successful candidates might be required to undergo a background verification with an external vendor.

EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability:

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their age, race, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disability.

Successful candidates might be required to undergo a background verification with an external vendor.

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