Network Infrastructure Engineer – 5741

ION Markets, Full-time, Tokyo
The Role:

The Tokyo Infrastructure group is seeking an additional member within the network team to assist with an upcoming DC migration project.

Key Responsibilities

  • 50% of your time will be based in the office working on planning and logistics, network design, deployment, troubleshooting and support, and 50% spent in the data centres for implementation/migration work
  • You will perform troubleshooting and diagnosis for network issues involving routers, switches, and firewalls, including taking and analyzing packet captures
  • Work with Fidessa infrastructure groups in other regions as well as vendors and service providers in both English and Japanese
  • Frequent weekend work due to weekday change freeze

Required Skills, Qualifications and Experience

  • Trustworthy and able to abide by strict change controls
  • Committed to getting the job done and done well
  • Expert knowledge of OSI Layers 1-4 and excellent overall internetworking ability
  • Comfortable with configuring, installing, troubleshooting Cisco/Juniper/Arista/Checkpoint routers, switches and firewalls
  • Significant experience working in data centre environments
  • Business Level language skills in English & Japanese
  • Familiar with Linux (preferably RHEL)
  • History of large-scale DC network support preferred
  • Experience with financial networks preferred
  • Flexibility to work unsociable hours if required
  • Cisco/Juniper/Checkpoint certification preferred
  • Prior exposure to common programming languages (JavaScript/Python) and network automation preferred
About us: 

We’re a diverse group of visionary innovators who provide trading and workflow automation software, high-value analytics, and strategic consulting to corporations, central banks, financial institutions, and governments. Founded in 1999, we’ve achieved tremendous growth by bringing together some of the best and most successful financial technology companies in the world. 

Over 2,000 of the world’s leading corporations, including 50% of the Fortune 500 and 30% of the world’s central banks, trust ION solutions to manage their cash, in-house banking, commodity supply chain, trading and risk. 
Over 800 of the world’s leading banks and broker-dealers use our electronic trading platforms to operate the world’s financial market infrastructure.

ION is a rapidly expanding and dynamic group with 13,000 employees and offices in more than 40 cities around the globe.

Our ever-expanding global footprint, cutting edge products, and over 40,000 customers worldwide provide an unparalleled career experience for those who share our vision.

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