Senior Network Engineer - IT

IT, Development Operations & Security London, London


At NaturalMotion, we make games that wow people. We innovate to craft experiences that previously were impossible and that would not exist without us. We take pride in making titles that reach a large audience and in building communities that last. In 2018, NaturalMotion Studios were named one of the Best Places to Work in the UK games industry by gamesindustry.biz.

As an expert in Network Engineering you’ll already have confidence in your core skills whilst being aware of what you don’t know yet. A strong sense of personal belief is important, supported by previous experiences, references, and lessons learned on the way.

Job Purpose:

NaturalMotion is currently seeking a highly proficient Senior Network Engineer with a high level of experience working on corporate enterprise networks. This role will require someone who isn’t afraid to take on projects from inception to finish as well as work on daily network operational issues. We are looking for someone that has strong experience in wireless design/troubleshooting, routing, as well as security.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Install, configure, and maintain network hardware in a multi-vendor datacenter, office, and cloud environment.
  • Participate in 24/7 on call rotation.
  • Work with team members and groups to identify and develop scalable network designs, solutions and policy recommendations.
  • Champion new network engineering projects by collaborating with multiple organizations from start to finish.
  • Ability to travel as needed for new network builds.
  • Perform wireless surveys leading to design and tuning recommendations.
  • Great teammate ready to be an architect or be hands on any day, ready to mentor junior engineers.

Desired Skills:

  • Hands-on experience with routing, switching, wireless, firewalls preferably in a global enterprise environment with numerous locations.
  • Experience in troubleshooting: BGP, OSPF, STP, and DM-VPN/IPSEC
  • Strong interpersonal and communications skills.
  • Hands on experience in solving wireless related issues.
  • Experience with Unix/Linux and excellent knowledge of core network services (DNS, SMTP, NTP, syslog, HTTP).
  • Proven experience in functional and performance proof of concept testing.
  • Experience with Cloud (AWS/Azure/GCE) network deployments
  • Experience with F5 load balancers.

What Do We Offer?

  • Competitive salary, discretionary annual bonus scheme and Zynga stock allowance
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • 25 days holiday, plus public holidays and Christmas shutdown
  • Private medical care and healthcare cash plan
  • Life insurance and critical illness insurance
  • Discounted gym membership and free weekly yoga class
  • Flexible working hours
  • Free fruit, snacks & soft drinks provided daily, as well as free lunch on Fridays
  • Annual season ticket loan and cycle to work scheme
  • Summer and Christmas parties and Happy Hour every Friday

NaturalMotion is an equal opportunity employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, religion, pregnancy, marital status or veteran status.