Senior Network Engineer

  • London, UK
  • Full-time

Company Description

Vitol is a leader in the energy sector with a presence across the spectrum; from oil through to power, renewables and carbon. It trades 8 million barrels per day of crude oil and products and, at any time, has 250 ships transporting its cargoes.

Vitol’s clients include national oil companies, multinationals, leading industrial companies and utilities. Founded in Rotterdam in 1966, today Vitol serves clients from some 40 offices worldwide and is invested in energy assets globally including: circa 16mm3 of storage globally, 480kbpd of refining capacity, 7,000 service stations and a growing portfolio of transitional and renewable energy assets. Revenues in 2019 were $225 billion.

Job Description

  • Main task is to ensure the day-to-day network operation and monitoring, find and technically solve problems related to network with a business oriented approach
  • Work with other IT Team in a worldwide scope to implement new system and address security concerns
  • Network supervision (physical assets and LAN/MAN/WAN circuits)
  • Implement hardware version upgrade in a non-disruptive mode
  • Propose and implement new solution to support business growth, quickly and efficiently
  • Network documentation, diagram & how-to
  • Will be required to work beyond normal business hours and be on call


  • 8-10 years as Network Engineer a multi-cultural environment
  • Degree in Computer Engineering or related IT field
  • Very strong technical skills on Cisco Equipment – CCNP certification required
  • Security Platform Palo Alto / CheckPoint
  • Monitoring expertise SNMP/Netflow – WAN and LAN Network
  • EIGRP/OSPF – BGP – DMVPN - Switching Catalyst VSS & Nexus platform
  • Technical knowledge on Cloud integration ( AWS – Azure ) is a plus

Personal Characteristics

  • Flexible and available out of business hours
  • Highly responsive, energetic and enthusiastic
  • Capable of prioritising tasks and meeting critical deadlines
  • Ready to work long hours when required
  • Structured and rigorous
  • Can work under pressure with good stress management
  • Excellent judgment, attention to details
  • Can work independently and report to the Network Team leader.
  • Strong communication skills, both verbally and in writing
  • Solution and results oriented
  • Team player, with an open non-political style and a high level of personal integrity


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