The Hut Group aims to be the World’s leading Online Health & Beauty Destination. We are currently the UK’s leading multi-website online retailer with rapidly growing global operations and a unique proprietary technology platform. With over 16 million customers worldwide and 400 million visits to our sites annually, we understand the importance of reliable technology and a data-driven expertise.
Our software is the core of our business and enables the company to continue to grow and thrive. The Group’s industry leading and proprietary technology platform powers its own consumer sites plus global media partners and brand owners, including: Unilever, Nintendo and the Daily Mail Group. We develop all of our own applications in-house with our Development Delivery Teams. In order to enable our Delivery Teams to continue to achieve, we are always looking for bright and intellectual people who are happy to push boundaries and really challenge the status quo.
Led by world-class technologists with a diverse range of backgrounds ranging from Silicon Valley tech giants (Google, Amazon) through to Hedge funds and Algorithmic Trading Firms. You will be surrounded by highly intellectual and passionate colleagues, all with the common goal to help us grow this business globally, fast.
UK2 @ THG
Backed by global giants KKR and Blackrock, The Hut Group’s acquisition of UK2 was a strategic opportunity to develop the existing proprietary technology platform behind our health and beauty brands. It also enhances the server infrastructure, programmatic development and platform security.
As veterans in the hosting industry, UK2 Group have been providing internet services on a global scale for over 15 years, pioneering the mass adoption of many breakthrough technologies. With experience which spans two decades, we have seen the online landscape alter beyond recognition, and have adapted our service offering in accordance with the rapid developments in hardware capabilities, data transfer speeds and global business demands.
We are seeking an experienced Network Engineer to help support a global company in multiple datacenters worldwide. This position is expected to assist in designing, deploying, maintaining, and troubleshooting advanced and complex IP networks in a data center environment. The successful candidate must have knowledge and experience in theory and support of routing protocols including BGP, OSPF, EIGRP, VPN technologies including IPSec and SSL. This position also requires stateful firewall support on Cisco ASA platforms. Experience designing and supporting cloud platforms with iSCSI and FCoE protocols is a bonus. On-call support is required on a rotational basis.
Knowledge of L2/L3 protocols
Exposure with multivendor environments
Basic understanding of BGP and desire to deepen knowledge
Basic understanding of OSPF/EIGRP
IPv4/IPv6 routing, subnetting, and allocation best practices
Basic understanding of firewalls and firewall ACLs (Cisco ASAs, Fortinet Fortigates)
Network performance and fault monitor solutions including Solarwinds, LibreNMS, Kentik, nfdump, etc.
Occasional travel to work in remote datacenters
On-call rotation for urgent issues that require escalation from the support team
Proactive, take-initiative approach
Desire to learn and deepen networking knowledge
Knowledge and experience working with Cisco, Juniper, and Arista networking equipment
Knowledge and experience working with Cisco NX-OS
Experience working with Linux
Desire to learn Juniper, Cumulus Linux, scripting (python, ansible)
Experience with Cisco ASAs and Fortinet firewalls
Willingness to work weekends or swing shifts
1+ years recent experience in an enterprise, data center, and/or service provider network supporting IP routing and switching
CCNA certification or equivalent experience and knowledge
What’s in it for you
Competitive Salary, plus a bonus
401k with a company match
Medical / Dental / Vision Insurance
A competitive PTO balance
You’ll be joining a growing, intelligent team that will drive business change
You’ll have the opportunity to make an impact within the team, applying the skills and methodologies you’ve learnt
You’ll be working for a company with an excellent culture, in a friendly and fast-paced environment
You’ll be able to react to change with backing from the business
You'll have the opportunity to solve complex business/technical problems
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