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Network Engineer






Newcastle, GB


Company Description

Turnitin is revolutionising the experience of writing to learn. Turnitin’s formative feedback and originality checking services promote critical thinking, ensure academic integrity and help students improve their writing. Turnitin provides instructors with the tools to engage students in the writing process, provide personalised feedback, and assess student progress over time. Turnitin's applications are used by more than 33 million students at 15,000 institutions in 140 countries. Turnitin is headquartered in Oakland, California, with international offices in Newcastle, Utrecht, Seoul, Melbourne, Noida and Mexico City.

Job Description

Turnitin is seeking a highly motivated Network Engineer with experience managing enterprise and data center network infrastructures. This role will be part of an international Network Operations team, overseeing the global Turnitin network infrastructure. The ideal candidate will have hands-on experience with enterprise and data center network technologies, and a background in managing enterprise wireless network solutions.

Key Responsibilities: 

  • Take personal responsibility to ensure enterprise and data center network infrastructures and services are available 24x7, including both wired and wireless solutions (e.g. routers, switches, firewalls, VPN, etc)

  • Troubleshoot and remediate any events impacting operation and availability of the global network infrastructure.

  • Assist in the design, implementation, and documentation of new and existing enterprise and data center network solutions.

  • Assist in the implementation and documentation of software tools used in deployments and day-to-day operations.

  • Work within established configuration and change management procedures to ensure awareness and success of all network infrastructure changes.

  • Continuous improvement of operations and processes.

  • Participate in 24x7 on-call.



  • A minimum 3 years Network Engineer or equivalent experience.

  • Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)

  • Intermediate understanding of network hardware, software, protocols, and technologies.

  • Experience with enterprise wireless network solutions and deployments.

  • Understanding of dynamic routing protocols.

  • Understanding of network security practices.

  • Ability to work individually, as well as in a dynamic team environment.

  • Unrelenting self-motivation, initiative, and ability to learn.

Additional Skills Desired:

  • CCNA/CCNP Wireless or equivalent

  • Python programming experience.

  • Hands-on experience with data center network technologies.

  • Hands-on experience with cloud environments

Additional Information


  • Competitive Salary/Commission

  • Generous holiday allowance

  • Pension and Life Assurance scheme

  • Gym reimbursement

  • Free lunches

  • Flexible working

  • Opportunity to travel internationally

Turnitin, LLC is committed to the policy that all persons have equal access to its programs, facilities and employment without regard to race, color, ancestry, national origin, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, religion, creed, disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital or veterans status.

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