Network Engineer

Allica Bank

Allica Bank

Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
Posted on Sunday, July 7, 2024

About Allica

Allica is the UK’s fastest growing company - and the fastest-growing financial technology (fintech) firm ever. Our purpose is to help established SMEs, one of the last major underserved opportunities in fintech. Established SMEs are the backbone of local communities - representing over a third of our economy - yet have been largely neglected both by traditional high street banks and modern fintech providers

Department Description

The Allica IT platforms team play a key role in the operation of the Bank and are responsible for all Cloud, on premise, and desktop services. Our mission is to provide the best-in-class infrastructure services to support Allica. We live and breathe the Allica values and deliver services intelligently using automation, intelligence, and innovation.

Role Description

  • A Networks Engineer is required to join a fast-paced IT division to facilitate and enhance the IT Networks within Allica bank.
  • As the Networks Engineer, you will have responsibility for creating stable, secure, and performant networks across the organization.
  • Adopting a mindset of continuous improvement, your experience will also feed into the wider strategy of enhancing the bank’s IT platforms further.
  • Allica IT uses an Infrastructure as Code mantra, giving the opportunity to write scripts and systems using latest technologies.
  • The Networks Engineer role will focus on network design and delivery focusing on enabling service delivery across multiple teams adhering to high quality secure networking practices.
  • This position is remote-based.

Principal Accountabilities

  • Primary responsibilities will include the design/planning, management, support, and oversight of the cloud environment networking. You will be responsible for any networking requirements associated with cloud compute, including design, planning, management maintenance and support.
  • Working with the Platform Engineering team to implement and maintain a secure network within the bank
  • Implementation and Management of Cloud network infrastructure and services
  • Firewalls including creation and maintenance of access policies and rules
  • Experience using and implementing Software Defined Networking (SDN)
  • Experience using Azure load balancer technologies
  • Configuration and management of the Cloud network using Azure services
  • Troubleshoot connectivity and security issues within the cloud architecture
  • Automating network creation and configuration using Terraform and Ansible adopting Infrastructure as Code
  • Improve site reliability through monitoring and alerting
  • Document designs and provide instructions on confluence
  • Working with VPN technology for Remote Access services and implementing site 2 site connectivity.
  • MTLS Knowledge would be beneficial.

Personal Attributes & Experience

  • Switching/Routing experience (Ideally minimum CCNA/JNCIA level)
  • Firewall experience (Preferably experience with URL filtering/Proxy in addition to Layer 7 policy Implementations)
  • Scripting experience for IAC (Terraform / Ansible etc…)
  • Experience of using Azure cloud native services (GCP Knowledge would be beneficial)
  • Understanding and experience using Azure DevOps
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Strong Communication and problem-solving skills
  • Thirst to learn new technologies and skills
  • Microsoft AZ-104 and/or AZ-700 desirable
  • Palo Alto Network PNCSA certification desirable
  • Previous experience with wireless networks (preferably Meraki)

Don’t tick every box?

Don’t worry if you don’t have all the skills or requirements listed on the job description. If you think you’ll be a good fit, we’d still love to hear from you!

Flexible working

We know the ‘9-to-5’ isn’t right for everyone. That’s why Allica is fully committed to flexible and hybrid working. Please let us know what is best for you and, if we can, we will do our best to accommodate.


We’re a diverse bunch here at Allica, with all kinds of experiences, backgrounds and lifestyles. Our openness and differences make us stronger, and we want everybody to feel comfortable bringing as much of themselves to work with them as they like.

Additional Information

Additional Information

Working at Allica India Technology Services Private Limited

At Allica we want to ensure our employees have the right tools and environment in which to succeed in their role and in support of our customers.

Our employees are at the heart of everything we do, so our benefits are designed with you in mind:

  • Full onboarding support and continued development opportunities
  • Options for flexible working
  • Regular social activities
  • Private Medical Insurance - fully comprehensive cover for the employee and dependants
  • 22 days paid leave/ annual leave per year, excluding National & Festival holidays
  • Discretionary bonus scheme
  • Life assurance
  • Family friendly policies including enhanced Maternity & Paternity leave