Senior Cisco Network Engineer

Sofia, BG, 6294


ContourGlobal develops, acquires, and operates power generation facilities with proven and cutting-edge energy technologies. We are an international high-growth company, founded in 2005, that has grown exponentially to own and operate a fleet of renewable and thermal assets, located in 20 countries across 4 continents. Wherever we operate, we are committed to the highest standards of health and safety, environmental, social responsibility, our people’s well-being. Our longstanding ESG pledge includes becoming net-zero carbon by 2050.

Acquisition of ContourGlobal by the US private-equity fund KKR will enable us greatly to further expand our portfolio, increase investment in the energy transition, and take advantage of new opportunities in our core markets. Our multinational, integrated team of almost 1500 people prides itself on our culture and values, and welcomes entrepreneurial, innovative, ambitious, and collaborative professionals to come join us.



We are currently seeking a Senior Cisco Network Engineer to complete the Network Operations Center team. The Senior Cisco Network Engineer reports to Deputy Chief Information Security Officer and performs cybersecurity event monitoring and incident response, active defense, cybersecurity infrastructure operations support and cybersecurity vulnerability/patch/configuration support activities.



  • Coordinates the Network Operation Center activities together with NOC suppliers.
  • Verify and oversee all the activities performed by NOC suppliers and internal network engineers.
  • Responsible for designing, building, configuring, troubleshooting and technical analysis of the CG’s networks.
  • Collaborate with network architects and NOC supplier to design and build functional networks from the ground up based on the internal users’ specific needs.
  • Configure and install network hardware and software supported by NOC suppliers.
  • Proactively monitor network performance. Propose improvements and corrective solutions.
  • Provide periodically network status reports to Chief Information Officer.
  • Maintaining technical documentation and mentoring team on technical issues.
  • Collaborate with Cybersecurity team and CISO for creating, overseeing and testing security measures such as disaster recovery.
  • Collaborate with all IT internal functions and provide technical leadership for IT internal projects.
  • Provide knowledge transfer to the other IT functions.
  • Provides technical guidance and support to other Network Engineers as needed.
  • Develop and implement NOC operational procedures, e.g., incident response processes and procedures, network administration.
  • Research, evaluate and recommend network- related software and hardware products and services.
  • Perform capacity and resource planning for network systems.
  • Assess network risks and perform contingency planning.



  • Support IT Compliance and Governance for audit and compliance activities, e.g., furnish information relevant for audit activities, respond to audit findings and remediation tasks, receive and direct compliance issues to appropriate resources for investigation & resolution.
  • Support the CIO in collecting and reporting networking operations KPIs, including events and incident metrics, to monitor and report network operational effectiveness.
  • Keep abreast with emerging cybersecurity operation trends and issues; and understand business related cybersecurity risks and support requirements.



  • Commit to CG values as expressed in the Essential Information. Model the values in any interaction internally and externally
  • Put Health and Safety First
  • Embrace Timely Transparency
  • Model the 3Cs – Communication, Collaboration and Coordination
  • Embrace Failure analysis and continuous improvement including Five Whys
  • Seek out ways to incorporate technology and Artificial Intelligence into the company’s legal practice



  • Minimum 7 years of experience in computer system or network engineering
  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, networking administration, information technology, or a similar field
  • Expertise knowledge of Cisco networking systems
  • Expertise in network operating systems - Cisco IOS
  • Expertise with LAN / WAN topologies including MPLS, and point-to-point private lines.
  • Expertise with route protocols: OSPF, EIGRP, ISIS, BGP
  • Expert Skills with conducting Network Assessments including the documentation and presentation of the findings
  • Experience with storage engineering, wide-area networking, and network virtualization
  • Advanced troubleshooting skills
  • Ability to identify, deploy, and manage complex networking systems.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong analytical and critical thinking skills
  • Team player, motivated to help others and comfortable giving and receiving feedback
  • Flexible, resilient under pressure, and decisive, with a proven track record of delivering results to a high standard within tight deadlines
  • Willingness to travel to company facilities as required (20%)
  • CCNP Enterprise certification or equivalent is required. CCIE Enterprise is desirable
  • ITIL Foundation certified is desirable


This position reports hierarchically to Deputy Chief Information Security Officer

ContourGlobal provides equal employment opportunities and maintains a diverse workforce that reflects the rich environment of the society we live in and markets we operate. 


ContourGlobal is a power generation company committed to new growth in thermal and renewable technologies. Our mission is to develop, acquire and operate electricity generation businesses worldwide, creating economic and social value through better operations, and making the communities where we work better because we are there.


- To care about our people’s health, safety, well-being and development.
- To act transparently and with moral integrity.
- To work hard and without boundaries as a multinational, integrated team.
- To expect, embrace and enable excellence and continuous learning through humility, and the knowledge that we will fail but when we do, we will learn.
- To honor the commitments of those who have placed their trust in us.