Analyst Network Delivery


Bangalore, KA, IN

On-site or Remote:  Hybrid
REQ ID:  44680

About Kennametal

With over 80 years as an industrial technology leader, Kennametal Inc. delivers productivity to customers through materials science, tooling and wear-resistant solutions. Customers across aerospace and defense, earthworks, energy, general engineering and transportation turn to Kennametal to help them manufacture with precision and efficiency. Every day approximately 8,700 employees are helping customers in nearly 100 countries stay competitive. Kennametal generated $2.1 billion in revenues in fiscal 2023. Learn more at Follow @Kennametal: Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, LinkedIn and YouTube.


Job Title: Analyst Network Delivery

Job Location: Bangalore


Primary Skills:  Routing, SD-WAN, Switching, Firewall (Palo Alto & ZScaler)

Secondary Skills:  DNS/DHCP/Load Balancers/Wireless/Cisco ISE/(Good to Have)


Roles & Responsibilities: 

Network Security:

  • Maintain firewall infrastructure, including firewalls, VPN gateways, and related security appliances.
  • Develop and enforce firewall policies, rules, and access control lists based on industry best practices and organizational security requirements.
  • Conduct periodic firewall audits to ensure compliance with security policies and regulatory standards.
  • Troubleshoot and resolve firewall-related issues and connectivity problems.
  • Perform regular firewall software upgrades and patch management to maintain system stability and security.
  • Document firewall configurations, policies, and procedures for future reference and knowledge sharing.
  • Provide support and guidance to other IT teams and end-users regarding firewall-related inquiries and issues.


Network Operations:

  • Troubleshooting severity 1 & 2 Issues in the devices.
  • Provide support to Network hardware/software/configuration as assigned by     
  • Monitoring Team – Timely closure of incidents. Quality of resolution notes
  • Keep customer satisfaction high.
  • Reduce user downtime.
  • Analyze chronic problems.
  • Provide Industry best practices and Standards.
  • Maintain the hardware Inventory Update to date.
  • Provide specialized hardware / software / network problem diagnosis / resolution.
  • Route physical problems to onsite hands and feet support staff
  • Coordinate H/W Maintenance activity with 3rd Party for hardware installation, troubleshooting and fixing hardware issues.
  • Upgrades based on new technology/New deployments.
  • Create Standard Operating Procedure (SOP’s)
  • Network Capacity Planning
  • Packet Capture Analysis


Handling Network Projects:

  • Network Refresh Projects
  • Solutioning Projects Engagement


Device Knowledge: Cisco Routers/Switches/PaloAlto/Citrix Load balancers/Aruba SD-WAN/Cisco-ISE/Infoblox/Zscaler/Microsoft Azure

Project Competencies and Behavioral Competencies:

  • Resolve technical issues & ensure smooth operation Maintaining client SLA.
  • Effectively collaborates and communicates with the stakeholders.

Certification expected:  Knowledge of CCNA and CCNP is highly desirable.



Equal Opportunity Employer

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