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Senior Network Engineer – Network Consultant
If you are a Senior Networking Engineer with Cisco Nexus / Cisco Firewalls skills, then we want to hear from you! We're looking for a Network Engineer with solid Cisco experience within a technical consultancy or network operations background to join our team. You will have a hands-on role within the Operations Team and will assist with defining and planning our technical strategy, standards, and our future services roadmap. The role will also include consultancy engagements across a broad range of customers. If you come from a Datacentre / Hosting /Consultancy environment, then this could be the right role for you!
The ideal candidate will have exposure to being in a technical consultancy role, ideally in a client facing commercial organisation and have experience of technical environments – data centre hosting, virtualisation, networking, authentication and security. Significant experience of all aspects of complex physical and virtual networking infrastructure in a multi-tenanted environment. You will take a hands-on, pro-active approach to consultancy and support assistance and have excellent communication, documentation and presentation skills. You'll also have technical design and testing plan creation experience. If you’ve worked in a previous customer-facing role with an IT Solutions provider or Managed Services or Service Provider then please send us your CV directly.
Essential Experience: Must have worked in a Multi-Tenanted environment using Cisco Nexus switches (VRF) and Cisco ASA 5585-X clustering with virtual contexts.
In-depth knowledge of the following: CCNP, IP telephony deployments – vendor not important but need to have provisioned networks for IPT deployments, Datacentre Interconnects, Deploying and maintaining WAN networks – IP and Ethernet WANs, Managing WAN providers and installations, Authentication methods, including 2FA, AD, RADIUS and certificate-based authentication, Security best practice awareness and investigation (including penetration testing method and network hardening, IPS / IDS, IPSEC and SSL VPNs), Load balancing, Firewall.
Desirable: Junos, SDN, PRINCE2 Foundation qualified, ITIL qualified, Experience in a commercial IT Solutions provider or Managed Services environment, Solarwinds experience, Public Cloud Azure\AWS, ISO, G-Cloud and PSN standards and requirements.
Competitive Salary + Car Allowance + Excellent Benefits