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Fordway succeeds through the skills, integrity and hard work of its staff.  

Fordway has a strong team spirit and customer focused culture and we encourage all employees to contribute.

If you feel you have the desire and can-do attitude we’re looking for, please email your CV with a covering letter to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. telling us why you feel you are suitable and why you’d like to join our team. Please reference the role you are interested in.

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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