Cisco Technical Consultant Network Engineer

Job Overview

Location
Chester, England
Job Type
Full Time
Salary
£55,000 - £65,000 Per Year
Date Posted
12 days ago

Additional Details

Job ID
316859
Job Views
8

Job Description

Cisco Network Technical Consultant. Networking and Security , Cisco Catalyst, Nexus etc.

CCNP or CCIE or CCSP Certification preferred

Near Chester / North Wales border - Part office, part mobile (Post Covid), part home working

£55,000 - £65,000 pa DOE + Car Allowance + Benefits + Bonus

Well established IT Managed Service company, providing secure integrated ICT solutions for both Private Sector Enterprise's and large Public Sector organisations in the Wales, North West and Midland regions; required highly experienced Senior grade consultant / engineer with a wide range of infrastructure and security skills to help deliver on going projects and support a growing client base.

You will provide a full end to end service for the design, implementation and on-going management of a wide range of cutting edge technology solutions including: Networks, ICT Security, Business Applications & Enterprise Computing and have strategic alliances with a number of the world's leading ICT vendors including Cisco, Gemalto, Fortinet, Aerohive, Symantec, Microsoft, VMware, NetApp and Fortinet.

In this role you will be:

Installing, supporting and managing new hardware infrastructure

Configuring and supporting a wide range of software platform

Configuring and supporting various public cloud based services, including their managed services platform

Liaising with the sales team to suggest solutions to customer business and technical problems, interpreting client's requirements and designing technical solution

Providing documentation and in-depth Scope of Work (SOW) for clients

Demonstrating solutions to clients and installing proof of concept trials

Managing Service Delivery on a day to day basis for their Managed Services Portfolio including Help-desk, Data-centre and reporting/monitoring platforms

Managing Project delivery of both Internal and External Projects on a day to day basis as well as providing Management support to the Engineering team in the absence of the Technical Services Manager

Providing training and technical support for users with varying levels of IT knowledge and competence

Ensuring configurations and data backup of services and implement recovery from disaster

Communicating with Vendors and third parties where required to escalate support cases and assist in diagnostics to resolve issues with hardware, firmware/software

Reading and attending training courses and industry meetings in order to keep up to date with the latest technological developments and trends in engineering

Provide support to other engineers and assist in skills development within their engineering team

Regular day travel and OOH support required (on rota)

Required Skills and Experience:

Technical Skills: A general knowledge of all aspects of security and networking - Especially interested in Cisco qualified individuals as above, Switching - VLAN's, Spanning Tree, Ether channel etc. Routing - RIP, OSPF, BGP, MPLS, VPLS, IP Addressing V4 & V6, Experience with the vendors listed below is desirable, an understanding of systems, storage & Microsoft Business Apps (Windows Server, AD, Exchange, SQL etc.) would also be useful.

Educated to A level standard or equivalent, ability to demonstrate similar intellectual capacity. A degree in computer science or similar technical degree would be desirable.

Also Cisco CCNP, CCIE, CCSP qualifications

Very interested in Fortinet (NSE) qualified individuals - Will consider Palo Alto and other high end security experience

NetApp, VMware, Veeam and Microsoft qualification would also be very useful

Project Management skills and related qualifications advantageous but not essential

To suit person with:

Interest and awareness in developing technologies and trends

Proactive, dynamic & focused with the ability to demonstrate a lot of attention to detail

Self-driven, results-oriented with a positive outlook

A natural forward planner who critically assesses own performance

Empathetic communicator, able to see things from the other person's point of view

Team-player

Excellent written and verbal skills including ability to summarise and articulate complex solutions to clients is essential.

My client is very interested in people that have worked for security specialists, systems integrators, VAR's, managed service providers, hosting & cloud based providers.

If this is you please send CV now and call Tim Morris on

Cisco Technical Consultant. Networking and Security , Servers Cisco Catalyst and Nexus, Fortinet.

Near Chester / North Wales border

To £65K + Car + Package

Location

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