Senior Cisco Network Engineer
Networkers International (UK) Limited
Limerick, Republic of Ireland
24d ago


Our client is seeking a Senior Cisco Network Engineer who will have primary responsibility for a campus wide LAN, WAN, Wireless, and Datacentre network environment.


Senior Network Engineer with LAN / WAN

The Job

Key Responsibilities / Outcomes :

  • The technologies within the scope of this position include a range of Cisco networking products, architectures, and technologies including but not limited to : 2504, 5508 Wireless Controllers7200, 2900 / 3900 Series Routers4300 / 4400 Series ISRASA 5500 series (some with FirePOWER services), ASR 1000 Series RoutersCatalyst 2900, 3700 / 3850, 4500, 6509 VSS Series SwitchesNexus 2000 / 5000 / 7000 SeriesvBlockAWS cloudClient VPN
  • Maintains on-call availability to respond to network issues and up-time; must be flexible and available
  • Participate in planning, engineering, designing, implementing, and managing Cisco infrastructure and responsible for configuration, maintenance and capacity planning for technologies in scope.
  • Responsible for service and project delivery.
  • Accountable to define, maintain, communicate, implement & execute the enterprise architecture, engineering & standards strategy and for its operational usage across the enterprise for technologies in scope.
  • Establish and maintain strong collaborative relationships with strategic partners from within IT Service Management, Business Partner Manager, Project Portfolio Management, and Application Operations as well as all external outsourced IT infrastructure service providers.
  • Participate within a virtual enterprise wide & badge transparent team, assisting in setting the technical direction.
  • Contribute to the technology lifecycle & roadmap for the technologies in scope, including technology absorption & risk, technology refresh, migration & retirement strategies.
  • Educate & mentor the technical virtual team and appropriate management in the use of the technologies in scope.
  • Execute capacity planning and monitoring processes for technologies in scope.
  • Key Qualifications

  • Current CCNP R&S certification or CCIE R&S. Verification required.
  • Experience in selecting, design engineering, solution engineering, project engineering, integrating, and implementing Cisco network architecture and related technologies.
  • Solid NX-OS, IOS, and IOS-XE Routing & Switching experience
  • Installing, configuring, and troubleshooting Cisco routers, switches, and wireless including in a Datacentre environment
  • QoS knowledge and experience
  • Experience in providing consulting to senior management on the use and selection of these technologies.
  • Demonstrated skills in developing a technology plan including technical strategy and direction as well as the related business case for the use of that technology.
  • Strong background and understanding of the technical direction in this space and the prevailing standards.
  • Crucial Conversations as demonstrated by the ability to facilitate and conduct crucial conversations when stakes are high, emotions are strong and opinions vary that result in win / win solutions and while doing so fostering communication by encouraging open, honest two-way communication.
  • Networkers acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers and is part of Gattaca Plc.

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