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Senior Network Consultant – CCNP certified working towards CCIE

The ideal candidate will have exposure to being in technical consultancy role, ideally in a  client facing commercial organisation. 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. Hands on, proactive approach to consultancy and support assistance. Excellent communication, documentation and presentation skills. Technical design and testing plan creation experience.

Essential Experience:

  • Must have worked in complex environments using Cisco and Juniper Infrastructure
  • Routing and switching (Nexus/EX Series)
  • Firewall (5585/SRX series) with clustering
  • Defining and planning technical strategy, standards, and future services roadmap.

In-depth knowledge of the following:

  • Cisco (IOS, XE, XR, and NX-OS)
  • Junos OS
  • Deploying and maintaining WAN networks
  • Managing WAN providers and installations
  • Datacentre interconnects
  • IP telephony deployments
  • QoS
  • 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
  • Network monitoring experience (Netflow/captures)


  • Microsoft and VMware virtualisation stack
  • Software Defined Networking
  • ITIL
  • Experience in a commercial IT Solutions Provider or Managed Services environment
  • Public Cloud Azure\AWS
  • ISO, G-Cloud, HSCN and PSN standards
  • Cyber Essentials Plus


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