Job Vacancy: Senior Network Engineer (CCIE)

Opticore IT is a rapidly expanding specialist Network and Project Management consultancy offering a wide variety of opportunities to work within challenging and exciting environments across our client base.
We are currently seeking Senior Network Engineers to join our permanent London based team. Cisco will be the primary vendor, CCIE accreditation is a must, as is high-level and low-level design capability.
This role will be client facing and involve working on multiple client sites. Therefore having the ability to travel between sites in Central and West London, Berkshire and the M3/M4 Corridor is essential.
The ideal candidate will be a self-starter, with excellent communication skills. Must work well with a team of peers and have the ability to build and manage existing relationships. The candidate must hold a valid CCIE and be able to judge risk and integrate solutions into customer networks.
We are looking for Engineers with a strong hands-on technical background across Cisco Routers & Switches, experience with any of the following technologies would be advantageous:
• FirePOWER
• Palo Alto
• F5
• NetScaler

Desired Experience:
• CCIE Certified
• CISCO network design
• CCDA/CCDP/CCDE certification would stand out
• Exceptional routing and switching
• Good Nexus experience (VPC)
• Understands ACI
• Able to produce high and low detailed designs
• Able to work across the project lifecycles (Requirement gathering, High / low level design, deployments & migrations and hand over support)
• Must be keen to learn SDN and automation skills like Python

This role will be based in Central and West London based predominantly, whilst travel will be required between sites and also on occasion into the M3/M4 Corridor.
If you think you’ve got what it takes, up for a challenge and want to join a fun and fast paced company, send your CV to recruitment@opticoreit.com