Job Vacancy: Network Engineer (CCNP) – Central London

Opticore are currently looking for a dynamic, trustworthy Network Engineer with a proven track record in network operations, projects and deployments. We are looking for someone with strong interpersonal skills who is passionate about networking and strives to exceed customer expectations. The role is part of a Network team based in central London, working for a major finance company, the role is client facing. As a candidate, you will be a self-starter, with excellent communication skills. You will work well with a team of peers and have the ability to build and manage existing relationships.

To apply, you must hold a valid CCNP certification.

We are looking for the following key attributes:

  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • A good technical understanding of Data Networks (Min. CCNP certified)
  • Experience in requirement gathering, authoring and updating design documents to meet the client’s expectations
  • Working in a challenging, fast paced environment with the ability to react in a structured and methodical manner to change
  • Understanding of ITIL framework (Incident Management, Change Management, Event Management)

Required Technical attributes:

  • Strong exposure to Cisco routing and switching and ability to troubleshoot complex issues
    – CCNP Minimum
  • Cisco IOS (R&S)
    – Spanning tree (Creating STP loop-free topologies)
    – OSPF / EIGRP Routing
    – BGP Routing
    – Route redistribution
    – Device hardening and management
  • Cisco Meraki (R&S)
  • Cisco NXOS (R&S)
    – VPC
    – FEX
  • Technical authoring low level designs, migration plans and change control documents

Desirable Technical attributes:

  • FortiGate Firewalls
  • F5 LTM & GTM (DNS)
  • Voip Telephony (Basic knowledge)
  • Cisco Meraki Wireless
  • Cisco Aireos Wireless
  • Infobox (DDI)

If you think you have got what it takes, up for a challenge and want to join a fun and fast paced company, send your CV to
*Please note we can only accept applications from candidates eligible to work in the UK.