Senior Network Engineer

  • Job Ref: 6131
  • Location: Gorey, Ireland
  • Type: Permanent


We are currently seeking a Cisco Network Engineer to work as a part of our team. The ideal candidate will be perform a mix of project and service related tasks and will also be the lead on the development of a new communications offering to clients.

The Role

We are currently seeking a Senior Network Engineer with Cisco expertise to work as a part of our Professional Services team. The ideal candidate will bring expertise In Cisco technology up to CCNP level and be provided with an opportunity to become a Subject Matter Expert in our Cisco WebEx solution. The role will challenge the technical expertise of the successful engineer, working across our other Unified Communications Technology offerings and training other members of the team.

The successful candidate will be performing a mix of project and service-related tasks as part of our IT Solutions Team, serving as an implementation expert and a technical advisor to both company & clients.  While working with our team you will personally take the lead on the development of a new communications offering to clients. We will provide industry leading training opportunities through our Premier partnership with Cisco to ensure that we develop our successful candidate to achieve their full potential.


Key Responsibilities

The Network Engineer will participate in the planning, design, implementation, and support of the network across all clients

  • Technical development of a communications solution using Cisco WebEx Calling technologies.
  • Network planning, performance tuning and troubleshooting.
  • Provide support on issues escalated from our service team on customer networks.
  • Designing and implementation of solutions based on IP routing protocols including BGP, OSPF, IP Multicast.
  • Maintain up to date network diagram, standard, documentation for all clients detailing configuration of deployed solutions.
  • Install, document, implement and support of the client networks
  • Resolve operational issues involving routers, switches, and firewalls in a multi-vendor environment.


Required competencies and experience

  • 3-4+ years’ experience in Layer 2 technologies, routing, and switching in an enterprise environment.
  • Significant Cisco and Meraki experience, Infrastructure/Networked environments with hardware (routers, switches, firewall, etc.), software (IOS, NX-OS), network security practices, designing, planning and implementing LAN-MA.
  • Demonstrate proficiency with the provisioning and troubleshooting of LAN/WAN connectivity technologies.
  • Experience in working with Cisco WebEx Calling or Cisco UC systems will be very advantageous
  • Drive operation excellence and growth of the company through strong skills and experience in data network technologies: OSPF, BGP, VRRP, MPLS, VPN, VLAN, Trunking, EtherChannel and QoS.
  • Comprehensive hands-on experience with LAN/WLAN/WAN technologies.
  • Comprehensive hands-on experience with Cisco routers, Catalyst switches, Cisco ASA 55xx security devices,
  • Linux, Asterisk and VoIP knowledge would be beneficial.
  • CCNA, CCNP, CCDP, CCSP, CNMA qualifications would be advantageous
  • Knowledge of virtualisation platforms


Non-technical skills

  • Customer service oriented with a desire to interact with clients, staff, and management teams.
  • Strong analytical and organizational skills, with passionate attention to detail.
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritizing multiple objectives and initiatives.
  • A desire and ease in establishing credibility with non-technical leaders via excellent communication skills and business acumen.

Excellent salary and bens package on offer

John Ryan, Senior Recruitment Consultant - Your e-Frontiers consultant for this job

John is one of our recruitment consultants on the Technical Infrastructure Division of e-Frontiers and has been with the company since June 2012. John brings over 12 years recruitment experience to the e-Frontiers team having previously worked for one of Ireland’s biggest recruitment companies. He has worked with many of the Ireland’s leading IT companies and has experience of sourcing technical candidates across all levels. He has also gained valuable on-site client recruitment experience from various recruitment projects. John studied Business Studies in Dublin Business School. He prides himself on his professional and logical approach to recruitment.

Specialises in: Senior Windows Engineers, System Support, Linux Administrators, Unix Administrators, Security Consultants, Virtualisation Specialists, Unix Specialists, Infrastructure Consultants, Cloud Automation Specialists, Office 365 Specialists, Windows Engineers