Cisco Network / Security Engineer (Senior) – Contract role based in ABU DHABI for 12 months
The successful applicant will be a member of an Aspira team that will be based in Abu Dhabi for 12 months with one of Aspira’s clients.
This role is a technical position focused on the design and implementation of Cisco solutions within a dynamic environment. This is a key position with the team tasked with taking control of the Cisco environment, designing and deploying solutions to best practices (covering Nexus, ASA and ACI), implementing standards and processes for ongoing maintenance and administration, and mentoring a team of expanding Cisco administrators to take on the day to day operations.
Responsibilities and Duties
• Deliver the specification, design, test and deployment of Cisco solutions;
• Work with key Cisco technologies covering
o Nexus Switching
• Maintain the development of personal technical, analytical, and practical proficiencies needed to ensure optimal application of technologies and industry best practices within your specialities;
• Be responsible for the technical ownership and delivery of solutions to industry best practice;
• Assist in defining practices for problem isolation and troubleshooting issues;
• Lead in coaching, motivating and developing more junior team members.
· Ability to manage complexity, design solutions and apply technology to business demands
· Excellent analytical skills and logical thinker
· Excellent technical ability and aptitude
· Excellent troubleshooting skills
· Degree in Computer Science or equivalent qualification or relevant industry experience
· Proven track record in designing and implementing solutions at the highest level within the relevant technology area
· Excellent technical ability in the Cisco product set
· Will have achieved the highest level of accreditation in at least one primary specialisation within their technology area
· Have relevant certification such as CCNA, CCNP, CCIP and / or CCSP
· Additional experience / certification as Palo Alto Accredited Engineer and / or Cisco Information Security Specialist
· The successful candidate will have at least 6 - 7 years relevant experience