Leading Global IT Company
South Dublin Based
Competitive Salary +Benefits Summary:
The candidate will be an Infrastructure Consultant in an Infrastructure Consulting practice in the Irish marketplace with a Cisco Gold Partner. The ideal candidate would be comfortable working at consultancy-level on the management and configuration of Cisco, and also ideally have had working knowledge of our other vendors NetApp, HP, IBM & VMware.
The candidate will be required to work as part of a multi-skilled Infrastructure consulting team working on chargeable projects, so should be open to learning new technologies, and should be prepared to work for multiple clients on a variety of infrastructure projects. Also should have a chargeable, professional services / consulting, client-facing background.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Designs and deploys routing, switching, and wireless technologies (primarily Cisco) in lead engineer role
Implements overall solution for clients, including development of designs, documentation, and plans.
Works with clients to perform assessments, health checks, performance tests, and capacity planning.
Provides knowledge transfer, training, and documentation to clients upon project completion.
Maintains current and thorough knowledge of Cisco routing, switching (including Nexus) and Wi-FI technologies.
Good knowledge and hands-on experience of enterprise class platforms is a requirement as well as a variety of other hardware platforms particularly converged systems.
Assists in opportunity evaluation and leading or assisting on pursuits at new clients or within existing ones.
Demonstrates and actively promotes an understanding and commitment to the mission of companies through performing behaviours consistent with the organisation's values.
Provide support to clients on Cisco environments.
Supports and conducts self in a manner consistent with customer service expectations.Supervisory Responsibilities:
This job has no supervisory responsibilities.
Should have a minimum of CCNP with a plan to go CCIE.
It would be essential for the candidate to have vendor related training in related field.
It would be desireable for the candidate to have a Bachelor's Degree in related field.Desirable Certifications:
One or more of following Cisco certifications:
Cisco Certified Netowrk Associate (CCNA Routing and Switching)
Cisco Certified Security Professional (CCNP Security)
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP Routing and Switching)
Cisco Certified Wireless Professional (CCNP Wireless)Experience
Cisco technical experience including design, implementation and support of Cisco Network solutions including:
Consulting background focused on Cisco solutions.
Experience with Cisco ISR/ASR routers, Catalyst and Nexus switches and wireless controllers.
Experience with Security products, Firewalls, IPS/IDS.
Experience with design and implementation of Cisco UCS solutions advantageous.
Knowledge of Cloud technologies/marketplace. Private Cloud & Hybrid Cloud
Experience of large-scale enterprise support utilising industry best practices and mature processes
Experience of latest generation compute technology
Implementing Disaster Recovery & Business Continuity solutions
Data centre operational knowledge
Desireable would be to have experience of Windows/Linux systems administration (OS, network, storage, application support); Network and SAN connectivity including TCP/IP, FC, MPIO, etc.
Ideally should have a chargeable professional services / consulting, client-facing background.
Other Skills and Abilities
The candidate will be required to work as part of a multi-skilled Infrastructure consulting team working on chargeable projects, so should be open to learning new technologies, and should be prepared to work for multiple clients on a variety of infrastructure projects.
Ability to perform as member of implementation team along with role of sole resource on project.
Outstanding oral, written, and technical/business communication skills.
Visio Technical Drawing Skills
Troubleshooting and initiative management skills.
Customer service focus and excellent interpersonal skills.
Must be able to multi-task and accommodate requests from multiple customers and Account Managers.
Must be able to have business level conversation with customers and assist them in deploying solutions to meet business requirements.
Own car & full drivers license essential
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