Network Consultant- CCNP

  • Leading Global IT Company
  • South Dublin Based
  • Competitive Salary +Benefits 


Infrastructure Consulting practice in the Irish marketplace with a Cisco. The ideal candidate would be comfortable working at consultancy-level on the management and configuration of Cisco Products.

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)


  • 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 center 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 Requirements:

Own car & full drivers license essential

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Gavin  Brennan does  Network & Security Dublin

Network & Security Dublin

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