Senior Network Engineer

Senior Network Engineer 

Marketing and Communications Manager

INNOVATE - The IT Solutions People are the Leading Managed IT and Cloud Service Provider in Ireland.

The Company

INNOVATE delivers secure and resilient IT infrastructure and telecommunication solutions and provides ongoing IT support through our managed IT services. INNOVATE’s professional services team supports our clients across Networking, Security, Cloud Infrastructure, Communications and Cloud Productivity. The INNOVATE team shares a passion for the transformative powers of IT and are driven to solve business problems through technology for our customers.

Since our foundation, we have recognised that our people are one of the most important stakeholders in our organisation. Our continuous training and learning programs for our people builds on the knowledge and expertise of the team across the business. We believe through our values of respect, excellence and leadership and our empowerment model that we will make a significant difference to our people, our community and our industry.

“Great people make INNOVATE and INNOVATE invests in its people”

Our people are great listeners, independent, collaborative, communicative, client-centred, driven to find the best solutions and, most of all, obsessed with the transformative powers of technology. We want to work with people interested in making the most of technology.

 

Job Description

INNOVATE are currently seeking a Cisco Network Engineer to work as a part of our Gorey based 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.

Location: Gorey, Co. Wexford

The Role

INNOVATE 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 INNOVATE and our clients.  While working with our team you will personally take the lead on the development of a new communications offering to clients. INNOVATE 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 INNOVATE 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.

 

To be considered for this role please send your CV to careers@innovate.ie.