Cisco ACS designer - (Contract)

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3 months rolling
CACI Network Services
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Job Description for ACS designer

The Organisation

CACI has built an industry leading team to design and deliver leading edge OSS/BSS and IP network solutions for major telecommunications Service Providers and ISPs.

CACI Limited is based in the UK and is positioned to provide services in the UK and internationally. The CACI telecoms team has broad experience in the telecommunications sector supported by industry standard accreditations where appropriate. CACI has built a culture of delivering results with an ongoing commitment to quality; the aim is to ensure that CACI solutions are recognised for both technical excellence and value.

CACI is committed to the individual as well as to its business requirements. CACI offers a good working environment, in a highly dynamic, pro-active and challenging environment. CACI believes in personal development for the individual and supports its team to grow and develop their skills, in order to fulfil their own personal objectives as well as those of the business and our clients.


Thames valley.

Security Clearance

Must be SC cleared and for that SC clearance to be transferrable

The Role

ACS Designer

Role Description

A large service provider has an AAA platform to manage granular administrative access to their network estate of circa. 2,000 devices. They require the devices on this AAA platform to be across to another existing instance of ACS. This role will be to design and implement this. They also have a need to create a new instance of AAA for a separate project. This role requires knowledge of the creation of new environment.

Main Responsibilities

  • The successful migration of an Cisco ACS V3 set of devices to ACS V5.x.

  • Produce a LLD and migration plan for this.

  • Liaison with the various stakeholders to produce this.

  • Working with a test plan, to pre-test this migration in a test environment.

  • Update Operational documentation for the system.

  • Liaison with the Operational support groups to enable them to support the new devices.

Technical Skills (Essential)

  • Cisco ACS V4 & V5 - Installation, Administrating and Operating.

  • AAA/TACACS+ configuration and operation in a Cisco and Juniper environment.

  • Experience in migrating from Cisco ACS V3 to V5.x.

  • Producing technical documentation and plans.

  • Some Scripting manipulation experience would be advantageous.

Other Skills

  • Excellent written and oral communications
  • Able to estimate the level of effort required to develop potential solutions
  • Self managing, with a flexible and positive attitude to challenging requirements
  • Able to integrate with and build excellent customer relationships
  • Able to work to tight deadlines and manage critical project scope