Cisco CCIE (ACI) Network Engineer - Remote - £550 per day Umbrella CONTRACT

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We are recruiting for a senior Network Engineer (CCIE and extensive ACI) provides technical oversight of the company's enterprise network on contract based remotely and in their Buckinghamshire office. (4-6 days per month office based)

The role will be responsible for the functional management of the network and resolution of network issues. Working to support the Head of Networks the senior network engineer will contribute to the design, planning, operation, maintenance, and advanced troubleshooting of the UK network infrastructure. This position must ensure continuity and alignment of the UK Technology strategy.

  • Collaborate with network architects to design and implement functional enterprise networks.
  • Execute given assignments in a self-directed manner, anticipate issues and update procedures as required.
  • Technical lead for a team of network engineers assigning work to achieved outcomes.
  • Provides 24x7 on-call support in troubleshooting of High Priority incidents to ensure quick recovery of critical services.
  • Provides innovative ideas and approaches that improve availability of the UK network and IT systems, gather feedback to drive improvements.
  • Ensures support and adherence of standards, policies, and procedures.
  • Participate in the development of strategy and drive development and execution.
  • Can report of the health and performance of the networks and provide solutions for any potential issues
  • Supports operation teams in preparing remediation plans for audit recommendations.
  • Identifies risks and proposes remediation plans for them

Skills and Knowledge Required

  • Experience in technology delivery
  • Acts as a subject matter expert in the field of Legacy and emerging technology infrastructures.
  • Extensive understanding of technology development life cycle and of agile methodologies.
  • Ability to explain to senior management complex technical concepts.
  • Cloud knowledge (AWS and/or Azure)
  • Current CCIE in Routing & Switching
  • 5+ years hands on experience administering Cisco ACI multi-site, multi-pod 4.2 and above
  • In-depth understanding of communication protocols (mainly TCP/IP) and routing protocols (eg BGP, OSPF)
  • Solid understanding of Network operating systems incl, IOS, EOS, CatOS, NX OS, VXLAN.
  • Certified administrator of F5 Big IP, Big IQ, LTM, GTM
  • Extensive and proven knowledge of DNS/DHCP on QIP AMM, AMS platforms
  • Sound understanding of Network troubleshooting methods and extensive experience in evaluating Wireshark traces and TCP dumps.
  • Proved background working on security network technologies including Firewall, Proxy, IPS, WAF, VPN
  • Excellent documentation and organisational skills
  • VMware technologies, including vSphere/ESX, VMware View, vCenter, Site Recovery Manager, running in enterprise environments
  • DEV-Ops engineering background
  • Automation skills using Python, Ansible, Rundeck, Postman, Terraform
  • Dynatrace diagnostics
Start date
6-12 months +
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