Project Engineer - ACI, NSX, Nuage L1-7

Job Title: Project Engineer - ACI, NSX, Nuage L1-7
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Croydon
Salary: £500 - £650 per day
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: EW/C/17837
Contact Name: Ellie Walker
Contact Email:
Job Published: June 21, 2018 17:48

Job Description

ACI /  NSX / Nuage / L1-7 / Project Engineer / Government / Out of Scope / Croydon / Contract

We are working with a Government client based in Croydon to source multiple Project Engineers.

The successful candidate will:

• Design and implementation of networking services that will support them adoptions of cloud services. • Network design and implementation across physical and virtual environments. • Bringing in depth understanding of networking concepts, switching, routing, firewalling, load balancing. • Diagnosing and resolving network issues impacting Home Office users. • Creating High Level and Low Level designs for network services. • Creation of solutions designs defining the networking integration points in the end to end solution. • Work closely with a wide range of colleagues and stakeholders inside and outside, demonstrating good team working and communication skills • Ensure that network design complies with the clients standards. • Effectively communicating with project teams, service teams and stakeholders to deliver network requirements. • Acting as an interface between network team, infrastructure, platform and applications teams. • Reporting in to the Service Transition Project Manager

Implementation of change activities may be required to take place outside of core hours to reduce the impact upon the business on an ad-hoc basis.

Additional qualifications
1. CCNP/CCNA Routing and Switching 2. Bachelor’s degree in any field or relevant demonstrable experience 3. CCIE Data Centre

Key Tasks & Deliverable
• Design network services across L1-7 to meet application & users’ needs. • Capture and analysis of network requirements that applications will place on the network, including bandwidth, latency, fault tolerance and access control. • Clearly document the high and low level network design and configuration. • Ensure that network meets the functional and non-functional requirements. • Creation of network configuration templates for repeatable automated deployment. • Participating in design reviews and walk-throughs to communicate network designs and validate proposed solutions. • Resolution of end-to-end network incidents impacting delivery of the clients services.

Experience Required

1. In depth networking experience, L1-7.
2. Experience of software defined networks such as ACI, NSX, Nuage.
3. CCNP/CCNA Routing and Switching
4. Experience in the design and configuration of networks to support both physical and private cloud environments.
5. Experience of Software Defined Networking and Network Function Virtualization.
6. Experience in configuration of stateless and state-full and next generation firewalls.
7. Demonstrable ability to communicate in both verbal and written communication
8. Experience of working in a transformation project
9. Working in an ITIL organisation
10. Understanding of Government Security Policy Framework.

1. CCIE Data Centre
2. Experience working in Government or highly regulated environments.
3. Understanding of public and private cloud infrastructure.
4. Experience of DevOps
5. Practical experience of Cisco ACI
6. Exposure to Service Now integration

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