Clearance Level: SC/DV
Salary Description: Market Rated
Job Type: Permanent
Sector: Information Technology
Start Date: Ongoing
Network Consultant / Design / Pre Sales / Post Sales / Technical / Cisco / CCNP / CCIE / Routing / Switching / Wireless / Security / Permanent / Contract
This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced Cisco Consultant to provide professional services for Forfusion Government Secure Services on behalf of a major network equipment vendor. The role will expose the consultant to a significant proportion of the vendor’s portfolio and, where required, support will be provided to the consultant by the manufacturers Advanced Services team.
The Network Consultant will act as the primary technical contact at a prestigious customer location in Telford requiring SC clearance.
Duties expected of the Network Consultant are:
It is expected that the Consultant will be able to resolve queries related to core competencies, however it is anticipated that this will not always be the case. Where a query cannot be answered by the consultant the query will be triaged and access provided to the vendors Advanced Services, Business Units and TAC. To fulfil this role access is given to a significant proportion of the vendor’s internal databases, documentation and support processes.
The successful applicant will have previously worked in a senior design role, and have demonstrable experience in supporting, troubleshooting, problem solving, fault diagnosis, network administration and technical support of complex Cisco networks.
This is a senior engineering position within Forfusion and potential exists to work on other contracts. All applicants must be willing to work on other clients where required, potentially fulfilling design, implementation, test or support roles.
As well as an in depth knowledge of Cisco technologies and systems, the following qualifications, attributes and experience are mandatory for the Consultant:
This role is based on site at the client premises in Gloucester and hours will generally be aligned to a normal working day (0900-1700) However, due to the nature of the environment there will be times when out of hours work is needed. Flexibility with working hours is expected, including being on call should the business require it.
This is an office based role; with potential travel to the customers other UK sites.