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Snr. Network Engineer Contract

  • Job Ref: 8160
  • Dublin
  • IT


  • Manage and implement network projects across domains.  

  • Partners with design team and platforms teams, ensuring implementing network designs up to their requirements for upgrading existing corporate and Datacenter networks, as well as re-architecting network segments to facilitate new requirements, technologies and growth.  

  • Resolves network communications and operations problems impacting customer or backbone access and performance globally.  

  • Research and develop innovative solutions around unified network solutions.  

  • Supports assigned regional projects, which include responsibility for planning; time and cost control; resource utilization and implementation.  

  • Lead a major work stream or multiple smaller work streams for a large network domain initiative, often providing technical guidance and advice to project team members 

  • Engaging with the broader technical community to anticipate developments in innovation, often evaluating new solutions and recommending future business network requirements 


  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, Math, or Engineering or equivalent combination of education and experience. 

  • Industry leading certification (CCNP, CCIE, Arista, etc.) desirable but not compulsory  

Knowledge / Experience:  

  • 10+ Years IT experience in the following areas: 

  • Networking, including LAN/WAN - Firewalls - wireless - Security and encryption technologies  

  • Experience with TCP/IP protocol communications.  

  • Broad/Hands on knowledge across Leading Network Vendors such as Cisco, Palo Alto, Aruba, Arista & Checkpoint.  

  • Experience with Design - HLD/LLD is desirable 

  • Broad knowledge of Project Management methodology and best practices.  

  • Knowledge of Network technologies, BGP, DMVPN, VPN, SSH, MPLS, SD-WAN, Spine/Leaf, ACI technologies.  

  • Strong command on Datacenter Network technologies 

  • Skills and knowledge on network automation/scripting desirable. 

Skills/ Abilities:  

  • Strong verbal and written communications skills.  

  • Self-starter with demonstrated listening skills.  

  • Serves as a mentor to lower-level employees and lead others and use good judgment.  

  • Limited supervision: work may be reviewed for direction and strategy.  

  • Team player and equally strong individual contributor. 

Working condition 

  • May require occasional local/domestic travel within country 

Should be open to working occasional weekends/weeknights for planned work.