Network Consultant

Category: Infrastructure
City: Bridgend, , United Kingdom
Position ID: J0219-0718
Employment Type: Full Time

Position Description

Be part of something exciting! The CGI Project Services Team are seeking to recruit a dedicated Networks Engineer to work in a dynamic and challenging environment with a pedigree of networking excellence.

The main objectives of the role are to implement network changes that achieve a high level of client satisfaction, delivering on time, within budget and to a high standard. As Network Engineer, you will install network and security devices, configure and troubleshoot any issues resulting from changes on commercial and secure clients in the UK CGI Data Centres and on UK client sites.

The CGI Project Services Team are seeking to recruit a dedicated change implementation Networks Engineer to work in a dynamic and challenging environment with a pedigree of networking excellence.



The main objectives of the role are to implement network changes that achieve a high level of client satisfaction, delivering on time, within budget and to a high standard. The requirement is for a Network Engineer to install network and security devices, configure and troubleshoot any issues resulting from changes on commercial and secure clients in the UK CGI Data Centres and on UK client sites.



The successful candidate will work on their own initiative, liaising with change requestors to achieve client deadlines and demonstrate client facing, customer service skills. The role offers career progression pathway to a Senior Network Engineer role involved with more complex projects and new business transitions, contributing to the network design.



Experience and Key Skills:



• Strong familiarity and subject matter expertise in relation to Switches, Routers, Firewalls, Change Control, Implementation, Documentation

• Ideally relevant qualifications and sufficient experience in relation to the above

• LAN/WAN / Firewalls / CCNA.

• Experienced in Telecoms implementation.

• Advanced Cisco IOS skills & experience

• Strong familiarity with a wide range of Firewall vendors (Cisco ASA, Checkpoint, Fortinet, Palo Alto, McAfee)

• Strong understanding of TCP/IP, sub-netting, IP address allocation & management

• Strong understanding of ITIL and change management methodology

• WAN installation/migration experience





This role has SC clearance as mandatory due to the nature of the work. To apply, you must be willing and able to undergo the UK's vetting process. Non-UK nationals applying for vacancies where a security clearance is a mandatory requirement, i.e. applicants must meet the UK's 5 year residency criteria in order for their application to be considered. Any person unable to meet these requirements should not apply.



At CGI, we’re a team of builders. We call our employees members because all who join CGI are building their own company - one that has grown to 65,000 professionals located in 40 countries. Founded in 1976, CGI is a leading IT and business process services firm committed to helping clients succeed. We have the global resources, expertise, stability and dedicated professionals needed to achieve results for our clients - and for our members. Come grow with us. Learn more at www.cgi.com.



This is a great opportunity to join a winning team. CGI offers a competitive compensation package with opportunities for growth and professional development. Benefits for full-time, permanent members start on the first day of employment and include a paid time-off program and profit participation and stock purchase plans.



We wish to thank all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for this position, however, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

Your future duties and responsibilities

You will familiar with and demonstrate subject matter expertise in relation to Switches, Routers, Firewalls, Change Control both in terms of implementation and documentation. You will be comfortable working on your own initiative, liaising with change requests to achieve client deadlines and demonstrate client facing, customer service skills.

Required qualifications to be successful in this role

You should be able to evidence recent experience of implementing changes on a range of LAN/ WAN and Firewall devices using Change Control processes. You will demonstrate a solid grounding in change control, high standards, time self-management and excellent communication skills. You will be experienced in telecoms implementations and have advanced Cisco knowledge.

This role has SC clearance as mandatory due to the nature of the work. To apply, you must be willing and able to undergo the UK's vetting process. Non-UK nationals applying for vacancies where a security clearance is a mandatory requirement, i.e. applicants must meet the UK's 5 year residency criteria in order for their application to be considered. Any person unable to meet these requirements should not apply.

What you can expect from us

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It is an extraordinary time to be in business. As digital transformation continues to accelerate, CGI is at the center of this change—supporting our clients’ digital journeys and offering our professionals exciting career opportunities.

At CGI, our success comes from the talent and commitment of our professionals. As one team, we share the challenges and rewards that come from growing our company, which reinforces our culture of ownership. All of our professionals benefit from the value we collectively create.

Be part of building one of the largest independent technology and business services firms in the world.

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