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Senior Cisco Network Specialist (CCIE)

Senior Cisco Network Specialist (CCIE) | Global Hedge Fund | London - £80k-£110k + Bonus + Exceptional Package

Peracto’s client, a top global technology-driven hedge fund, is currently looking for an experienced Senior Cisco Network Specialist (CCIE) to join their already successful team.

The successful candidate will join a thriving global trading/investment team that operate across 8 countries and have a truly global offering. You will report into the Global Infrastructure manager and will take direct responsibility for the network and service delivery excellence and user support across all the business offices. This role would really suit someone who loves Cisco and new technology and is excited by the challenges provided by a global network in multiple time zones and a 24 hour trading cycle. This company competes with the top tech companies in the world in order to attract best talent, meaning you will be working side by side with some of the best network engineers in the business.

Knowledge and Skills:

• 5-10 years’ relevant technical experience in IT Infrastructure/Systems & Network Engineering and/or Design.
• Proven hands-on experience and expertise with the following technologies:
o CCIE or equivalent.
o Managing a Global VPLS Network.
o Intermediate to expert level understanding of IP protocols.
o Cisco 37XX/38xx, 4500X, ASR switches and routers.
o TCP optimization
o Managing Cisco VPN technologies.
o Linus experience preferred.
o VMWare ESX/Vsphere 5/6
• Relevant industry certification with Cisco, VMWare, Microsoft etc. would be beneficial.

The Ideal Candidate:

• A self-motivated, enthusiastic and driven individual.
• Must be a passionate technologist and be able to communicate this to all levels.
• Excellent attention to detail.
• Strong interpersonal skills and able to be a team player within a global working environment.

If this post matches your skillset, experience and career aspirations for your next move please contact Colin Doolan by phone (+44 (0)20 7378 4483) or e-mail ( for more information and a confidential chat.

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