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Senior Network Engineer, rolling 12 month contract, large USA multinational pharmaceutical employer, Raheen Industrial Estate, Limerick.

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Senior Network Engineer (Limerick)

Our client is global leader in biotechnologies with a significant presence in Limerick. They are now hiring for the position of Senior Network Engineer.  This is a rolling 12 month contract offering an attractive daily rate to the right candidate.

In this role you will be working as part of a team and you will have primary responsibility for a campus wide LAN, WAN, Wireless, and Datacentre network environment.


  • The technologies within the scope of this position include a range of Cisco networking products, architectures, and technologies including:
  • 3504 Wireless Controllers
  • ASR Series Routers
  • 5520/9800 Wireless Controllers
  • 7200 Series Routers
  • NGFW Palo Alto
  • Panorama
  • Catalyst 9400 Series Switches
  • Catalyst 3700/3850 Switches
  • Catalyst 4500 Series Switches
  • Catalyst 6509 VSS Switches
  • Nexus 2000/5000/7000 Series
  • vBlock
  • AWS cloud
  • GP Client VPN
  • Zscaler
  • Cisco DNA
  • Participate in planning, engineering, designing, implementing, and managing Cisco infrastructure and responsible for configuration, maintenance and capacity planning for technologies in scope.
  • Execute project engineering and solution processes and functions for technologies in scope.
  • Responsible for service and project delivery.
  • Define, maintain, communicate, implement and execute the enterprise architecture, engineering and standards strategy and for its operational usage across the enterprise for technologies in scope.
  • Establish and maintain strong collaborative relationships with strategic partners from within IT Service Management, Business Partner Manager, Project Portfolio Management, and Application Operations, as well as all external outsourced IT infrastructure service providers.
  • Contribute to the technology lifecycle and roadmap for the technologies in scope, including technology absorption and risk, technology refresh, migration and retirement strategies.

Candidate profile:

  • Expertise in installing, configuring, and troubleshooting Cisco routers, switches, and wireless, including in a Datacentre environment
  • 7+ years of experience in selecting, design engineering, solution engineering, project engineering, integrating, and implementing Cisco network architecture and related technologies.
  • Solid NX-OS, IOS, and IOS-XE Routing and Switching experience
  • QoS knowledge and experience
  • Demonstrated ability to resolve complex networking problems.
  • Experience in providing consulting to senior management on the use and selection of these technologies.
  • Strong background and understanding of the technical direction in this space and the prevailing standards.
  • Ability to explain complex technical detail and trade-offs to non-technical associates.
  • Ability to mentor and develop other engineers and architects.
  • Excellent communication skills including the ability to present solutions to technical and non-technical audiences.
  • Current CCNP RandS certification or CCIE RandS desirable.


(NB – sponsorship is not provided. This role is fully onsite in Limerick, hybrid/remote working is not available!)


To find out more about this career opportunity, please feel free to contact me, Philip Brady, MD, in the strictest of confidence, by email at, or phone + 353 61 450 679, or mobile + 353 86 243 0763.

Date Posted:
21/03/23 - 13:53

Limerick | Midwest | Munster

IT Support | Telecoms

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PBRecruitment Ltd, Ducart Suite, National Technology Park, Castletroy, Limerick V94 Y6FD IRELAND
PBRecruitment Ltd is a trading name of Philip Brady Recruitment Ltd, and is registered in Ireland as a private limited company (registration  No. 485423).