Cisco Network / Security Engineer

Tesrex is looking to add an experienced Cisco Network and Security Engineer to our technical team. You will be the principal engineer on current and future projects for existing and new customers. You will have the freedom to help guide the direction of future network and security practices and offerings. You must be driven and able to work to customer and internal deadlines without additional supervision.

Self-motivation to learn and expand your own ability is a key criterion of being a good fit for the position. Working without several layers of upper management offers the creative freedom to grow without restraints. The role consists of project-based consulting work in pre-sales and delivery. There are currently no day-to-day operational, managed service or on-call requirements.

Salary: £60k+


About Tesrex:


Tesrex is a desirable place to work for those wishing to craft their own career path – you’ll have the freedom to take ownership of your field. We enable and encourage all of our team to grow in the direction best suited to them. We offer financial incentives for furthering your education. The role is primarily remote with occasional customer onsite and in-office visits as needed.


Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Own and develop delivery of the company’s security suite and roadmap to current and prospective customers
  • Lead the Security roadmap and offerings
  • Architect, design and deliver Network & Security solutions of varying complexity to end customers in accordance with technology roadmaps, standards and guidelines
  • Customer facing role in which you must translate business needs into technical solutions
  • Write and produce SoW’s (Statement of Work) for projects
  • Key point of contact for architectural issues in related projects
  • Actively engage on ongoing education to expand range of knowledge and expertise
  • Work closely with team on solution design and vertical focus

Skills & experience:

  • Excellent communication skills essential, including ability to communicate and translate technical solutions to less technical people
  • Ability to effectively summarise and communicate infrastructure hardware/software solutions and problems
  • Well organised, self-motivated, with the ability to complete projects to a high standard with minimal supervision
  • Focused on learning and advancing your own skillset and knowledge
  • Taking initiative in problem solving and understanding
  • Prioritise customer satisfaction throughout any engagement, including timely follow-ups and quick responses to queries
  • Ability to maintain and build upon existing and future customer relationships

Technical skills & experience:

  • Knowledge of Cisco processes is highly desired (BoM’s, estimates, TAC, SmartNet etc.)
  • 5-7 years’ experience as a Cisco Network and Security Engineer
  • CCNP in either R&S or Security
  • Design and Delivery of Cisco ISE, Firepower and Duo projects
  • Design and Delivery of Cisco network and routing platforms: ios and ios-xe based projects
  • Experience with Cisco Wireless. Traditional WLC based and DNA
  • Working understanding of Cisco DNA platform
  • Network configuration & deployment experience from Design to Delivery
  • Knowledge and experience of multiple Firewall technologies and Vendors
  • Palo Alto, F5, Checkpoint and Juniper experience is all beneficial

Employment perks:

  • Flexible holidays with no blackout periods
  • A commitment to continued learning and development with vendor and business partner lead training in multiple disciplines
  • Career guidance in defining your certification roadmap
  • Networking with vendors and SME’s
  • Funded testing for role progression
  • Hybrid working – the role will initially be working remotely
  • Team building activities

*Please note that applicants must possess a Valid UK driver’s licence.

Too apply for this position please submit a CV and cover letter via the supplied contact form.

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