Cisco Project Engineer (Network, Security, DC)

at Natilik
Published January 25, 2023
Location New York, NY
Category Default  
Job Type Full-time  


Cisco Project Engineer (Network, Security, DC)

Job description

Natilik is a Global Technology Solutions Partner.

Our mission continues to be two-fold; growing a brand that is seen as the industry's 'Confident Guide' sat between the vendors who make technology, and our clients who want to use it to help deliver the outcomes most important to them. We offer products, services, platforms, applications, and expertise to help. We also want to continue to build a business that we can be proud of, with a focus on five stakeholders: clients, people, partners, communities, and shareholders; putting our people at the heart of everything we do. From the small and simple, to the large and complex, we want a life-long partnership, a company our clients and employees can rely on.

There has never been a more exciting time to take a step into the world of digital transformation, and we're looking for individuals to confidently guide our clients on their journey.

As Project Engineer, you will be responsible for the end-to-end implementation of Network, Security, and Data Centre solutions within our clients. Working as part of a virtual project team, you will be responsible for the design, delivery, and technical assurance of the agreed solution. This may include all or some of the following elements: creation of low-level designs, development of SAT and UAT plans, physical installation, configuration, commissioning, testing, documentation, and handover to support. You will be working closely with both clients and internal resources.

On a day-to-day basis, this means the Project Engineer will be:

  • Assisting our pre-sales team in scoping Professional Services and technical designs
  • Working extensively with our clients and Project Management team to take the agreed design and make it a reality
  • Serving as a subject matter expert and central point on Collaboration technologies, both internally and with clients
  • Responsible for build, configuration, and deployment of Collaboration technologies
  • Completing systems acceptance testing of deployed solution
  • Producing and presenting project documentation including design, implementation and testing in line with Natilik's standards
  • Working alongside NOC team to ensure a smooth handover of projects into Support
  • Contributing to future NSDC technology strategy


The following core project engineering skills would make you a great fit for this role:

  • Experience with Cisco Network, Security, and DC technology and design
  • Strong knowledge and deployment experience of Cisco Nexus (inc. ACI),
  • Strong technical background with minimum CCNP accreditation
  • Knowledge and deployment experience of Cisco Catalyst switching and Cisco ISR/ASR routing technology and protocols

The following technical skills are desirable for the role:

  • Knowledge and deployment experience of Cisco UCS server technology
  • Knowledge and deployment experience of VMWare server virtualisation technology
  • Knowledge and deployment experience of storage platforms such as Pure Storage, NetApp and EMC
  • Knowledge and deployment experience of Cisco Wireless technologies and wireless standards
  • Knowledge of WAN technologies such as MPLS, VPLS and VPNs
  • Knowledge and deployment experience of Cisco Meraki technology
  • Network management platforms such as Cisco Prime Infrastructure, Solarwinds and Nagios
  • Knowledge and deployment experience of Cisco security technologies and protocols such as ASA, ISE and Umbrella
  • Knowledge of F5 Network load balancing technologies
  • Understanding of cloud technologies
  • Understanding and interest in SDN technologies such as SD-WAN, automation, and orchestration

The following non-technical skills are highly desirable:

  • Good verbal communications with the ability to articulate technical solutions to different audiences
  • Ability to produce detailed, clear, and concise client-facing documentation


  • Quarterly Awards and Bonuses
  • 25 Days Annual Leave/Holiday allowance
  • Flexible Working
  • Industry-leading home working and mobility technology
  • Private Healthcare
  • Competitive Pension Scheme
  • Discounted Gym Membership

Why Natilik?

With Centres of Excellence in London, New York, and Sydney, we are a truly global partner delivering solutions to clients across 62 countries.

In the UK, we have recently been named as the first Partner to be awarded Quad Mastership, which recognizes our expertise across Networking, Security, Data Centre, Hybrid Cloud, and Collaboration. We've also been listed as the Number 1 Great Place to Work in the medium-sized Tech category. Internationally, we are continuing to grow in size and stature and we are confident of replicating the success that we've had in the UK.

At Natilik we know it's crucial that our people reflect the diversity of our clients around the world. And we know that having people from all walks of life makes us a more creative and innovative company. That variety of experience, culture, and background allows our teams to be better. We make sure we do whatever we can to support our people too: making them feel valued and included and unlocking their potential is essential. We're incredibly proud of our diversity.

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