Senior System Engineer/Architect – Cisco, Networking, NSO

at Cornwallis Elt Ltd
Location London
Date Posted January 10, 2022
Category Default
Job Type Full-time


Senior System Engineer/Architect - Cisco, Networking, NSO, Python, Automated Deployment, XML, Cisco ACI, DevOps, CI/CD, Cloud

A Senior System Engineer with experience in both Networking and Python-based software engineering is urgently sought after by a global Financial Services business to join on a contract basis. This role will sit as part of an engineering team who are currently in the process of automating a new global network connectivity platform (which is linked to a mixture of on-premises and cloud-bases services).

As part of the team, you will be responsible for working directly with stakeholders to understand specific business requirements and implement appropriate solutions. This will include a mixture of Python coding, service package development and Cisco network configuration with a key focus on automated delivery via CI/CD pipelines and clean, highly tested work.

To be successful, you will demonstrate the following:

  • A background in network engineering, with a focus on Cisco technologies (such as ACI)
  • An understand of software development (ideally with exposure to microservices), with experience in Python coding
  • NSO software upgrade testing and development
  • Service package development
  • Experience in software testing (ideally using PyTest) and DevOps CI/CD methods
  • Experience working in large scale/global environments (Finacial Services would be ideal)
  • This is an excellent opportunity for a talented Systems Engineer to join a team currently running an exciting project to provide automated networking solutions to their clients (internally and externally), providing good exposure across the business.
    Please note, due to client policy, you will be required to work through an Umbrella Company.

    Cornwallis Elt is an Employment Agency & Employment Business and has been listed 3 times in The Sunday Times Virgin Fast Track 100 of the UKs fastest growing private companies, as well as in the Recruitment International Top 250, Top 50 in IT and the Recruiter Fast 50 & Hot 100 reports.

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