Cisco ACI Engineer at Dept of Health and Social Care, Cardiff, 6 Months, £Contract Rate

  • Contract Spy
  • Cardiff, UK
  • Feb 16, 2021
6 Months or more

Contract Description

Contract Term: 6 Months

Contracting Authority: NHS Wales

Location: Cardiff

Imagine having a talent that could benefit someone you’ve never met and solve problems you didn’t even know existed. Well, you do, and you can. And we’re here to help you do just that. At PSR we are the go-to place for talented contractors and temps for a rich variety of public sector roles.

The Cisco ACI Engineer will be required to assist with the implementation of a new Software Defined Network (SDN) using Cisco ACI. Working within the existing Network Services team, the post holder will be expected take a Low-Level Design (LLD) to configure and implement the new network infrastructure. The post holder may also be called upon to provide 3rd line support for BAU activities.

As a Cisco ACI Engineer, you will: 

  • Respond to incidents, requests and problems with minimal support and handover from current engineers,
  • Contribute to and suggest service improvements,
  • Review current Cisco ACI LLD and work with senior network engineers for the implementation of the design,
  • Document all implementation steps and update LLD with any deviations from design,
  • Work closely with NWIS’ Network Team to share knowledge of the new Cisco ACI network.


You’ll have:

  • Expert knowledge of ACI design, implementation and support
  • Tenant Constructs
  • Fabric Access Policies
  • L2 Extensions
  • Routing and L3 Policies
  • Application migration to ACI fabric
  • Familiarity with Automation: Postman, Ansible, Python
  • Knowledge of Cisco IOS & Nexus
  • Excellent documentation skills
  • Recent experience of a Greenfield CISCO ACI implementation

It would be great to also have:

  • CCIE Data Centre