02Apr 2015


Looking for a Network Architect (CCIE)

Career by Digital Planet

Digital Planet is Ireland’s leading Cloud Services Provider, providing flexible, secure and highly available systems to a wide range of Irish and international clients.

Digital Planet is seeking a very experienced Senior Network Architect to join our team based out of our head office in Cherrywood, Dublin.

This role involves design, implementation & support of our cloud LAN & WAN infrastructure across multiple datacentres as well as those of our customers

The successful candidate will have ownership of all Digital Planet networks & responsibility for developing the quality & reliability of these networks while meeting evolving business requirements.

The successful candidate will need to work with peers from other teams to determine & implement innovative solutions to help Digital Planet’s continued expansion.

Technical Requirements:

  • Minimum 6-8 years’ experience in a hands-on networking role, including firewalls, routers & switches as well as datacentre network design.
  • A logical approach (backed by strong experience) to troubleshooting complex network & firewall issues
  • In-depth knowledge of and experience with dynamic routing protocols including BGP & OSPF
  • Experience of Cisco Nexus (L2/L3) switches, ASR routers & ASA firewalls
    Ability to design resilient, scalable & secure network solutions to meet specific requirements
  • Any of the following certifications are desirable: CCIE, CCNP (Routing / Switching), CCSP, CISSP.
  • Some experience with virtualisation technologies & SDN would be an advantage

Other skills:

  • Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills
  • Ability to take ownership of issues & follow through to resolution
  • Proven ability to work well under pressure
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and an ability to confidently present solutions you have designed
  • Ability to act as a mentor to more junior team members


Network Engineer, Infrastructure Architect, CCIE, ASA, Nexus, Cloud


5 years


Third level degree



For further information please send your CV to info@www.digitalplanet.ie. Your application will be treated in the strictest confidence.