Project Consultant - Networks

Category: Infrastructure/Cloud
Main location: United Kingdom, UK Wide - Various, UK Wide - Various
Position ID: J0322-1851
Employment Type: Full Time

Position Description:

If you’re looking for a challenge that stretches your talents and you want to make a real difference in people’s lives, come and help us support the digital transformation of the UK. The CGI Project Services Team are seeking to recruit a dedicated Networks Consultant Engineer to work in a dynamic and challenging environment with a pedigree of networking excellence. You will be working with high profile public and commercial clients, improving systems that make the everyday easier.

This role requires some travel, usually 1-2 days per week travelling to either CGI office or client site.

Your future duties and responsibilities:

The main objectives of the role are to implement network changes that achieve a high level of client satisfaction, delivering on time, within budget and to a high standard. As Network Engineer, you will install network and security devices, configure and troubleshoot any issues resulting from changes on commercial and secure clients in the UK CGI Data Centres and on UK client sites.

You will be working in a dynamic and challenging environment with a pedigree of networking excellence. The successful candidate will work on their own initiative, liaising with project and change requestors to achieve client deadlines and demonstrate client facing, customer service skills. The role offers career progression pathway to a Senior Network Engineer role involved with more complex projects and new business transitions, contributing to the network design.

Required qualifications to be successful in this role:

• Strong familiarity and subject matter expertise in relation to Switches, Routers, Firewalls, Change Control, Implementation, Documentation
• Ideally relevant qualifications and sufficient experience in relation to the above
• LAN/WAN / Firewalls / CCNA.
• Experienced in Telecoms implementation.
• Advanced Cisco IOS skills & experience
• Strong familiarity with a wide range of Firewall vendors (Cisco ASA, Checkpoint, Fortinet, Palo Alto, McAfee)
• Strong understanding of TCP/IP, sub-netting, IP address allocation & management
• Strong understanding of ITIL and change management methodology
• WAN installation/migration experience

This role has SC clearance as mandatory due to the nature of the work. To apply, you must be willing and able to undergo the UK's vetting process. Non-UK nationals applying for vacancies where a security clearance is a mandatory requirement, i.e. applicants must meet the UK's 5 year residency criteria in order for their application to be considered. Any person unable to meet these requirements should not apply.


  • Checkpoint
  • Cisco ASA
  • Cisco Nexus Series NXOS
  • Firewalls
  • TCP/IP
  • Network
  • Process Management

What you can expect from us:

Insights you can act on

While technology is at the heart of our clients’ digital transformation, we understand that people are at the heart of business success.

When you join CGI, you become a trusted advisor, collaborating with colleagues and clients to bring forward actionable insights that deliver meaningful and sustainable outcomes. We call our employees "members" because they are CGI shareholders and owners and owners who enjoy working and growing together to build a company we are proud of. This has been our Dream since 1976, and it has brought us to where we are today — one of the world’s largest independent providers of IT and business consulting services.

At CGI, we recognize the richness that diversity brings. We strive to create a work culture where all belong and collaborate with clients in building more inclusive communities. As an equal-opportunity employer, we want to empower all our members to succeed and grow. If you require an accommodation at any point during the recruitment process, please let us know. We will be happy to assist.

Ready to become part of our success story? Join CGI — where your ideas and actions make a difference.