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Technical Consultancy Graduate - Networking

Location: UK - Hatfield, UK - London | Job-ID: 83481 | Contract type: Standard | Business Unit: Others


Salary: £30,000

Start date: July 2022

Location: Hatfield, London with regular travel  

Contract type: Permanent



Job Introduction 


A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a recent Graduate to join our dynamic and rapidly expanding Consultancy Practice within Computacenter. The ideal candidate is likely to have recently graduated in a subject that is directly relevant to the IT Industry and software development specifically. The candidate will have some relevant work experience that may have come from an industrial placement.  


Although specific experience is not expected, the candidate will be aligned to the growing Networking Team with a range of networking capabilities that is well established within the wider Consultancy Practice. The candidate will be given structured training to deliver the following:  


  • Help design and implement functional LAN, WLAN and WAN networks 
  • Configure and manage essential network devices 
  • Deploy and configure switches, routers and firewalls to deliver connectivity solutions to a wide variety of customers and verticals 
  • Implement network solutions that conform to the security, standards, and connectivity requirements
  • Troubleshoot network problems 
  • Support the creation of standardised documentation 


The candidate will also gain knowledge and experience of a wide range of networking and security technologies based around the following vendors:


  • Cisco Routing and Switching (and the associated CCNA certification) 
  • Meraki Cloud Managed Networks 
  • Aruba Enterprise Networking and Security solutions  


 Following graduation from the role the candidate will have the opportunity to develop and widen their skills across a variety of Networking digital connect solutions. 


Main Responsibilities 


  • Assist consultants with customers to understand and document their specific networking requirements 
  • The ability to troubleshoot all Meraki & HP Aruba wireless product lines including wireless access points, mobility management application, and phones 
  • Ability to write applying programmability and coding to network configuration activities
  • Read and analyse packet capture using Wireshark and other 
  • Design and implement user interface 
  • Integrate solutions into the wider Cisco Meraki & HP Aruba wireless suite of products  
  • Support consultants to plan, cost and schedule the implementation Cisco Meraki & HP Aruba wireless suite of products 
  • Shadow and support pre-sales consultant’s activity such customer networking workshops 


The Ideal Candidate 


  • Completion of an IT related degree focused in software development 
  • Completion of an industrial placement or job experience of 6 months minimum  
  • Excellent English language written and verbal communication skills 
  • Good understanding of fundamental networking protocols, including OSI model, TCP, STP, ARP, Ethernet 
  • Demonstrable understanding of the lifecycle of software development  
  • An understanding of Agile project methodologies 
  • Demonstrable experience of interfacing with customers 
  • Experience with a fundamental understanding of and hands-on experience with network technologies including:  
  • Firewalls, content filters, routing and switching, VLANs, 802.11a/b/g/n/ac and Wireless networks 
  • Ability to write software code using Ansible, Python or Terraform
  • Good understanding and hands on familiarity with Linux




Current information for our applicants

Business as usual? Not quite. Of course, the Corona crisis also presents us with major challenges.


However, we are broadly positioned across various industries, plan for the long term and have always been flexible in our approach to our customers, especially in times of crisis. Our core business is digitisation. We believe that this topic will continue to grow in importance for many companies in both public and private sectors.


That's why there are still areas of our business with clear hiring requirements – and we would like to bring talent like you on board! By the way, we have completely virtualised our application process and our recruiters remain available to you should you have any questions.


We are still looking forward to getting to know you!


About us

Computacenter is a leading independent provider of IT infrastructure services. We work at the heart of digitisation, advising organisations on IT strategy, implementing the most appropriate technology and managing our customers’ infrastructures.


We offer a friendly, open working environment without too much fuss about hierarchy. We are looking for professionals with diverse competencies, personalities and strengths who want to live our shared value of teamwork and performance.


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