Principal Engineer

  • Job Ref: 2456
  • Location: Dublin, Ireland
  • Type: Contract


My Client is looking for Principal Engineer for long-term contract based in Dublin City Centre. The role of the is to deliver high quality systems integration services to company’s customer base and develop in-depth technological knowledge within the specialist domain. The engineer will also feed into the design teams where necessary with responsibility for ensuring technical accuracy of the technology proposed.


Key Responsibilities:


  • Design and implement solutions based on existing portfolio e.g. Cisco, Fortinet, Checkpoint, Citrix etc. which are underpinned by a solid understanding of IP Networking, Routing and Security.
  • Assist in presentations to customers, verbal and written.
  • Input to proposals where specific technical authority is required.
  • Production of high level & low level design documents
  • Assist in the closure of sales opportunities through the demonstration of technical capability and trusted advisor relationship.
  • Input to the creation of accurate project plans, test strategies, handover documentation etc.
  • Interface with Sales, Pre-sales, Service, Product Management and other areas as necessary to ensure the explicit objectives of the role are delivered upon.
  • Generate pull through revenue on engagements through the identification of technological solutions or enhancements following on from initial engagements.
  • Support the on-going professional development of the business.
  • Participate in product trials and seminars for technological advancement and impart knowledge promptly.
  • Handover of project documentation in a formal manner to operations service colleagues and to Customers.
  • Maintain certifications which contribute to overall company technical accreditations such as Cisco ATP, Fortinet, Citrix partner etc.
  • Contribute toward collaborative mechanisms for communication amongst peers and engineering disciplines throughout the wider eir group.
  • Liaise with external customers
  • Contribute positively to the overall team culture, design authority and vision
  • Complete detailed & on time timesheets and performance management documentation.
  • Coach and mentor team members and assume responsibility for lead engineer on specific engagements.
  • Participate in on-call rota


Specific Skill for this role:


  • Qualification and Experience on Cisco CUCM, Contact Centre Express, Data Centre Routing and Switching, Wireless and UC deployment Skills.
  • Cisco CCVP or CCIE Voice / Collaboration
  • Cisco CCNP R&S / Wireless


Unfortunately, we can’t offer sponsorship for this role so you must have valid Visa to work in Ireland

John Ryan, Senior Recruitment Consultant - Your e-Frontiers consultant for this job

John is one of our recruitment consultants on the Technical Infrastructure Division of e-Frontiers and has been with the company since June 2012. John brings over 12 years recruitment experience to the e-Frontiers team having previously worked for one of Ireland’s biggest recruitment companies. He has worked with many of the Ireland’s leading IT companies and has experience of sourcing technical candidates across all levels. He has also gained valuable on-site client recruitment experience from various recruitment projects. John studied Business Studies in Dublin Business School. He prides himself on his professional and logical approach to recruitment.

Specialises in: Senior Windows Engineers, System Support, Linux Administrators, Unix Administrators, Security Consultants, Virtualisation Specialists, Unix Specialists, Infrastructure Consultants, Cloud Automation Specialists, Office 365 Specialists, Windows Engineers