Network Engineer N1 | CCNA


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Network Engineer with CCNA Certification for an Enterprise based in Barcelona


We are currently managing a Network Engineer N1 role for an Enterprise based in Barcelona.

The position is N1 and requires CCNA Certification.

Network Engineer responsibilities:

  • Monitor client infrastructure and solutions to ensure their smooth operation
  • Identify and address problems and errors before or as they occur
  • Proactively identify common incidents and opportunities for prevention and incident reduction
  • Investigate assigned first-line incidents and determine their root cause
  • Fulfill approved requests following established procedures
  • Provide telephonic or chat support to clients as needed
  • Execute approved maintenance activities, including patching and configuration changes
  • Follow shift change handover procedures for seamless service continuity
  • Report and escalate incidents when necessary
  • Ensure efficient and comprehensive resolution of incidents and requests
  • Proactively identify opportunities for work optimization and process improvement
  • Update existing knowledge articles and create new ones
  • Identify automation opportunities for work optimization, request fulfillment, incident resolution, and other process improvements

Hard & Soft Skills:

  • Effective communication and collaboration across diverse cultures and social groups
  • Ability to plan activities and projects well in advance, considering potential changes
  • Maintains a positive outlook and attitude in the workplace
  • Performs well in a high-pressure environment
  • Willingness to work hard and put in extra hours when required
  • Applies active listening techniques, such as paraphrasing, probing, and refraining from interrupting
  • Adapts to changing circumstances with flexibility
  • Places clients at the forefront, understanding their needs and ensuring a positive client experience throughout their journey


  • Diploma, degree, or relevant qualification in IT/Computing (or equivalent work experience)

Advantageous certifications:

  • Up-to-date ITIL certification (Foundation Level)
  • Cisco Certified Network Associate – Routing and Switching (CCNA-R/S)
  • Cisco Certified Network Associate – Wireless (CCNA-WL)
  • Riverbed Certified Solutions Associate – WAN Optimization (RCSA-W)
  • Cisco Certified Network Associate – Security (CCNA-SEC)
  • Check Point Certified Security Administrator (CCSA)
  • Check Point Certified Security Administrator NG with Application Intelligence (CCSA-NG AI)
  • VMware Certified Professional vSphere
  • Proficiency in IP, WINS, DHCP, DNC, etc.
  • Familiarity with MS-Office, MS-Outlook, Symantec Backup Exec, Symantec Endpoint Protection, Symantec System Recovery, Citrix Go-To-Assist
  • Knowledge of MS-Active Directory, MS-Windows Server, MS-Windows XP Professional, MS-Windows Terminal Server, MS-Exchange Server, MS-SQL Server, MS-IIS Server, Citrix Metaframe, Switches and Routers, SonicWall Firewalls and SSL VPN Security Appliances, Cisco Firewalls and Routers, Cisco Certified Network Associate – Data Center (CCNA-DC), MCSA+VCP, RHCE, or equivalent, Cisco Certified Network Associate – Video (CCNA-VID), Cisco Certified Network Associate – Voice (CCNA-V)

Additional certifications:

  • Cisco Certified Network Professional – Routing and Switching (CCNP-R/S)
  • Cisco Certified Network Professional – Wireless (CCNP-W)
  • Cisco Certified Network Professional – Security
  • Check Point Certified Security Expert (CCSE)
  • Certified Partner SE – Security
  • Cisco Certified Network Professional – Data Center (CCNP-DC)
  • Blue Coat Certified Proxy SG Professional
  • Cisco Certified Network Professional – Voice (CCNP-V)

Any of the above certifications would be a plus. The MS – Services Engineer (L1) is expected to pursue relevant certifications to support the services. Certifications carry additional weight in the candidate’s qualification for the role.

Required Experience:

  • Entry-level experience or completion of a relevant internship program
  • Experience troubleshooting and providing support in network/data center/systems/storage administration and monitoring services within a medium to large ICT organization
  • Working knowledge of management agents, redundancy concepts, and products within the supported technical domain (e.g., Network, Data Center, Telephony, Exchange, Storage, Cloud, Backup, etc.)

What will make you a good fit for the role?


  • Salary range: Up to 30k
  • FULL REMOTE working model.
  • Personalized career plan
  • Flexible remuneration plan (Transport, Food, and Nursing) to reduce up to 30% of income tax
  • Referral program with economic compensation
  • Flexible working hours and two days of early shift per month

Professional Development:

  • Paid certifications and courses, including access to LinkedIn Learning, Percipio, Pink Elephant, in-house and proprietary courses, and other vendor resources
  • Study leave program with 80 hours available per year
  • English classes if required for the role
  • Participation in events to foster growth and a positive work atmosphere
  • Global and challenging environment with diverse opportunities and emphasis on diversity and inclusion
  • Volunteer days (3 per year)
  • Great place to work certification
  • Comfortable office location with facilities such as coffee, snacks, and ample parking
  • Healthy breakfast, Pizza Day, happy hours, company events (Winter dinner or Summer party), and team-building activities
  • Constant investment in improving employees’ quality of life through ongoing benefits enhancements

If you believe you’re the ideal candidate for the Network Engineer N1 role, do not hesitate to apply to the offer with your Linkedin Profile or uploading your CV.

We will contact you very soon!

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