Antonio Costa | Hamilton Barnes

Antonio Costa

Senior Vice President

Hi, nice to meet you I’m Antonio Costa, a few facts about me:

  • I’m Half Chinese, Half Greek Cypriot!
  • An ex-baby model.
  • A big enthusiast of the island of Ibiza!
  • … and I’ve met the queen twice in person.

Here at Hamilton Barnes, I am the Senior Vice President USA.

I manage a high-performing team across the USA, whilst assisting my clients in sourcing and securing the best talent in the market, working in collaboration with enterprise customers, ranging from partners, vendors and end customers mainly.

Our technology focus is:

  • Networking (LAN & WAN): Cisco, HP, Juniper, Arista, Alcatel, Extreme
  • Software Defined Networking: Cisco ACI, VMware NSX, Juniper Contrail
  • Network Automation: Python, Ansible, Terraform
  • Network Security: Cisco, Checkpoint, Juniper, Fortinet, Palo Alto, F5 
  • Unified Communications: Cisco, Avaya, Mitel, Aastra
  • Wireless LAN: Cisco, HP/Aruba, Ruckus, Aerohive

A few of my team's success stories so far… 

  • Grew out and placed 72% of the Network Engineering team for a global technology start-up, which now has a billion-dollar revenue stream.
  • Supported the growth of a global MSP, across 14 placements within a 5-month period. This was focused across their R&S, Security, Wireless and Collaboration practice.
  • We were brought on board by a leading multinational investment bank to assist with their global technology transformation. This involved placements across their R&S, Security, Collaboration and Data Centre practice globally, ranging from support to VP level hires across an 8 month period.

If you are looking for you next opportunity and require any assistance with your job search, please reach out!