George McDonnell

Network Consultant (Contract)

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

  • Sucker for a sirloin.
  • Can't turn down a game of pool.
  • Retired professional gambler.

Here at Hamilton Barnes, I am a Network Consultant offering Contract Services, helping customers navigate business challenges with contract IT solutions across the UK, Europe, & the US.

We have worked with various customers ranging from Cisco Gold Partners, Consultancies, and Global Leading Service Providers.

Recent Success Stories:

  • Onboarded one of the biggest Cisco Gold Partners in the United States. In the space of three years, we placed over 75 contractors and filled 93% of their requirements across the Globe.
  • Supported one of the biggest UK Service Providers in the United Kingdom for the last 3 years. Successfully sourcing and placing the best talent in the market for their Global Array of customers. During their IT Next Generation Transformation Programme, we placed 13 contractors consisting of 3x Network Support Engineers, 2x Network Engineers, 1x Senior Network Engineer, 3x Network Architects, 2x Wireless Engineer, 1x UC Engineer, and 1x Network Subject Matter Expert (SME).
  • Helped support one of the biggest Pharmaceutical Companies in the World. Before onboarding this customer, they were struggling with the positions for over 2 months and solely relying on their incumbent. Once onboarded and signed up we managed to place all vacancies in the space of 2 weeks placing 6 contractors across the UK, Europe, and the US.

Our core areas of expertise:

  • Networking (LAN & WAN)- Cisco, HP, Juniper, Arista, Alcatel & Extreme
  • Cloud – Amazon (AWS), Google (Google Cloud) & Microsoft (Azure)
  • DevOps – Linux, Automation Tools, Automation of Cloud
  • Infrastructure: O365, Windows Server, Microsoft, Active Directory, Citrix, VMware & SCCM
  • Software Defined Networking- Cisco ACI, VMware NSX & Juniper Contrail
  • Network Security – Cisco, Checkpoint, Juniper, Fortinet, Palo Alto & F5
  • Unified Communications- Cisco, Avaya, Mitel, Aastra & Microsoft
  • Wireless LAN- Cisco, HP/Aruba, Ruckus & Aerohive
  • Security Clearance – SC/DV Cleared

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