Sam Merchant | Hamilton Barnes

Sam Merchant

Network Consultant USA

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

  • Played chess for Devon when I was 9.
  • Tore my ACL last year, could have gone pro...
  • From Devon but support Liverpool.

Here at Hamilton Barnes, I am a Network Consultant, recruiting for ISPs in the USA in the Networking space. I support businesses on the East Coast, predominantly in the DMV area, in finding the very best talent for their Network Engineering teams.

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 the 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’re looking to find your next opportunity and want an informed and professional approach to get you there then please reach out!