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Network Engineer

Job Title: Network Engineer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Hampshire
Salary: Negotiable
REF: DV/UN/009_1715955228
Contact Name: Uma Nidhi
Contact Email:
Job Published: 27 days ago

Job Description

Network Engineer- Hampshire(Security Cleared)



**A national security clearance is required for this role but candidates not holding this level of clearance will be considered**

Leading Managed Services Provider in the Defence Sector require a skilled Network Engineer to join their successful Practice on an Contract basis.

Your experience

Specific skills, knowledge and experience:

  • Configuring Juniper switches and configuring ESXi hosts (distributed vSwitch).
  • General networking competence plus ability to follow defined process, work instructions and build guides.
  • Diagnose issues and either resolve or communicate clearly to PMs and SMEs (including steps to reproduce).
  • Experience in build / configuring stacks of components and performing tests to validate correct interworking of these.
  • Extension of above activities to Endace, F5 and Cisco Firepower by self-training and knowledge transfer from existing SMEs.
  • Strong "hands on" and CLI configuration and support activities, experience of scripting /automation desirable.
  • Ability follow WI, build guides and communicate issues.
  • Basic experience of project delivery is desirable - ability to interface with team members and communicate is very important.
  • Previous knowledge of network migration activities

Job Activities and Accountability (Day to Day):

Project Deployment stage in production covering onboarding stage & hand over to service delivery. Depending on when candidate starts, they may additionally cover pre-production deployment.

Build / deployment of components stacks with associated management platforms (Retained edge = Packet Broker, Endace Probe, ESXi host, Juniper switch, Intercept point = Packet Broker, Endace Probe, ESXi host, Juniper switch, F5 appliance, Cisco IPS). Follow process, work instructions, and build guides. Communicate effectively within team and meet challenging timescales. Demonstrate disciplined autonomous working.

Brief Overview of role / project:

Our purpose is to make the world more sustainable by building trust in society through innovation. As a Build Network Engineer, you will contribute to this by working collaboratively in the project team, designing, configuring, and delivering medium to large network solutions to enable services for our customer that meet the project timelines

If you are interested please apply via this ad in the first instance or send a CV with covering note to

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