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Network Automation Specialist - Cisco/Juniper

Job Title: Network Automation Specialist - Cisco/Juniper
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Berkshire, England
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Duration: to 30th Sept
REF: X/NAS/SARA_1614867223
Contact Name: Sara Rowe
Contact Email:
Job Published: 5 months ago

Job Description

Network Automation Specialist - Contract to end September - Berkshire - Cicso/Juniper

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


The role holder may manage a small/medium design team. They are a competent design authority on larger or more complex solutions, demonstrating an understanding of the customers' business and commercial issues. They identify, design and deliver larger or more complex architectures, strategies and specific solutions. Responsible for the design and communication of structures to enable and guide the design and development of integrated solutions that meet current and future business needs. Changes to service, process, organization, operating model and other aspects may be required in addition to technology components, and solutions must demonstrate how agreed requirements (such as automation of business processes) are met, any requirements which are not fully met or, and any options or considerations which require a business decision. The provision of comprehensive guidance on the development of, and modifications to, solution components to ensure that they take account of relevant architectures, strategies, policies, standards and practices and that existing and planned solution components remain compatible.

Mandatory experience

1) Strong scripting experience in Perl, TCL/Expect, and Shell

2) Strong database design and management experience - MySQL or MariaDB particularly

3) Strong Linux administration skills - Redhat 6.x and/or 7.x

4) Strong network management background

  1. Knowledge of LAN architectures and management principles
  2. TACACS and credential management
  3. Device Configuration management
  4. Working knowledge of networking principles across the OSI layers
  5. Troubleshooting and support experience in a networking environment

5) Working knowledge of Cisco and/or Juniper switch platforms - Configuration files, command line interfaces, troubleshooting principles

Highly Desirable

2) Web development experience (HTML, CGI, AJAX)

3) Cisco CCNA or Juniper JNCIA qualifications

4) Knowledge of Live MoD LANs - previous ATLAS tiers or GC management model

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