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Network Design Engineer - Security Cleared

Job Title: Network Design Engineer - Security Cleared
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Basingstoke, Hampshire
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: Feb 2018
REF: FJS-NDE-P_1515170942
Contact Name: Paul Read
Contact Email:
Job Published: about 1 year ago

Job Description

Network Design Engineer - Security Cleared (SC)

Our client a global IT Outsourcing company are undergoing an exciting phase of growth driven by some significant business wins. With that said they are looking for a Network Design Engineer to work closely with the Network Architects to produce build documentation and introduce automation on a wide variety of network devices and appliances. This is an exciting time to join my client as they have a number of on-going technically interesting projects and are seeing growth with new customers utilising current up to date technologies.

A Network Design Engineer will be expected to:
* Provide day to day support to the Programme and Project Managers to deliver the required network configurations within all work packages.
* Support the Network Architects by configuring and implementing networks in line with the design documentation set.
* Take ownership of network build documentation components for specific key programme activities such as Integration, Pre-Production and the live environment.
* Ensure the build documentation produced are fit for purpose and reusable through the life of the project.
* Provide input into reports, when required, to the Lead Network Architect, Project Network architects and Project Managers.
* Liaise with other technical project team members such as Integrators and test engineers to ensure that the network element of the infrastructure and systems are built in a timely manner.
* Be willing to undertake customer site surveys to assist with proposed technical network design.
* Be willing to travel within the UK and overseas if required.
* Provide 4th line support and work with relevant vendors to resolve issues.

Mandatory Skills Required:
* SC Clearance.
* Demonstrable network configuration experience using Juniper and/or Cisco technologies.
* Experience of configuring LAN switches.
* Routing protocols
* Other network protocols such as TCP and UDP.
* Access lists configuration.
* IP Addressing design.
* Network troubleshooting.

Desirable Skills Required:
* DV Clearance.
* Firewalls skills, ideally Juniper SRX range and Cisco ASA Next Generation.
* Cisco accreditation
* Juniper accreditation
* VRF and VLAN configuration.
* SVI/RVI configuration.
* SNMPv3, Syslog, NTP configuration.
* AAA configuration

Due to the nature of the project, the successful candidate will need to hold valid SC security clearance.

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