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Network SME

Job Title: Network SME
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Salary: Negotiable
REF: NTSME-C_1658937854
Contact Name: Amber Lowman
Contact Email:
Job Published: 2 months ago

Job Description

Network SME


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

Leading IT Services Provider in the defence sector require a skilled Network SME to join their team in Stevenage.

Your role
We are looking for a Designer/Engineer with experience of DNS/DNCP infrastructure to work and deliver cutting-edge solutions. The post holder will own all aspects of the architecture, design and implementations of solutions, ensuring they are aligned to the requirements. The work packages will be a combination of delivering requests for change, and providing technical proposals to support the impacting process of change requests.

Your experience

  • Proven experience of design and engineering of network infrastructure solutions including hands-on implementation and configuration.
  • Proven experience of producing concise technical documentation, high-level and low level designs as well as build guides.
  • Proven experience of working within the programme methodology, through different project stages, troubleshooting technical issues in different test environments and successfully handing solutions or changes over to service support.
  • Demonstrable experience to impact requests for change and documenting solutions to the given requirements and customer's vision.
  • Experienced in reporting progress and supporting the Project Manager on a day to day basis.
  • Proven experience of Linux, and scripting (VBS and PowerShell).
  • Understands Microsoft Windows Server DNS & DHCP architecture.
  • Demonstrable experience in IP addressing and resolution.
  • Able to provide fourth line support in his area of specialisms as well as to other project and service teams.
  • Able to be flexible to provide support as and when required.
  • Excellent communications, team player and able to work under pressure.
  • Good analysis and problem solving skills in terms of networking and use of nslookup/dig.
  • Can work with minimum supervision and manage multiple stakeholders.
  • Experience of working in a secure environment.
  • SC clearance as a minimum.

Desirable Skills

  • Experience of IPAM and Bluecat.
  • Experience of DNS and DHCP migrations between Windows and Linux.
  • Knowledge and experience of AD infrastructure solutions.

Key Performance Indicators
* Makes a recognized technical contribution to business approval meetings.
* Consistently produces designs, which require minimal (<10%) rework, following peer review.
* Provides evidence that demonstrates defining the technical scope in order to ensure an acceptable cost structure.
* Can evidence feedback from customer forums, conferences and professional bodies etc. which demonstrates a personal contribution to building The client's reputation in the market place.
* Tangible recognition from customer management, The client's sales and project management staff, of an effective contribution to business development.
* Using company prescribed methodologies, can demonstrate the production of several medium scale designs, including some which are not based on an existing patter, or which have substantial customization and/or contain solution components from contributing specialists.
* Regular contribution to, and user of, company knowledge repositories and events.

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