Network Engineer

Network Engineer

Job Title: Network Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Portsmouth, Hampshire
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 897150_1611905772
Contact Name: Kevin Raymond
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 29, 2021 07:36

Job Description

Our client is an expert in the defence, aerospace and security sectors, solving some of the world's most important problems, offering high-end technical knowledge, research and innovation support to their clients.

They are currently seeking a Network Engineer to join their team of dedicated IT professionals and help to deliver new and exciting IT systems into the Defence environment.

Network Engineer

The Network Engineer will have in-depth experience of installing and configuring Cisco Routers and Switches, Firewall products and network virtualisation technologies (e.g. VMWare NSX).

You will lead smaller tasks and take responsibility for technical output, working with the technical management team to identify resources required for the task and provide regular progress updates, working to quality, budget and time constraints. Solutions must be delivered fully documented so a high standard of written work is expected. The team supports projects across a range of sites, so mobility is a key requirement of the role; although based in Portsmouth, you may be expected to work at other company sites as required - with travel & subsistence provided.

You will:

*Proactively work with solution architects and aid in the production of (and/or contributions to) proposals for work (preparation/justification of work programmes/plans/resource estimates).
*Lead tasks to ensure delivered solution follow the defined design process and governance procedures and processes through design reviews.
*Keep abreast of industry trends and advancements in information technology.
*Build and enhance relationships with peers and company infrastructure services.
*Be responsible for undertaking project work across the team as required - participation in reference groups, training and research on new functionality etc.

To be considered for this role, applicants will need to have previous practical experience in network design, implementation, configuration and testing and will ideally be CCNA Qualified, with practical experience of routing protocols (BGP, OSPF), compression and acceleration techniques. You will also need experience of Cisco routers and switches and experience of VMWare.

In addition, you are likely to have specific skills in network security design, implementation, configuration and testing: Firewalls, Guards, Intrusion Detection, IPSec VPN, Computer / router IA lockdown, IP encryption, VOIP

Knowledge of JSP 604 and 440 and associated JSPs would be desirable.

Network Engineer
Circa £45-50k per annum DOE.

Key Skills: Network Engineer, CCNA, Cisco, VMWare, Network Design, Network Configuration, Implementation, Testing, Network Security.

Due to the nature of work undertaken at our client's site, incumbents of these positions are required to meet special nationality rules and therefore these vacancies are only open to sole British Citizens. Applicants who meet these criteria will also be required to undergo security clearance vetting, if not already security cleared to SC level.

Electus Recruitment Solutions provides specialist engineering and technical recruitment solutions to a number of high technology industries. We thank you for your interest in this vacancy. If you don't hear from us within 7 working days please presume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. You are of course free to resubmit your CV/details in the future and we shall assess your suitability at that time.

This is a PERMANENT position.

Electus Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.