Senior Network Design Engineer

Senior Network Design Engineer

Job Title: Senior Network Design Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Newport, Wales
Salary: £negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 895241_1539188087
Contact Name: Tony Smith
Contact Email:
Job Published: October 10, 2018 17:14

Job Description

My client is a world leader in aeronautics, space and related services.

They are currently seeking a Senior Network Design Engineer to join their team in Newport, South Wales.

Senior Network Design Engineer

The Senior Network Design Engineer will conduct site surveys to review current status and enable the production of Network Designs covering Active & Passive, LAN & WAN customer requirements for implementation to customer sites.

You will be responsible for writing configuration files for new active hardware as well as installing the new equipment, de-commissioning the old equipment and sanitising to CESG standards.

Main tasks and responsibilities will include:

*Attend Site Survey Meetings
*Conduct site survey of active equipment and associated passive infrastructure
*Complete Site-Specific Design documentation
*Check Active BoM meets expectations and matches Site Specific Design requirements
*Produce configurations for network devices in line with customer requirements and rules
*Perform active installation, equipment testing and facilitate handover to remote Network Operations Centre - active installation can include removal of existing hardware where deemed necessary
*Produce 'As Fitted' documents
*Achieve Design & Installation sign off from the customer
*Action rejections and re-work requests, ensuring deliveries remain on target

This role will involve some travel for business, so applicants must be willing and able to travel accordingly.

This job requires an awareness of compliance risks and a commitment to act with integrity to ensure the company's continued reputation and success.

To be considered for this role, applicants will need to be qualified to HNC level or hold equivalent experience, with a technical qualification (CCNP level) supported by extensive experience in the design and delivery of network solutions.

You will have:
*Working knowledge of Visio, Access & other Microsoft Office products
*Experience of Cisco 3560, 3750, 6509 & Nexus series (1K, 2K & 7K) switches, Bluecoat Packeteer, McAfee IPS and Riverbed Steelhead products
*Knowledge of Health & Safety of Electrical Installations
*Knowledge of interior & exterior fibre optic and copper cable wiring, including single-mode and multimode fibre optic cable, shielded and unshielded Category 5e cable, Category 6 and termination and testing of new and legacy systems

Senior Network Design Engineer
Newport, South Wales
Competitive salary plus benefits

Key Skills: Network Design Engineer, Senior Network Design Engineer, Network Design, LAN, WAN, Passive, Active, Site Survey, CCNP, Network Solutions, Cisco, Nexus, Fibre Optic, Cables, Cabling, Cat5, Cat6, Cat5e

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 a minimum 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 role is a PERMANENT position

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