Network Design Engineer

Ref No. EMP426672
Salary £48 - £50/hour
Location Christchurch, England
Start date ASAP
Job type Contract (6 Months )
Job Status Applicants Required

Introduction

A leading Defence contractor is requiring a Network Design Engineer to be based in Christchurch on a 6 month initial contract.

Important

Network Design

The Job

A leading Defence contractor is requiring a Network Design Engineer to be based in Christchurch on a 6 month initial contract.

This role is paying £50 per hour LTD/Umbrella or £38.36 PAYE.

Security Requirements
This role will require the person to hold full Security Clearance (SC) prior to working onsite. You must currently hold or be eligible and willing to obtain SC. In addition, this role involves direct access to ITAR Material. Therefore we can only consider British Nationals for this role and cannot consider those who hold a Dual Nationality. If you are unsure as to whether you are eligible, please contact me to discuss.

Job Description
Responsibilities:
● Become familiar with the core infrastructure design by reviewing existing Intermediate, High, Low and Detailed Level Design documents for the Network within the platform.
● Operate in a "fail fast, fail early" mindset when developing and testing technical solutions to complex problems with limited requirements
● Produce quality Intermediate, High, Low and Detailed Level Design documents for all of NSoIT(D)'s core components as directed
● Ensure that all develop solutions conform to good industry practice for design and deployment
● Collaborate effectively with other members of the Network team; sharing knowledge and peer reviewing others work prior to formal review by the Solution Design Lead
● Use the Atlassian toolset (JIRA, Confluence and Bamboo) to record, document and test your work

Experience:
● A proven track record for delivering on large-scale IT projects, in which you were responsible for designing and implementing networking solutions including active-active failover
● Rationalising network designs & their alignment against architecture best practice
● Working with Enterprise Systems, Platforms and Networks within a datacentre environment

Desirable Skills:
● Networking certification, CCNA (Cisco Certified Network Associate) or similar
● In-depth understanding of routing protocols, internal and external, OSPF, and BGP.
● Advanced knowledge of routers, switches and firewalls.
● Detailed knowledge of core network technologies and infrastructure:
- Cisco Nexus;
- Cisco IOS XE;
- Leaf and Spine network architecture;
- VXLAN Overlay networks;
- Dual Cloud Dual Hub DMVPN Solutions;
- Layer 3 Multicast / PIM;
- Firewall IPS/IDS;

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