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Network Engineer

Location: Portsmouth Salary: Negotiable
Sector: IT & Telecoms Specialism:
Type: Permanent Contact: James Giblin

Network Engineer




This is a new opportunity for an experienced Network Engineer to join a team of dedicated IT professionals to deliver new and exciting IT systems into the Defence environment. The candidate shall have in-depth experience of installing and configuring Cisco Routers and Switches, and ideally have experience of Firewall products and network virtualisation technologies (e.g. VMWare NSX).

What the role entails:

Some of the main duties of the Network Engineer will include:

> 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 companies governance procedures and processes through design reviews
> Keep abreast of industry trends and advancements in information technology
> Build and enhance relationships with peers and infrastructure services
> Be responsible for undertaking project work across the team as required - participation in reference groups, training and research on new functionality etc.
> Working towards becoming recognised as a Network expert within the company
> Willingness to travel within the UK and potentially overseas

What experience you need to be the successful Network Engineer:

> Practical experience in network design, implementation, configuration and testing (ideally CCNA Qualified) - practical experience of routing protocols (BGP, OSPF), compression and acceleration techniques
> 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.

This really is a fantastic opportunity for a Network Engineer to progress their career. If you are interested please apply as soon as possible as this position will be filled quickly so don't miss out!

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