Network Design Engineer

Job Role: Network Design Engineer

Rate: £550 - £700 a day inside ir35

Contract: 6 Months +

Location: Hampshire (2-3 days a week)

Security Clearance: Level DV required

I am recruiting a Network Design Engineer for a client of mine who are a systems integrator operating within the UK defence sector. The successful candidate must have excellent communication and organisational skills as well as an excellent understanding of end to end engineering process

This role requires Security clearance at DV level

Skills required:

  • Thorough and demonstrable understanding of Cisco Enterprise LAN environments, 3rd line support level including, deployment, administration and troubleshooting. Ideally to a CCNP and CCDP level.
  • Focusing on Secure LAN environments including security boundaries and rulesets
  • Must have a good understanding of WAN connectivity and routing protocols also with experience and understanding of the implementation, configuration and management of virtual and physical networking solutions
  • Hand on experience in designing and troubleshooting Layer 2/3 switching and routing,
  • Hands on experience in designing, configuring and troubleshooting VPC, VDC, STP, BGP, OSPF and other key mainstream protocols
  • Hands on experience in designing, configuring and troubleshooting Sidewinders and ASAv firewalls
  • Platform focus: ISR, 6800, 3750, 3850 series
  • Excellent understanding of end to end engineering processes
  • Have been an escalation point for complex problems and incidents
  • Ability to read and understand complex designs and suggest viable solution to improve stability, scalability and availability
  • Experience in ITIL ICT service delivery on critical infrastructure
  • Experiencing in patch management including analysis and deployment