Network Design Engineer - Hook

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  • Location:

    Hook, Hampshire

  • Sector:

    ICT, Network Engineering

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  • Salary:

    £450 - £500 per day

  • Contact:

    Tom McParland

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  • Published:

    over 1 year ago

  • Duration:

    12 Months

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  • Consultant:


Network Design Engineer

DV Cleared

£450 - £500 Per Day

Scope of position:

A Network Design Engineer is expected to be an expert in his/her field and thus be able to apply their knowledge to network design tasks and provide individual technical contributions within a design team. This role is for an individual with expertise and experience to Cisco CCNP certification level plus also knowledge of Juniper JUNOS and a demonstrable record of data network design experience

The Network Design Engineer will work as a member of the Network Design Engineering team and be allocated to projects.

Key responsibilities:

  • Provide technical proposals / designs to the Network Solution Design Manager / designated technical lead on the allocated project ensuring that all activities are carried out as requested.

  • Document aspects such as - but not limited to - proposed designs, rationale for design decisions and agreements reached with both internal and external parties, as required by project objectives.

  • Present designs at reviews, including rationale for design decisions, with ability to address and respond to observations to ensure success of the review.

  • To use his/her own experience and initiative to suggest improvements where necessary to the design solutions and processes within the Network Design Engineering group.

  • Maintain his/her own technical knowledge and engineering methodology on both deployed and fixed communications by agreeing a training and development plan with his/her Functional Manager.

  • Ensure that all design and delivery documentation produced is correctly configuration controlled according to company procedures.

Key relationships:

  • Maintain & Communicate effectively with team members and key stakeholders in the business.

  • Manage & Report progress on engineering tasks as required to project manager and engineering management.

  • Report to Team Leader or Prime as appropriate re allocated project.

  • Take technical and task leadership from Team Leader or Prime as appropriate.

  • Communicate effectively with team members.

  • Network Design Functional Manager to discuss/resolve issues/concerns/career path/training

  • Technical qualifications and training in Cisco or Juniper solutions (CCNP, JNCIP) backed by several years of experience producing network solutions.

key skills:

Cisco CCNP and/or demonstrable evidence of attaining equivalent level of experience and expertise. Data network experience of LANS, WANS and security of data networks with a good understanding of COTS products pertinent to data networks.

UK Security Clearance, DV Cleared as a minimum

Desirable skills:

Experience of devices and techniques for assurance of network security. A good understanding of the cost/benefit implications of various design decisions. Knowledge of the Government PSN framework services Knowledge of PKI solutions as they apply to data networks.