Network Design Engineer
£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.
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.
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.
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
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.