Network Engineer

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  • Location:

    Portsmouth, Hampshire

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  • Salary:

    £400 - £500 per day

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    Liam Parsons

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    over 1 year ago

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Network Engineer

3 month initial contract

Based in Portsmouth

£400 - £500 per day DOE

Must hold active DV Clearance to gain access to client site

Role Description:

Installs, configures and maintains customer layer 2/3 network equipment in multiple Data Centres (WAN Infrastructure provided by 3rd party) and account office sites. Configures and maintains customer network security appliances, such as firewalls and IPSs. Uses network analysis tools to research and resolve problems. Uses monitoring tools to ensure networks are performing as expected. Maintains network plans, diagrams, work instructions and other documentation. Installs and terminates LAN cabling, both fibre and copper.

Main Responsibilities:

Maintain and improve performance, facilities and integrity of all on-line systems.
Plan, configure and implement networks on local and remote sites.
Install and configure communications software on all network attached devices as necessary meeting all contractual standards and obligations.
Provide network advice to systems support staff, systems analysts, application end users.
Implement necessary security restrictions on network devices in accordance with department policy.
Monitor network performance and capacity planning within customer network services.
Maintain on-line systems, comms and network documentation, including section work instructions and network topology maps

Required Skills:

Organization skills to balance and prioritize work Communication skills to interact with team members, support staff and Project managers Willingness to travel to remote Data Centres Experience of a complex data centre network enviroment.