£400 - £450 per day
2 months ago
- Based in Corsham
- SC Cleared role
- £400 - £450 per day
- 12 month contract
The Network Engineering Service will support the technical team responsible for the design, development, documentation, building and validation of the core physical and virtual networking components which form the backbone of the NSoIT(D) Platform. The detailed responsibilities of the team include:
The design, development, building and validation of all networking components which form part of the NSoIT(D) Platform.
Production and review of all levels of design artefacts.
Supporting wider NSoIT(D) system testing activities.
Working with Service Management to resolve issues.
Essential skills, qualifications, and experience
In order to deliver this service, it is essential that individuals have:
Demonstrable experience of at least 3 years within the industry with detailed knowledge and understanding, of the design, implementation, and troubleshooting of the following:
Hierarchical IP Subnetting.
Routing protocols, internal and external, OSPF, and BGP.
Advanced knowledge of routers, switches and firewalls.
Core network technologies and infrastructure:
Cisco IOS XE
Leaf and Spine network architecture
VXLAN Overlay networks
Dual Cloud Dual Hub DMVPN Solutions
AAA Management Platform e.g. ISE
Configuration of devices and management of keymat
All aspects of QOS (Traffic Shaping / Policing / Scheduling / Congestion Management and Avoidance).
At least one of the following professional certifications that have been obtained within the last five years:
Networking certification - at least CCNP (Cisco Certified Network Professional) or similar.
Virtualisation certification - VMware VCP-NV (VMware vCenter Certified Professional - Network Virtualisation)
Experience working in Defence, particularly Naval and ideally with Defence Digital
Strong communication skills, both written and verbal.
Strong critical thinking and analytical skills to solve problems and propose new ideas.
Competency in MS Office Suite
Desirable skills, qualifications, and experience
In order to deliver this service, it is desirable that individuals have:
Defence networks and gateways.
Delivering accredited secure solutions within the UK Public Sector.
Delivering in Agile (SAFE4) and Waterfall projects.
Large Virtualisation infrastructure environments that operate at scale.
Knowledge of the Atlassian toolset (JIRA and Confluence) to record and document work.
A Computer Science university-based education at Bachelors or Masters level.
Experience in developing secure architecture within a multi-tenanted environment.
Chartered Engineer Status.