Network Engineer

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  • Location:

    Gosport, Hampshire

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  • Salary:

    £40000 - £45000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Charlie Cameron

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  • Published:

    3 months ago

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Network Engineer

+ Role Type: Permanent
+ Location: Gosport (Hybrid working)
+ Salary: £40,000 - £45,000 Per Annum
*Security Clearance Level: Current SC or eligibility to undergo the vetting process.

Do you have a strong Network engineering or support experience and looking for a new challenge?

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a large Defence and experienced team working on an exciting multimillion-pound project digitally transforming MOD Defence Business Services. You will play a key part in having a positive impact on the lives of the Armed Forces and our Veterans.
Hybrid role working 2 days per week from our Gosport site.

What you will be doing:
Maintain and improve performance, facilities and integrity of all on-line systems
Install, configure and maintain layer 2/3 network equipment over multiple Data Centres (WAN Infrastructure provided by 3rd party) and account office sites
Install and configure communications software on all network attached devices
Provide network advice to systems support staff, systems analysts, application end users and project development staff
Configure and maintains network security appliances, such as firewalls and IPSs
Plan configurations of new equipment and reconfiguration of existing equipment
Implement necessary security restrictions on network devices in accordance with department policy
Monitor network performance and capacity planning within DBS MP&V (UK) network services
Develop and maintain on-line systems, comms and network documentation and standards, including section work instructions and network topology maps

What you'll bring:
Strong Experience as a network engineer or network support analyst
Experience of IP data networks
Some Cisco or equivalent network experience
Some experience with switches and firewalls
Valid UIK licence

It would be great if you have:
Experience of a complex data centre network environment
Hands-on experience with CISCO layer 2/3 switches and firewalls inc Nexus
Hands-on experience with McAfee Enterprise Firewalls
Hands-on experience with F5 BigIP Load balancers
Hands-on experience with Riverbed Steelhead WAN Optimisers