Network Engineer - CCNA

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  • Location:

    Newport, Wales

  • Sector:

    ICT, Network Engineering

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  • Salary:

    £300 - £325 per day

  • Contact:

    Tom McParland

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  • Published:

    over 2 years ago

  • Duration:

    12 Months

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  • Consultant:


Network Engineer - CCNA

DV Cleared


Scope of position:

The Network Engineer is responsible for reviewing the current status and inputs from the customer and producing site specific Network Designs covering internal and external requirements for the implementation of the kit on to their allocated sites.

As a Network Design Engineer, you will conduct a site survey and input this information into the Site Specific Design Documentation. You will be responsible for ensuring the Site Specific Design meets current customer requirements and contractual obligations. You will produce a BoM for new active equipment that meets your Site Specific Design criteria. You will be responsible for the writing of configuration files for the new active hardware as well as installing the new equipment. It will also be your responsibility to produce an As fitted pack based on the red line drawings submitted for the site and test results from the customer.

Key responsibilities:

  • Attend Site Survey Meeting

  • Conduct site survey of active equipment and associated passive infrastructure

  • Complete Site Specific Design documentation

  • Check Active BoM meets expectations and matches Site Specific Design requirements

  • Perform active installation - includes removal of existing hardware and installation of replacement hardware

  • Experience in writing/updating the configurations on switches and routers where faults are found

  • Perform re-patching on a like for like basis after switch replacement if necessary

  • Produce 'As Fitted' documents

  • Action rejections and re-work requests, ensuring deliveries remain on target


  • The successful applicant will have the following skills and experience:

  • Educated to HNC level or equivalent experience

  • Hold a current Cisco CCNA

  • Detailed familiarity of site preparation and construction including: rack installation, electrical wiring & loading, wall penetrations, safety practices, etc.

  • Knowledge of interior & exterior fibre optic and copper cable wiring, including single-mode, multimode and hybrid fibre optic cable, shielded and unshielded Category 5e cable, and termination and testing of new and legacy systems

  • Knowledge of Health & Safety of Electrical Installations

  • Currently hold Ministry of Defence Security Clearance to SC level or above

  • Hands on recent experience of rolling out switches and routers to MoD sites