Network Operation Center SME

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  • Location:

    Hook, Hampshire

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  • Salary:

    £500 - £525 per day + inside ir35

  • Contact:

    Luke Horner

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  • Published:

    5 months ago

  • Duration:

    4 Months

  • Start date:


Network Operation Center SME

+ 4 month initial contract
+ Working onsite in Erskine / Hook
+ Outside IR35
+ £500 - £525 per day

+ SC Cleared position

Key Skills:
+ Application deployment within Linux
+ Network Node Manager (NNMI)
+ HP Network Automation (HPNA)
+ HP Operations Manager (HPOM)


Evaluate customer needs based on applications requirements
Deliver engineering specifications, assist with functional specifications, and collaborate on technical designs and specifications for projects and initiatives
Estimate effort, both development and product delivery timelines, to determine a course of action for project
Provide technical input for specific Network Tooling needs or objectives in order to meet business requirements
Work closely with external vendors and other personnel in order to optimize and facilitate the best solution to meet the needs of the business
Provide technical services for customers in a highly complex Network Tooling environment. Demonstrate ability to assess technical impact to the project/new technology along with technical risks.
Resolve complex problems with little or no guidance. Independently research and promote specialized technical solutions.
Analyse complex hardware and software issues associated with Network Tooling related technologies specifically the applications detailed above
Analyse, design, test, document, and implement solutions for Networking Tooling functionality
Define and specify architecture protocols and functional requirements and specifications for Networking Tooling components.
Strong background in application solutions relating to the above technologies. Must be able to design and implement new solutions and manage change in a large-scale, mission-critical environment. Must have wide-ranging experience and the ability to apply that experience along with professional concepts and company objectives to resolve complex issues in effective ways.
Ensure the environments remain compliant with vendor recommended patching standards.
Experience of delivering solutions within a high secure environment and utilisation of high secure environment policies

These are zero outage platforms so the candidate will need to have to quickly gain a good understanding of the whole application suite and should be a subject matter expert in the following:
Application deployment within Linux
Network Node Manager (NNMI)
HP Network Automation (HPNA)
HP Operations Manager (HPOM)

In addition, experience of the following would be highly desirable:
Postgres, Oracle, SQL DB
Oracle DB
Basic programming languages and techniques in PHP, Perl or shell
Knowledge of networking technologies
ITSM systems as a user i.e. Micro Focus Service Manager, etc.