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Network Engineer - Cisco - SC or DV Cleared

27 Feb 2017
27 Mar 2017
Max Chamberlain
Clearance Level
Job Type
Network Support Engineer - Cisco

SC or DV Cleared
Competitive Salary & Benefits
Start ASAP

WAN / LAN / Support / 2nd Line / 3rd Line / Network / Defence / CCNA / Cisco / Firewalls

My client is a leading Defence supplier looking for a number of new Network Support Engineers to work within a secure environment. Candidates with current SC or DV clearance will be preferred.

Description of project: The team support MoD infrastructure throughout UK and overseas on a 24/7 basis. This role will require the incumbent to be part of a 24/7 shift rotation and/or on call rota.

Responsibilities include:

  • Able to work in a team or on their own with no or very little supervision.
  • Part of the WAN/LAN Operations Support Team.
  • Responsible for providing a high level of support and advice to all of the accounts that are currently supported by the shared networks teams.
  • Involved with small to medium sized project work with supervision from implementation team.
  • Takes ownership of incidents and progresses them through to resolution.
  • Investigate service improvements and make recommendations based on these investigations.
  • Produce and present service reports using tools available, e.g. eHealth.
  • Perform known, existing implementation solutions, return to baseline configuration of routers and switches if and when required.
  • Detailed analysis of logs and other output from network devices.
  • Participate in a call out rota where required.
  • Ability to work at short notice (within reason) when required
  • Requires security clearance (SC or DV clearance)

Skills - Mandatory:

  • Must hold one or more of the following certifications CCNA / JNCIE / JNCIP / JNCIS / JNCIA
  • A proven and successful background as a Network Engineer / Network Support.
  • Excellent knowledge of networking technologies, i.e. LAN, WAN, TCP/IP, routing, switching and subnet addressing.
  • In depth knowledge of networking hardware, especially from the Juniper family, Experience of network implementation work.
  • Working knowledge of ISDN, VPN, Broadband solutions.
  • Experience with network monitoring and troubleshooting tools

Skills useful:

  • Previous experience of network design.
  • ITIL Foundation or knowledge of ITIL processes.
  • Understanding of network security.
  • Wireless.
  • Firewalls

If you have the required skills and experience, and would like to be considered for this role, please apply online. All suitable candidates will be contacted within 2 working days

Project People Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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