Network Design Engineer - SC

27 Feb 2017
27 Mar 2017
Abdullah Rajput
Clearance Level
Job Type

Network Designer

I am currently recruiting a SC cleared or clearable, Network Designer to be based in Basingstoke working for one of the UK's largest IT service providers. As a Network Design Engineer you will be expected to create build installations and configuration sets for a portfolio of Non-Standard Service Requests. This is initially a 6 month contract with potential extensions working with a defence sector.

This role is required to support the production of Impact Assessments, input into network designs/network configurations and providing technical guidance to implementation engineers.

The prime responsibilities of the Network Design Engineer are:

  • Provide day to day support to the Programme and Project Managers to deliver the required network configurations within all Transition and Migration Work Packages.
  • To support the Project Network Architects by configuring and implementing networks in line with the Network LLD designs
  • To take ownership of network build documentation components for specific key programme activities such as Integration, Pre-Production and Live environment
  • Ensure the build documentation produced is fit for purpose and reusable through the life of the project.
  • Provide input into reports ,when required, to the Lead Network Architect, Project Network architects and Project Managers
  • Liaise with other technical project team members such as Integrators and test engineers to ensure that the network element of the infrastructure and systems are built in a timely manner.


  • Experience using Juniper and Cisco technologies
  • Excellent knowledge and CLI experience of Junos and Cisco IOS
  • Experience of configuring LAN switches from Juniper and Cisco portfolio.
  • Routing protocols i.e. BGP,OSPF
  • Other network protocols such as TCP and UDP
  • VRF and VLAN configuration
  • SVI/RVI configuration
  • SNMPv3, Syslog, NTP configuration
  • AAA configuration
  • Access lists configuration
  • IP Addressing design
  • Network troubleshooting
  • Passive infrastructure - i.e. OM3 fibre, 62.5 /50 micron, fibre termination types


  • Juniper accreditation level JNCIS-ENT preferable; Juniper JNCIA-Junos
  • Cisco accreditation CCNA preferable

If you have any interest please give me a call on 02076541422 or email me at

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