Network Engineer

£400 - £440 per day
15 Aug 2017
12 Sep 2017
EZD 094231 LA
Emily Day
Clearance Level
Job Type

Direct 1st level fault resolution of deployable and transportable Routing and Switching Elements with operational, exercise, and garrison locations in coordination with the Service Area routing cell.
-Prepare deployable network assets in accordance with the exercise plan.
-Baseline deployable network assets at the end of an exercise in accordance with the standard configuration set.
-Update baseline configurations as directed.
-Advises on fault diagnosis throughout the deployable network environment utilizing a number of management platforms (e.g. HP Network Automation, Netscout, Intermapper, Splunk, CA Spectrum)
-Ensure that on Routing and Switching elements, routine maintenance is performed
-Coordinate with detachments to implement Routing and Switching elements standardisation and best practices
-Liaise and collaborate internally throughout the NCI Agency Service Line infrastructures and to external organisations for fault rectification activities as required
-Responsible for the maintenance and creation of Standard Operating Procedures within the Deployable CIS area of the Routing and Switching Cell
-Performing operation and maintenance activities for current NATO operations (e.g. KFOR, OAE, and RS)
-Coordinates and performs routing infrastructures configuration and maintenance activities for all NATO exercise scenarios
-Operate provided management tools and capabilities
-Investigate and propose long term solutions to encountered equipment and configuration problems


A diploma from a vocational school in a communications related subject, or an equivalent level of work experience in the field of telecommunications

-Over 2 years' experience of CISCO Routing and Switching Elements
-A minimum of 1 years' experience with the configuration and operation of HP Network Automation or equivalent network automation and orchestration systems
-A minimum of 2 years' experience with the configuration and operation of Network Monitoring and Event Management systems ideally Intermapper, Spectrum, HP Openview and Splunk
-Over 4 years' experience of working in a centrally managed network environment
-Minimum qualification of Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
-Proven experience in the use of an Incident Management System such as BMC Remedy
A high level of knowledge of network, system and application level troubleshooting techniques
-Knowledge of communications protocols and practical experience of using diagnostic test equipment
-Working Knowledge of BGP, OSPF, EIGRP and IS-IS routing protocols
-Working Knowledge of MPLS, Diffserv MPLS TE, and VRFs
-Extensive knowledge of implementing and operating LAN technologies (e.g. HSRP, STP, Switching, VLANs, DHCP snooping, ARP Inspection, Port-Security)
-Working knowledge of operating network authentication and authorization systems and technologies (e.g. Secure ACS 5.x, 802.1x, 802.1ae MACSEC, RADIUS, TACACS+)
-Knowledge and experience with commercial IPSEC encryption solutions such as Secure Virtual Tunnels (sVTI), SSLVPN, DMVPN, GETVPN
-Shall have general understanding of related telecommunications systems and techniques of, Radio, SATCOM, MPLS, Video, Voice and VOIP technology
-Good interpersonal skills and the ability to work both independently and as part of a team

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