IP Engineer

Mons, Belgium (BE)
Negotiable daily rate
21 Aug 2017
18 Sep 2017
Clearance Level
Job Type

IP Engineer

LOCATION: Mons, Belgium


DURATION: 6 months with possible extensions

CONTRACT: Consultant

SALARY: Negotiable daily rate

WORK HOURS: Monday to Friday, normal working hours



  • Direct 3rd level fault resolution on LAN Elements to sectors, sites and the Service Area cells
  • Day-to-day operation of local and remote network sites routing, switching, and wireless infrastructure
  • Advises on fault diagnosis throughout NATO sites utilizing a number of management platforms (e.g. HP Network Automation, Netscout, Intermapper, Splunk)
  • Ensure that, on LAN elements, remote routine maintenance throughout NATO sites is performed
  • Coordinate with sites to implement LAN elements centralisation, standardisation and best practices
  • Liaise and collaborate internally throughout the NCI Agency Service Line infrastructures and to external organisations for fault rectification activities
  • Being responsible for the maintenance of Standard Operating Procedures within the LAN Cell
  • Performing operation and maintenance activities for current NATO operations (e.g. KFOR, OAE, and RS)
  • Operate provided management tools and capabilities
  • Ensure a common understanding of the available toolsets and method of utilization within the centralised and distributed user base
  • Investigating and proposing long term solutions to encountered equipment and configuration problems


  • University degree in a field related to the function of the post
  • Prior experience of working in an international environment comprising both military and civilian elements
  • Knowledge of NATO responsibilities, structure and organization, including ACO and ACT
  • 4 years' experience in all aspects of maintenance, repair, and operation of large complex multi-vendor IP communications networks and related equipment
  • Shall have general understanding of related telecommunications systems and techniques of TDM, ATM, Frame relay, MPLS, Video, Voice and VOIP technology
  • Experience with IPv6 network technologies and concepts
  • Experience with Datacentre technologies and Virtualized Switching such as VMWare and Nexus1000V
  • Experience implementing and operating a multi-tenancy network environments (VRF/VLAN)
  • Experience implementing and operating multicast network technologies (IGMP, PIM)
  • Experience developing, and maintain scripts using EXPECT, Python or PERL
  • Familiarity with Thales TCE 621 family IP Cryptographic Equipment or similar Military Grade IP Encryption devices
  • Knowledge of the principles of command and control systems
  • Experience with IP Diffserv QoS in Networks
  • Understanding of Firewall Technology and Concepts
  • Understanding of Intrusion Detection System Technology
  • Familiarity with Application Performance Monitoring Solutions such as Netscout
  • Familiarity with Performance Management principles, metrics and tools (e.g. MRTG, IPSLA)
  • Hold one or more of the following IT security qualifications/certifications:

◦CCDP: Cisco Certified Design Professional

◦CCIE:   Cisco Certified Internet Expert

◦Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) Foundation or Higher

◦A+ Certification

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