Project People

1st Line Network Support Engineer

Up to £12 per hour
25 Feb 2019
25 Mar 2019
FJS - C - NP - 3solA
Nancy Pottinger
Clearance Level
Job Type

1st Line Network Support Engineer

Location: Solihull, Birmingham

Salary/Rate: £12 per hour

A 1st Line Network Support Engineer is urgently required by our Global IT Services Company working on a major defence contract for an initial 12 months contract (could be extended) based in Solihull, Birmingham.

We are looking for 1st Line Network Support Engineers to join a small team of highly skilled engineers based in Solihull to manage and support the Juniper Core Network. (MCN) WAN estate.

Primary Daily duties will be the Provision/Renewal and Support of PKI Prime & Certificate, this will also include a mixture of general support escalations/fault finding and project/implementation work.

The MCN is a high performance, high availability Juniper based network consisting of MX and SRX series devices.

Job Purpose and Accountabilities:

The candidate should be able to demonstrate that they have a good breadth and depth of technical experience in the support and management of Juniper MX and SRX series devices and be qualified to JNCIA/CCNA.

Applicants must have a minimum of SC clearance for this role.

Skills required

Knowledge and technical understanding of JUNOS and the Juniper family of routers and switches and firewalls.

Knowledge of Cisco family of routers and switches and firewalls.

Knowledge of MSC,TfS, RIO & CASD

SC clearance is also requirement for this role. If you do not hold SC clearance the client will sponsor you if successful.

Skills - on the job

Customer focused.

Team working.

Flexible, Working & Dynamic

Self-motivating/Self starter

Team working.


Proactive attitude and approach

Desirable Skills

Exposure to PKI Prime/Foundation, JNCIA and familiarisation with VPN's/IPSEC

The Company

A leading global IT services organisation with 10,000 employees and annual revenue of nearly £2 billion in the UK alone. Projects delivered for private, Government, International and Defence customers are some of the largest and most technically innovative solutions found in the world. Their business is rapidly expanding to meet current and future commitments due to numerous exciting programmes currently being developed. These solutions will use the latest technology to resolve some of the most complex requirements for a challenging group of customers.

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

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