Network Engineer - PortsmouthA Network Engineer is required by prestigious organisation in their Portsmouth offices.As the Network Engineer you will have in-depth experience of installing and configuring Cisco Routers and Switches, and ideally have experience of Firewall products and network virtualisation technologies (e.g. VMWare NSX).Although based in Portsmouth, the candidate will be expected to work at other sites as required - with travel & subsistence provided.What's in it for the Network Engineer?Working for a recognised company with an excellent reputationExcellent benefits package including contributory pension, Life Cover, income protection and much moreExcellent SalaryWorking in a company who invest in their team (including certifications & subscriptions)Excellent Career Development opportunitiesYou will be working within industry leading teams and peopleEssential Skills for the Network Engineer:Hold SC clearance (or be eligible for) and willing to go to DV level clearanceProven and in-depth experience and knowledge in the Network discipline, including design, implementation, configuration and testing.CCNA or equivalent experiencePractical experience of routing protocols (BGP, OSPF), compression and acceleration techniquesSpecific skills in network security design, implementation, configuration and testing: Firewalls, Guards, Intrusion Detection, IPSec VPN, Computer / router IA lockdown, IP encryption, VOIPWIlling to travel to other sites (25% travel)Desirable Skills for the Network Engineer:Knowledge of JSP 604 and 440 and associated JSPs would be desirableCompany One of the UK leading partners in Intelligence and National Security, Science and Technology that works on cutting edge research projects. A global organisation primarily established in the UK and the US, currently growing in international markets. They provide a wide range of services, such as technical, scientific and engineering expertise. This particular site provides scientific research and development and applies this to the commercial world making it viable for sale. Company Culture Currently staffed with problem solvers and analytically minded individuals, they pride themselves on being able to think outside the box. Passionate about technology and actively self-learn outside of core working hours, they are seen as some of the best minds in the UK. If you have the essential skills and you are a Network Engineer wanting to work for a company who invest in their technology and staff, then please apply via the link.