Network Engineer - DV Cleared

Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
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about 2 months ago

Network Engineer (DV Cleared)

Our client are experts in defence, aerospace, security and related markets. They draw on extensive technical knowledge and intellectual property to provide the know-how and support to solve some of the world's most challenging problems. Their people make the critical difference to important customers by providing unique approaches to problem solving. Why don't you join some of the world's finest scientific and technical minds and help make tomorrow work today?

As the organisation continues to grow into new markets around the world, there's never been a more exciting time to join. The formula for success is an appetite for innovation, courage to take on a wide variety of complex challenges and motivated people who work to deliver the best possible solutions to partners. Joining this market-leading company offers an opportunity to work on highly technical cutting edge projects, enabling customers to protect, improve and advance their vital interests.

Working here is more than just a job - as an innovative science and technology company, the organisation solves their customer's most challenging problems and many of the projects you will work on are of national importance. Everything is focused on defending sovereign capability, protecting lives and securing the vital interests of customers.

The Role

Our client has a fantastic new opportunity for a Network Engineer to join a team of dedicated IT professionals to deliver new and exciting IT systems into the Defence environment. You'll work on site as part of a delivery team and take responsibility for delivery, integration and support of a major IT system for the MOD.

This role is suitable for an experienced Network Engineer with a technical background in Cisco, F5, Juniper, Dell hardware. As well as sound technical knowledge and experience across multiple platforms and technologies, you will be an organised individual with exceptional time management skills. You will be at ease working within a small to medium sized team and deliver solutions to budget and time constraints. Work must be fully documented so a high standard of written work is expected.

To apply for this position, you must hold current DV Clearance.

Position Requirements:

  • Work on and lead tasks to ensure delivered solution follows defined design process and MOD governance procedures and through-life processes.

  • Work on business as usual tasks, integration tasks, support and development tasks.

  • Keep abreast of industry trends and advancements in information technology

  • Work with management team to drive through a culture of technical and engineering excellence and adherence to MOD technical governance.

  • Build and enhance relationships with peers and internal infrastructure services as well as the MOD customer.

  • Be responsible for undertaking tasks across the team as required - participation in reference groups, training and research on new functionality etc.

  • Working to be becoming recognised as a technical expert within the organisation

Knowledge, Skills and Experience:

  • Demonstrable in-depth experience of :

    o Cisco Switches

    o Juniper SRX Firewalls

    o F5 Appliances

    o Dell Switches

  • A sound technical understanding of network concepts, 8021x and DNS architectures.

  • Experience in deploying and supporting secured enterprise infrastructure.

  • Experience of systems integration, with appreciation of networking requirements for a server infrastructure.

  • Knowledge of VMware NSX-T would be an advantage.

  • Knowledge of JSP 604 and 440 and associated JSPs would be desirable.


Our client is committed to attracting and retaining the best talent in the market and the salary, benefits, flexible working and reward scheme is designed to make sure they achieve that. The reward scheme also means that you can share in the company's success, as well as be rewarded for your own.

You'll need to hold UK security clearance to DV level. In return we offer a competitive salary, excellent benefits and a commitment to help maintain a good work/life balance.

  • 25 Days Starting leave with option to buy additional annual leave

  • Group Personal Pension Scheme - contribute 7% and the company will contribute up to 10.5%

  • Employee engagement surveys, to ensure the company listen's to suggestions for improvements

  • Share Incentive Plan and Private Medical Insurance

  • Discounted personal accident insurance and free regular health assessments

  • Heath cash plans, childcare vouchers, dental insurance, high street store discount scheme including reductions on meals out and cinema tickets

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