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Network Engineer

  • Salary: £350 - £425 per day
  • Job type: Contract
  • Location: Farnborough, Hampshire
  • Sector: IT
  • Date posted: 05/09/2018
  • Job reference: 86468

Network Engineer

Farnborough

3 Month contract

£425.00 p/d

An experienced network engineer is required to implement project based network configuration tasks, working from designs supplied by our Network Architects. This will include firewalls, switches, routers and load balancers. They will be required to adhere to QinetiQ standards and best practices. In the process of applying configuration to network devices, they will be required to troubleshoot and resolve issues that arise using monitoring and logging tools available to them. We will require supporting documentation to be written around the work they are carrying out.

Some work may be required to be carried out out of hours to minimize the risk of outages to business systems.

  • Creates and contributes to design & development documentation
  • Adapts to tackle complex solutions and is eager to learn new skills
  • Self-motivated with good time management
  • Communicates confidently with team members, business analysts, customers and other stakeholders

Skills and Competencies:

  • Troubleshooting complex Firewall and network issues
  • Comfortable working with a complex network structure and SDDC
  • Layer 3 switching
  • Switching
  • Routing
  • OSPF
  • Software Defined Networking
  • Network Security concepts
  • Firewall ACL's
  • Cisco CLI and ASDM
  • VPN
  • Writing technical documentation

Essential

  • CCNA (Routing and switching / Security)
  • Cisco ASA firewalls / Nexus switches / Catalyst switches
  • VMWare NSX / Software Defined Networking
  • Splunk
  • Solarwinds
  • Writing technical documention

Desirable

  • CCNP
  • F5 Big-IP
  • Palo Alto
  • Cisco ASR routers
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