Network Support

  • Location

    Gosport, Hampshire

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  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £0.00 - £465 per day

  • Contact:

    Sam Caine

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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

  • Duration:

    12 Months`

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Role; Network Support
Location: Gosport
Duration: 12 months
Security Clearance: DV Clearable

To provide network support to enable project delivery of DBS MP&V (UK) IT services.

Role Description:

Installs, configures and maintains DBS MP&V (UK) layer 2/3 network equipment over multiple Data Centres (WAN Infrastructure provided by 3rd party) and account office sites. Configures and maintains DBS MP&V (UK) network security appliances, such as firewalls and IPSs. Uses network analysis tools to research and resolve problems. Uses monitoring tools to ensure networks are performing as expected. Maintains network plans, diagrams, work instructions and other documentation. Installs and terminates LAN cabling, both fiber and copper.

Main Responsibilities:

Maintain and improve performance, facilities and integrity of all on-line systems.
Plan, configure and implement networks on local and remote sites.
Install and configure communications software on all network attached devices as necessary meeting all contractual standards and obligations.
Provide network advice to systems support staff, systems analysts, application end users and project development staff.
Provide advice /information and verify Project proposals detailed within DBS MP&V (UK)
Plan configurations of new equipment and reconfiguration of existing equipment and assess their impact.
Implement necessary security restrictions on network devices in accordance with department policy.
Monitor network performance and capacity planning within DBS MP&V (UK) network services.
Develop and maintain on-line systems, comms and network documentation and standards, including section work instructions and network topology maps.

Key Attributes:

In depth experience in IP data networks
CCNP or equivalent network experience
Holds a valid UK driving licence

Desirable Skills:
Organization skills to balance and prioritize work
Communication skills to interact with team members, support staff and Project managers
Willingness to travel to remote Data Centres
Experience of a complex data centre network environment
Hands-on experience with CISCO layer 2/3 switches and firewalls inc Nexus
Hands-on experience with McAfee Enterprise Firewalls
Hands-on experience with F5 BigIP Load balancers
Hands-on experience with Riverbed Steelhead WAN Optimisers