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Do you have strong Network engineering or support experience and looking for a new challenge?
This is a fantastic opportunity to join a large Defence and join our experienced teamworking on an exciting multimillion-pound project digitally transforming Government Defence Business Services. You will play a key part in having a positive impact on the lives of the Armed Forces and Veterans.
Hybrid role working 2 days per week from our Gosport site.
What you will be doing:
Maintain and improve performance, facilities and integrity of all on-line systems
Install, configure and maintain layer 2/3 network equipment over multiple Data Centres (WAN Infrastructure provided by 3rd party) and account office sites
Install and configure communications software on all network attached devices
Provide network advice to systems support staff, systems analysts, application end users and project development staff
Configure and maintains network security appliances, such as firewalls and IPSs
Plan configurations of new equipment and reconfiguration of existing equipment
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
What you'll bring:
Strong Experience as a network engineer or network support analyst
Experience of IP data networks
Some Cisco or equivalent network experience
Some experience with switches and firewalls
Valid UIK licence
It would be great if you have:
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
If you are interested in this role but not sure if your skills and experience are exactly what we're looking for, please do apply, we'd love to hear from you!
Full time permanent
Security Clearance Level: Current SC or eligibility to undergo the vetting process.
Salary: To: £45,000
Benefits: 25 days annual leave with the option to buy additional days, life assurance, pension, and generous flexible benefits fund.
If this role sounds like something you would be interested in, please send your CV, ideally in Word format, via this site.
If this role is not quite right for you but you would like to have a conversation about other roles, please search and connect with me, Cody Murphy, on LinkedIn