Network Design Engineer

Datasource Computer Employment Limited
Newport (Casnewydd)
16 May 2018
24 May 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Role: Network Design Engineer
Location: South-East Wales
Type: Contract
Duration: 6 Months
Salary/Rate: £400-£450 per day
Start Date: ASAP
Clearance: SC Cleared

Network Design Engineer - Contract - South-East Wales - £400-£450 per day - SC Cleared

A Network Design Engineer is expected to be an expert in his/her field and thus be able to apply their knowledge to network design tasks and provide individual technical contributions within a design team. This role is for an individual with expertise and experience to Cisco CCNP certification level plus also knowledge of Juniper JUNOS and a demonstrable record of data network design experience

The Network Design Engineer will work as a member of the PSN Network Design Engineering team and be allocated to support PSN Core projects.

The Network Design Engineer will report to the Network Solution Design Manager / designated technical lead with respect to project requirements and, functionally, to the Functional Manager within the Network Design Engineering Department.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide technical proposals / designs to the Network Solution Design Manager / designated technical lead on the allocated project ensuring that all activities are carried out as requested.
  • Document aspects such as - but not limited to - proposed designs, rationale for design decisions and agreements reached with both internal and external parties, as required by project objectives.
  • Present designs at reviews, including rationale for design decisions, with ability to address and respond to observations to ensure success of the review.
  • Work in a professional manner, ensuring that company processes are adhered to.
  • To use his/her own experience and initiative to suggest improvements where necessary to the design solutions and processes within the Network Design Engineering group.
  • Maintain his/her own technical knowledge and engineering methodology on both deployed and fixed communications by agreeing a training and development plan with his/her Functional Manager.
  • Ensure that all allocated work is carried out in an efficient manner and is completed to time and to budget.
  • Ensure that all design and delivery documentation produced is correctly configuration controlled according to company procedures.

Desirables Skills:

  • Experience of devices and techniques for assurance of network security. Excellent written and oral communication skills, including presentations. A good understanding of the cost/benefit implications of various design decisions. Knowledge of the Government PSN framework services Knowledge of PKI solutions as they apply to data networks.

Skills & Experience:

  • Minimum 5 years Data Network design experience with particular emphasis on detailed design from requirements to realisation.
  • Familiar with key vendor network portfolio such as Cisco and Juniper

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You will be required to hold a minimum of SC Cleared. If you do not hold an active SC Cleared please familiarise yourself with the vetting process before applying.

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