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Network Engineer

Outsource UK Ltd
Christchurch, UK
Closing date
28 Oct 2020

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Network Engineer

A Network Engineer is required to work on a 12-month contract (with the possibility of extension) for our defence client based in Christchurch.

This is a twelve-month contract with a leading UK defence company.

Overview of the Network Engineer role

Information Assurance Delivery Group (IADG) within Defence Information requires Network Engineers to support various MOD projects at Christchurch. The role will involve the production of technical artefacts and the implementation of the core Physical and Virtual networking components which form the backbone of platforms.

Building and configuring technical solutions of networked hardware and software.
Integration of COTS hardware and software.
Adherence to systems engineering practices.
Fault finding and resolution of issues in a production environment to a successful conclusion.
Producing clear and concise technical documentation.
Collaboration with other members of the agile team; sharing knowledge and peer reviewing others work.
Reporting on progress and providing feedback to team members and leadership.
Occasional visits to customer sites to support deployment.Key skills required for the Network Engineer

Installation and configuration of Layer 2 switched networks and Layer 3 routed networks.
Functional domain knowledge of routing protocols e.g. MPLS, OSPF, EIGRP, and RIP.
Configuration and support of VRF, L2TP, GRE, and VSS technologies.
Experience of Virtual Private Networking including IP Security and the provisioning of Public Key Infrastructure Certification Authorities.
Experience of Software Defined Network concepts, configuration and deployment
Experience of network management protocols e.g. SNMP, SSH, SysLog, ICMP.
Technical documentation production.Desirable skills

Atlassian toolset
Working in an Agile development environment.If you are a Network Engineer looking for a new contract either apply online or if would like to find out about other opportunities please contact Mark Ellis on or phone (phone number removed).

Do you know anyone who might be looking for a new role? You could benefit from our candidate referral scheme. Contact me on the above contact details for more information.

Outsource. Our People. Your Success.

Outsource UK is one of the country's largest and most successful independent recruitment consultancies, specialising in the IT, Digital, Financial Services and Engineering sectors.

We recruit talented people for contract and permanent opportunities, offer a consultative approach and have a reputation for providing a superior service to both clients and candidates.

The business focuses on building long lasting relationships based on reliability and trust. We do this by hiring and retaining a great team of recruitment consultants who listen and understand our client's and candidate's needs.

Our Manchester office (which covers the whole of the UK) provides a "one-stop shop" to clients and candidates operating in the engineering and manufacturing sectors and, in addition to Engineers, we source and provide temporary/contract and permanent opportunities for IT, Programme Management and Support Professionals (including Procurement / Purchasing / Supply Chain, HR, Finance and Administrative Support).

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