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Field Engineer

Employer
REED
Location
UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
31 Jan 2022

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Sector
Technology & New Media
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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Our mission is simple... to help the world love Mondays!

We are working with a Counter Terrorism unit in London, who are looking for a Field Engineer to join their team.

£400.00 per day Umbrella rate (Inside IR35)

6 months initially with the potential of being extended

Location - West Brompton

You must hold active SC clearance

The role of Field Engineer will principally be to conduct and facilitate installations for the Project as well as assisting other various high profile areas of the business, working on that or associated tasks.

The role holder will be required to report directly to the Implementation Manager and ensure that the project deliverables are successfully applied against the scope, timeframes and budget aligned with the Business Case.

This role can often be wide-ranging and will require good flexibility to achieve effective outcomes.

Key Tasks

Below outlines the expected responsibilities the post holder will be required to carry out, but is not limited to, the following:
  • Installation, Migration & Decommissioning
    • Desktop Implementation, moves and upgrades of divergent ICT systems
    • Assistance with Datacentres
    • Assistance with Servers and SAN Equipment
    • Assistance with Network LAN and WAN Equipment
    • Structured Cabling (Copper & Fibre)
    • Rollout plans and resourcing
  • Support Services
    • First to Third Line Support on all services, as and when required
    • Live Installation, Migration and Decommissioning Support
    • Potential for some Remote Site working with occasional nights out

Experience - Essential
  • Experience of working on large scale Business Change and IT enabled Transformation Programmes
  • DV (Strap) security clearance to operate in CT Policing environment and with partners
  • Experience in National/International Network Deployments
  • Experience of Large Scale Networks, their Designs and Installations, including:
    • Network deployments, concepts and best practice
    • Routers
    • Switches
    • Security; separation and segregation
    • Cryptography Hardware and Material and a clear understanding of the requirements of its handling, installation and maintenance
    • Structured Cabling such as Cat5-7 Cabling, SMF/MMF, MTP/MTO and its Secure installation concepts and best practices

Experience - Desirable or working knowledge of:
  • Understanding and knowledge of CT Policing including MPS, National (UK Force wide) and international responsibilities; including a clear understanding of CT Policing relationships to Government, security and intelligence agencies and legislative process including their governance arrangements
  • Government Security Classification policy and systems
  • Working in Central Government

The role will not be an immediate start as you will need to go through vetting which can take around 12 weeks.

If you have the active SC clearance and skillset please apply now and join us in loving Mondays!
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