LA International Computer Consultants Ltd
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Job Purpose & Accountability:
The Engineer as part of a larger Level 3 Networks Management team will provide specialist support for Network equipment and cabling (copper & fibre) infrastructure, including all IP network devices i.e. routers (including all on site All Encrypted Network (AEN) routers), switches, cryptographic devices, Firewalls, VoIP and VTC services.
The Engineer will support LAN/WAN infrastructure through incident, change, problem and configuration management. The role will encompass support for Trails, projects and exercises, routine and emergency maintenance and Capacity and demand management. The Engineer will be required to
diagnose the cause of problems of incidents escalated to them from other teams and investigate where possible suitable solutions so that these issues and make recommendations to design change (HLD/LLD and associated Junctions of Maintenance (JoM), ensuring that all network changes have been captured or are being updated in the design documentation. The Engineer will be expected to participate and contribute to Continuous Service Improvement (CSI) initiatives including creating documentation to enable knowledge transfer and manage and execute tasks in accordance with LORA.
The engineer will be required to carry out the Build of physical environment (Racking/Stacking/Cabling etc.)
Minimum of two years commercial networking experience.
Strong, in depth knowledge of networking technologies, i.e. LAN, WAN, TCP/IP, routing, switching and subnet addressing.
Strong in depth knowledge of networking hardware, especially from the Juniper family, Experience of network implementation work.
Working knowledge of ISDN, VPN, Broadband solutions.
Experience with network monitoring and troubleshooting tools
Skills - Useful:
Cisco Certified Network Associate.
Previous experience of network design.
ITIL Foundation or knowledge of ITIL processes.
Understanding of network security.
Skills - on the Job:
Due to the nature and urgency of this post, candidates holding or who have held high level security clearance in the past are most welcome to apply. Please note successful applicants will be required to be security cleared prior to appointment which can take up to a minimum 18 weeks.
LA International Computer Consultants Ltd is an HMG Approved Consultancy and operates as an IT & Engineering Consultancy or as an Employment Business & Agency, depending upon the precise nature of the work, for security cleared jobs or non-clearance vacancies, we welcome applications from all sections of the community and from people with diverse experience and backgrounds.
Award Winning LA International Computer Consultants Ltd (Recruiter Awards for Excellence - Best IT, Best Public Sector & Gold Awards) and the most prestigious award that any business can receive The Queens Award for Enterprise: International Trade 2015.