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Associate Network Engineer
Full Time - Permanent
Job ID: 12061
> This is a new opportunity for a Network Engineer to join a team of dedicated IT professionals to deliver new and exciting IT systems into the Defence environment.
> The candidate shall have practical experience of installing and configuring Cisco Routers and Switches and ideally have experience of Firewall products.
> Working under a Senior Engineer or Architect, the candidate will be responsible for the delivery of their own tasks and take responsibility for the task's technical output.
> The applicant will be at ease working within a small to medium sized team and be comfortable taking on new tasks outside of their skill set as required by the business: in particular a willingness to work in the wider IT environment.
> The applicant will be expected to uphold quality and deliver solutions to budget and time constraints. Solutions must be delivered fully documented so a high standard of written work is expected.
> The team support projects across a range of QinetiQ sites, so mobility is a key requirement of the role. Although based in Portsmouth, the candidate will be expected to work at other QinetiQ sites as required - with travel & subsistence provided.
> SC Clearance (or be eligible/willing to undergo), with aim of gaining DV clearance.
> Proactively work with technical leads and manage their own tasks to ensure delivered solution follow the defined design process.
> Keep abreast of industry trends and advancements in information technology
> Build and enhance relationships with peers and QinetiQ's infrastructure services
> Be responsible for undertaking project work across the team as required - participation in reference groups, training and research on new functionality etc.
> Willingness to travel within the UK and potentially overseas
Knowledge, Skills and Experience Required
> Practical experience in network implementation, configuration and testing (ideally CCNA Qualified) - practical experience of routing protocols (OSPF), compression and acceleration techniques
> Specific skills in network security design, implementation, configuration and testing: Firewalls, Guards, Intrusion Detection, IPSec VPN, Computer / router IA lockdown, IP encryption, VOIP
> Knowledge of JSP 604 and 440 and associated JSPs would be desirable.
QinetiQ comprises teams of dedicated people; experts in defence, aerospace, security and related markets. We draw on our extensive technical knowledge and intellectual property to provide the know-how and support to solve some of the world's most challenging problems. Our people make the critical difference to customers by providing unique approaches to problem solving. Why don't you join some of the world's finest scientific and technical minds and help us make tomorrow work today?
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