Network Engineer (DV Clearance)
LA International Computer Consultants Ltd
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Contract Role: Network Engineer
Duration: 12 Months+
This position will have overall responsibility for engineering (design & build) and day-to-day support of the Wide Area Network, Local Area Network and NW Security. Will be responsible to troubleshoot and resolve network and security problems. Have the ability to quickly identify and resolve problems stemming from network congestion, network collisions and other network abnormalities. Will be required to monitor, meet and report on Service Level Agreements. Implement and Manage network policies and standards.
You will work in a small, multi-skilled team across a range of technical products to build the system. You will be responsible for operating the system in a service management regime, and for ongoing continuous improvement and technical refresh projects. You will have significant experience of integrating secure systems, of problem resolution.
*Bachelor's or undergraduate degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Electrical/Electronical Engineering or equivalent experience is required
*Network related certifications (preferred Cisco CCNA or CCNP level). Other well-known vendors are also acceptable
*Minimum three-year experience with network (LAN/WAN/Security) installation, administration and support
*LAN/WAN solutions (VLANS, STP, routing protocols, link-aggregation, QoS, 802.1x)
*NGFW firewalls (including configuration of FW rules/translation/IPSec tunnels/VPN clients/web-filtering features)
*IPS and vulnerabilities management systems
*Load-balancing based on hardware devices
*Familiar with TCP/IP and related protocols such as DHCP, WINS, DNS, SMTP, POP3, and SNMP which helps in troubleshooting complex problems
*Experience in Windows server and client operating systems
*Experience of build and operation of highly secure infrastructure systems
*Experience of taking systems through security test and applying remediation(s)
*Understanding of Lean-Agile methods and DevOps working practices
*MS Office skills e.g. Excel, Word and Project, Visio
*Experience with Cisco, switches and routers and firewalls, however other network equipment vendors favourable.
*Experience of VMWare Cloud and hyperconverged infrastructure
*Experience of Microsoft Identity Manager or similar privilege management products
*Technology refresh projects for Windows/VMware environments.
*Experience of using and building continuous integration and automation pipelines, including Jira, Ansible and similar tools
*Experience of managing Linux servers
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.