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Network Engineer

Network Engineer

  • Location:

    Christchurch, Dorset

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  • Sector:

    Aerospace and Defence

  • Salary:

    Up to £47.00 per hour

  • Contact:

    David Taylor

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  • Published:

    26 days ago

  • Duration:

    12 Months

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  • Client:

    Morson International

Network Engineer

We have an exciting opportunity for a Network Engineer to join our expanding team to work on our future projects developing and delivering technologies within the fast-paced and ever-evolving defence industry.

As part of the engineering team you will work closely with other team members, and support the team and/or project leadership in daily activities including:

* Collaborate with network architects to help design and build functional networks based on business-specific needs
* Integrating hardware and software with customer systems/service
* Provide support to system level investigations
* Escalate risks and opportunities that may have a direct / indirect effect on the technical delivery of the system lifecycle or product
* Troubleshooting, diagnosing and resolving network and system problems.
* Ensuring compliance with systems engineering practices
* Reporting on progress and providing feedback to team members and leadership
* Planning and Estimating development activities
* Supporting the improvement of the team competencies and skills
* Identifying technical risk and escalating
* Working with customers to support delivered systems and resolve issues

What were looking for in you:
Competence in:

* LAN and WAN technologies
* Network Security (IPSEC, VPN, Firewall etc.)
* Software Defined Wide Area Network (SDWAN)
* Software Defined Networking (SDN)
* Routing protocols (OSPF, EIGRP, BGP etc.)
* System integration
* Configuration management

Understanding of:

* Virtual Route Forwarding (VRF)
* IPv6 Protocols
* Network Encryption
* Integration with RF, HCLOS, SATCOM
* Engineering Lifecycle
* Verification and validation, including acceptance activities
* Communications and Security Architectures
* Physical and Electrical Safety, Security and Environmental compliance
* MOD and industry standard acceptance processes

You will be required to obtain full Security Clearance and a willingness to undergo DV clearance.


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