Network Project Engineer

Location: Derby Head Office

Job Description

As a result of our continued year on year growth we need to expand our Network Team and are therefore looking to recruit a Network Project Engineer.

Working as part of a Network Team you will be a key player delivering orders and working on customer projects delivering end-to-end solutions comprising of WAN, LAN, WLAN and security.

Key Responsibilities

  • Take a high-level design, scope of works and bill of materials and develop a low level design and implementation plan
  • Be competent in the low-level design of WANs and LANs (IP addressing, VLANs, resilience at Layer-2 and Layer-3, etc.)
  • Be competent in the configuration of Cisco router and switches and/or Juniper routers and switches
  • Build and implement test plans
  • Perform network migrations (typically out of hours)
  • Build change controls defining CLI commands
  • Peer review other engineers change controls
  • Design WLAN solutions
  • Configure security appliances and UTM features on either Cisco ASA and/or Juniper SRX & Fortigate
  • Mentor Network Support and Provisioning Engineers
  • The role will require someone who can take an HLD and deliver an end-to-end solution, and manage multiple projects and own workload

Essential Skills

  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Confidence to work and communicate across a variety of audiences in a professional manner
  • Excellent time management skills and an ability to prioritize and multi-task
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Relevant technical competence
  • Analytical and customer focused
  • Service provider networks – MPLS and IP transit
  • SDN – Cisco Nexus products, Cisco ACI
  • DSL Networks – LNS/BRAS
  • Cloud Networks – Vmware, storage, Virtualisation