Senior Network Engineer

Ref: ZR_6307_JOB  ·  Posted on 21 July 2021


Our client’s advanced defence technology protects people and national security and keeps critical information and infrastructure secure. They search for new ways to provide their customers with a competitive edge across the air, maritime, land and cyber domains.

Our client’s employ a skilled workforce of 85,800 people in more than 40 countries and work closely with local partners to support economic development by transferring knowledge, skills and technology.

Key responsibilities
  • Installation and configuration of a complex network architecture to ensure the network meets its availability and performance requirements
  • Support and maintain the availability of the network sub-system
  • Resolve and implement solutions to Observations raised on the network sub-system
  • Carry out investigations into operational problems or developments and develop and prepare solutions, individually or as a member of a project team.
  • Support other discipline teams (e.g. Software, Systems) with trouble shooting and resolving system observations.
Skills & experience
  • Experience with configuring and installing client and server network software;
  • Knowledge of Local Area Networking (LAN) and/or Wide Area Networking (WAN) technologies
  • An understanding of the technology behind a switched architecture and its workings (DNS, DHCP, Security, IP Switching/Routing, HTTP, VPN, etc.)
  • Current Juniper JNCIA, JNCIS, JNCIP certification
  • Experience of working with Switches, Routers, Hubs, Servers, Cables (Cat 5-6), Fibre Optics, Racks LAN, WAN, TCP/IP (Ethernet)
  • Network Management & Monitoring Systems e.g. PRTG and Solarwinds

The client would also like to see some of the below, but this is not essential:

  • Juniper experience (preferably with qualifications to match)
  • Worked as part of a team developing a system (i.e. not support)
  • Broad knowledge of network aspects
  • Enthusiastic about what we are trying to achieve.
Additional benefits
  • Pension
  • Annual leave
  • Share Incentive Plan
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Maternity leave, Paternity, adoption, parental and time off for dependents leave
  • Discount arrangements
  • Car scheme (dependant on the role)


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