Network Design Engineer

Ref No. BHN532312
Location Christchurch, England
Start date ASAP
Job type Contract (12 Months)
Job Status Open


Network Design Engineer - Christchurch - 12 Months Contract - Role is Inside IR35


Network Design Engineer

The Job

Our client is looking for a Network Design Engineer to design and develop solutions using cutting edge commercial and military technologies. Our Defence Digital customer plays a pivotal role within the MoDs Strategic Command organisation, working on some of the world's innovative network solutions to respond to today's threats.

As a Network Design Engineer, your main responsibilities would include:

  • Understanding and interpreting customer requirements
  • Creation of high level and detailed network designs
  • Developing an understanding of existing commercial, military networks and communications
  • Innovate and push the boundaries to create new and novel network related products
  • Develop network designs into prototypes and deliverable solutions
  • Production of technical network documentation and drawings
  • Support to product lifecycles, including verification, validation and product compliance
  • Support to planning and estimating
  • Management of technical risks

What we are looking for in you:

  • Track record of Enterprise, Project, System or Product level network designs
  • Secure network solutions, including use of CIS Benchmarks, NCSC, DISA STIG and JSP
  • Cisco range of devices, including Nexus, Catalyst, ASA, ISR, ASR, ISE
  • Firewalls, including Juniper, McAfee, Palo Alto
  • Crypto devices, including Catapan
  • Virtualisation technologies such as VMwareVCF and NSX
  • Network monitoring tools and management, such as SolarWinds
  • VPN Connectivity, such as IPsec, SSL, L2TP, MPLS and DMVPN
  • System Engineering tools and processes

Desirable Skills:

  • Comms Links including Data Links, 3G, 4G, 5G, Satellite, Terrestrial and Bearers
  • Software Defined Radios (SDR) experience
  • Familiarity of MOD networking programmes, theatre connectivity and global connectivity
  • Connectivity on the move
  • Commercial and military SATCOM solutions

Additional information:

  • Hybrid working - up to 3 days per week on site
  • Security requirements: SC + ITAR

This role will require the person to hold full Security Clearance (SC) prior to working onsite. You will need to obtain a Criminal Record Check and you must currently hold or be eligible and willing to obtain SC. In addition, this role involves direct access to ITAR Material, therefore we can only consider UK Nationals for this position. If you are unsure as to whether you are eligible, please contact me to discuss.

The Umbrella rate quoted above is the Gross Umbrella rate (i.e. the rate we pay to the Umbrella Company inclusive of ALL employment costs). Please note, the rate paid by the Umbrella will be less, as will a Limited Deemed rate or Agency PAYE rate. Please get in touch to discuss the rates via these different payment vehicles.


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