Security Cleared Network Engineer

Job Title: Security Cleared Network Engineer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: London
Salary: £350 - £425 per day
Start Date: 2020-01-31 00:00:00
Reference: 16903 / AEJ
Contact Name: Anya Jones
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 28, 2020 17:12

Job Description

Network Engineer - 12 months + extension - £350 to £425 - Brussels - Outside IR35!!!

This requirement is working for an intergovernmental military alliance and although the UK office is based in London, this particular role would see you working in Brussels supporting their European systems.


Nature of the tasks:
  • Establishing the networking environment by designing system configuration, defining, documenting and enforcing system standards.
  • Designing and implementing new solutions and improving resilience of the current environment.
  • Maximizing network performance by monitoring performance, troubleshooting network problems and outages and scheduling upgrades.
  • Undertaking data network fault investigations in local and wide area environments, using information from multiple sources.
  • Securing network systems by establishing and enforcing policies, and defining and monitoring access;
  • Supporting and administration of firewall environments in line with IT security policy.
  • Supporting PKI implementation and use.
  • Supporting and administration of security measures on the network.
  • Provide remote and on-site technical support.
  • Capacity management and audit of IP addressing and hosted devices within data centres.
  • Assist with evaluating and testing products delivered by other teams to ensure that they conform to the requirements and methodology.
  • Assists the Solution Architect in the architecture design and definition.
  • Writes documentation related to design, installation, configurations of system parts related.
  • Defining and documenting standard operating procedures.
  • Works with Management team to manage expectations, deliverables and satisfaction
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in network and security engineering in large and complex projects providing solution design services in line with organizational objectives and business requirements.
  • At least one certification in technology related domain (CISCO, ..).
  • At least one Security Certification (CompTIA Security +, CISSP, CISM, CISA, GSEC).
  • Excellent knowledge of administration of Fortinet & CISCO firewall systems, content inspection, firewall statistics and related security tools.
  • Expertise in local area protocols.
  • Excellent knowledge of TCP/IP Data Networks (including CWDM, QOS)
  • Excellent knowledge of network protocols.
  • Excellent knowledge of network security.
  • Very good knowledge of VPN and High-grade encryption.
  • Telecommunication protocols (VoIP, H232).
  • Good knowledge of TCP/IP Voice Networks (including QOS, POE, …).
  • Excellent knowledge of administration of firewall systems, content inspection, firewall statistics and related security tools.
  • Excellent knowledge of TCP/IP.
  • Very good knowledge of Ethernet switching and routing.
  • Excellent knowledge of SSL offloads devices (SSL acceleration, SSL VPN solutions) and High-grade encryption.
  • Excellent knowledge of operating systems.
  • Very good knowledge of network management, monitoring and debugging tools.
  • Good knowledge of dial-in systems with authentication and encryption.
  • Good knowledge of Intrusion Detection Systems.
  • Good knowledge of proxy servers.
  • Basic knowledge of application layer XML filters.
  • Good knowledge of Bandwidth Management.
  • Very good knowledge of application Switches, load balancing and redundancy solutions.
  • Good knowledge of CyberArk.
  • Good knowledge of PKI infrastructure.
  • Good knowledge of dial-in systems with authentication and encryption.
  • Minimum 2 years of experience in highly available environments with multiple site support (Business continuity and disaster recovery planning technics, technologies, exercising and testing).
  • Excellent analysis and problem solving.
  • Prioritizing incidents, requests and changes.
  • Very good technical writing and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to provide in depth as well as high-level technical presentations for different technical level stakeholders.
  • Must demonstrate the ability to multi-task between client, vendors, peers, and management while showing the ability to independently resolve complex issues.
  • Strong knowledge of IT technical engineering in order to perform tasks and interact with the other engineer specialists.
  • Familiar with ITIL v3 concepts.
  • Capability of integration in an international/multi-cultural environment,
    rapid self-starting capability and experience in working in team. 
Whilst the UK contracting market is predicted to become unstable over the next few months, take the opportunity to work European wide and away from the IR35 headache.

The successful candidate must hold active SC Clearance or be eligible.

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