Infrastructure Engineer - Network

Recruiter
BAE Systems.
Location
Guildford
Salary
Competitive
Posted
07 Mar 2019
Closes
30 Apr 2019
Ref
70723
Sector
Consultancy
Job Type
Permanent
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Network Designers work as part of the Networks team and are responsible for the design and automation of the core Physical and Virtual networking components which form the backbone of the NSoIT(D) Platform, reporting upwards to the Solution Design Lead.
Responsibilities:
  • Become familiar with the NSoIT(D) core infrastructure design by reviewing existing Intermediate, High, Low and Detailed Level Design documents for the Network within the platform.
  • Operate in a "fail fast, fail early" mindset when developing and testing technical solutions to complex problems with limited requirements.
  • Produce quality Intermediate, High, Low and Detailed Level Design documents for all of NSoIT(D)s core components as directed.
  • Automate as much of the implementation of the design as possible using languages such as Python, Cisco EEM and Tkl
  • Ensure that all developed solutions conform to good industry practice for design and deployment.
  • Collaborate effectively with other members of the Network and Virtualisation team; sharing knowledge and peer reviewing others work prior to formal review by the Solution Design Lead.
  • Use the Atlassian toolset (JIRA, Confluence and Bamboo) to record, document and test your work.  
Experience:
  • A proven track record for delivering several large-scale IT projects, in which you were responsible for designing and implementing highly available and resilient networking solutions including active-active failover.
  • Rationalising network designs & their alignment against architecture best practice.
  • Demonstrable experiencing of working with Enterprise Systems, Platforms and Networks within a datacentre environment.
  • Automation of both physical and virtualised networking solutions
  • Working as part of an Agile development team.
At least 3 years demonstrable experience within key disciplines such as design, de-risking and development within the last 5 years
  • Hierarchical IP Subnetting;
  • In-depth understanding of routing protocols, internal and external, OSPF, and BGP.
  • Advanced knowledge of routers, switches and firewalls;
  • Detailed knowledge of core network technologies and infrastructure:
    • Cisco Nexus;
    • Cisco IOS XE;
    • Leaf and Spine network architecture;
    • VXLAN Overlay networks;
    • Dual Cloud Dual Hub DMVPN Solutions;
    • Layer 3 Multicast / PIM;
    • Firewall IPS/IDS;
    • AAA Management Platform e.g. ISE;
    • VXLAN
  • TRL Crypto
    • Configuration of devices and management of keymat
  • Detailed understanding of all aspects of QOS (Traffic Shaping / Policing / Scheduling / Congestion Management and Avoidance).
  • Scripting in Python or similar object orientated language to automate networking configurations
  • VMWare NSX network virtualisation
Essential Skills:
  • Minimum BSc (2:1 or above) in Computer Science related field. Other Engineering academic qualifications will be considered.
At least one of the following professional certifications that have been obtained within the last five years:
  • Networking certification, CCNP (Cisco Certified Network Professional) or similar.
  • Virtualisation certification, VMware VCP-NV (VMware vCenter Certified Professional - Network Virtualisation)
Desirable Skills:
  • Experience with NATO gateways;
  • Experience with UK Public Sector deployed networks and services;
  • Experience in developing secure architecture within a multi-tenanted environment
  • Scripting in Cisco EEM and Tkl
  • Knowledge of Django web framework
  • Low level knowledge of Linux networking including DNS and Systemd
Company information

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