Senior Network Engineer (x2) at Dept for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy, Didcot, 6 Months, £Contract Rate

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  • Didcot OX11, UK
  • Oct 09, 2020
6 Months or more

Contract Description

2x Network Engineer


We are currently recruiting for 2x Network Engineers. The successful individual will be working as the main technical resource in a small project team delivering several significant enhancements to the LANs on the campuses at RAL and DL. These include, but are not limited to:

Post 1

  • Implementing 802.1x
  • Configuring and installing routers to provide additional resilience in the LAN
  • Reconfiguring of a number of routers which receive an uplink from older hardware which is due for retirement
  • Participating in a workstream to present options for a core network design to provide scientific networking to our campuses for the next 10 years.


Post 2

  • In depth knowledge of FortiOS (V5 and V6)
  • Knowledge of FortiAnalyser
  • Strong trouble shooting and fault diagnosis skills, including the use of packet analysers
  • IP routing and configuration of routers
  • Network switches and configuration of switches
  • TCP / IP protocols v4 and v6

As the Network Engineer, you will: 

  • Strong ability to think creatively, to accept change and seek continuous improvement
  • High level of drive, enthusiasm and focus on the achievement of goals. Ability to utilise organisational systems effectively
  • Good inter-personal skills, particularly in communication and contribution to team motivation and problem solving
  • Proven people management skills, normally founded in some training, and with potential for further development
  • Self-identification with the organisation.  The reflection of STFC values in attitudes
  • Able to absorb and convey technical information and communicate effectively at all levels to both technical and non-technical audiences