Principal Network Engineer

Location:Greater London
Job Type:Full Time
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Senior Network Engineer– Combat Systems

We currently have avacancy for a Senior Network Engineer at our site in New Malden.

As a Senior NetworkEngineer, you will be employed to undertake a defined range of Networkengineering design, development & test activities for multiple programmesacross multiple programmes(e.g. Type 26, QEC, Type 45).Wecurrently have a vacancy for a Shared Infrastructure Network Engineer at oursite in New Malden.

This role will provideyou with the opportunity to broaden your knowledge and be involved in one ofthe most modern engineering projects in the UK. The role will offerchallenges and change throughout the duration of the programme and allow you towork on the latest combat systems shared infrastructure product.

Your mainresponsibilities as a Senior Network Engineer will involve:

Responsibility forvarious stages of the network development. This may include: design (respondingto design changes, High and Low Level Design, creating supporting technical documentation), analysis (creating and investigating observation reports on networkbehaviour), configuration development in a change control environment, producttesting and supporting the resolution of issues with the network infrastructureor connected application components.

Ensuring thatcommunications function across the network architecture and that the network’s performancemeets the necessary requirements

Providing direction,information, and recommendations regarding network configurations andinstallations on RN platforms to support the various aspects of overall CombatSystem integration

Carrying out investigationsinto operational problems or developments and develop and prepare solutions,individually or as a member of a project team

Keeping up to date inrelevant technical areas, develop skills and capabilities to be able to providemore effective services and supplying technical support and expertise to othersas required

Acting as a member of atechnical team created to accomplish tasks of a specialist nature.

We require a SeniorNetwork engineer with experience of a number of the following:

An understanding of howto configure and setup Juniper and Dell Switches and Fortinet Firewalls

Experience withconfiguring and installing client and server network software

Knowledge of Local AreaNetworking (LAN) and/or Wide Area Networking (WAN) technologies

Anunderstanding of the technology behind a switched architecture and its workings(DNS, DHCP, Security, IP Switching/Routing, HTTP, VPN, VSS, Multicast, QoSetc.)

Required Current JuniperJNCIP level

Experience of workingwith Switches, Routers, Servers, Cables (Cat 5-6), Fibre Optics, Racks LAN,WAN, TCP/IP (Ethernet)

Network Management &Monitoring Systems e.g. PRTG and Solarwinds

A good knowledge of allphases of the software lifecycle but with particular experience in Integration& Acceptance

And ideally knowledge inone or more of the following:

Windows Server 2016 andWindows 10 Enterprise

Other operating/hypervisorsystems including VMware ESXi Server 6, Linux (RedHat)

Working knowledge ofvarious VMware tools

Working knowledge of SANTechnologies (iSCSI)

What we're looking forin you:

We are looking for youto be a highly motivated self starter individual with a strong desire tosucceed despite setbacks and have the ability to communicate verbally and inwriting to management and peers, experience in a multi- disciplined engineeringenvironment would also be beneficial.

Salary: Competitive

Location: New Malden

BAE Systems

BAE Systems is one ofthe world’s leading global defence, security and aerospace companies. We workat the cutting edge of technology, creating more than 100 new inventions everyyear for customers in over 100 countries

Combat Systems

We design, develop, integrate and providethrough-life support to naval combat systems that enable navies to protectnations. Vital information from ship sensors such as radar and sonar, arecaptured through our core product, the Combat Management System. This advancedtechnological capability allows ships crews to rapidly respond to potentiallylife threatening situations.

In using this cutting-edge technology, we are atthe forefront of defence system integration. Our products feature across theRoyal Navy’s surface fleet aboard Type 23 frigates, Type 45 destroyers andQueen Elizabeth Class aircraft carriers. The new Type 26 Global Combat Ships,under construction by BAE Systems in Glasgow, will also use the next generationof our combat systems.

We pride ourselves on being the combat systemsintegrator of choice, not only integrating our own products, but those of otherdefence companies too in delivering combat systems for both the RoyalNavy and international customers.

We offer significant opportunities for committedemployees to learn and develop with us. The health and well-being of ouremployees matters to us and that’s why we offer the flexibility for you to dowhat’s important to you, whether that’s part time hours, job sharing, homeworking, or simply the ability to flex your start and stop times. Wherepractical, we’ll support a working pattern that suits your lifestyle and helpsyou reach your full potential.

Attracting and retaining the sharpest minds isessential for a globally competitive UK naval engineering business. BAE Systemsis an equal opportunities employer and our aim is to recruit the very besttalent and we welcome applications from a diverse range of people, from allbackgrounds, with many different skills, experience and perspectives. Pleasenote we will not use any personal information relating to your background atany stage of the application process