Network Engineer job vacancy

BAE Systems

Overview: Network Engineer job vacancy in Dorset recruiting now

Ref: 19008706
Employer: BAE Systems
Location: Dorset, United Kingdom
Employment Type: Permanent

Job Details:

Job Title: Network Engineer

Location: Christchurch. We offer a range of hybrid and flexible working arrangements.

Salary: Up to £50,500 depending on skills and experience

What you’ll be doing:

  • 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

Your skills and experiences:


  • Secure network solutions, including use of CIS Benchmarks, NCSC, DISA STIG and JSP
  • Cisco range of devices, including Nexus, Catalyst, ASA, ISR, ASR, ISE
  • Virtualisation technologies such as VMware VCF and NSX
  • Ideally degree qualification in related (STEM) subject or equivalent experience, as well as CCNA or CCNP certifications


  • Software Defined Radios (SDR) experience
  • Familiarity of MOD networking programmes, theatre connectivity and global connectivity; Connectivity on the move
  • Crypto devices, including Catapan


You’ll receive benefits including a competitive pension scheme, enhanced annual leave allowance and a Company contributed Share Incentive Plan. You’ll also have access to additional benefits such as flexible working, an employee assistance programme, Cycle2work and employee discounts – you may also be eligible for an annual incentive

The Defence Information team:

The team designs and develops leading mission critical and highly secure, assured information systems, services and networks, with a drive to realise information advantage for our customers using world class solutions.

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, and closely with our customer to ensure that our customers’ needs are achieved.

This role provides a great opportunity to join our fast paced business with great career paths to even greater challenges.

Why BAE Systems?

This is a place where you’ll be able to make a real difference. You’ll be part of an inclusive culture that values diversity, rewards integrity, and merit, and where you’ll be empowered to fulfil your potential. We welcome candidates from all backgrounds and particularly from sections of the community who are currently underrepresented within our industry, including women, ethnic minorities, people with disabilities and LGBTQ+ individuals. We also want to make sure that our recruitment processes are as inclusive as possible. If you have a disability or health condition (for example dyslexia, autism, an anxiety disorder etc.) that may affect your performance in certain assessment types, please speak to your recruiter about potential reasonable adjustments.

Please be aware that many roles working for BAE Systems will be subject to both security and export control restrictions. These restrictions mean that factors including your nationality, any previous nationalities you have held, and your place of birth may limit those roles you can perform for the organisation.



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