Senior Network Engineer job vacancy


Overview: Senior Network Engineer job vacancy in Fife recruiting now

Ref: 216817378
Employer: Confidential
Location: Fife, United Kingdom
Employment Type: Permanent

Job Details:

Job Description

Summary of Role

Raytheon UK has an opportunity for an experienced Lead Network Engineer within the UK Information Technology function. The function is responsible for the delivery of IT services to all UK based divisions to successfully enable our expanding business and assure operational delivery of critical functions and services that are reliant on all aspects of technology.

The role is primarily responsible for the design, support, maintenance and overall operation of Raytheon s network estate. The successful candidate will ideally be qualified to expert level in core network technologies and is responsible for providing expertise, technical leadership of change to network infrastructures and key projects and programmes and input to the design and operation of Raytheon UK s LAN/WAN infrastructure.

Main Duties

Provides technical leadership subject matter expertise to projects/programme managers as part integrated change team

Provides high- and low-level designs to enable build and implementation network solutions.

Provides defect management through innovative complex problem solving to support the successful transition of network services to live

Supports critical activities associated with the network infrastructure and telecommunications services. Including switching, routing, encryption, security, optimisation, VoIP, wireless and appropriate management tools.

Responsible for all aspects of technical network configuration and device hardening across hardware, software, cabling, bandwidth engineering, configuration planning, administration, and support of data and voice communications networks.

Supports project/programme managers across the project lifecycle providing key artifacts such as high- and low-level designs, estimates for relevant technical work and troubleshooting for effective defect management

Production of innovative safe and secure network solutions that comply with RTX policies

Ensure all work is documented to highest standard (designs, operational support guides)

Responsible for ensuring network design changes integrate seamlessly with the existing environment and implementation occurs in accordance with enterprise standards

Collaborate with operational teams as necessary to ensure safe transition of services

Be accountable for making network changes in line with change governance processes and standards

Candidate Requirements


Deep knowledge of network systems, including design, troubleshooting, infrastructure (hardware, software and telecommunications), maintenance and operations.

Direct experience in building scalable and highly available distributed networks.

Experience problem solving and troubleshooting complex, distributed network systems.

Expert in routing and switching – CISCO IOS and NX-OS knowledge is required

Demonstrated knowledge of firewalls

Experience of configuring and troubleshooting VoIP, DNS, IPAM, VPN & IPSec, BGP & OSPF routing, load balancers, optimisation technologies and proxies in an enterprise environment.

Production of high quality design and support documentation and project artifacts as required

Strong familiarity with network monitoring and management tools.

Knowledge and solid understanding of industry best practices.

Ability to learn complex systems and business processes and define requirements for solutions.

Demonstrates clarity of thinking to work through limited information and vague problem definitions.

Able to work well with global teams, including time-zone flexibility.

Excellent communication skills with the ability to influence technical experts in other technical competencies

Bachelor s degree in Information Technology, Engineering, Science, or Mathematics, although significant experience and track record with tertiary qualifications is acceptable.

Cisco Certified Network Professional (minimum) CCIE preferred

SC cleared or the ability to become SC cleared.


– ITIL qualification

– Prior experience of defence or highly regulated technical industry.

– Cisco ISE

– Citrix ADC / Netscaler

– ForcePoint

– Wireless network configuration and build.

– Cisco CCIE Certification

– CISSP, CEH, Brocade Fibre Channel switching, TOGAF

– Suitable business and/or technical leadership skills in technology consulting, managed and professional services in commercial or public sector organisations



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