Network Design Engineer

Job Title: Network Design Engineer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Newport, Wales
Salary: £300 - £325 per day
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 1904-84_1557220121
Contact Name: Chris Doyle
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 07, 2019 10:08

Job Description

Sitec currently have an opportunity for a Network Design Engineer to join our client based in Newport (Gwent) for an initial 6 months. The pay rate for this role is £325p/day Ltd. The client is a world leading Aerospace and Defence company.

Job Description

The Network Design Engineer is responsible for reviewing the current status and inputs from the customer and producing site specific Network Designs covering internal and external requirements for the implementation of the kit on to their allocated sites.
As a Network Design Engineer, you will conduct a site survey and input this information into the Site Specific Design Documentation. You will be responsible for ensuring the Site Specific Design meets current customer requirements and contractual obligations. You will produce a BoM for new active equipment that meets your Site Specific Design criteria. You will be responsible for the writing of configuration files for the new active hardware as well as installing the new equipment. It will also be your responsibility to produce an As fitted pack based on the red line drawings submitted for the site and test results from the customer.

Key Responsibilities

* As a Network Design Engineer you will have to:
* Attend Site Survey Meeting
* Conduct site survey of active equipment and associated passive infrastructure
* Complete Site Specific Design documentation
* Check Active BoM meets expectations and matches Site Specific Design requirements
* Perform active installation - includes removal of existing hardware and installation of replacement hardware
* Perform re-patching on a like for like basis after switch replacement if necessary
* Produce 'As Fitted' documents
* Action rejections and re-work requests, ensuring deliveries remain on target

Experience Required

* The successful applicant will have the following skills and experience:
* Educated to HNC level or equivalent experience
* Hold a current Cisco CCNA or CCNP (preferred)
* Detailed familiarity of site preparation and construction including: rack installation, electrical wiring & loading, wall penetrations, safety practices, etc.
* Knowledge of interior & exterior fibre optic and copper cable wiring, including single-mode, multimode and hybrid fibre optic cable, shielded and unshielded Category 5e cable, and termination and testing of new and legacy systems
* Knowledge of Health & Safety of Electrical Installations
* Hands on recent experience of Cisco 3560, 3750 & 6509 switches, HP 5*** series switches. Supporting certifications a bonus.

This vacancy is being advertised by Sitec.

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