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Principal Engineer – Software – Networks

  • London
  • Contract
  • £43.00 - £48.00 per annum

Principal Engineer – Software – Networks

Role Summary

We have an exciting new contract opportunity based in New Malden as a Principal Engineer – Software – Networks.

The role will be an initial 12 month contract and will provide you with the opportunity to work with all phases of the software lifecycle but with particular experience in Integration & Acceptance and ideally knowledge in one or more of the following- Windows Server 2008 & 2016,Other operating systems including Linux (Ubuntu).

Key Responsibilities

  • Experience of network test equipment e.g. IXIA/Xena

  • Creating and running test plans from customer requirements

  • Experience with troubleshooting network issues

  • An understanding of how to configure and setup Juniper, Dell network devices

  • Experience with configuring and installing client and server network software

Key skills & qualifications

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

  • An understanding of the technology behind a switched architecture and its workings (DNS, DHCP, Security, IP Switching/Routing, HTTP, VPN, etc.)

  • Preferably current Juniper JNCIA, JNCIS, JNCIP or CCNA/CCNP and/or CCDA certification

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

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

What we’re looking for in you

Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Well-developed analytical/ problem solving/ decision making skills.

Strong organisational skills who is adaptable in a fast-paced environment.

Stakeholder management skills.

Location: New Malden

Rate: £48.58 per hour (INSIDE IR35)

AAP3 is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

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