We are in search of an experienced Network Engineer to join our work task force in Whiteley. Leidos are a growing company delivering innovative technology and solutions focused on safeguarding critical capabilities and transformation in frontline services, our work in the United Kingdom includes addressing some of the most complex problems in defence, healthcare, government, safety and security, and transportation.
We are seeing unprecedented success and rapid growth In the UK where, we support Central Government, Government Agencies and Critical National Infrastructure (CNI) customers and ensure they benefit from the best value for their technology investments, whilst safeguarding their staff and our nation through our technical expertise and experience. In doing this we uphold our values of Integrity, Inclusion, Innovation, Agility, Collaboration and Commitment. We are really passionate about what we do!
We are looking for a Network Engineer to work collaboratively with colleagues and our customer in an exciting and critical LAN/WAN environment delivering technical service in a dynamic ITIL environment.
Thorough and demonstrable understanding of Cisco Enterprise LAN environments, to both design and 3rd line support level including, deployment, administration and troubleshooting. Ideally to a CCNP and CCDP level.
Hand on experience in troubleshooting Layer 2/3 switching and routing,
Hands on experience in designing, configuring and troubleshooting OTV, VPC, VDC, STP, BGP, OSPF, Multicast, QoS and other key mainstream protocols
Hands on experience in designing, configuring and troubleshooting of MPLS networks
Hands on experience in designing, configuring and troubleshooting Palo Alto, ASAv and UTM Firewalls
Platform focus: Cisco Nexus 3k, 7k, 9k, ISR, 6800, 3750, 3850 series.
Proven experience with Cisco Identity Services Engine in a dot1x wired environment coupled with wireless and Guest Portals
Excellent communications skills, organisational skills and independent and autonomous working
Ability to run design workshops with internal and external teams
Be an escalation point for high severity complex problems and incidents
Experience in ITIL ICT service delivery on critical infrastructure
Experience of working under pressure to meet deadlines while handling multiple priorities.
Experiencing in patch management including analysis and deployment
The actual work you will perform consists of a blend of operational support alongside the specification and implementation of new network infrastructure as part of a large, diverse, skilled and collaborative team. Occasional travel to other Leidos and customer sites may be required. Keeping an eye on the technology landscape is essential, too – identification of new and relevant technologies to solve problems and make improvements is part of the job. We believe innovation is the lifeblood of customer value – we are all catalysts for innovation and improvement and committed to continuous improvement in everything we do.
To work with our talented team and our customers you would need to be able to achieve SC. We offer flexible working where possible as part of our people centric culture along with an excellent benefits scheme and 25 days holiday per year as standard holiday, benefits.
What do we do for you?:
At Leidos we are PASSIONATE about customer success, UNITED as a team and INSPIRED to make a difference. We offer meaningful and engaging careers, a collaborative culture, and support for your career goals, all while nurturing a healthy work-life balance.
We provide an employment package that attracts, develops and retains only the best in talent. Our reward scheme includes:
• Contributory Pension Scheme
• Private Medical Insurance
• 33 days Annual Leave (including public and privilege holidays)
• Access to Flexible benefits (including life assurance, health schemes, childcare vouchers and cycle to work scheme)
Commitment to Diversity:
We welcome applications from every part of the community and are committed to a truly diverse and inclusive culture. We foster a sense of belonging, welcoming all perspectives and contributions, and providing equal access to opportunities and resources for everyone.
If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages please let us know, and we will respond in a way that best fits your needs.