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Network Engineer

Company Boeing Defence UK Limited Job ID 1800102085 Date posted 12/13/2018
Location Bristol Bristol United Kingdom
Job Description

Boeing Defence UK Limited (BDUK) was formed approximately 7 years ago to synthesize the various activities of Boeing in the UK in the defence sector under a single business entity.  As part of this integration process, a  dedicated IT capability is being supported within the UK that can draw upon the considerable IT resources of the worldwide Boeing Company to deliver complex solutions to the business and its clients


An opportunity has arisen for a highly flexible and energetic Network Engineer to support the IT system and program infrastructure to meet business requirements 

As a part of a small, team within a very large enterprise, the role requires a broad set of skills and a high degree of flexibility and adaptability


Typical activities will include supporting network and network security changes to the UK IT environment to meet the developing requirements of the business, enhancing the network architecture by increasing resiliency and availability, evaluating new technologies and toolsets for use within Boeing Defence and liaising with Boeing US Network Team on the design and implementation of new network capabilities


The role may require travel within the UK


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Relocation Assistance Available
No. Relocation assistance is not a negotiable benefit.

  • Network Design Engineer with strong Cisco design skills (CCNA/CCNP/CCDP), and the design of secure, resilient, available networks
  • Design and deployment of network engineering utilising Cisco ISR, Cisco implementation of IPSEC VPN and DMVPN, Cisco switches Cisco ACI.
  • Routing protocols including BGP, OSPF and multi VFR designs Network security
  • Firewall and Remote Access systems including Juniper and Checkpoint appliances, IDS and associated network security devices
  • Network capacity management and QoS design/implementation to support VOIP implementations. Experience of designing network monitoring and management solutions
  • Design of secure (MOD RESTRICTED) networks that conform to CESG architectural and security standards
  • Provision of 3rd/4th line network technical support
  • Support the network design activities through a development, design, test and implementation lifecycle. Support project planning activities as required.
  • Perform cost benefit analysis for new network solutions. Present findings. Support decision making.
  • Cisco certification (CCNP/CCDP)
  • F5/Infoblox/Juniper Experience
  • Defence experience desirable
  • Ideally has UK MoD Security clearance already, if not, candidate must be able to obtain it within appropriate timescales to start role

Important information regarding this requisition: This requisition is for an international, locally hired position. CANDIDATES MUST BE A UK CITIZEN AND HAVE CURRENT LEGAL AUTHORIZATION TO WORK IN THE UK. BOEING WILL NOT ATTEMPT TO OBTAIN IMMIGRATION AND LABOR SPONSORSHIP FOR ANY APPLICANTS. Benefits and pay are determined at the local level and are not part of Boeing U.S.-based payroll. Relocation benefits, if indicated, may be limited to in-country or in-continent moves and may not be available for overseas relocation.


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Individual Contributor

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