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Contract Senior Network Engineer

  • Location:

    East London, London

  • Sector:

    Systems Engineer

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  • Contact:

    Aaron Giles

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  • Published:

    9 months ago

  • Duration:

    3 Months

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Spectrum IT's East London client are a highly established and renowned UK business. In their current project, they are focusing on the development and validation of Connected Autonomous Vehicles (CAV).

The Contract Senior Network Engineer will play a key role in this green field deployment and work autonomously inline with the designed network architecture.


You will be a highly experienced network engineer with a strong background using Cisco kit and systems and will also have previous experience with fibre backbone networks. You will have a practical working knowledge of specific applications including:


  • Cisco DNA-C
  • FND
  • Kinetic


  • CSR
  • IOx / IOS
  • VMware
  • Centos / RHEL
  • Windows Server


  • Unpack and rack physical servers / appliances for two locations (Data Centre A - Woolwich as primary and Data Centre B - QEOP as secondary)
  • Unpack and rack fibre interconnects and switches
  • Connect up, power (with in cabinet PDUs) connect up fibre interconnects and ethernet.
  • Bring up and configure DNA Centre - single appliance
  • Cisco Umbrella, Stealthwatch to add in and configure
  • Configure UCS director server and bring up management interface network
  • Bring up each UCS appliance
  • Install, bring up and configure Windows Server 2019 for active directory
  • Install, bring up and configure Cisco Identity Services Engine (policies, NAC services, licensing, end point profiles, client provisioning, posture, trustsec and end user portals)
  • Connect up data and application network
  • Install, bring up and configure Cloud Services Router vappliance
  • Install and bring up Cisco ASAv NGFW (2No - HA) then configure
  • Install, bring up and configure Cisco WLC (2No - HA) then configure, migrating from already provisioned AWS hosted WLC and CSR for field equipment
  • Install, bring up and configure VSOM and VSM - claim 287 cameras, configure matrix view, NAC and system permissions / roles
  • Install, bring up and configure Cisco Kinetic, EFM - integrate with Codha MK5 roadside units
  • Install, bring up and configure FND - claim field switches and devices
  • Install VMWare ESXI and VSphere server on three nodes.
  • Install Centos or RHEL on n nodes.
  • Deploy Cloudera Enterprise Data Hub and all ancillaries

At the point of the DCA becoming available

  • Disconnect and prepare for relocation Cabinets 1, 2 and 3, splitting the install as made into two. DCA infrastructure and DCB infrastructure.
  • Recommission cabinets 1, 2, 3 at DCA
  • Connect up to the ITS provided Fibre head ends for - 35 monitoring sites (trunked VLANS)
  • Connect up to the ITS provided 10Gi internet access
  • Connect up to the inter site 10Gi link between DCA and DCB
  • Commission each of the 35 monitoring sites - switch over from cellular to fibre access
  • Patch LAN access for desks
  • Patch LAN access for control room
  • Set up control room screens, workstations and application access.

If you are a highly experienced Contract Network Engineer, available immediately and have a strong understanding for the above responsibilities - This could be the role for you!

Please apply with you updated CV for more information.