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Network Design Engineer

Location: Derby
Company: Jacobs
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Your Impact:
At Jacobs, we'll inspire and empower you to deliver your best work so you can evolve, grow and succeed - today and into tomorrow. With more than 55,000 people in 40+ countries, working at Jacobs offers an exciting range of opportunities to develop your career within a supportive and diverse team who always strive to do the right thing for our people, clients and communities.
People are Jacobs' greatest asset, and we offer a competitive package to retain and attract the best talent.
In addition to the benefits you'd expect, UK employees also receive free single medical cover and digital GP service, family-friendly benefits such as enhanced parental leave pay and free membership of employee assistance and parental programmes, plus reimbursement towards relevant professional development and memberships. We also give back to our communities through our Collectively program which incorporates matched-funding, paid volunteering time and charitable donations.
Work-life balance and flexibility is a key focus area for Jacobs. We're happy to discuss hybrid, part-time and flexible working hours, patterns and locations to suit you and our business.
About the Opportunity
We are looking for an experienced Senior Network Design Engineer with experience in working on and with sensitive / protected systems. The candidate will be responsible for interpreting customer requirements, specifying the system solution, planning development and testing, aiding in the planning of transition of service, leading engineering lifecycle reviews and ensuring successful customer acceptance and handover within the timescales agreed with the client. Specific responsibilities include:
• Audit and take on responsibility for an existing Network Infrastructure.
• Management of an overall system network design
o Assessing & evaluating proposals from the workgroups including client meetings.
o Approving components of the design and impact assessment
o Approving each stage of the design baseline implementation and transition.
• Leadership of a multidisciplined engineering team.
• Managing Quality of design documentation and artefacts
• Design, Build, Test, and Implement a secure network infrastructure
• Design, Build, Test and implement a full management infrastructure to support the network infrastructure.
• Design, Build, Test, and Implement a hardware security solution
• Troubleshoot operational environment issues
Here's What You'll Need:
• Experience: designing, building, implementing, and testing Defence, having delivered projects or service
• Team leadership experience
• Design and deployment experience in all aspects of protected system deployment and operation
• Support to live critical systems.
• Expeirence with CISCO routing and switching equipments.
• Experience with Virtualised infrastructure.
• Experienced with Unified Communications and IP Video Conference systems
• Designing, Specifying and engaging with 3rd Party Hardware manufacturers for the procurement of new hardware systems.
• Other:
o Currently hold SC clearance
o Be a full UK national
Our Culture
Our values stand on a foundation of safety, integrity, inclusion and diversity. We put people at the heart of our business and we truly believe that by supporting one another through our culture of caring, we all succeed. We value positive mental health and a sense of belonging for all employees. Find out more about life at Jacobs.
We aim to embed inclusion and diversity in everything we do. We know that if we are inclusive, we're more connected, and if we are diverse, we're more creative. We accept people for who they are, regardless of age, disability, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, mental health, race, faith or belief, sexual orientation, socioeconomic background, and whether you're pregnant or on family leave. This is reflected in our wide range of Global Employee Networks centred on inclusion and diversity - ACE, Careers, Enlace, Harambee, OneWorld, Prism, Vetnet, and Women's - find out more about our employee networks here.
Jacobs partners with VERCIDA to help us attract and retain diverse talent. For greater online accessibility please visit to view and access our roles. As a Disability Confident employer, we will interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for a vacancy. We welcome applications from candidates who are seeking flexible working and from those who may not meet all the listed requirements for a role
If you require further support or reasonable adjustments with regards to the recruitment process (for example, you require the application form in a different format), please contact the team.
Your application experience is important to us and we're keen to adapt to make every interaction even better. We welcome feedback on our recruitment process and if you need more from us before deciding to join Jacobs then please let us know.
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