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Network Engineer

Location: Farnborough
Employment Type: Full Time - Permanent
Job ID: 10640

Job description/Person specification NETWORK ENGINEER.

At QinetiQ we’re dedicated to defending sovereign capability, protecting lives and securing the vital interests of our customers.

We are a company of over 6,000 dedicated people providing technological and scientific expertise that helps our customers protect, improve and advance their vital interests.

Working across every aspect of the life cycle of critical equipment and infrastructure, providing services and products that address our customers' most pressing challenges; our breadth and depth of experience spans many markets and industries.


We are a world leading security and technology service provider who have invested billions of pounds in their services working with the most high profile clients on the most cutting edge projects. This role is available as the company is expanding.


This is a new opportunity for an experienced Network Engineer to join a team of dedicated IT professionals to deliver new and exciting IT systems into the Defence environment.

This is a great experience for a candidate with in-depth experience of installing and configuring Cisco Routers and Switches.


As Network Engineer, you will be working under a Senior Engineer or Architect, the candidate will lead smaller tasks and take responsibility for the task’s technical output. The applicant will work with the technical management team to identify resources required for the task and provide regular progress updates.

A Network Engineer should be at ease working within a small to medium sized team and be comfortable taking on new tasks outside of their skill set as required by the business.

You will uphold quality and deliver solutions to budget and time constraints. Solutions must be delivered fully documented so a high standard of written work is expected.

As the Network Engineer you will support projects across a range of QinetiQ sites, so mobility is a key requirement of the role. Although based in Farnborough Hampshire, the candidate will be expected to work at other QinetiQ sites as required – with travel & subsistence provided.


In this Network Engineer position, you need practical experience in network design, implementation, configuration and testing (ideally CCNA Qualified) – practical experience of routing protocols (BGP, OSPF), compression and acceleration techniques.

It would be desirable to have skills in network security design, implementation, configuration and testing: Firewalls, Guards, Intrusion Detection, IPSec VPN, Computer / router IA lockdown, IP encryption, VOIP.

You need knowledge of JSP 604 and 440 and associated JSPs would be desirable.


We look for outstanding technical people, creative and analytical thinkers, decisions makers, influencers and excellent communicators. Join us today.

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