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  • Job reference: RMS0171217

Network Build Engineer

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  • Location: Bishopton, Scotland
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 13/09/2016
  • Duration: 22/11/2016
This vacancy has now expired.
The Company:
is a global pioneer. Their joint talent and technology connect and protect lives. Creating innovative, effective space and defence solutions and services for their customers, driving their industry forward.

The Role:
1. Scope of position:

A Network Engineer is defined as a fully effective team member able to work on their own to a defined scope of work lasting up to six months.

2. Key responsibilities:

- Be an effective and productive member of the team.
- Using appropriate tools and techniques, design and develop test solutions to client standards and to meet the test requirements of the product.
- Working with the development team to ensure adequate network build and upgrade coverage.
- Produce hardware and software solutions for integration into the test system where required.
- Be responsible for own career development.
- Be responsible for own time keeping with regard to task milestones.
- Maintain a record of all work carried out, either in formal drawings and specifications or in engineering log books.

3. Key relationships:

- Report to Team Leader or Prime as appropriate, taking technical and task leadership as appropriate.
- Communicate effectively with team members.
- Report progress on tasks as required to immediate supervisor or project manager.
- Develop a trusting and professional relationship with QA representatives.

4. Decision making authority:

- Make technical decisions within the test tasks, establishing the best test solutions for the products in question.
- Act as customer representative by deciding upon the suitability of a product or system through testing that product and passing or failing it.

5. Problem solving responsibility:

- Be able to isolate and demonstrate failures in the product or system, identifying likely causes and possible solutions.
- Be capable of applying general principles and experience to solve complex problems.


1. Formal Education and training:

- A Technical qualification backed by several years experience producing test solutions.

2. Experience:

- Several years experience in a similar role within industry.
- Familiar with build and integration methods for software, hardware and network systems, and strong in the test development methods for at least one of these.
- Competent in all skills as shown: CISCO (CCNA or CCNP), SNMP, FTP, networking theory.
- Nice to have: Netcool, DOORS, Starteam (configuration tool)

3. Other key skills/product knowledge:

- Requirements Management.
- Good Communication.
- System Engineering principles.
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