Integration Engineer

Location : Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire, England
Job Ref : AR99
Consultant : Alex Reeves
Sector : IT, Internet
Salary : £39k - 47k per year

Description

AR99 – Integration Engineer

Location: Hemel Hempstead

Salary: £39,000 – £47,000

Overview:

First Military Recruitment are currently seeking a Integration Engineer on behalf of one of our clients. This role requires extensive travel and will be 70% field based and 30% office based.

The job holder will provide engineering management of IP data networks to ensure cost effective, reliable systems that perform to customer requirements, and 3rd line technical support on a range of IP, networking and integration issues.

Our clients Strongly encourages applications from ex-military personnel however, all candidates will be considered.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Add/Move/Change implementations on the Customer Elements (CE) network.
  • Supporting third party suppliers and customers during fault diagnostics for system integration problems and providing technical guidance to identify resolutions.
  • System integration planning and management. Working with internal and external component suppliers to generate system integration test and implementation plans.
  • Implementation of strategic plans for integration and testing services, including the interpretation of the overall product performance to ensure system requirements are defined and met.
  • Verification that control room services are ready for customer testing.
  • Ensuring security integrity of the CE network.
  • Providing technical guidance on the viability of integration proposals and their financial impact.
  • Conducting feasibility analysis for interface development, configuration, testing and risk assessment.
  • Management and implementation of integration delivery plans and schedule.
  • Only undertake tasks for which they have sufficient competence, equipment and the other resources to complete the task safely.
  • To utilise, protect and maintain any equipment or protective device supplied to complete the task in a safe and efficient manner.
  • Comply with the procedures described in the safe system of work and any relevant risk assessments produced for the activity.
  • Undertake suitable / sufficient on site risk assessments and, put in adequate control measures or raise with line manager.
  • Report to line management any shortfall in safety precautions being implemented, or for any issues arising from the work being undertaken.
  • In the case of serious and imminent danger, to stop the work at a suitable safe point and condition; reporting, as soon as is reasonably practicable, to others who may be affected by the unsafe situation.
  • Report immediately (or when safe and practicable) any accident/incident or near miss incident.
  • To ensure all Environmental initiatives and all Environmental policy and procedures are adhered to.

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Cisco CCNP certification or equivalent experience.
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience in a communications engineering environment.
  • Excellent technical knowledge of IP networks / addressing and connection rules.
  • Excellent technical knowledge of IP network fault diagnosis and applicable tools.
  • Technical awareness and experience of designing, developing and/or implementing integration and testing methodologies, and resolution of sub-system integration issues with suppliers and customers.
  • Excellent attention to detail and good, accurate numerical and logical skills.
  • Understanding of software development and testing.

Desirable:

  • Previous experience of TETRA and other mobile network technologies.
  • Understanding of telephony systems.
  • Understanding of IT data systems for storage and retrieval.
  • Technical knowledge of company networks, and operation of the external interfaces used for integration of third party supplied IP equipment.
  • Knowledge of ITIL Service Management principles.

Location: Hemel Hempstead

Salary: £39,000 – £47,000

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