IP Network Engineer

Job Type:
Job Sector:
Electronics, Engineering, Public Sector
South West
MOD Abbeywood
£47 to £47 per hour
Job Ref:

MORPHEUS is a Defence Project that will deliver the next generation of Tactical Communications and Information Services (TacCIS) capability. It will introduce a more agile TacCIS solution (both technical and business) that will enable emergent technology to be rapidly exploited for User benefit and be more responsive to changes in User need. It will also realise efficiencies in the way in which TacCIS capability is acquired, supported and critical system obsolescence is managed.

The legacy TacCIS systems have been incrementally improved over the past decade and in pure functional terms provide a capability that broadly satisfies military need. However, there are shortfalls in legacy system usability, training burden and other pan Defence Lines of Development (DLoD) areas that need to be addressed. Dismounted Situational Awareness (DSA) capability will be delivered through MORPHEUS. In addition the current prime contract and closed system inhibits the cost effective introduction of change and the rapid exploitation of technological advances.

MORPHEUS seeks ownership and control of a technically and commercially open architecture to deliver TacCIS, which is fully integrated with the wider enterprise architecture, and responsive to changing user needs and emerging technology, in line with the Defence Information Communication Technology (ICT) and Defence as a Platform (DaaP) strategies.

The CDO also provides resource to the Project Design and Delivery function to support the competitions for organisations (e.g. MORPHEUS Test and Reference Centre (MTRC)) to fulfil the future operating model and the competitions for supply of products (e.g. Battle Management Application (BMA)).

Support to the MORPHEUS Technical Authority on the design and integration assurance of the MORPHEUS projects System Design.

Conduct formal Technical reviews of MORPHEUS Supplier deliverables.

Provide technical support to test and acceptance activities.

Provide technical support to systems integration activities.

Produce technical documentation to support approvals, reviews and competition activity.

Develop design options and conduct systems analysis.

Produce technical performance specifications.

Essential Skills:
• Mobile Ad-Hoc Networking (MANET)
• Radio Aware Routing
• Unicast, Multicast
• Optimisation of routing protocols for the tactical environment.
• IETF standards such as Multiprotocol BGP4, MSDP, OSPFv2, PIM-SM, PIM-DM and DNS.
• Network control shaping and throttling.
• IP-based Quality-of-Service (QoS).

Desirable Skills:
• Optimisation techniques for query / update / response sequences for DNS.
• Security and authentication of discovered services.
• Delay tolerant protocols.
• Techniques to enable end-to-end path quality information.
• Transfer mechanisms such as:
• Geo-cast.
• Anycast.
• The following transport protocols:
• Comprehensive Forward Error Correction-based Protocol (CFP) - GD.
• Disruption Tolerant Network (DTN) transport - RFC 5050.
• NACK Oriented Reliable Multicast (NORM) - RFC 5740.

Matchtech acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers and is part of Gattaca Plc.

Gattaca Plc provides support services to Matchtech and may assist with processing your application.

Contact Details:
Tel: 01489 898 197
Fax: 01489 898290
Contact: Charley Loughrey

You may return to your current search results by clicking here.


This website uses cookies. Read our cookie policy for more information. By continuing to browse this site you are agreeing to our use of cookies.

Latest Job Listings