Network Engineer

Network Engineer

6-month initial contract

£350 per day

Inside IR35

*Please note this is an SC Cleared Position

The role:

Responsible for the design and technical support of network related infrastructure and security incidents, estimate of technical resources to the projects for network changes, performing to the required job standards and delivery in accordance to the agreed goals within the SLA driven environment. You will be the technical escalation point for your data network team colleagues.

The role holder(s) ensure the contractual requirements for the Data & Voice Networks (Schedule 2.7) - 7 SLAs and Resource Services (Schedule 2.10) - 5 SLAs are met or exceeded. For the Avon and Somerset WAN support contract c.65 sites you will be responsible for the technical support of the wide area network related infrastructure and incidents, escalating to the Airwave, Voice and Data Network Manager.

Skills required for the job

  • Expert Network infrastructure and Network Security technology skills to deliver the role

  • Knowledge of EMS products, customer IT systems and applications

  • Business acumen: knowledgeable of delivery within an SLA driven environment

  • Competent Communication skills: ability to translate technical into non-technical at all levels internally and externally

  • Stakeholder management: ability to interact and influence within technical field at all levels internally and externally

  • Effective relationship building: ability to deal with people across a wide range of functions and participating in virtual teams

  • Adaptability: flexible to changes in working practices and requirements

Ideally two or more of the following technical skillsets at an advanced level:

  • Cisco Networking

  • Palo Alto Firewalls or equivalent technology

  • Cisco CCNA or working towards

  • Network security

  • Wireless networking

  • Cisco Prime/ISE