Our client is committed to reducing and investigating crime, protecting people and promoting law and order across the county of Derbyshire.
Position : Network Engineer
Location : Ripley, Derbyshire (Commutable from Derby, Nottingham, Chesterfield, Ashbourne and surrounding areas)
Job Type : Full Time, Permanent
Hours : 37 hours per week
Salary : £29,307 to £35,451 per annum
Benefits : including a local government pension scheme, Specsavers eye care vouchers, child care vouchers as well as a staff discount scheme called 'My Extras'.
This covers a wide variety of retailers and includes discounts & cashback.
My Extras also provides discounted gym membership and a healthcare cash plan.
This scheme however is non-contractual and the force does reserve the right to withdraw or change the terms of the scheme.
About the role :
The Network Engineer will provide technical fault resolution, new provision and changes to the force network (local and wide area), and network security infrastructure by following agreed processes, procedures and standards.
They will innovate in the improvement and security of the force network and monitor, maintain and improve the force network.
Develop, implement and maintain the force network infrastructure and network operating systems to further improve the range of facilities available to the force users
Carry out routine configuration, reconfiguration, installation, and removal of network hardware and software
Innovate, propose, implement and configure security solutions to ensure the protection of the force network
Support external security reviews of the force infrastructure and support remediation activities
Support and develop the use of security monitoring solutions
Identify the causes of security issues, using diagnostic testing software and equipment, and recommend remedial actions Implementation and analysis of security issues and enhancements
Implementation of technical networks, communications and infrastructure projects
Diagnose and resolve faults with networking equipment working with users, third parties and other members of Information Services when necessary
Perform network system management, undertaking general housekeeping and system network hardware and software upgrades
To use network tools to determine network load and model performance statistics identifying trends in traffic flow and levels of service.
To administer and monitor the force secure remote access facilities
To assist with the investigation in to operational problems, make proposals for improvement and implements then when appropriate
To act as a second line advisor to the service desk personnel
Liaise with suppliers and contractors in respect of technical problems and software upgrades
Provide detailed input into technical specifications for procurement exercises as required
Undertake data centre installations and commissioning, including peripherals installations
Act as single point of contact for network issues as part of a standby rota on a 24 / 7 basis and perform duties outside normal working hours where required
Contribute to the architecture standards and their maintenance.
Provide a key input to the incident / problem / change management process
Essential Skill / Experience :
Educated to HND level or equivalent qualification or equivalent work-related experience
Recognised qualifications in network management or equivalent work experience
Proven experience of managing an enterprise network, including diagnostic tools
Proven experience of TCP / IP, Firewalls, Data Switches and Routers, Wireless networks
Proven experience of managing network security (firewalls / SIEM products / IDS / IPS / VPNs)
Detailed knowledge of networking protocols
Proven experience of managing customer relationships
Demonstrate experience in reviewing, developing and implementing network improvements
Proven experience in fault diagnosis and resolution
Ability to travel to other sites transporting network equipment
Desirable Skill / Experience :
Minimum of 3 years relevant experience supporting a secure, enterprise network
Cisco CCNA or equivalent certification ITIL qualification
Experience of using Service Desk software, e.
BMC Remedy, Touchpaper
Knowledge of project management and related methodologies
Knowledge of systems development lifecycle
Experience of managing a formally accredited secure network
Experience of supporting VoIP
Recognised security qualification (IPS / IDS / SIEM / Cisco)
Experience of implementing protectively marked / secure networks
Experience of IT Health Checks / penetration testing
You may have experience of the following : Network Support Engineer, Network Administrator, Network Infrastructure Engineer, Network Architect, Technical Service Delivery, Network Security, Information Services, TCP / IP, Project Management, Network Configuration, Network Installation, etc
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No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate on the grounds of gender, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, religion, or belief, and we confirm that we will gladly accept all applications.