Network Engineer
Easy Web Recruitment
Ripley, Derbyshire, United Kingdom
4d ago

Network Engineer

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.

Responsibilities :

  • 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

    This vacancy is being advertised by EasyWeb Recruitment, the UK's leading Online Recruitment Agency.

    The services advertised by EasyWeb Recruitment are those of an employment agency.

    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.

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