Senior Network and Security Engineer – Team Leader
|Published||March 3, 2023|
Senior Network & Security Engineer - Team Leader, Hybrid role in Staffordshire, £40,000-£50,000
Hays is delighted to work in partnership with a great public sector organisation based in Staffordshire. This organisation is known for supporting over 1.1 million people. Across all diverse communities, their goal is to improve their services and outcomes in order to protect and reassure communities.
They are currently looking for a motivated and passionate Senior Network & Security Engineer - Team Leader who will be joining their IT team. This role's main responsibility is to transform and support all digital technology across the organisation. This role also involves managing, inspiring and leading a team of five skilled network and security engineers.
Key responsibilities include:
Provide specialist technical skills and knowledge to support and develop core network and firewall infrastructure in a multi-vendor environment including design, installation and maintenance across LAN, WAN, and WIFI.
Lead and provide technical assistance to projects, making sure that solutions meet required quality levels and offer information to senior colleagues in key decision making. Take ownership of requests and act as a point of escalation for complex technical issues.
Manage and support relevant configuration, availability, capacity and release management activities in line with the ITIL framework and through change management.
Manage network incidents and service requests to meet the needs of the force and make best use of resources available facilitating timely resolution.
Propose enhancements to the infrastructure whilst collaborating with the architecture team and in formulating strategic direction for the infrastructure estate.
Ensure all network and security firmware or application releases are managed and deployed in line with industry standard best practice.
Monitor all network and security appliances, interpret statistical data and provide reporting/trending to ensure best possible service is being delivered.
Cisco CCNP qualified.
Post graduate degree or equivalent qualification or experience.
Minimum 4 years working in a 3rd line network engineer role.
Multi-vendor switch, router, WiFi and firewall implementation, configuration and troubleshooting experience.
In-depth knowledge of routing protocols e.g. OSPF, BGP. Remote access, IPSec and site-to-site VPNs.
Network protocol analyser experience.
Experience managing/ leading a team.
Nexus ACI experience.
Cisco ISE experience.
Secure Web Gateway experience.
Salary and Benefits:
Salary between £45,000 and £50,000.
Flexible work environment.
Additional allowances paid for on-call standby and call outs.
Employers pension contribution of 15.5%.
Blue light discount card.
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