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Senior Network Engineer
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Recruiter: Ordnance Survey
Listed on: 31st July
Location: SO16 0AS
Salary/Rate: £45000 - £45000
Type: Permanent
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Ordnance Survey has an opportunity available for a Senior Network Engineer to join us based at our Headquarters in Southampton. You will join us on a full time, permanent basis and in return, you will receive a competitive salary of up to £45,000 per annum plus benefits.
Ordnance Survey (OS) is the national mapping agency for Great Britain, and a world-leading geospatial data and technology organisation. As a reliable partner to government, business and citizens across Britain and the world, OS helps its customers in virtually all sectors improve quality of life. OS expertise and data supports efficient public services and infrastructure, new technologies in transport and communications, national security and emergency services and exploring the great outdoors. By being at the forefront of geospatial capability for more than 225 years, we've built a reputation as the world's most inspiring and trusted geospatial partner.
We offer fantastic benefits to our Senior Network Engineer:
- Competitive salary plus performance related bonus
- Competitive pension
- 37 hour working week
- 25 days annual leave - Plus bank holidays and an extra 3 over Christmas
- A wide range of additional benefits including free parking, paid volunteer day, sports and social activities
About the role:
Ordnance Survey's Engineering department develop and maintain the systems and critical infrastructure that underpins and runs our world-leading Geospatial applications. An opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic and customer focused Senior Network Engineer to provide technical leadership to our Network Operations team.
We maintain two data centres, support a small number of remote offices and are significantly growing our presence in Microsoft Azure. To maintain these, the Network Operations team are responsible for the design, installation, configuration, administration and support of the hardware and software platforms that provide voice, data, network security and cloud services.
Working with Infrastructure Architects you will develop and implement forward roadmaps for the systems within your remit and in the next year we have the exciting opportunity to redesign the core network at our Southampton HQ.
In addition to excellent technical skills you will take ownership of issues and have the drive to deliver results to the highest standard. We strive to improve the quality of what we do, and you will be expected to identify improvements to services, infrastructure or processes to enhance our offering. As a Senior Engineer, you will mentor and develop the team's Technicians to realise their potential.
What we are looking for in our Senior Network Engineer:
You should share our love of technology and be able to demonstrate technical skills across network technologies at senior level. You should also be able to provide technical support within the following areas;
Checkpoint firewalls, Cisco networks, F5 load balancers, CUCM, UCCX
Skills in the following would be highly advantageous;
Azure Cloud, Juniper SSL VPN, RSA Authentication, SolarWinds, Pulse Secure, Cisco ISE and Cisco Meraki
You will also possess the below skills and experience:
- Designing, building, supporting and troubleshooting Cisco networks and Checkpoint firewalls
- Providing support on F5 BigIP Load Balancers and Cisco Voice
- Qualified to CCNP level
- Prioritising tasks, delivering to deadlines and problem-solving skills
- Conducting coding, scripting, automation/software defined networking (desirable)
Additional criteria:
- Must be willing to do occasional weekend and evening overtime and be prepared to join a 24/7 on-call rota (approximately 1 week in 4) if requested to
- Hold a full driving license, as the role may involve occasional travel
Closing date: Sunday 1st September
Don't miss out on this opportunity to join the world's leading map making and big data organisation as our Senior Network Engineer - please click ‘apply' today to submit your application or to find out more about the role, we would love to hear from you.