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Senior Network Engineer - permanent - £41000 - Flexible Working

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Recruiter: Michael Page
Listed on: 5th October
Location: Liverpool
Salary/Rate: £30000 - £41000
Type: Permanent
Start Date: ASAP

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Leads in the building, maintenance and support via projects and continual improvement mechanisms the cost-effective technical infrastructure to support the Commissions objectives

Responsible for performance, capacity, availability, continuity and integrity of the Commission's Azure cloud and network security infrastructure. These services are a combination of internal services, cloud hosting and services from 3rd party suppliersClient DetailsThe Charity Commission has set out their ambitious five-year strategy, being clear that they will be driven by their purpose to ensure that charity can thrive and inspire trust so that people can improve lives and strengthen society. Their purpose is bold, confident and so are their proud commitment to represent the public interest. The Charity Commission regulates 170,000 charities across England and Wales ensuring that they work within a legal framework , giving the public confidence that the £75bn spent by charities each year is put to good use. DescriptionSenior Network Engineer - permanent - £41000 - Flexible Working

Main Duties & Responsibilities

Lead on creating, designing and implementing infrastructure technologies, solutions and services such as: computing, Azure storage, Azure networking and physical Cisco Meraki networking, physical infrastructure, software, COTS and open source packages and solutions, and virtual and cloud computing, including IaaS, PaaS and SaaS Responsible for maintaining and continually improving the performance, capacity, availability, continuity and integrity of the Commission's SD wan and Cisco Meraki network, Office 365 email and gateway and Cyber SOC infrastructure in-line with agreed SLA's. These services are a combination of internally provisioned services, cloud hosted services and services from 3rd party suppliers. Responsible and leading on the implementation of the Cyber controls to meet the HMG minimum Cyber Security standards and Cyber Essentials Plus certifications by leading on the implemention of the Cyber Mitigation plan. Agree service level agreements (SLAs) and engage third party vendors Knowledge of most of the following network technologies: LAN, WAN, wifi, data-centre LAN, SD wan networks, telephony, mobile solutions infrastructure, unified comms, network management solutions, network-specific security and remote access technologies and approaches Leading on Azure network design, SDwan routing protocols, microsoft VPN gateways and cloud security services and implementation and maintenance to enable and protect cloud technologies and CCEW networks Leading on SD wan network based technologies such as Cisco Meraki firewalls, switches and routers. These include security controls for Microsoft Azure cloud and Cyber improvements including the SOC Supporting the rapid and consistent delivery of projects and change programmes by leading on implementing technical services or the provision of new environments, provision of network and cloud infrastructure and any other required resources in-line with Commission standards and highlighting any appropriate risks to the project team and infrastructure manager. Leading as a Senior member of the infrastructure team, sharing knowledge and expertise with colleagues, working in a collaborative manner to ensure that the team's technical skills and abilities are built up, improved and expanded. Providing technical support, assistance, input and advice to and leading on the technical designs, architectural changes and technical implementation and upgrade plans. The adherence to policies, principles, standards and procedures used in the building and maintenance of new and existing technical services. Ensure that service processes, documentation and governance are followed, maintained and updated where required for the commissions technical services. Undertaking regular process reviews to provide assurances that each service has an established and tested DR Plan which adheres to the IT Service Continuity Management (ITSCM) processUndertaking ITIL based Incident, Problem and Change processes Support in all Microsoft environment changes to enable cloud technologies and windows server and windows 10 escalated BAU incidentsChange Management - leading on the design, analysis, development, documentation and implementation of changes based on individual requests for change or elements of change within a project including the presentation and discussions of RFC's to ITIL based CAB and support in all escalated issues including environment changes to enable cloud technologies and windows server and windows 10 escalated BAU incidentsResearching and developing solutions that can help improve the service portfolio or which can be used to simplify or automate IT operations, reduce costs or increase levels of IT service. ProfileSenior Network Engineer - permanent - £37,941 - LiverpoolSkills & Abilities:Network routing and switching, with Cisco technologies and ideally Cisco MerakiAzure cloud networkingLead project planning and implementationStrong third-party relationship and experienceAbility to work with a variety of internal and external stakeholdersInformation security and the security controls that can be used to mitigate security threats within solutions and servicesExperience:Design and build of networksRFP/RFI procurement processesNetwork migration project design and implementationCSOC operations, implementation and managementProven experience of working within a deeply technical infrastructure role with responsibility for maintenance, delivery & provisioning, support in both BAU and Project/Programme scenarios.Proven experience in the provision of 3rd level technical support to a Microsoft Windows computing environment.Experience of dealing with stakeholders to deliver successful outcomesIT Risk Management including awareness of secure builds, information security best practices and Disaster Recovery.An individual who is pragmatic, resourceful, confident under pressure, and has demonstrated skills in expectation management.Experience of Active DirectoryIP Networking and Routing including DHCP, DNS and the ability to troubleshooting IP networking issues.An IT professional with a working knowledge of Service Management and IT within the scope of the services under management.ITIL based Incident, Problem and Change Mgmt.KnowledgeDetailed working knowledge of Microsoft Windows Server, Exchange Online/Office 365 and Office 365 SaaS and Windows 10 technologiesWorking knowledge of Active Directory, DNSWorking knowledge of Microsoft Intune MDM platformDetailed knowledge of Network technologies, firewalls, L2/L3 switches, L3 routersDetailed knowledge of VPN terminal gateways; Site-to-site and point-to-site.Detailed knowledge of email security services; such as Symantec, Forcepoint, Mimecast.Detailed knowledge of web security services; such as Symantec, ZScaler, Defender ATPDetailed knowledge of the Cyber Essentials, HMG minimum Cyber Security StandardsDetailed knowledge of NCSC Active Cyber Defence services; Web check, Email check, Protected DNS.Detailed knowledge of CSOC design, implementation and operations; threat monitoring and managementDetailed knowledge of Vulnerability scanning and security risk mitigation planning.Detailed working knowledge of Microsoft Windows Server, Exchange Online/Office 365 and Office 365 SaaS and Windows 10 technologies Working knowledge of Cloud hosted technologies preferably Microsoft Azure. Working knowledge of Microsoft Cloud Azure networking, Firewalls, Azure Gateway, Azure NSG's and VNets Detailed knowledge of Cloud security controls such as Azure permissions, security monitoring, identity management, key vaults and SPN's Working knowledge and experience of implementing virtualisation technologies preferably Microsoft Hyper-V Server platform technologyJob OfferSenior Network Engineer - permanent - £37,941 - LiverpoolLiverpoolPublic Sector and government £37,914 salary Civil Service pension Generous annual leave allowance Employee assistance programme Interest free season ticket and bicycle loan after 2 months employment Special retail discounts and offers through membership of staff Perkboxscheme Flexible and family friendly working environment Learning and career developmentSelection process: Candidates will be sifted on their CVs and experience against the job description. And at interview assessed on the following Civil Service Behaviours: Managing a Quality Service Making Effective DecisionsThe full list of Civil Service behaviours at various levels can be found here Security Clearance: This role requires BPSS clearance. Please request further info if required. * CLOSING DATE: Tuesday 12th October 2021 *