Lead Network Engineer




Network Technical Lead - Bristol £40-45K + Government benefits

I am working with the Local Government in North Bristol who require an experienced Lead Network Engineer to take on the role of a network expert, being responsible for proactive monitoring and supporting the network LAN (wired and wireless), WAN, and telephony infrastructure of front-line key workers who are delivering critical services to the community.

You will be the principal technical networking resource on key network transformation programme to replace the existing legacy networking hardware. In addition, you will provide input on other ongoing projects as required.

What will you be doing?

-A typical day will consist of working on project work and BAU Incidents but also managing a small team of two network engineers. You will also get involved in the day-to-day operations where designs, changes and best way forwards are discussed and planned.

-Develop innovative solutions to complex technical issues ensuring that they are successfully implemented and that any issues with wider implications have been raised and consulted with.

You'll then actively plan and organise work, by influencing and providing expert input to the preparation of plans and budgets for the service, taking account of external developments and priorities. Ensuring work is completed to set time scales.

The chance to lead and manage complex projects as a technical specialist for your area, by being the Council's expert witness as and when required.

What we need from you:

-A degree in a computer related field, or the equivalent demonstrable ICT technical expertise and/or relevant vendor technical qualifications such as Cisco, Oracle, Microsoft, VMWare etc, together with a proven record of managing and delivering a service, in a complex operating environment, in a technical discipline related to the domain areas listed for each work stream team.

-An agile approach to delivering project work, including presenting costs and benefit reports alongside business cases for investment.

-A technically minded professional across all relevant ICT disciplines.

"Southern Lights Ltd act as an employment agency for the purposes of this advert"

For more information on the company and a detailed job specification please apply now.

Southern Lights - decidedly different recruitment - 0117 9733 281

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