IT Infrastructure/Network Engineer

Siemens Public Limited Company
03 Dec 2017
09 Dec 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
An era of change in Traffic Management: The Traffic Management and Automotive industries are entering a phase of innovative revolution due to the confluence of wireless communications, advances in sensors, and the Internet. The deployment of new 'cooperative' transport systems will contribute significantly to improved road safety and reduced environmental impact. Siemens is at the forefront of this revolution and is looking for talented individuals to contribute to making this happen.

Siemens Mobility, Intelligent Traffic Systems designs, markets, manufactures, installs and maintain a wide portfolio of traffic management products internationally and is the UK market leader in the traffic signal business. This includes intersection and pedestrian traffic controllers, intelligent urban traffic control systems, variable message signs, public transport and car park guidance systems to enhance road safety and improve traffic flow in congested urban and inter-urban areas.

Intelligent Traffic Systems is a growing business and one that employs more than 800 people throughout the UK. With our breadth of operation Siemens is able to offer a wide range of exciting career options either in specialist roles including Design Engineering, Production, Software and Hardware Engineering, or in general management such as Personnel, Marketing, Finance or Field Services.

What are my responsibilities?

- Basic user administration, developer machine setup
- Creating / running the management processes for the network
- Clear and accurate writing skills for the creation and maintenance of documentation
- Planning for future needs and following internal purchase procedures (hardware, software licenses, support, domains etc.)
- Lab area management
- Identify areas for improvement in systems and to research and propose solutions that implement those improvements

Network maintenance

- Monitoring of internet usage/anti virus etc.
- Management of DHCP
- Diagnosis of basic network issues such as subnets/firewall issues
- Experience in LAN/WAN configuration: Router, switch and firewall configurations
- Troubleshooting of network problems

System Administration

- Experience in MS Windows Server 2012/2016 Administration, Windows 7/8/10, Active Directory, WSUS
- Experience in Linux Administration, shell scripts
- Experience in VMware vSphere Administration
- Experience in SAN configuration - fibre channel, iSCSI
- Experience in hardware configuration - servers, blade servers
- Machine maintenance (OS patching, software updating)
- Backup maintenance / DR etc.

What do I need to qualify for this job?

- To succeed you will need good numeric, logical and critical thinking skills and will be able to demonstrate significant dedication to your discipline
- Evidence of practical aptitude via personal experience and results will be an advantage
- The ability to develop good working relationships and communicate effectively are also important for this role
- Demonstrable organizational skills
- Ability to plan and manage small to medium projects from initial requirements through to delivery and maintenance
- Good general IT skills, with evidence of interest or experience in systems/network administration, hardware and software maintenance
- Good interpersonal and communication skills are essential as you will need to understand issues and handle technical queries
- The ability to contribute positively in a team working environment
- Good organisational skills and be able to self manage your time
- Demonstrate creative thinking and be open to new ideas

TheSiemens Mobility Division with approximately 3,500 employees, focuses on sustainable technologies for metropolitan areas and their infrastructures. Its offering includes products, systems and solutions for intelligent traffic management, rail-bound transportation, smart grids, energy efficient buildings, and safety and security. The Division comprises the divisions Rail Systems, Rail Automation, Intelligent Traffic Systems, and Rail Electrification.

Siemens provides innovative solutions to help tackle the UK's major challenges. Siemens has a significant presence throughout the UK, with 13 manufacturing sites and more than 25 major offices. Today the company employs over 13,760 people in the UK, including about 5,000 in the manufacturing sector. Last year's revenues were £3.36 billion. Electrification, automation and digitalization are the long-term growth fields of Siemens. In order to take full advantage of the market potential in these fields, our businesses are bundled into nine divisions and healthcare as a separately managed business.

Siemens offers a comprehensive reward package which includes a competitive basic salary, bonus scheme, generous holiday allowance and pension. Through our flexible benefits scheme you can select benefits that best suit your lifestyle, including private healthcare.

How do I apply?

We are looking forward to receiving your online application. Please ensure you complete all areas, of the application form, to the best of your ability as we will use this data to review your suitability for the role.

What else do I need to know?

Siemens is dedicated to quality, equality, and valuing diversity, and we welcome applications that reflect the diversity of the communities within which we work.

If you are successful in your application you will receive a new contract detailing the standard terms, conditions and benefits associated with this role. Please note that this may impact any existing entitlements to legacy terms.
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