Network Team Engineer

Ordnance Survey
United Kingdom
11 Jan 2018
12 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

New opportunity not to be missed!Ordnance Survey has a unique opportunity available for a Network Team Engineer to join the team in Southampton. The role is a full time, permanent position offering a competitive salary of £39,000 - £45,000 per annum and excellent benefits – this is a fantastic opportunity to develop a rewarding career.

About Us

Ordnance Survey (OS) is the national mapping agency for Great Britain, and a world-leading geospatial data and technology organisation. Serving government, business and citizens across Britain and the world, OS helps customers in virtually all sectors improve quality of life.

About Network Team Engineer role

Technology is at the heart of everything we do, and this is an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic, technically excellent and customer focused Network Engineer to join our Infrastructure Team. The network forms the underlying infrastructure to our IT services, and is vital to the delivery of new applications, strategies and developments meaning OS remains at the forefront of the Geospatial industry. The network and its technologies underpin our day to day functioning, enabling data collection, storage and communications, both internally, and externally with our customers and partners in an effective, reliable and secure manner.

In addition to excellent technical knowledge you will be required to demonstrate customer service skills. You will take ownership of issues and have the drive to deliver results to the highest standard; results on which the organisation and our customers depend. As we are always striving to improve the quality of what we do, you will be expected to identify and implement improvements to services, infrastructure or processes to enhance our customers’ experience.

Your responsibilities as the Network Team Engineer will include providing support and consultancy to business customers and end users. Your communication skills will be put to the test advising stakeholders on the state of business-critical technical systems. Working with our Infrastructure Architects you will develop and implement forward roadmaps and contribute to financial and resource planning for the crucial systems you will support.

About You

You will need to demonstrate your track record against the following essential criteria and competencies:

- Design, build, support and troubleshoot Cisco networks (LAN, WLAN and VoIP) to CCNP level.

- Design, build, support and troubleshoot Check Point Firewalls (Gaia, Cluster XL, R77/R80).

- Experience of the following – IP addressing and management, VLAN, routing, switching, BGP, WAN technologies (MPLS, PtoP, DSL), DNS, SNMP.

- Skills in coding/scripting/automation methods

- Experience of the following is desirable and would be an advantage – Cloud technologies, Juniper SSL VPN, RSA Authentication, F5 Load Balancers

- Proven track record of applying excellent technical knowledge across a range of Network Technologies

- Ability to prioritise tasks and deliver to deadlines

- Good investigative and problem-solving skills

- Interpersonal skills and an ability to interact and build relationships with people at all levels.

- Very good track record in challenging and influencing the business to instigate change and improvement

The successful candidate must also have a full driving license, be willing to do occasional weekend or evening overtime, and be prepared to join an on-call rota (approx.1 week in 4).

We offer a fantastic benefits package to the ideal Network Team Engineer

- Salary - £39,000 to £45,000

- Performance related bonus

- Competitive pension

- 37 hour working week

- 25 days annual leave - (30 days after five years) bank holidays and an extra 3 over Christmas

- Training & Development

- Paid volunteer day

- Bike to Work scheme (with secure bike storage and excellent changing facilities)

- Free onsite parking

- Subsidised on-site staff restaurant

- On-site nursery

- Very generous staff benefits including over 500 discounts from national stores

- Wide variety of sports and social clubs

- Support for your health and wellbeing from eye care vouchers to health checks

- Flexible working hours

Closing Date: 23rd January

Why not click ‘apply’ today? Don’t miss out on this opportunity to join the world’s leading map making and big data organisation as our Network Team Engineer.