Engineering Technician - Networks

wild recruitment
12 Jan 2018
18 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
My client is looking to recruit an Engineering Technician to join their company based in Gosport. Please be advised that some travel / work away from home is required for this role (50-60 days per year) Job Purpose: The Engineering Technician (Network) is the subject matter expert on all IT and Network related projects and tasks. The incumbent will support the design, configuration, installation and updating of Network hardware and software and the provision of any necessary supporting documentation. Duties: The Engineering Technician (Network) is responsible for: * the provision of IT and network technical solutions and support to the projects * continuous improvement of network engineering, maintaining a leading edge capability * leading the planning, delivery and assurance of customer and in-house work packages * oversight, direction and guidance to the project, through planning and delivery of installation tasks * the provision of essential Project documents and internal Work Instructions * the provision of technical input into bid preparation and contracts * the development and implementation of policies, standards and procedures * customer liaison on all relevant risks and issues * the exploitation of opportunities for further business development * remaining available, on occasion, for the provision of an on-call, out of hours support for urgent operational requirements Skills/Qualifications: The Engineering Technician (Network) should have: * a minimum of 3 years, relevant experience of live networking systems * network Design experience * understanding of WIFI * working knowledge of VPNs * solid understanding of ITIL practices * strong communication and organisational skills and suitable for customer facing tasks * the ability to work unsupervised, demonstrate initiative, and be comfortable in a team environment * the ability to provide in-house training to other engineering staff * CCNA/CWNA/CCNP network engineering with relevant Defence sector experience * knowledge of MS Server infrastructure / Exchange / Windows Server 2012/2016 * knowledge of Linux architecture and commands * leadership and management experience desirable * an in-date passport and clean category B driving licence Additional Information * SECURITY - All candidates must be in a position to obtain UK security clearance to SC level. Additional restrictions may apply on certain defence programmes * All candidates will be required to adhere to core values and leadership principles For more information please contact Claire Adaway on (Apply online only) or to apply please upload your C.V. using the link