Network Officer - Ref: RE48316

Walsall Council
08 Feb 2017
08 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

ICT Technical Services -Network Officer - Ref: RE48316

G7 - £24,717 - £29,033 per annum

ICT are responsible for the provision of ICT Service Desk, Infrastructure (Data Centre, Networking and Desktop) support and Application support services for the whole of the Council and partner organisations. This key post operates within the Technical Services function and will provide specialist skills delivering support and change services for the Voice and Data Network.

Candidates should possess vision and commitment in achieving excellence in ITIL service provision experience in the support and development of a dynamic and complex network service. Service delivery will include liaising with other ICT colleagues, internal key customers and third parties alike. The role will be required to implement improvements and efficiencies to existing services.

The Council’s network operates using predominantly Cisco LAN and voice hardware plus implementations of systems using LAMP open source technology. Ideal candidates will have an excellent working knowledge of some or all of the following;

  • Cisco Voice and Data LAN and WAN infrastructure
  • Open source systems based on LAMP technology
  • Firewalls and other perimeter access security software and hardware
  • Voice over IP technology

In addition to performing this key role for the Council, there will be opportunities to pursue continuing professional development.

Interviews will be held during the week commencing 13th March 2017.

Closing Date: 24th February 2017.