Senior IT Network Design Engineer

Michael Page International
10 Feb 2018
15 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
This is a superb opportunity to join one of the world's most prestigious education institutions. You will join a talented team as a Senior IT Network Design Engineer, taking responsibility for a wide array of network services and core infrastructure.

Client Details
  • Michael Page are proud to be working on an exclusive basis with a prestigious education institution, with a rich history and proud traditions stretching back well over a century.
  • The organisation is truly global, and you will be providing support to a userbase well into the 1000s.
  • You will be joining an organisation that has a core set of values that are shared across all staff, so the environment is highly collaborative, and you will truly feel that you're part of a community.
  • The organisation have a leafy, expansive site in central Birmingham, with a fantastic selection of world-class amenities for all staff. It's a great place to work.

  • As the Senior IT Network Design Engineer, you will make a significant contribution to the strategic development and design of the organisation's network infrastructure.
  • This will include areas such as wireless networking, IPV6, VoIP, multicasting, video streaming and security policy development in a large-scale multimillion pound network environment.
  • You will make a significant contribution to the development and design of the DNS and DHCP services, as well as network registration systems.
  • You will stand up and take the lead when called upon in a wide array of projects that investigate, develop and pilot various network infrastructure and services in line with IT Service Project Management procedures.
  • In addition to design and development, you will be responsible for high-level support, covering areas such as switches, routers, firewalls and network management systems in accordance with IT Services Incident Management processes.
  • As the Senior IT Network Design Engineer, you will be responsible for supporting the organisation's passive infrastructure, including cabling systems across a large-scale site.


As the Senior IT Network Design Engineer, you will have:
  • At least 5 years experience in high-level network design.
  • Hands-on experience in the design of a network environment.
  • Experience of working within a disparate, organic network environment.
  • A strong understanding of wireless networking.
  • A strong understanding of DNS/DHCP.
  • Up-to-date accreditations in Cisco and/or Aruba, such as a CCNP.

Desirable technology experience includes:
  • Infoblox.
  • Brocade.
  • Aruba.

Job Offer

£40,000 - £50,000 + extensive benefits package.
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