Network Engineer

Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited
Bournemouth, UK
12 Sep 2019
02 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Network Engineer - 6 month contract - Bournemouth - £300-350 a day LTD - CCNP, Route, switch, Meraki, Firewall

Your new company
A leading organisation going through huge transformation change, focusing on system and network upgrades.

Your new contract
To help deliver and drive several key changes and improvements.

What you'll need to succeed
* To act as SME to the organisation for IP connectivity, networking and associated technologies.
* To act as technical lead for acceptance of new systems/applications from solutions team to be transitioned into BAU in a manageable, supportable package, ensuring acceptance criteria are met.
* To work with internal and external teams to minimise impact of incidents, problems.
* To identify new systems, and ways of working to improve efficiency, reduce cost and risk.
* To ensure operational availability of voice and data networks, including monitoring and performing health checks of all information and communications, analyse current performance and forecast future demand highlight any potential capacity shortfall.
* Act as technical escalation point within network & telecoms for major incidents, liaising with 3rd party support partners, IT Solutions, and personnel at remote sites, as appropriate.
* To lead the technical transition of new systems from solutions teams, ensuring criteria for user and technical acceptance testing, documentation, training, management are met in keeping with organisational goals and technical architectural principles.
* To work closely with Solutions, Innovation and development teams in providing input into their development and testing
* To ensure the operational integrity and availability of all data and system configurations held on equipment and key pieces of supporting infrastructure.
* To act as stakeholder in new projects, working with project managers to develop scope, design, help produce work package and resource estimates, through to implementation and life cycle management, ensuring deliverable exceed requirements.
* To lead investigations, take ownership for the resolution of incidents that are escalated to the team from other areas of IT, liaising with and escalating to 3rd party suppliers or internal IT teams as appropriate
* Define and provide technical approval for changes required on systems located within the data centres and wider networks.
* To share and impart knowledge to network & telecoms and broader IT teams.
* Demonstrate class leading customer service and communication skills and an ability to present and articulate complex issues in a language all people can understand.

Meraki, LAN, WAN, Firewall, Cisco Certified, ITIL.

What you'll get in return
Working with fellow leaders of their field in a collaborative and fast moving environment.Strong rate, with highly likelihood for extensions due to the amount of change needed delivering .

What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, please reply with an up-to-date copy of your CV ASAP. If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.

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