Network Manager

Discipline: IT

Sector: Local Government

Location: Maidenhead

Type: Permanent

Date posted: 17/06/2022

Start: ASAP

Duration: Permanent

Salary: Up to £49,500 per annum


We are delighted to be working with Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead on the recruitment of another exciting opportunity. The Network Manager has the primary responsibility for the development and technical support of the corporate network infrastructure. The networks are in numerous locations including data centres, council offices, out-stations, libraries, community centres and CCTV cameras.

This is a fantastic opportunity for a Network Manager who wants to gain experience in supporting a large project to re-design the whole network for the council. The successful candidate will also be given exposure to firewall and trained to be able to cover the Infrastructure Security Manager’s work.

Key Responsibilities:

  • The role is to contribute in a proactive way to the development and implementation of the converged wide and local areas network infrastructure, within council offices, indoor and outdoor CCTV cabinets and out-stations to ensure their availability.  This includes developing, configuring, maintaining, and supporting all switches, routers and firewalls, modems and other associated hardware and software systems such as network configuration management and monitoring systems.
  • The provision of network maintenance and support services. Support may be provided both to users of the systems and to service delivery functions. Support typically takes the form of investigating and resolving problems and providing information about the infrastructure.  Problems may be resolved by providing advice or training to users about the networks /server functionality, correct operation or constraints, by devising temporary solutions, correcting faults, or making general or site-specific modifications.
  • Conduct research and make recommendations on network products, services, protocols, and standards in support of network procurement and development efforts.
  • Develop strategies for maintaining network and telecommunications infrastructure.
  • To lead and be proactive in the delivery of corporate and IT projects, provisioning networks, software installs and updates.
  • Working closely with the Infrastructure Security Manager to manage and secure corporate networks and systems and to mitigate against major risks of failure and/or a compromise of system security.
  • Configuring and Deploying Customer cloud capabilities and network configurations
  • Contributes to the creation of resources (tools, scripts, diagnostics, content) to improve troubleshooting
  • Oversee all planned changes through the CAB processes.

The successful candidate will have very strong technical competence with experience of working in a technical infrastructure role, including:

  • Enterprise-wide LANs, WANs, PWANs,
  • VoIP,
  • CCTV,
  • Remote Access / VPN
  • Firewall / IPS / IDS

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Location: Maidenhead, currently one day a week in the office.

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