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Group Network Team Lead

  • Location

    Applied Satellite Technology Ltd

  • Department

    Information Technology (IT)

  • Hours

    Permanent

  • Closing Date

    06th March 2020

This is an unmissable opportunity to join the IT department in AST. As Network Team lead you will be a highly experienced Network Support Engineer to 3rd line level with the ability to take escalations.

Details

  • Location

    Applied Satellite Technology Ltd

  • Department

    Information Technology (IT)

  • Hours

    Permanent

  • Closing Date

    06th March 2020

Working closely with the Technical Director, and with the IT Manager the post holder will supervise a team of network engineers to ensure that AST’s IT Networks, located in Great Yarmouth, and Norwich, as well as the IINTEGRA Network (provides IP connectivity to AST customer devices), are kept secure, stable and provide a high level of service to its users

You will also be responsible for working on a variety of IT projects implementing new solutions, for both our internal users and external customers. 

You will have a proven track record in managing Networks, Network Engineers, IT projects, through design, implementations, and delivery on time, and within budget. This includes creating and updating detailed project plans and performing cost analysis as required.

Principal Responsibilities:

  • Undertake practical network tasks alongside the team
  • Supervise team output and agree objectives for work plan
  • Undertake people management responsibilities for their direct reports
  • Be customer facing and focused
  • Be a creative thinker who is solutions driven
  • Take ownership of the Network and network service levels
  • Manage IT projects, through concept, design, implementation and delivery on time and within budget.  This includes running project teams, writing project plans, updating project plans and undertaking cost-benefit analysis
  • Take responsibility for business-critical issues including responding to alerts and incidents
  • Design, test and implement changes to networks, including software updates, hardware changes and configuration changes
  • Administer the VOIP telephone system
  • Support and maintain the network infrastructure patching levels
  • Develop and foster good relationships with Network Suppliers
  • Work closely on Cybersecurity owners to implement Network solutions
  • Keep up to date with the latest network technologies and security practices to ensure AST remains innovative and at the forefront of technologies in its chosen field

 

Skills/Experience, Qualifications and Personal Attributes:

 

  • Essential
  • Desirable

Experience:

 

 

  • Network Management Systems/platforms
  • Configuration of Cisco Routers including routing protocols
  • Firewall and VPNs
  • LAN switch configuration on Cisco switches
  • TCP/IIP and OSI model
  • Design, test and implementation to networks, including software

Updates, hardware changes and configuration changes

  • Good understanding of Network Security
  • Administering VOIP telephone systems
  • Change Management processes
  • Written specification and proposals
  • People management and team goal orientation
  • Cyber security principles and incident investigation

 

Skills, knowledge, and aptitudes

 

  • Ability to work under pressure to strict deadlines.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills.
  • Strong Organisational skills.
  • Motivated. 
  • Full driving licence or ability to travel between sites

Qualifications

  • Cisco CCNP/High performance networks/Experience of Cloud Services such as Office 365

 

 

 

Personal qualities and social skills

 

 

 

  • Flexibility
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Leadership
  • Taking responsibility and accountability 
  • Attention to detail
  • Team player

 

Application Information

Please apply via the website below, enclosing a full CV with current salary details to:

Louise Hawkins, Senior HR Business Advisor. Applied Satellite Technology Ltd, Satellite House, Bessemer Way, Harfreys Industrial Estate, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, NR31 0LX

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