Network Engineer

University of Leeds
April 10, 2024
Offerd Salary:£37,099 - £44,263
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Network Engineer

Salary: Grade 7 (£37,099 - £44,263 p.a. pro rata depending on experience)

This role is available to current employees within IT Services at the University of Leeds only

Interview from 24 April 2024

This role will be based on the university campus, with scope for it to be undertaken in a hybrid manner. We are also open to discussing flexible working arrangements.

Do you enjoy working with IT Networking Technologies? Do you have experience of working within IT Network Development or Support? Are you passionate about delivering an excellent IT service?

We have an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic and committed individual to join IT Services at the University of Leeds, a leading Russell Group institution. The role is within the Network team who are responsible for the core0 data network infrastructure, predominantly at the main campus in Leeds as well as some remote locations. The core network infrastructure is crucial in supporting the teaching, research, business and community activities of the University.

You will have extensive experience of supporting and managing all aspects of core infrastructure at a campus network scale. You will be responsible for providing technical expertise in the development, support and maintenance of wired and wireless technologies and the move to Azure Cloud Services and Zero Trust networking. You will engage with suppliers, customers and stakeholders of network data and voice infrastructure, providing technical evaluation and input to ensuring the best value for the University. You will be part of the team delivering the future transformation of network infrastructure, enabling the University to deliver its digital strategy.

You will have developed in depth knowledge of networking infrastructure, being able to provide 2nd and 3rd line support, primarily acting as a point of technical escalation for colleagues in the team. You will have knowledge of the delivery and support of software defined networking within Campus and Data Centre environments.

You will contribute to projects and project planning, providing advice and guidance at a technical level by presenting information to both technical and non-technical audiences.

What we offer in return:

  • 26 days holiday plus 16 Bank Holidays/days that the University is closed by custom (including Christmas) – that's 42 days a year!
  • Generous pension scheme options plus life assurance.
  • Health and Wellbeing: Discounted staff membership options at The Edge, our state-of-the-art Campus gym, with a pool, sauna, climbing wall, cycle circuit, and sports halls.
  • Personal Development: Access to courses run by our Organisational Development & Professional Learning team, and self-development courses including languages, Creative Writing, Wellbeing Therapies and much more.
  • Access to on-site childcare, shopping discounts and travel schemes are also available.
  • And much more!

    To explore the post further or for any queries you may have, please contact:

    David Marren, Service Owner - Network Team

    Email: [email protected]

    Location: Leeds - Main Campus

    Faculty/Service: Professional Services School/Institute: IT Section: DDO Category: Professional & Managerial Grade: Grade 7 Salary: £37,099 to £44,263 per annum Post Type: Full Time Contract Type: Ongoing Release Date: Wednesday 27 March 2024 Closing Date: Wednesday 10 April 2024 Interview Date: Wednesday 24 April 2024 Reference: CSUIT1712

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