Network Manager - Perm 80-90k package including car allowance - Reigat

Reigate, Surrey
14 Nov 2017
13 Jan 2018
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Our financial services provider client is now looking for a Network Manager due to a large integration they are going through. The person should have experience in managing small teams, development, coaching but not essential to have manager level experience. This opportunity is 80 % hands-on, 20 % management focused.

The purpose of the role is to ensure IT Network Services in Development, Test and Production environments are monitored, maintained and operational in line with agreed standards and policies.

To support IT Network Services in line with agreed availability criteria.

To ensure that the agreed IT Network Service Levels are maintained within the IT Infrastructure function.

To deliver new IT services and support their transition into the Production environments, in conjunction with Technical delivery teams.

To provide senior level network support, undertake maintenance and input to solution design.

Putting in place and maintaining network security measures Manage a small team of network engineers

* Extensive network management/support experience.
* Proven experience of managing small teams, goal setting, development, coaching, etc
* Extensive knowledge and experience of implementing and supporting an enterprise network environment on a day to day basis.
* Working exposure to Microsoft technologies, advanced Client Server architecture.
* Must have experience in monitoring and maintaining network systems and infrastructure ie SolarWinds.
* Should have had exposure to change delivery and system/process improvement initiatives.

Skills and Knowledge
* Excellent understanding of Network platforms - Cisco Nexus 7K, Catalyst 3850, HP/3COM, Dell PowerConnect and Force10 series Switches. Excellent understanding of Firewalls platforms - Juniper, Palo Alto. Strong experience of Wireless Technologies - Aruba
* Network monitoring and Capacity Management experience eg Solarwinds or similar product set.
* Strong experience of Network Technologies including routing Protocols Static, OSPF, RIP and BGP. VRRP/HSRP, VLANs, SPAN, Ethernet technologies, ACL, VPNs, SNMP
* General knowledge of VoIP technologies including QoS
* Good understanding of change management process
* Strong problem solving and technical troubleshooting skills
* Strong written and oral communication skills
* Excellent interpersonal skills and experience in presenting
* Excellent problem solving and project management experience
* The ability to lead and motivate a small team

Role Accountabilities
* Follow processes within the IT Infrastructure Teams for Incident, Request and Problem Management that are aligned to ITIL principles.
* Effectively monitor core business systems and Infrastructure, specifically the network infrastructure across sites.
* Ensure that maintenance and upkeep of the network infrastructure is carried out in a timely and accurate fashion by the team.
* Ensure the effective delivery of changes to infrastructure and platform within agreed time frames.
* Ensure environment availability and support the infrastructure to enable test and production deployments of application releases, developing and maintaining repeatable processes.
* Liaising with Business Stakeholders, own and manage 3rd party application maintenance based on vendor schedules and by following provided guidance.
* Proactively identify improvements bot
h internally and with 3rd party suppliers to enhance service provision.
* Administer access, domains and connectivity of all applications in internal and external hosted environments.
* Manage infrastructure suppliers to ensure availability, architectural and security adherence to company/department policy.
* Interact with Development and QA to develop an awareness of associated systems within the company and understand the wider impact of changes.
* Demonstrate a strong apprecia

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