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Network Manager

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First 4 Personnel (& Temp) Ltd


£70000 - £84500 per annum + benefits and car

Do you have a background in network and infrastructure with an early career in software development?

This is a fantastic opportunity for a Network Manager with a good academic background and sound network experience to develop a long term, progressive career within a blue chip organisation.

A Network Manager is required to take ownership for the pan-European network and its connectivity to the global data network, supporting the infrastructure and management of 3rd party software.

What will you be doing?

  • Working in a team, reporting into the IT Director you'll be responsible for a small team, who implement and administer VLAN, WAN and VoIP infrastructure, both directly and through outsourced support resources.
  • You'll manage implementation, acquisition, migration and support of WAN links and troubleshoot network components.
  • Working with the Director you'll recommend and implement new network technologies and manage 3rd party suppliers! LAN, WAN and business systems such as Oracle and salesforce.
  • Working with the Security team you'll oversee disaster recovery / business continuity and develop improved D/R strategies, again working closely with 3rd party support companies and manage the transfer of some services (eg. Microsoft Exchange) to external data centres and /or cloud.

What do you need?

  • Previous man management experience
  • A thorough knowledge of operation and troubleshooting of all LAN components.
  • Detail understanding of routing, DNS, Active Directory (and powershell).
  • Experience with managing firewalls / DMZs, possibly network aggregators (e.g. Talari).
  • Experience of managing Microsoft Exchange servers.
  • Windows server management, patching, upgrading.
  • WiFi systems, especially Meraki.
  • AntiVirus products – ideally McAfee.
  • Email archive systems - CryoServer, Enterprise Vault
  • A background in software including VMWare, Veeam
  • Both Win and Linux/UNIX OS, Bash and scripting system administration.
  • Knowledge of Oracle and Salesforce

What's on offer?

  • Salary of £70,000 - £84,500 including bonus
  • Car allowance of £7280 or company car
  • Pension
  • Healthcare and Death in service
  • 35 hour working week
  • 25 days holiday + BH
  • Parking
  • Laptop, mobile
  • There is an opportunity to progress career further