Network Engineer

University of Leeds

Leeds, United Kingdom

ID: 7084755 (Ref.No. CSUIT1440)
Posted: September 6, 2021

Job Description

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 core voice and 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.

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

Andrew Steel, Network Manager


Please note: Interviews will take place on 1 October 2021

Please note: If you are not a British or Irish citizen, from 1 January 2021 you will require permission to work in the UK. This will normally be in the form of a visa but, if you are an EEA/Swiss citizen and resident in the UK before 31 December 2020, this may be your passport or status under the EU Settlement Scheme.

Location:  Leeds - Main Campus
Faculty/Service:  Professional Services
School/Institute:  IT
Category:  Professional & Managerial
Grade:  Grade 7
Salary:  £33,797 to £40,322 p.a.
Post Type:  Full Time
Contract Type:  Ongoing
Release Date:  Friday 03 September 2021
Closing Date:  Sunday 19 September 2021
Interview Date:  See advert
Reference:  CSUIT1440

The University community is made up of a wide range of people with diverse backgrounds and circumstances, which we value and regard as a great asset. As part of our continued commitment to equality and inclusion, we strive to create an environment where everyone can reach their full potential and have a real opportunity to participate in and contribute to our activities.


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