Network Engineer

University of Leeds

Leeds, United Kingdom

ID: 7236753 (Ref.No. CSUIT1716)
Posted: April 18, 2024

Job Description

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

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:

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 p.a.
Post Type:  Full Time
Contract Type:  Ongoing
Release Date:  Wednesday 17 April 2024
Closing Date:  Wednesday 01 May 2024
Interview Date:  Thursday 16 May 2024
Reference:  CSUIT1716

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.