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Network Team Leader - £35,000 - £46,000 + excellent benefits - Glasgow - Great Western Road

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Ref: 256 Date Posted: Monday 03 Sep 2018
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Permanent opportunity based at Great Western Road, Glasgow

 

Following a departure within the team, an excellent opportunity is available within the Technology Services team for a Network Team Leader/Lead. This is a key role that is responsible for the Global Edrington IT network and manages a range of IT services and complex projects.

Reporting to the Head of Technology Services, key duties for this role include:

  • Design, build and run the global Edrington IT network and security infrastructure

  • Ensure entire network is properly monitored, identify network configuration and/or performance irregularities and that alerts regarding network outages are addressed in a timely manner

  • Responsible for cyber security for 40 sites globally

  • Maintain a high level of functionality and availability of all VPN links, Routers, Switches, Firewalls, load balancers and WAN links

  • Create documentation around the solution proposal, design, and implementation

  • Manage local and global vendors and suppliers e.g. Cisco and BT

  • Leading contract negotiations across our current voice and data proposition ensuring a balance is struck between cost and operational offerings.

  • Serve as a technical network design authority to multiple projects and business units

  • Act as the primary technical escalation point for major incidents related to the Network service delivery from the datacentre and brand sites

  • To develop and maintain blueprints and design documents across the entire business

  • To develop and perform routine maintenance activities ensuring that the latest firmware images and security patches are installed

  • To manage staff and lead Network and Voice team supporting and developing Edrington's infrastructure.

  • Take a lead role in the planning and performance of major IT installations

 

The successful candidate will be degree qualified with technical support experience in a Network environment and being able to demonstrate a strong technical background with core network technologies in large-scale deployments.

You will have experience of leading and managing teams with the ability to communicated at all  levels and work cross functionally.  This is a hands-on technical expertise and lead position that requires senior level knowledge on Networking and Firewall technologies.

 

 

Closing date for applications Monday 17th September 2018



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