CRANFIELD UNIVERSITY

Network Specialist

Location
Cranfield, United Kingdom
Salary
£32,656 to £36,399 per annum with additional performance related pay up to £45,499 per annum
Posted
05 Jul 2019
End of advertisement period
19 Jul 2019
Ref
3113
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Organisation Cranfield University
School/Department Information Services
Based at Cranfield Campus, Cranfield, Bedfordshire
Hours of work 37 hours per week, normally worked Monday to Friday. Flexible working will be considered
Contract type Permanent
Salary £32,656 to £36,399 per annum with additional performance related pay up to £45,499 per annum
Apply by 19/07/2019

Role Description

Cranfield University is an exciting and innovative place to work, leading in the world of research and offering ground breaking postgraduate courses to high caliber students.

We have an exciting opportunity to join a high performing and established team of IT professionals, responsible for the design, support, development and operation of the network infrastructure services that underpin all Cranfield University’s IT services.

Supporting in excess of 1,600 staff and 4000 students. You will have the opportunity to implement network projects and assist researchers with the application of new innovative technologies.

You will ensure that the network infrastructure is highly available and secure, providing a quality platform for information systems and members of the University. You will use industry best practice methods and approaches to design, develop, test and implement changes to the network infrastructure that enhance and improve IT services as well as providing support to the service teams.

You will have worked in a similar role, designing, implementing and supporting network infrastructure services. Specialist knowledge of some specific networking technologies is required. Specific technologies include: IP networking protocols, switching, routing, 802.11 wireless systems, firewalls, network monitoring tools.

You will also have a degree in Computer Science (or related subject) or demonstrable equivalent experience, strong problem solving ability and good communications skills.

Excellent benefits including pension and generous leave entitlement.

For an informal discussion, please contact Edward Poll, Head of IT Infrastructure on (T); 01234 75 8044 or (E); e.poll@cranfield.ac.uk or Robert Kerr, Network Manager on (T); 01234 75 2925 or (E); r.kerr@cranfield.ac.uk

At Cranfield, we value Diversity and Inclusion, and aim to create and maintain a culture in which everyone can work and study together harmoniously with dignity and respect and realise their full potential. We actively consider flexible working options such as part-time, compressed or flexible hours and/or an element of homeworking, and commit to exploring the possibilities for each role. 

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