Network Specialist

Hays Talent Solutions
Bristol (City Centre)
£33000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + on call + pension + holidays
13 Oct 2016
21 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Network Specialist, permanent job, Bristol area, up to £45k plus on call, Cisco / Juniper experience needed Your new company The Technology Services department of the organisation offer a fantastic service to their clients by making a real difference to the Avon and Somerset region. The clients are made up of various public sector bodies and you will provide professional and technical expertise and analysis, acting as an expert for servers, systems, database analysis/management and/or development, Unix, voice networks, data networks, security, application support, application development or desktop. They are located just outside Bristol with plenty of free parking, on site gym facilities and a high street brand canteen. Your new role The core purpose of this permanent job is to provide technical support and expertise touching upon project management, team management, service management or technical specialist functions to the Technology Services department and its clients. As a technical networking specialist you will work in a designated team (across virtual teams as necessary) and provide expertise to a range of complex and major technical support and development services. Your new job will encompass all elements of the lifecycle from inception until customer sign-off and will involve the analysis, design and creation of solutions, working within or acting as the technical lead for projects as well as inputting into architecture and strategy functions and the design and development of technical standards. You will be expected to deliver these services to agreed performance standards. What you'll need to succeed In terms of skills and knowledge, we are ideally looking for a Network SME with experience in WAN, LAN, Data Centre, VOIP, Network Monitoring and Management, Web & Email filters, and proficient use of MS Office. Ideally candidates will have Cisco, Juniper or Brocade certifications. Team work, effective communication skills, good time management and a methodical and consistent work approach are required to carry out the job remit appropriately. What you'll get in return In securing this permanent, full time job based in Portishead you will have the chance to act as a key point of information and IT problem resolution to a variety of public sector entities and see your effort truly valued. The salary on offer ranges from £33.5k to £45.5k on call allowance. In addition to salary they have a contributory pension scheme, generous holiday entitlement, opportunities to learn and develop, and a lovely working environment with on-site gym and canteen facilities provided by a high street brand. What you need to do now If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now. If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career. Hays Corporate Accounts is a trading division of Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited and acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers. By applying for this job you accept the T&C's, Privacy Policy and Disclaimers which can be found at This job was originally posted as