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2nd Line Network Engineer - PERM

Job Title: 2nd Line Network Engineer - PERM
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Basingstoke, Hampshire
Salary: Up to £25500 per annum + 15% shift allowance
Start Date: ASAP
REF: FJS - C - NP - Netwk_1560514833
Contact Name: Nancy Pottinger
Contact Email:
Job Published: over 1 year ago

Job Description

2nd Line Network Engineer - PERMANENT

Location: Basingstoke

The 2nd Line service provided is 24x7 (365 days) and staff will be on a shift pattern. The individual shall augment the existing Shared Service Desk to provide support on a 24/7 shift pattern.

The service covers both network and server support. This role is for a network engineer; although the engineer is working in Shared Services and will therefore also perform server tasks: with at least SolarWinds

  • Understanding of Home Office network services
  • Windows Servers
  • Excellent team player, takes ownership of assigned tasks and anticipates and identifies potential issues and service improvements. Experience of IT support, incident resolution and / or system management of secure IT solutions, IT infrastructures, application hosting or components that contribute to IT service delivery.
  • Excellent customer communication skills.
  • Technical knowledge of secure IT infrastructures, applications and IT policies and enforcement.
  • Experience in supporting secure IT infrastructures
  • Experience in incident resolution and/or system management of secure IT infrastructures
  • Awareness of DevOps methodology

Proven technical understanding and support of some or all of:

  • Understanding of ITIL Service Management
  • Cio ACI
  • Cio ASA Firewall
  • Catapan encryption system
  • Network and Switches

Candidates must be willing to undergo Security clearance prior to starting.

The role holder is self-sufficient when resolving routine problems or enquiries across several products, product sets and systems or technologies for multiple customers. The role holder is competent when working under pressure and has a degree of autonomy when dealing with unexpected problems, more complex escalations and helping to maintain the availability of the IT services delivered to end users. The role holder also delivers low to medium complexity work packages as part of customer implementation projects.

The Company

A leading global IT services organisation with 10,000 employees and annual revenue of nearly £2 billion in the UK alone. Projects delivered for private, Government, International and Defence customers are some of the largest and most technically innovative solutions found in the world. Their business is rapidly expanding to meet current and future commitments due to numerous exciting programmes currently being developed. These solutions will use the latest technology to resolve some of the most complex requirements for a challenging group of customers.

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