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Lead Network Engineer & Architect

Networks Team

Location:  Guildford
Salary:  £42,149 to £61,819 minimum per annum
Post Type:  Full Time
Closing Date:  23.59 hours GMT on Friday 18 February 2022
Reference:  088621

At the University of Surrey, we are committed to delivering exciting and transformational change in how we deliver both teaching and support to our student community and how we support our academic and professional services colleagues to deliver this.  We in IT Services are undertaking a number of change programmes in support of these key objectives and we are committed to ensuring we have the tools and infrastructure in place so that this can be delivered effectively and securely.

As a Lead Network Engineer & Architect, you will be acting in a senior role, bringing strategic vision to our Network Architecture in the University. We have recently undertaken a major network upgrade across all areas of the campus, including Wi-Fi, Core & Distribution, Edge and Data Centre, and we are looking to fully exploit the modern technologies and capabilities this brings. In addition, you will bring technical knowledge, enthusiasm and approachability to the role, along with managing a small team of Senior Network Engineers to lead in the design and implementation of network infrastructure and service developments.

This is an exciting time to be joining the University and an opportunity to bring your experience and skills into this role. You will have a positive impact on how we deliver Network Services, bringing well-developed understanding and expertise to your role, advising IT colleagues and key senior stakeholders on IT Network principles and solutions that are fit for purpose and meet current and future needs.

The heritage of the University shows a recurring theme of doing things differently and achieving notable results through inventive and forward-thinking.  As a specialist in your area, you will also contribute to the wider IT community on knowledge sharing and best practice.  

In addition to salary, you will receive a generous annual leave entitlement and excellent development opportunities. Benefits package includes generous salary package, pension scheme, childcare assistance and discounted membership to our world-renowned Surrey Sports Park.

Interviews will take place week commencing 31st January 2021.

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In return we offer a generous pension, relocation assistance, flexible working options including job share and blended home/campus working locations (dependent on work duties), access to world-class leisure facilities on campus, a range of travel schemes and supportive family friendly benefits including an excellent on-site nursery.

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The University of Surrey is committed to providing an inclusive environment that offers equal opportunities for all.  We place great value on diversity and are seeking to increase the diversity within our community.  Therefore we particularly encourage applications from under-represented groups, such as people from Black, Asian and minority ethnic groups and people with disabilities.

 

 

 


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