Network Systems Engineer

Hays Specialist Recruitment

Posted on Apr 25, 2024 by Hays Specialist Recruitment
Glasgow, Lanarkshire, United Kingdom
IT
Immediate Start
£45k - £60k Annual
Full-Time

Our client is looking for a skilled and enthusiastic network engineer to join their team based around Glasgow. The ideal candidate will have a strong grasp of the requirements below. If you feel that you are capable, I would love to hear from you and discuss the position in full.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Design, implement, configure and manage the organisation's network infrastructure, including LANs, WANs, VPNs, Routers, Switches, Firewalls, and wireless access points.
  • Identify and address issues to ensure high availability, reliability, and optimal performance.
  • Deploy and maintain the systems' infrastructure, including Servers, storage solutions, operating systems, virtualisation platforms and cloud services.
  • Manage network and systems capacity planning to accommodate growth and changing computing requirements.
  • Collaborate with IT teams worldwide to develop integrated network and systems solutions aligned with business objectives and technology standards.
  • Perform regular security assessments and audits to identify vulnerabilities and implement necessary patches, updates, and security protocols.
  • Design, implement and maintain disaster recovery and business continuity plans.
  • Provide technical support to end-users and other IT teams, addressing network and systems-related incidents and challenges.
  • Document network and systems configurations, procedures, and troubleshooting guides to facilitate knowledge sharing and training.
  • Stay informed about emerging technologies, industry trends, and best practices in networking and systems engineering.
  • Automate network and systems tasks using Scripting languages and configuration management tools.
  • Work with vendors and service providers for procurement, maintenance, and support of network and systems equipment and software.
  • Install hardware for systems and users, as required.
  • Packaging and deployment of applications and software updates.
  • Identify, propose, contribute and manage IT projects for continuous improvement.

Qualifications, Knowledge & Skills

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or related field; or relevant work experience for a minimum of five years.
  • Proven experience as a Network Engineer/Administrator, Systems Engineer/Administrator, or similar role, demonstrating proficiency in both networking and systems administration.
  • Strong understanding of network protocols, routing, switching, and network security practices.
  • Familiarity with various operating systems, including Windows and VMWare ESXi and experience in system administration.
  • Proficiency in configuring and managing virtualisation platforms such as VMware.
  • Scripting skills (eg, PowerShell) for network and systems automation and optimisation.
  • Knowledge of hardware components, server architecture, and storage systems (SANs).
  • Familiarity with security tools, encryption, certificates, PKI, authentication, and patch management for both networks and systems.
  • Excellent communication skills to collaborate effectively with technical and non-technical teams.
  • Strong problem-solving abilities for diagnosing and resolving complex network and systems issues.
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks, projects, and priorities while adhering to deadlines.

Main benefits:

  • Salary
  • Life Assurance x 4 times annual salary
  • Critical Illness x 2 times annual salary
  • Westfield Health Cover - CashPlan and Hospital Plan
  • Personal Private Pension (currently Scottish Widows).
  • Salary Exchange.
  • 5% company contribution
  • 34 day holiday (includes public holidays)
  • Contribution to fitness club or classes

Please send a copy of your CV for more information and to discuss your suitability.

Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited 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 on our website.


Reference: 2751512126

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Hays Specialist Recruitment

Network Systems Engineer

Hays Specialist Recruitment

Posted on Apr 25, 2024 by Hays Specialist Recruitment

Glasgow, Lanarkshire, United Kingdom
IT
Immediate Start
£45k - £60k Annual
Full-Time

Our client is looking for a skilled and enthusiastic network engineer to join their team based around Glasgow. The ideal candidate will have a strong grasp of the requirements below. If you feel that you are capable, I would love to hear from you and discuss the position in full.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Design, implement, configure and manage the organisation's network infrastructure, including LANs, WANs, VPNs, Routers, Switches, Firewalls, and wireless access points.
  • Identify and address issues to ensure high availability, reliability, and optimal performance.
  • Deploy and maintain the systems' infrastructure, including Servers, storage solutions, operating systems, virtualisation platforms and cloud services.
  • Manage network and systems capacity planning to accommodate growth and changing computing requirements.
  • Collaborate with IT teams worldwide to develop integrated network and systems solutions aligned with business objectives and technology standards.
  • Perform regular security assessments and audits to identify vulnerabilities and implement necessary patches, updates, and security protocols.
  • Design, implement and maintain disaster recovery and business continuity plans.
  • Provide technical support to end-users and other IT teams, addressing network and systems-related incidents and challenges.
  • Document network and systems configurations, procedures, and troubleshooting guides to facilitate knowledge sharing and training.
  • Stay informed about emerging technologies, industry trends, and best practices in networking and systems engineering.
  • Automate network and systems tasks using Scripting languages and configuration management tools.
  • Work with vendors and service providers for procurement, maintenance, and support of network and systems equipment and software.
  • Install hardware for systems and users, as required.
  • Packaging and deployment of applications and software updates.
  • Identify, propose, contribute and manage IT projects for continuous improvement.

Qualifications, Knowledge & Skills

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or related field; or relevant work experience for a minimum of five years.
  • Proven experience as a Network Engineer/Administrator, Systems Engineer/Administrator, or similar role, demonstrating proficiency in both networking and systems administration.
  • Strong understanding of network protocols, routing, switching, and network security practices.
  • Familiarity with various operating systems, including Windows and VMWare ESXi and experience in system administration.
  • Proficiency in configuring and managing virtualisation platforms such as VMware.
  • Scripting skills (eg, PowerShell) for network and systems automation and optimisation.
  • Knowledge of hardware components, server architecture, and storage systems (SANs).
  • Familiarity with security tools, encryption, certificates, PKI, authentication, and patch management for both networks and systems.
  • Excellent communication skills to collaborate effectively with technical and non-technical teams.
  • Strong problem-solving abilities for diagnosing and resolving complex network and systems issues.
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks, projects, and priorities while adhering to deadlines.

Main benefits:

  • Salary
  • Life Assurance x 4 times annual salary
  • Critical Illness x 2 times annual salary
  • Westfield Health Cover - CashPlan and Hospital Plan
  • Personal Private Pension (currently Scottish Widows).
  • Salary Exchange.
  • 5% company contribution
  • 34 day holiday (includes public holidays)
  • Contribution to fitness club or classes

Please send a copy of your CV for more information and to discuss your suitability.

Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited 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 on our website.

Reference: 2751512126

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