ICT Network Engineer (2 year Fixed Term Contract)

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Fixed Term
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 15/04/2021 17:00
£30,451 + benefits
Job Category:
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Tyne and Wear Fire and Rescue Service Headquarters, Nissan Way, Sunderland, SR5 3QY
Closing date:
15 Apr
Further Information

ICT Network Engineer (2 year FTC)
Salary: £30,451 + benefits

About Us:

Having been rated as “Good” across all Home Office Inspection criteria in 2019 we consider ourselves to be a high performing and innovative organisation. We are well regarded by both the communities we serve and the partner agencies with which we do business in the North East of England.

The Service values and respects the diversity of its employees, and aims to recruit a workforce that represents the communities we serve. We welcome applications irrespective of people’s race, disability, gender, sexual orientation, religion or belief, age, gender identity, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity.

About the role:

The ICT department is at the start of a substantial and rewarding journey to transform ICT within the Fire Service and as a result we have an exciting opportunity for an ICT Network Engineer to join the ICT team.

This is a varied and interesting role, supporting the ICT team with the transformational change projects and maintaining existing ICT investments in Hardware, Software, Services, Network Infrastructure and Security systems.

The role will require the following skills and experience:

• Excellent understanding of complex Network infrastructure environments including LAN, WAN, Routing, VPN and Firewalls.

• Excellent troubleshooting skills when monitoring Networks using SNMP based systems.

• Experience with managing Network security policies and systems.

• Experience with Wireless systems and technologies.

• Ability to effectively understand new ICT systems and technologies, including keeping abreast of emerging technologies.

Closing date for applications is 15 April 2021 at 17:00 hours.

What we can offer you:

Tyne and Wear Fire and Rescue Service Headquarters are based in a purpose build office in Washington, with ample free parking and easy access from the A1 and A19. On site facilities include catering facilities and an onsite gym. The role also benefits from an attractive package, including up to 22 days holiday and public holidays, Local Government Pension Scheme and access to a range of social and volunteering opportunities.

About the Selection Process:-

Set out below are the key dates relating to this selection process:


Advert closes: 15 April 2021 at 17:00
Notification of Shortlist: Week Commencing 12 April 2021
Interview via Microsoft Teams: Week Commencing 19 April 2021

Please note the dates detailed may be subject to change due to COVID impact.

Interested in applying?

Further details can be found in the accompanying job description and person specification. More information about our Service can be found by visiting www.twfire.gov.uk and our various social media channels.

For further information regarding the role please contact Wayne Longton-Worley, Head of ICT via email at wayne.longton-worley@twfire.gov.uk

Thank you and good luck!

Please note
This job is closed for applications.