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Network Support Engineer

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Full time
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Closed for applications on 23/04/2018 12:00
£27,668 - £29,323 per annum
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Employment Location:
Belmont House

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Closing date:
23 Apr

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This job is closed for applications.

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This is Redcar and Cleveland. We are an ambitious council keen to build on our strong track record of innovation and partnership working, ensuring that we create a flourishing future for the borough and all of its residents. Key to this is a committed workforce who always gives their best. Offering a fast paced, progressive working environment, Redcar and Cleveland Borough Council is a great career move.

The post on offer is based at the centre of the council in the Resources Directorate which has key responsibility for managing the Council’s money and people as well as ensuring that democratic decisions are well informed and legally sound.

The Council is looking to fundamentally change the way we deliver our IT Service and reshape the way the service impacts not only on the delivery of the Council’s business but also how it can help to radically improve the economy, efficiency and effectiveness of all our IT-supported business processes, as well of the IT Team itself. As such we are looking to recruit energetic, creative and experienced IT Staff who will be instrumental in leading and delivering this new service.

You will deliver the work required by the Hardware, Networks and Servers part of the IT Team, as defined in the IT workplan, and as agreed by the Hardware & Networks Manager and the Networks & Server Lead weekly job schedule. This will include, but is not limited to, providing the key resource to configure, install, develop, test, maintain all current and future Council servers, networks, and telephony systems.
Experience in network skills would be particularly advantageous.

You will oversee and carry out the installations of new data and telecommunications infrastructures within the Council. In connection with this to manage such staff as are allocated and to take the lead project management role on behalf of the Council in dealings with external/internal providers
You will also carry out a rolling maintenance programme to ensure data and telecommunications network integrity, security and continuity of service.

You will be expected to also:
• To provide a training within IT and services for networks, servers and telephony that have been developed / implemented.
• To support the delivery of the relevant parts of the Council’s IT Strategy, and IT workplan, in-time, on-time, first-time including managing the use of revenue and capital funding allocated to their service area and identify emerging pressures and issues where/if appropriate.
• To have explicit knowledge of Information Governance and Data Protection and other relevant policies and procedures with particular regard to ensuring continued compliance with Government Connects compliance and maintain the security of the Council’s networks, hardware and software ensuring appropriate Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity arrangements are in place.

The council is an accredited Investors in People employer at gold level and holds ambassador status for the North East Better Health at Work Award.
We offer very attractive terms and conditions of employment, including generous annual leave entitlement, flexible working hours (where appropriate), membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme and access to numerous other salary sacrifice schemes and staff benefits/discounts, including a lease car scheme.

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