Lead Network Engineer

Camden, London (Greater)
28 Oct 2020
22 Nov 2020
Job role
Contract Type
Full time

Camden is changing on the inside to make life better for everyone. Because we’re not just home to the UK’s fast-growing economy. We’re home to the most important conversations happening today.And we’re making radical social change a reality, so that nobody gets left behind. As a Lead Network Engineer, you’ll provide a high-quality desktop support service for the whole council, which will improve the future for all of us.

Camden are seeking a Lead Network Engineer to take responsibility for the design, specification, development and day-to-day operations of the Camden network infrastructure.

We are going through exciting new changes, which require the need for Lead Network engineers who can redesign, architect, document and implement an innovative network. In this role you will deliver a high quality and efficient network service, supporting staff and officers working from a variety of council offices, mobile and remote locations, exploiting network technologies and management support systems.

You will be CCIE qualified and MUST attach your certificate to the application. BSc in relevant discipline, or equivalent industry experience is also required. Hands on Palo Alto firewall and global protect is desirable.

A strong understanding of the IT / IS infrastructure, operating systems, configurations and the IT applications and service processes. Proficient in the frameworks and principles on which networks, systems, equipment and resources are based along with an understanding in telecommunications protocols.

You will also have good communication skills, with the willingness to work extra hours when required.

This role is also subject to a DBS Enhanced Check.

We’re ready to welcome your ideas, your views, and your rebellious spirit. Help us redefine how we provide IT support at Camden, and we’ll redefine what a career can be. If that sounds good to you, we’d love to talk.

About Camden

Working for Camden you’ll receive a host of great benefits, Click HERE to see full details.

To discover more about Camden and our commitment towards diversity, equality and safeguarding, please visit our recruitment website

How to apply:

To apply for this job please follow the "Apply" link. In the ‘Why you?’ section of the application form you will be expected to explain how you meet the key requirements for this role noted in the Job Profile. When explaining how you meet each of the requirements, please give examples that clearly demonstrate your skills, knowledge and experience. When writing your examples give a brief description of the situation or task but focus on the actions you took and the result of your actions.

Closing dates for applications: Sunday 22 November, 23:59

Interviews to be held: w/c 30 November 2020

Please quote reference: 200000CA

To view the Job Profile please click HERE

Camden is committed to making our recruitment practices barrier-free and as accessible as possible for everyone. This includes making adjustments or changes for disabled people or people with long-term health conditions. If you would like us to do anything differently during the recruitment process, or provide any information in an alternative format, please contact us on 020 7974 6655, at resourcing@camden.gov.uk, or post to 5 Pancras Square, London N1C 4AG.

Some posts at Camden are politically restricted, which means individuals holding these posts cannot have active political role. For a list of all politically restricted roles at Camden click here.