Network Engineer Lead
The key purpose is to manage the planning, design, implementation, 24/7 availability and maintenance of the Network Infrastructure to support business objectives
This role will have line management responsibility for networks engineers responsible for the operation, maintenance and development of Next’s networking infrastructure. You will need to manage a backlog of issues and development activities and actively engage in problem solving / resolution. The support team has increased in size to nearly double what it was and restructured to move away from keeping the lights on approach to become more progressive and proactive.
In addition to technical leadership the role demands constantly looking to improve the way we do things. Someone who can develop new ideas and put those into practice and recognizing inefficiency, seeking things out to try and make things better.
The network infrastructure is a key component of the Next’s IT platform that underpins all aspects of Next’s operation.
A good appreciation of the use of new networking technologies to support the business and management requirements of a UK Retailer or equivalent.
Proven understanding of network security management.
Good understanding of VOIP and IP telephony including SIP.
Cisco Nexus 7K and 9K
Cisco CCNA qualification or equivalent.
CCNP (Routing& Switching or Data Centre)
Familiarity with Networks Technologies such as Next Generation Firewalls, Data Centre Interconnect, Application Monitoring and more
Ability to take a lead role in coordinating the timely diagnosis and resolution of major issues
Demonstrable project management and delivery background.
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