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Network Manager

  • Location: Nottinghamshire
  • Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Benefits
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: IT & Information Security

Network Manager - £60k

Capita IT Resourcing is partnered with a leading Solutions Provider in their search for a Network Manager to join them on a permanent basis. The successful candidate will have responsibility within the Technology Operations team to provide ownership and governance of our Core ISP and DC network infrastructure.

The Network Architecture team are a key enabler to the capability of the business and the role will provide development guidance to our team of Network Architects whilst taking ownership of the project management and governance of the teams' workload. As a senior member of the technical community in the business you will be working with the business to develop future capabilities that align to business requirements and strategy.

Working with a group of peers and reporting into the Technical Director you will provide input into management processes and the reporting of key management information against KPIs, projects and other requirements.

Responsibilities for the Network Manager role:

  • Project oversight for the workstreams being delivered through the Network Architecture team
  • Ensure that the underlying technology platform supports the delivery of all ISP and DC network services aligning Service Level commitments.
  • Provide weekly and monthly updates to the Technical Director on infrastructure performance, and capacity.
  • Assist in the development of a technology roadmap in support of the company strategy, product roadmap, and risk reduction.
  • Manage group technology strategy and consolidation of group estates.
  • Development of technology solutions that reduce unit price, provide enhanced customer experience and improve operational performance
  • Engage with suppliers on sourcing new technology and leading contract negotiations.
  • Design and build pilot programs with early-access technology products and samples
  • Provide provisioning rules and methodologies.
  • Provide Architectural Ownership of the private and shared platforms
  • Provide 4th line support resource for operational escalations
  • Technical representative/owner for the business with client engagements and incidents
  • Develop a staff specification for training and development of the architecture team
  • Performance management and reporting for the Network Architecture
  • Engagement and management of third party and outsourced resources
  • Support the continued development of standard working practices and architectures
  • Drive forward the evolution of the delivery of services through Orchestration and Automation, working closely with the software development teams.
  • Ownership and development of business cases for technology investments
  • Develop and maintain processes for tracking of maintenance and support contracts

Qualifications and education for the Network Manager role:

  • Minimum CCNP (RS/DC/SP) (Valid or Expired)
  • Minimum JNCIS-SP (Valid or Expired)
  • ILM 3 or greater (or equivalent)
  • ITIL Foundation
  • At least four years' experience working in a Carrier or similar size ISP in a technical role
  • At least two years' experience managing an MPLS based network
  • Good working knowledge of ITIL
  • Experience of managing highly technical engineers
  • Hands on experience of design, implementation and support of ISP and DC networks
  • CCIE (RS/DC/SP) Valid or Expired, desirable but not essential
  • JNCIE-SP Valid or Expired, desirable but not essential
  • JNCIS-SP Valid or Expired, desirable but not essential
  • Demonstrable experience providing networks that underpin Cloud Based Solutions (desirable but not essential)
  • Demonstrable experience in improving and selecting technology to improve OSS capability (desirable but not essential)
  • Experience of developing a DevOps culture (desirable but not essential)
  • Demonstrable experience of performance improvement across network capabilities (desirable but not essential)
  • In-Depth knowledge of ISP Networks including BGP/MPLS/Transit/LNS/L2TP/QoS/DSL/National Ethernet/3G/FTTC services and Optical Network (desirable but not essential)

If you are interested in the role and would like to apply, please send me your CV via the link below for immediate consideration.

Network Manager - £60k

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