Lead Network Technician

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Reporting to the Head of IT Services, the Lead Network Technician will be responsible for the organisation’s network and wireless infrastructure. Some of the Main Duties and Responsibilities will include:

  • Maintain existing network and infrastructure systems including:
  • Network switches, cabling, leased line internet, firewall, wireless network and other systems to provide uninterrupted network service.
  • Servers and storage, supporting a range of database and other systems, with full backup and recovery.Support enterprise server environment (Windows 2008 and 2016).
  • Client devices: predominantly Dell PCs, iPads and other emerging technologies.
  • Ensuring that the networks are protected from malware and viruses, identifying areas that might be under threat and areas where security can be improved, keeping up to date on ever-changing cyber-threats.
  • Monitoring network performance to determine if adjustments need to be made.
  • Troubleshooting, diagnosing, and resolving hardware, software and other network and system problems to restore service as quickly as possible.
  • Creating accurate network diagrams and documentation for design, planning and support of network systems.
  • Working with the Head of IT Services and other team members to research, plan and oversee the development and smooth implementation of new networking systems.
  • Set up and maintain users’ accounts through Active Directory and Group Policies.
  • Maintaining the phone system and work closely with the phone service provider to keep the lines active.

Person Specification Looking for someone with knowledge and experience in:

  • HP switches, network topologies, TCP/IP, DNS, DHCP.
  • Firewalls (Watchguard), web filtering.
  • Wireless network (Aruba).
  • Fortinet/Bradford Network Sentry.
  • Mitel phone system.

Desirable knowledge and experience includes:

  • Windows Server 2008/2016 including Active Directory, Group Policy management.
  • Office 365.
  • Windows 10.
  • Apple Mac and iPad (OSX and iOS).
  • Virtualisation: VMware, Hyper-V Storage.
  • HP Server hardware and tape backup library
  • Dell PCs and iMacs, Toshiba laptops and iOS devices

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