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Senior Network Engineer

  • Employer: London Borough of Hammersmith & Fulham
  • Reference: LBHF/21/174863
  • Published: Wed 01/12/2021, 16:40 PM
  • Closing on: Tue 04/01/2022, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: To be confirmed
  • Salary: £55,164 - £58,332 per annum
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Hammersmith and Fulham, Hammersmith & Fulham

At Hammersmith & Fulham, we are ambitious in reforming the council to ensure this is a place for everybody. Within the Finance & Governance department, our ambition is to be 'ruthlessly financially efficient' in everything that we do, to ensure that our residents and services are receiving the best value for money whilst challenging old-fashioned thinking, unfairness and removing waste where possible.

We are seeking an experienced and proven Network Support Analyst with demonstrable experience of the following technical platforms and business skillsets.

Do you have what it takes to help spearhead the delivery of our newly revamped Digital service? Following a recent service redesign, Digital services has a number of exciting opportunities to join our high-performing team. Roles exist in Strategy, Applications & systems, Network & telephony, and Information management and security.

We want to deliver the digital and information services our residents and colleagues deserve, and we are looking to work with like-minded people who are passionate and committed to enabling public service transformation through technology, whilst ensuring the delivery of a seamless and effective operational IT service. Each team member is a key contributor to the successful delivery of our objectives and activities.

This is an exciting and challenging time to join H&F as we face an unprecedented level of technology enabled business change and transformation that Digital services will be at the forefront in supporting. Upcoming programmes include transformation of our infrastructure and IT equipment to enable new ways of working, to technically enabling the complete transformation of the way that residents access our services.

Together, you’ll help us deliver the council's priorities through the innovative provision of digital and information services.

Are you an experienced Network Engineer with 5+ years experience looking for that next Challenge and step in career?

As the Senior Network Engineer, you will join a small team of talented and experienced individuals within the Networks and Telephony function delivering and maintaining first class solutions to our staff and residents.

This is a technical role and the key focus will be working with your colleagues within the team on BAU and maintenance tasks, as well as supporting new project and programme work.

This is a great opportunity to be involved at the start of some major and exciting network implementation programmes at H&F within a proven Network and Telephony team, whilst using some of the best industry leading networking technologies and platforms.

The role is home/hybrid based and will require experience of implementation and fault finding on client sites around the Borough.

The successful Senior Network Engineer will have outstanding client facing and communication skills as well as the ability to build rapport and trust with the business and users.

Role Responsibilities:

Key Responsibilities:

Appointed team lead on projects by the Network and Telephony Manager.

  • Responsible for configuring and deployments of core and distribution equipment at site locations.
  • Troubleshooting and remote assistance on above equipment.
  • Technical escalation point where required on key platforms and systems.
  • Completion of project documentation.
  • Working alongside and taking instructions from Network and Telephony Manager.
  • Flexible approach to working outside of core business hours.
  • Technical lead during incident management.

We are seeking an experienced and proven Senior Network Engineer with demonstrable experience of the following technical platforms and business skillsets.

Essential / Core Technology Vendor Knowledge: 

  • Palo Alto series firewalls with PAN-OS knowledge
  • Juniper edge and core switches plus firewalls
  • Aruba Wi-Fi
  • Orion Solarwinds

 Essential / Core Technical Skillsets:

  • IPSec VPN creation
  • eVPN WAN and LAN
  • BGP, OSPF and other routing protocols
  • IP address management
  • Proven complex network problem troubleshooting skills
  • Security, NAT and routing policies

 Desirable (but not essential) Technical Knowledge:

  • Voice / SIP
  • Azure Cloud Computing 

General Skillsets:

  • Good communication skills – written and verbal
  • Strong written documentation skills
  • Able to work within a small team
  • Ability to manage call stack within a helpdesk system
  • Good customer service skills


Contact details for an informal discussion: Mark Reading, Network and Telephony Manager, on 02087 531425

Interview date: Week commencing 17 January 2022

  • Employer: London Borough of Hammersmith & Fulham
  • Reference: LBHF/21/174863
  • Published: Wed 01/12/2021, 16:40 PM
  • Closing on: Tue 04/01/2022, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: To be confirmed
  • Salary: £55,164 - £58,332 per annum
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Hammersmith and Fulham, Hammersmith & Fulham

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