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Network Engineer

University of Sheffield - Department of IT Services

Location: Sheffield
Salary: £32,344 to £40,927 per annum, with potential to progress to £44,706 per annum
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 10th September 2021
Closes: 26th September 2021
Job Ref: UOS030047


Are you interested in working for a world top 100 University? Come and be part of an innovative and influential University department delivering excellent IT and business services to a leading Russell Group institution. With a reputation for engaging staff and students in partnership to deliver services, for three years running UK students have voted us best for IT support. We are committed to delivering and supporting excellent customer focussed services and to do this we need to recruit the best staff, invested in higher education and dedicated to supporting sector leading learning, teaching and research – and that’s why we need you…

The post holder will be part of the multi-skilled Network Services team which is responsible for providing the business critical IT network and telephony infrastructure that supports and underpins the teaching, research, administration, security and related activities on the University’s main campus, student residences and satellite sites. This role sits within the Core Network section of Network Services. You will have the opportunity to work within a varied and diverse environment undertaking both operational and development tasks across a number of core networking elements including routing, VPN, firewalls and load balancing. This will include investigating new technologies and assisting in the planning and delivery of essential medium to long term network transformation.

We’re one of the best not-for-profit organisations to work for in the UK. The University’s Total Reward Package includes a competitive salary, a generous Pension Scheme and annual leave entitlement, as well as access to a range of learning and development courses to support your personal and professional development.

We build teams of people from different heritages and lifestyles whose talent and contributions complement each other to greatest effect. We believe diversity in all its forms delivers greater impact through research, teaching and student experience.

To find out what makes the University of Sheffield a remarkable place to work, watch this short film:, and follow @sheffielduni and @ShefUniJobs on Twitter for more information.

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