Senior Network Engineer

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Permanent
  • SALARY & BENEFITS £36,304
Job Description

It is a very exciting time to join us as we continue on a major digital transformation programme. Our existing software systems form part of the critical national infrastructure, safeguarding land and property ownership valued at £7 trillion, enabling over £1 trillion worth of personal and commercial lending to be secured against property across England and Wales. You will join our award-winning Digital, Data and Technology Directorate which is the in-house IT division at the heart of the move to a digital, data-driven organisation with the ambition to provide our customers with cutting-edge digital services.

We are now looking for an experienced Senior Network Engineer to join our Digital, Data and Technology team to help us to achieve this.

As a Senior Network Engineer you will be part of the team responsible for all aspects of HM Land Registry’s network infrastructure, supporting the network infrastructure located in our data centres and each of our offices nationwide.

You will monitor network performance and availability, investigate incidents and failures, and implement action in accordance with IT Service Management guidelines whilst maintaining security controls in order to protect the integrity of HM Land Registry’s IT systems and data.

Responsibilities

To meet the requirements of this role you will have demonstrable knowledge and experience of firewalls; network protocols/technologies and switching and routing. Along with proven knowledge of corporate wifi infrastructure; cloud based networking and network monitoring.

In addition you will have well developed personal skills and experience of managing of 3rd party suppliers, whilst being able to effectively manage and prioritise your own workload.

For more information about the job, please see the attached job description.

You will be located in the vibrant waterfront city of Plymouth, our environmentally friendly offices provide a great setting in which to work. Hundreds of miles of stunning coastline and 368 square miles of Dartmoor National Park are within easy reach.

If you are thinking about moving to the area then we may be able to offer you some financial assistance with this move.

For more information about what its like to work here please see the following links:

Our Business Strategy for 2017-2022 sets out our aims of:
• brilliant at the basics;
• a comprehensive Land Register;
• world-leading through Digital Street – our ground-breaking research and development project exploring how land registration might work in 2030;
• opening our data;
• expert people; and
• financially strong.

Qualifications

• Holds a qualification in Information Technology or holds a current Cisco CCNA or equivalent industry certification; and
• Substantial experience in an IT support role

Behaviours

We’ll assess you against these behaviours during the selection process:

  • Changing and Improving
  • Working Together
  • Managing a Quality Service
  • Delivering at Pace

Benefits

HM Land Registry offers very competitive terms, conditions and benefits. We provide excellent opportunities for career progression, training and development. You will have access to Civil Service pension and benefits arrangements and generous leave allowances, as well as flexible working – exactly what you would expect from a progressive employer.

HM Land Registry is a great place to work, where difference is celebrated

We’re committed to fairness and equality for all, so you feel valued for who you are and what you do. Diversity fuels our innovation. Our shared values help us work together, to benefit the communities we serve.

Our employee diversity networks support our culture of inclusion and contribute to our diversity action plan. Our current focus is to encourage people from under-represented groups into management and leadership roles, especially people with disabilities, women and ethnic minority colleagues.

Things you need to know

Security

Successful candidates must pass a disclosure and barring security check.
Successful candidates must meet the security requirements before they can be appointed. The level of security needed is security check.

Selection process details

This vacancy is using Success Profiles, and will assess your Behaviours, Strengths and Experience.

To apply, please upload your CV to include your qualifications, work history, skills and experience. Please ensure you outline your skills and experience for the role and provide details of how you meet the essential criteria listed on the job description.

An initial sift of your CV will be conducted against the Essential Criteria listed.

The sift will take place shortly after the closing date and interviews will take place week commencing Monday 16 March 2020.

Venue:
Seaton Court
2 William Prance Road
Plymouth
PL6 5WS

The final selection stage will consist of a blended interview and technical test.

Please review your application form before clicking ‘submit’ – once you have submitted, you will not be able to amend your application.

Ensure your application form is received by the closing date for receipt of applications – this is 11:55pm on the advertised date.

HMLR is accredited to the Disability Confidence Scheme, which denotes organisations which have a positive attitude towards disabled people. Disabled applicants who meet the minimum essential criteria at the shortlisting stage are guaranteed an invitation to interview.

If any candidate requires the panel to consider a reasonable adjustment or there is anything else they would like the panel to take into consideration they are asked to notify us of this at application stage where possible or during the process as soon as it becomes a requirement.

If you would like further information about the use of your personal data, please click on the link below:

Job Applicant Personal Information

Feedback will only be provided if you attend an interview or assessment.

Nationality requirements

Open to UK, Commonwealth and European Economic Area (EEA) and certain non EEA nationals. Further information on whether you are able to apply is available here.

Working for the Civil Service

The Civil Service Code sets out the standards of behaviour expected of civil servants.

We recruit by merit on the basis of fair and open competition, as outlined in the Civil Service Commission’s recruitment principles.

The Civil Service embraces diversity and promotes equal opportunities. As such, we run a Disability Confident Scheme (DCS) for candidates with disabilities who meet the minimum selection criteria.

Apply and further information

Contact point for applicants

Job contact :
Name : Sue.wright@landregistry.gov.uk
Email : hrresourcingteam2@landregistry.gov.uk

Recruitment team : hrresourcingteam2@landregistry.gov.uk

Further information
If you feel your application has not been treated in accordance to the Recruitment Principles and you wish to make a complaint, please email hrresourcingteam2@landregistry.gov.uk in the first instance. If you are not satisfied with the response you receive from HM Land Registry then you may take your complaint to the Civil Service Commission: http://civilservicecommission.independent.gov.uk/making-complaint/