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Networks & Security Principal Officer

  • Organisation
  • East Sussex County Council
  • Number of positions
  • 1
  • Location
  • Lewes
  • Salary
  • £41,626 - £43,138 per annum
  • Closing date
  • 21/07/2024
  • Department
  • Business Services
  • Contract type
  • Permanent
  • Work pattern
  • Full Time
  • Hours
  • 37
  • Job type
  • Information Technology
  • Job reference
  • orbis/TP/7894/41432
  • Job reference
  • orbis/TP/7894/41432
  • Number of positions
  • 1
  • Location
  • Lewes
  • Salary
  • £41,626 - £43,138 per annum
  • Closing date
  • 21/07/2024
  • Organisation
  • East Sussex County Council
  • Department
  • Business Services
  • Contract type
  • Permanent
  • Work pattern
  • Full Time
  • Hours
  • 37
  • Job type
  • Information Technology

 

Do you enjoy working in a team to support users, finding technical solutions, and in a third line support team? Are you able to understand to assist with resolving IT issues and want to work as part of a supportive team? Then a Network & Security Principal Officer position with East Sussex County Council might be the perfect opportunity for you!

As a third line support team, we are here to support other IT staff and customers while they work in a flexible and agile way. Our large IT & Digital department supports customers across East Sussex County Council while working closely with our Orbis Partners in Surrey County Council and Brighton and Hove City Council. You will need to record all work, keep customers informed of their service requests, prioritise your own workload, set customer expectations and work as part of a team to achieve your targets and objectives. You will provide an efficient and effective support of the network and security environment and back office infrastructure to the County Council.

We are looking for candidates who have:

- In depth knowledge of Network environment(s) with good hardware and software skills especially with Cisco products.
- In depth knowledge of Firewall setup, configuration, and management.
- In depth knowledge of Wireless networking.
- In depth knowledge of Physical networking, cabling standards, racking.
- In depth knowledge of ITIL aligned organization.
- In depth knowledge of IP addressing and subnetting.
- In depth knowledge of Network devices physically and virtually linked.
- In depth knowledge of IPT solutions ideally cisco based products.
- Good interpersonal skills, and self-motivated.
- Analytical thinking.
- Ability to learn new skill.
 


If you are interested in this role, please click 'Apply Now' submit your CV and a covering letter, which set out how you meet the essential requirements in the job description/person specification, and any other information which you feel makes you a suitable candidate for the role.

Interviews will be held via Microsoft Teams and the interview date will be confirmed once the shortlisting has taken place.

In addition to opportunities to grow your career within our large and varied workforce, we offer a diverse range of benefits to help and support you during your employment, which include:

  • A generous leave entitlement which increases with service and an additional leave purchase scheme​
  • Access to financial wellbeing resources and products including financial wellbeing
  •  A wide selection of discounts with high street retailers, holiday companies and more. You can find information about them on our Employee benefits page
  • A salary sacrifice bike scheme
  • The choice to be a membership of the attractive Local Government Pension Scheme
  • More information can be found on our benefits page.

For an informal discussion, please contact Mike Wingrave - Team Manager Network and Security, by email mike.wingrave@surreycc.gov.uk.

Additional Information

Your starting salary will be pro rata if the above position is part-time or term-time only.

Work Permits: we may be able to obtain a Work Permit for this post but this is subject to meeting the requirements of the UK Border Agency’s Points-based Immigration System.

Due to the restrictions we cannot guarantee that individuals that meet the requirements of the Points-based Immigration System will be issued with clearance to obtain work permits.

If you require sponsorship to work in the UK please let the hiring manager know this in your application so we can check eligibility for sponsorship for the role.

If you require any reasonable adjustments, due to disability, to enable you to participate fully in the process please contact the hiring manager on the contact details above.

Reasonable adjustments include things like an offline application form. If you would like to discuss your requirements further, please get in touch.


Equal Opportunities

East Sussex County Council is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all suitable candidates, regardless of race, gender, sexual orientation, disability or age. All applications are treated on merit.

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