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Network Engineer

Job Description

Are you a skilled Network Engineer seeking a challenging and rewarding opportunity? Join Warwickshire Police's Digital Services Directorate as a Network Engineer and play a vital role in supporting and maintaining the force's network infrastructure. Here's what the role entails:

Location: Leek Wootton Police Headquarters/Hybrid
Contract: Permanent
Hours: 37 hours per week
Salary: Grade H £52,389 plus market supplement

Main Responsibilities:

  • Support and maintain the forces network infrastructure, ensuring day-to-day operational efficiency and contributing to the planning, design, and development of new technical solutions.
  • Act as the network subject matter expert, providing technical support, assurance, and guidance on infrastructure, network configuration, and security tasks.
  • Ensure the network complies with industry, national, legislative, and compliance standards, demonstrating consistency of implementation.
  • Understand business requirements, deliver analysis, and recommend options to meet digital strategy objectives.
  • Drive continuous improvement and innovation in infrastructure architecture, evaluating emerging technology and proposing relevant initiatives.
  • Represent Warwickshire Police and the Digital Services Directorate internally and externally, fostering partnerships and promoting the organisation's values.
  • Build and maintain relationships with Managed Service Providers and other suppliers involved in reporting solutions.
  • Undertake other duties as required, commensurate with the nature and level of responsibility of the role.


  • Substantial knowledge of Cisco, Avaya telephony, Azure, AWS, zScaler, SolarWinds, and Sentinel.
  • Strong understanding of network Monitoring & Management and Supplier Management.
  • Knowledge of SD Wan, VLAN Azure vWan, Static and Dynamic routing, and industry best practices such as ISO 20000 and ITSM.


  • Demonstrated experience supporting, building, and maintaining physical and virtual infrastructure in large, complex organisations.
  • Proven expertise in ICT technologies and operational service delivery.

Key Skills:

  • Strong problem-solving skills with the ability to anticipate risks and find suitable solutions.
  • Excellent communication skills, with the ability to engage stakeholders and suppliers effectively.
  • Strong people skills, guiding others positively and influencing change within organisations.
  • Proficiency in writing and maintaining technical documentation.

If you're ready to make a significant impact in a dynamic environment and contribute to the success of Warwickshire Police, apply now! Contact Lewis Ashcroft at for more information or to submit your application.