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Network Engineer

Job Description

Service Care Solutions are looking for a Network Engineer to work within the North Yorkshire Police on a 9-month contract.

Location: Northallerton (Hybrid)

Job role/responsibilities:
As a Network Engineer (Data & Voice) you will be an integral part of the infrastructure team contributing to the design, development and implementation of network and telephony strategy and roadmap which is intrinsically linked to the organisational priorities of the OPFCC, NYP and NYFRS. You will work in a team of network specialists to deliver a secure, robust, highly available and up to date service offering which adds real value to the delivery of front-line police and fire services; through the provision of tools and support which maximise the operational effectiveness of front-line workers.

  • Support effective and positive engagement with stakeholders across the organisation providing feedback to line management to ensure the service offering meets current and future business needs.
  • Participate in activities to transform business requirements and specifications into capabilities and explore the infrastructure delivery options, developing design ideas to time and performance quality standards.
  • Provide support to line management on all aspects of network and telephony, including events/incidents which require intervention by specialists, up to and including 3rd party providers.
  • Engage with suppliers to identify, manage, and review products and services to achieve desired outcomes.
  • Follow approved ICT procedures and working practices associated with operating, controlling, and modifying the installed infrastructure updating associated documentation.
  • Managing the portfolio of own skills to identify gaps in capability and knowledge that may impact on the ability to meet the demands of the business and highlight these to line management.
  • Use security risk analysis methods, tools, and techniques as appropriate, to carry out risk assessments to identify potential exposures to network and telephony.
  • Provide information to line management on service resources to ensure that the disaster recovery requirements of systems can be satisfied.

Knowledge/Experience required:

  • You will have the ability to create solutions and make decisions that drive organisational and financial performance.
  • You will be a problem solver with excellent analytical skills in a highly technical customer focused service environment.
  • You will have experience of working on implementation projects.
  • * CCNA or above * CompTIA Network+ * CompTIA Security+ * ITIL Foundation Certificate in Service Management

Qualifications desired:

  • CCNP Collaboration.
  • Checkpoint / Cisco / WatchGuard certified expert.
  • Understanding of network and telephony licensing.
  • Experience of Cloud Computing and virtual network management.
  • Experience of physical and virtual technologies.

If you are interested in this role or want further discussion, please contact Lewis O'Donnell either via email: or tel: 01772208962. Alternatively, if you have any friend or colleagues that might be interested, please feel free to refer them as we a have a referral scheme in place of up to £250.