Network Technical Lead

£46,500 | Bradford | Permanent
Posted 9 days ago

IQ Tech are hiring for an experienced Network Technical Lead to join our award winning services client based in Bradford.

The Technical Lead will be the recognised expert within the Network Team, leading the migration to a sustainable, simplified, rationalised and consolidated technology landscape, enabling future technology deployments and associated organisational change to be delivered in a controlled, flexible and agile way.

There will also be a requirement of the role to be included in the out of hour's standby rota providing out of hours support.

Skills Required:-

Extensive experience of working within a Network/Telecoms team with a proven track record of delivering fit for purpose, sustainable technical solutions against challenging business targets.

You will communicate effectively at all levels and have the ability to lead, understand and interpret strategic direction.

You must have excellent analytical, problem solving, and communication skills, and must have a strong demonstrable understanding of the following areas:

• Proven expert level skills with Network technologies
• Proven ability to develop and maintain effective technical relationships
• Knowledge and understanding of service continuity planning and IT security
• Ability to absorb complex technical information, communicate effectively and present ideas and business cases to all levels of both technical & non-technical audiences.
• Highly motivated & self-reliant; possess a strong sense of purpose & proactively seek responsibility & ownership; ability to pick up & own issues or projects on behalf of the Leadership Team; ability to influence individuals & ensure completion of activities.

Desirable Skills:

• Cisco CCNA, CCNP and above
• Experience of strategic thinking or influencing a strategic direction
• Direct experience of leading & embedding change.
• Direct experience of stakeholder management
• Commercial management of Technical Partners.

A full valid EU driving licence is required for this role.

The Role:-

As Network Technical Lead you will be responsible for ensuring the sustainable & cost-effective provision of technology which supports business processes & services through the implementation of an architectural blueprint, associated roadmaps and external partner support arrangements for the Network Infrastructure.

A thorough knowledge of the business will ensure that the Technical Lead can perform the role of “Expert Client” for the Network Team enabling business driven strategies as well as leading the business in the “art of the possible”.
Providing Technical leadership of both colleagues and projects within the Networks technology space is a key requirement of the role. For the larger, more complex technology projects support and governance will also be provided, with coaching and development of colleagues operating within the same technology space to ensure skills development, resilience and succession.

The role will provide 24/7 cover as part of a standby rota ( 1 in 4 weeks), and will be expected to assist the Operations team with 2nd/3rd line support activities in standard working hours if and when necessary.

Salary up to £46,500 depending on experience standby allowance pension quarterly performance related bonus 25 days annual leave

Please apply now for immediate consideration to Georgina at IQ Tech. T: 01423 878 660

For more information about this role, please contact:

Sam Baillie
01423 878 679

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