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Network Architect

Basingstoke, Hampshire
Competitive annual salary
Closing date
6 Mar 2024

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Clearance Level
Central Government, Defence, Information Technology
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Do you want to make an impact and change the way the world works?  Do you want to collaborate and achieve together with committed people to work as part of a multi skilled agile team, where teamwork is paramount. The role will be challenging and varied, where cross training is expected, and challenges shared. This is your world and your opportunity to transform it for the better.

Your role

We are looking for a Network Architect to work as part of a multi skilled agile team, including security, service and management where teamwork is paramount. 

Your role will involve providing varied and complex technical support activities as part of project deployment, including installation, troubleshooting, problem resolution and maintenance. Advises project SME on preventive maintenance and configuration adjustments to improve product performance and customer satisfaction. 

  • Project Work. Technical implementation of medium to large infrastructures to timescale estimates and identifying risks. On larger projects works within a technical framework of the project to meet customer requirements. 
  • Technical Capability. Works within a team with in-depth product knowledge without supervision to implement technical best practice. 
  • Service Level. Manages systems within SLA, proposing, identifying improvements and implementing changes to meet service level requirements. 
  • Problem Solving. Takes ownership for obtaining the information required to diagnose and resolve problems. Engages with third parties to jointly resolve in-depth product issues where necessary. 
  • Professional Development. Stays up to date with new products, tools and techniques, encouraging their use within the business to promote continuous improvement of capability.

Please note, this role requires individuals to hold the highest level government security clearance, with demonstrable experience of working in high security environments.

This role will require candidates to be based on site in Basingstoke, 5 days per week.

Your experience

  • Experience of independently implementing LAN networks and infrastructure patching following design specifications and resolving issues.
  • Meets project deadlines and costs within own scope of responsibility.
  • Errors with workarounds or fixes provided in a timely manner.

Your benefits:

  • 25 Days annual leave plus public holidays (3 flexible)
  • Pension – Double matching contributions of up to 10%
  • Life assurance
  • Companywide incentive plans
  • Your choices (Flexible benefits such as increased holidays / travel / dental critical illness and more)
  • Perks at work – employee discounts
  • Employee assistance programme / virtual GP

Recruitment process

The recruitment process consists of a minimum one stage interview.

We are a Disability Confident Employer and will offer an interview to disabled applicants who best meet the minimum/essential criteria for the role. Email if you would like to apply through the Disability Confident Interview Scheme.

Achieve together

We are recognised as a responsible and inclusive employer: Not only are we a certified Disability Confident Leader, a Times Top 50 employer for Gender Equality, a Top 75 employer for Social Mobility, accredited with the Living Wage Foundation and a signatory for the Race at Work Charter, but we are also committed to the United Nations standards for LGBTI+ and a Stonewall Top 100 Employer.

We are people centric: Our hybrid work environments enable you to Be Completely You. Our active people-led Inclusive Community networks are representative of all aspects of diversity and are instrumental in enabling and supporting our innovative approach to inclusion


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