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Location

Belfast, Northern Ireland

Posted

Jun 10, 2019

Closing Date

Jun 23, 2019

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Senior Network Technician

  • Ref: 19/107567

    Information Services

    Queen’s University Belfast is one of the leading universities in the UK and Ireland, with a distinguished heritage and history. With over 24,000 students, 3,700 staff and an annual turnover of some £300m, Queen’s University Belfast plays a unique leadership role in Northern Ireland. As a member of the Russell Group of UK research-intensive universities, Queen’s University Belfast combines excellence in research and education with a student centred ethos.

    The post holder will provide supervisory, technical and administrative support to ensure the smooth running of the University’s communications network and to assist in its development and expansion.

    The main duties of the post include:

    - Supervision of network technicians and the planning and coordination of work.

    - Ensure a high quality network support service to the staff and students of the University.

    - Providing support for the diagnosis and resolution of problems on the campus network.

    - Assisting in ensuring that all of the University’s campus network is available and performing at its peak.

    - Contributing to the continuous improvement of services and the effectiveness of the group.

    The successful candidate will have: 

    - Education: HNC/HND(or equivalent qualification) in Electronic Engineering, Computer Science (or similar subject).

    - A lower qualification and significant relevant professional experience in a similar role could be adjudged to be equivalent.

    - Minimum of 3-years relevant experience which includes at least 2 of the following:

    a. Comprehensive technical knowledge, of the support of “Ethernet” Local Area Networks utilising UTP or fibre optic cabling.

    b. Supporting customers using MS Windows tools in a networked environment.

    c. VOIP and WiFi technologies.

    d. Installation/Commissioning of network switches.

    - Experience of working with network management systems.

    - Experience in managing an IP address management system.

    - Willing to Travel to the University’s outreaches to provide support services.

    - Willing to undertake occasional work in the evening and at weekends, at such times to be arranged by consultation to meet the needs of the University.

    - Valid Driving Licence.

    For full job details and essential/desirable criteria please refer to the candidate information link by clicking apply. You must clearly demonstrate how you meet the criteria on your application form

    Further information about the Directorate can be found at http://www.qub.ac.uk/directorates/InformationServices/

    Informal enquiries may be directed to Kevin Flanagan, email: K.Flanagan@qub.ac.uk

    Anticipated interview date: Friday 26 July 2019

    Salary scale:   £27,831 - £32,236 per annum (potential to progress to £35,210 per annum through sustained exceptional contribution)

    Closing date:   Monday 24 June 2019

    For full job details and essential/desirable criteria please refer to the candidate information link on our website by clicking apply. For further information or assistance contact The Resourcing Team, People and Culture, Queen’s University Belfast, BT7 1NN. Telephone (028) 9097 3044 or email on resourcing@qub.ac.uk

    The University is committed to equality of opportunity and to selection on merit. It therefore welcomes applications from all sections of society and particularly welcomes applications from people with a disability.

    The University is committed to equality of opportunity and to selection on merit. It therefore welcomes applications from all sections of society and particularly welcomes applications from people with a disability.

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