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Senior Network Services Manager


Salary: £45k - 55k per year + excellent benefits

Salary per: Annum

Job Duration: Permanent

Job Start Date:

Vacancy Posted: 15-11-2017

Contract Type: Permanent

Location: Warwickshire, England

Senior Network Services Manager

Based just off the M6 in the heart of Warwickshire, our Nuneaton based client are looking to hire an enthusiastic Senior Networks Services Manager who play a crucial role in creating a technical vision and evangelizing solutions. You have a deep understanding of network architectures, you can set standards for engineering excellence, and create an environment where your team members are empowered to innovate.

After winning multiple awards for both their customer service and specialist knowledge in their industry, if you are looking for a challenge and want to get on board with one of the leading companies in the West Midlands, now is your chance!

Role responsibilities:

* Work with multiple vendors to ensure effective delivery of change, building relationships that support the delivery of projects, implementations and BAU change/support in relation to H&B’s network.
* Analyses the organisations Network and Telecom needs and develops a long-term strategy for said systems
* Establishes policies and procedures related to Network and Telecom security and integrity
* Works in conjunction and in collaboration across IT teams, and vendors to develop, implement, and manage Network and Telecom solutions
* Provides leadership and supervision to the Network and Telecom team members, including work scheduling and professional development
* Coordinates and assigns both Enterprise as well as Network and Telecom projects amongst Network and Telecom team members
* Collects business requirements and performs technical design, configuration, testing, and manages implementation and production support activities for Networks which support our critical business applications
* Proactively identify process and technological improvement opportunities.
* Manages upgrades and develops technical solutions for Network and Telecom changes, upgrades, and disaster recovery situations
* Responsible for reviewing network schematics, diagrams, and other documentation to assist with development and preparation of cost estimates
* Scheduling and directing the activities of the network team to resolve issues quickly and accurately
* Installation and troubleshooting the VoIP infrastructure for a large scale implementation
* Design, implement and support remote office connectivity (Network, Telephony and Wireless)

Skills required:

* Current and relevant experience is required with voice services including telecom and call centre, experience of managing operational processes along with front-line customer services
* Demonstrated experience with the Cisco suite of VoIP applications including Unified Communications Manager (CUCM), Unity Connection (CUC), Unified Contact Center Express (UCCX) and Enterprise (UCCE)
* Proven track record of leading design and delivery of high‐quality systems focused on the infrastructure layer of the technology stack
* Exceptional attention to detail and organizational skills
* Strong project management skills
* Ability to develop long-term strategies and influence leadership decisions
* Motivates others by creating a climate in which people want to do their best
* Demonstrated experience in the area of centralised monitoring, network capacity planning, network performance reporting, network optimisation, and troubleshooting of enterprise network and IPT deployments.
* Knowledge / Experience of Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) and IP trunking concepts, topology design – VoIP media RTP/RTCP
* Experience and solid understanding of data network systems, routing protocols- EIGRP, OSPF and BGP
* Expertise with Signalling Protocols – ISDN, CAS, Analogue, T1/E1 PRI, E&M
* Experience / Knowledge of compression algorithms – G729, G711, G722 etc.
* Extensive experience configuring, implementing, and troubleshooting QoS
* Experience supporting Call Centres, including setup, configuration, and troubleshooting of toll-free numbers desirable
* Working knowledge in BGP, EIGRP, DMVPN, HSRP, PBR, Client and Clientless SSL VPN, Windows AD/DNS/DHCP
* Proven experience on Cisco ASR and ISR Routers, L2/L3 Switches
* CCNA, CCNP, or other certifications are desirable

Benefits Include:

* Fantastic development opportunities
* 25% store discount
* 33 days holiday (including bank holidays)
* onsite canteen

Senior Network Services Manager

Due to the volume of applications received for positions it will not be possible to respond to all applications and only applicants who are considered suitable for interview will be contacted.

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