Network Analyst

Location: Fareham, Hampshire Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Sector: Defence, IT & Telecoms Specialism:
Type: Permanent Contact: Aaron Stone

Network Analyst


Network Analyst required to join a globally established defence company as part of their IT Services team. The Network Analyst will join a team of 5 - 6 on site and help cover over 40 locations. On offer for the Network Analyst is a competitive salary up to £45,000 depending on experience. As well as a benefits package that includes a 9 day working fortnight (every other Friday off), discretionary performance bonuses and contributed pension.

The Network Analyst will have the following responsibilities:

  • Management of Corporate and Programme network systems, including routing, Firewalls, Wireless, VPN & VOIP services
  • Support of day to day system management tasks
  • Assist with gathering of requirements, design, estimate, coordinate with vendors, etc. for assigned projects
  • Develops, promotes, implements and documents standard and compliant network solutions
  • Plan and review solution designs for compliance with company standards, policies, and business requirements
  • Drive standardisation across the business, leveraging existing enterprise investment where appropriate
  • Support improvements to the infrastructure including data security, disaster recovery and business continuity

The Network Analyst needs the following skillset / experience:

  • Experience with the administration of large networks, particularly routing design and implementation
  • Experience with enterprise wired and Wi-Fi networks
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate (both verbal and written) with all levels of staff
  • Ability to develop technical solutions to complex problems, both as an individual and in a team
  • Ability to create and document IT processes and design documents
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a fast paced, dynamic, and ambiguous environment
  • Ability and willingness to travel to remote UK locations as required
  • Enthusiastic self-starter with the ability to prioritise own tasking
  • Full & Valid driving license
  • Appropriate degree from an accredited university or equivalent professional experience/combined education and specialized training commensurate with assignment

The following skillset would be desirable:

  • Knowledge of Cisco VOIP services
  • Industry & Vendor Certifications (CCNA, Cisco, Juniper etc.)
  • Juniper, Cisco ASA and Checkpoint firewall experience
  • Working knowledge of VPN, particularly IPSEC and SSL VPNs

Eligibility for Security Clearance is required.

This advert was posted by Gold Group - one of the UK's leading niche recruitment consultancies. We span a variety of specialist industries and are the recruitment company to help you find your next career opportunity. We pride ourselves on our commitment to candidates and stick to our ethos of finding the right role for the right person. Visit our website or get in touch today to discuss this role, find out what else we've got or just for a chat about the state of your industry. Services advertised by Gold Group are those of an Agency and/or an Employment Business. Please be aware that we receive a high volume of applications for every role advertised and regularly receive applications from candidates who exceed the job credentials. We will only contact you within the next 14 days if you are selected for interview.

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