Network Administrator / Technician

Network Administrator / Technician
Maidstone, Kent
Full-time, Permanent
Competitive basic salary + attractive benefits package

KHR is currently assisting a leading National FMCG business based near Maidstone who is looking to hire an experienced Network Administrator / Technician to join their small, yet established IT team.

If you are currently working as a Network Administrator with an understanding of Microsoft Windows Server (2012 R2 onwards), Active Directory, DHCP and DNS, Routers and switching (CISCO & Dell), then this could be the ideal next step for you.

The key requirements of the Systems Analyst will be to administer all network systems (hardware & software) including deployment, configuration,procurement, monitoring, maintenance of systems, troubleshooting – fault finding and resolution of network infrastructure related issues, and assisting in the maintenance of the networks security and integrity.

Roles and Responsibilities

– Install and integrate new server hardware and applications
– Backup of systems and ensure recovery of data meets our RTOs and RPOs
– Establish network specifications by establishing user, access and security requirements, designing networks, including interface configuration and routing protocols
– Maintain network by evaluating performance issues; planning and executing the selection, installation, configuration, and testing of equipment; defining network policies and procedures
– Maintains network performance by performing network monitoring and analysis, and performance tuning; troubleshooting network problems; escalating problems to vendor
– Secure network by developing network access, monitoring, control, and evaluation; maintaining documentation
– Prepares users by designing and conducting training programs, providing references and support
– Provide 2nd-line support to end users
– Upgrades network by conferring with vendors; developing, testing, evaluating, and installing enhancements
– Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organisations
– Maintain confidentiality with regard to the information being processed, stored or accessed by the network
– Planning and implementing future IT developments and undertaking project work
– Liaise with third party support companies
– Develop and test new technologies
– Documentation kept up to date
– Investigate, recommend, and install enhancements that optimise network availability
– Provide weekend/evening support on an (approximately) eight-week rota basis
– Other ad hoc duties as required

Technical Skills Profile

Software:
– Microsoft Windows server (2012 R2 onwards)
– Active Directory
– Group policy
– DHCP and DNS
– DFS
– Microsoft Windows 10
– Microsoft 365
– Hyper-V
– Veeam
– Atlassian products (JIRA, Confluence)

Hardware:
– Dell servers
– SANs (Dell Compellent)
– Routers & switching (Cisco & Dell)
– Wireless Access Points (Ruckus)
– Power Management (Eaton)

Hours of work will be Monday to Friday 9am to 5.30pm, however you must have a willingness to work occasional unsocial hours when required.

For more information, or to be considered please submit your application for review.

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