[Scottish] [JOBS] Network Engineer, Central Edinburgh.

Chris Binnie chris at belowzero.biz
Tue Jul 25 10:32:30 BST 2006

  A successful, Edinburgh-based ASP has a vacancy for a network engineer.

CVs from interested candidates should be forwarded to jobs at belowzero.biz

Kind regards,


Below Zero 1 Royal Crescent Edinburgh EH3 6PZ
info at belowzero.biz 0845 1300 505 http://belowzero.biz

  *Network Engineer*


You are employed in the Network team working on all aspects of technical 
infrastructure support for the Company product and office 
infrastructure. This includes networking, servers, desktops laptops, 
communications security and support.

Your role is to assist the Service Manager to deliver reliable and 
resilient services in support of company goals.

    *Purpose of Job*

    * Work in a team of network engineers in the maintenance, support
      and on going improvement, following industry best practice
      standards of the office and product infrastructure. Ensure that
      quality solutions that meet the company and client requirements
      are available and endeavour to ensure external SLAs are met.
    * Suggest improvement to networking environment and team, toolset
      and the technical architecture of the infrastructure.
    * Feasibility to projects requiring networking.
    * Provide realistic estimates in support of management initiatives
      to win or extend business.
    * Provide technical expertise on relevant technologies and best
      practice to support other team members in areas of specialisation
      as appropriate.
    * Deliver infrastructure to a high standard against industry
    * Coordinate with other members of the team/company with regard to
      technical issues ensure all relevant areas are kept abreast of
      planned changes.


    *Key Responsibilities*

   1. Coordinate with other members of the team/company with regard to
      technical issues ensure all relevant areas are kept abreast of
      planned changes.
   2. Ensure that all support requests are followed up in a timely
      manner with regular updates to problem raiser on expected
      resolution timescales and/or priority of tasks in relation to
      overall workload.
   3. Provide regular updates to management of network task progress,
      issues and risks.
   4. Responsibility for upkeep and maintenance of the network environment.
   5. Maintain and publish an up-to-date plan for scheduled production
      events, backups reports and maintenance outages.
   6. Review and approve technical specifications written by other
      network staff as required.

  *Ideal Candidate Profile*

    *Academic Qualifications/Experience*

    * At least two years experience with delivering web services with
      high availability.
    * Demonstrable experience with Windows Server and UNIX server platforms.

    *Technical Skills*

    * Windows 2000 / 2003 Server
    * Exchange Server
    * Debian, Ubuntu, SUSE Linux
    * Thorough grounding in diverse network protocols
    * Apache, Tomcat and JBOSS
    * Knowledge of SQL Server advantageous

    *General Skills*

    * Must be a team player with good communications skills
    * Must be prepared to take part in an out-of-hours support rota

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