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Senior Systems Engineer - Networking

Job Reference: 425-A-19-36296

Employer:
Sheffield Children's NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
IT
Location:
Sheffield
Salary:
£37,570 - £43,772 per annum

The Infrastructure Team is a fast paced and dynamic resource that provides the Trust with both ICT operational support and the ability to move forward with ground breaking technologies to better the lives of our patients, families and employees.

The primary purpose of the role is to manage, implement and advise on complex technical solutions and systems, being proactive and innovative to support the Trust's ambitious IT agenda. You’ll be providing direction, advice and liaising closely with the junior members of all the teams as well as senior department managers. You will need to have the ability to work autonomously and as part of a team in a very dynamic environment with commitment to provide an efficient and effective serviceYou’ll have operational experience of working in an ICT operations environment at a senior level within an infrastructure/technical team, along with good communication and customer service skills. You must have a methodical, yet flexible approach to your work and be able to exercise responsible judgement alongside being well organised and highly motivated.

We’re looking for someone with specific and current experience in Cisco and core networking technologies throughout the stack including networking for datacentres, SAN and firewalls who will be able to work with the current infrastructure towards building a resilient, redundant and scalable network for the future.

As a provider of Specialist Children’s Services, the Trust has wide ranging and complex requirements for networking that require both previous experience in the field with the need and want to constantly stay ahead of the curve. Due to the varied and dynamic nature of the environment you will be expected to develop in and provide cover for other areas outside the networking infrastructure.

Knowledge of working within the NHS and its systems would be beneficial but not essential. In return we will provide you with the opportunity to develop your skills and career in ICT within a supportive, exciting and evolving environment.

For an informal discussion, please contact Rob Allen on 0114 2717708




All communication throughout the application process will be via e-mail therefore please check your e-mail account and NHS Jobs account regularly. References are also requested by email (where possible). Therefore, to speed up the recruitment process please provide an email address for all referees when completing your application form.

The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. If a DBS check is required for the post you are applying for any offer of employment will be provisional on a satisfactory DBS check being obtained.

In line with other NHS Organisations in the Yorkshire and Humber Region a successful candidate appointed into a post within this Trust will be required to pay the DBS check fee (£45). This is customarily payable over 4 months as a salary deduction once employed by the Trust. If you receive a conditional offer letter, complete your DBS application and later withdraw from the recruitment process, an invoice will be raised via the Trust's finance department to recoup the outlay.


Sheffield Children’s NHS Foundation Trust in accordance with the Equal Opportunities policy is committed to treating all individuals equally irrespective of age, race, social background, gender, sexual preference, colour, disability, nationality, ethnic origin, marital status, religion or trade union membership.

Sheffield Children's NHS Foundation Trust reserves the right to close vacancies earlier than originally stated, if sufficient applications are received.

Please note that Sheffield Children's NHS Foundation Trust do not reimburse any incurred interview expenses.


Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.


UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.



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