Position: Airtricity IT Network Team Leader
Salary: Negotiable
Ref: 521372_1574095986
Job Type: Permanent
Published On: 18/11/2019
Contact Name: Jenna Jackson
Client: SSE plc

Base Location: Dublin

Salary: €64,000 - €96,000 depending on skills and experience + bonus

Working Pattern: Permanent | Full Time with Flexible working patterns available

About the Department

SSE IT underpins the technology needs of all the different businesses that make up the SSE group. From emerging technologies to data and analytics to cyber security - we power SSE's growth and enable it to generate value, while keeping it secure. As a trusted business partner that helps SSE lead in a low carbon world, we are proud of our service. Working for SSE IT is all about equipping SSE for now and the future.

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Senior Network Team Leader, to lead the SSE IT Network Team based in Dublin. This team supports a network spanning the UK and Ireland, with varying site-types: from windfarms and thermal power stations, to depots, data centres and corporate offices along with call centre services for SSE Airtricity.

What is the Role?

This is a varied role, where you'll take key accountability for managing the network and telephony team, as well as managing third party vendors and service suppliers. You'll provide mentoring and support to network team members, deputising for the Team Manager as required.

You'll also be required to plan, design, deliver and support key network solutions. Youll take responsibility for deployment projects to ensure smooth delivery of network installations, and maintain, manage and improve WAN/LAN, QoS for voice, video and critical applications.

Working collaboratively with internal and external stakeholders, you'll deliver any network design changes - LAN, WAN, Remote Access, Internet Access solutions, and ensure network device configuration / management is correct.

What do I need?

To succeed in this role, a background in enterprise networking (routing and switching) environments, as well as team management experience would be preferred. A qualification in Cisco CCNP or equivalent would also be useful.

You'll be a strong team player with previous team management experience and the ability to drive and motivate others. You'll need to enjoy working in a challenging environment where the focus is on reporting and uptime.

In terms of technical knowledge, wed love you to have good working knowledge of WAN optimisation, WLAN/WLCs and Cisco IPT. You should also have experience with managed-service partners and vendor management, and the ability to document and present network proposals and solutions.

Our Benefits

Were committed to ensuring we offer our people a great place to work, with competitive salary, contributory pension plan and benefits package. Why not watch our short employee benefits video to see what else is on offer?

Next Steps

For more information about this role, or to discuss any adjustments you require to submit your application please get in touch with sse.

About SSE

We all have different skills here at SSE and that's what makes us stand out. We all take pride in a job well done and share the belief that an inclusive culture is key to our success and vision for the future. Above all, safety is at the heart of everything we do at SSE and we live by the mantra 'if it's not safe, we don't do it.'