Kingston University

Kingston University

Senior Data & Voice Network Specialist

United Kingdom

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Senior Data & Voice Network Specialist


Finance, Infrastructure and Human Resources


IT Services

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  • Job Description (PDF, 131.91kb)
  • Our vision is for IT to be a valued business partner, providing innovative services to our students and staff and as a Senior Voice & Data Network Specialist, you will be responsible for both the technical delivery of the Network transformation and the day-to-day management and support of the network infrastructure, systems, and services. Your role will be key in ensuring that the new and existing Data & Voice Network technologies are fully supported and are highly available, reliable, and secure.

    Working closely with the Network & Telephony Manager, you will play a key role in the creation of data and voice strategies and driving continual service improvement. As a senior technical subject matter expert in a team of voice and data specialists, you will define, develop, enforce, and maintain standards and controls for all data & voice related services/technology. You will also establish effective communications within IT Services and the wider University to ensure services are fit for purpose and fit for use.

    The Person

    This is a hands-on role, which would ideally suit someone who is forward- thinking, innovative, curious, high-energy, self-aware, who is passionate about making a positive difference, and who thrives in an inclusive and diverse university community. Ideally, you will have experience of working in mature environments where you have been involved in supporting a large-scale Network Infrastructure within a complex organization. Working with the wider University you will understand how technology and IT services can impact both the student and staff experience providing recommendations on how we can exploit technologies within the Network & Telephony space.


    Work at the forefront of digital technology

    Information and Technology Services provides and supports digital services and facilities for students and staff to enable learning, teaching, research and administration. Our key functions are to innovate, implement and support an extensive range of digital services across the University to assist our community access and process information to achieve their goals.

    In addition to making a valuable contribution to sustainability across the University, our staff share a high customer service ethic and commitment to continuous improvement.

    Further information

    This is a full time, fixed term position until 31st May 2025 with a starting salary of £48,251 per annum.

    Interviews are expected to be held on Tuesday 12th December 2023.

    For informal enquiries, please contact Larry Allotey, Network & Telephony Transformation Manager.

    Bring your true self, expertise, and passion to Kingston where we are continuing to strive to build a university where authentic inclusion and belonging is at its heart. Every one of our staff and students' identities, backgrounds and diverse experiences makes us who we are - so harness and embrace yours by applying today. We welcome applications from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic backgrounds, LGBTQ+ communities and those with disabilities.

    Candidates must be able to demonstrate their eligibility to work in the UK in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006. Where required, this may include entry clearance or continued leave to remain under the Points Based Immigration Scheme.

    To apply click on ‘Apply Now'. If, for accessibility reasons, you need to apply in an alternative format, please email [email protected] or call the HR Shared Services team on 020 8417 3118.

    Job details


    Senior Data & Voice Network Specialist


    Kingston University


    United Kingdom


    November 21, 2023

    Application deadline

    December 03, 2023

    Job type



    Computer Science,Engineering

    About the employer

    Founded in 1899, Kingston University London began its operations with courses specialising in chemistry, electric wiring, building construction, nursing, dressmaking and clay modelling. In 1926, it was recognised as a technical college by the Board of Education. In 1992, the university was renamed as Kingston University from Kingston Polytechnic.
    The institution has campuses in and around Kingston, United Kingdom. It also has a campus in Friars Avenue, London, and another campus at Crammer Terrace, London. Its Penrhyn Road campus, Kingston Hill campus, Kingston School of Art at Knight's Park and Roehampton Vale campus are linked together by the University's free inter-site bus service.

    Every campus is easy to reach as there are two mainline train stations, a network of bus routes, and major motorways. Also, both Gatwick and Heathrow international airports are easily reachable from the campus by both road and public transport. Within the university, there are four faculties that are Kingston School of Art, Faculty of Business and Social Sciences, Faculty of Health, Social Care and Education and Faculty of Science, Engineering and Computing. Each faculty in the university offers undergraduate and postgraduate courses in specific streams.

    Moreover, all these faculties undertake research in related areas of study. As per the December 2018 report published on the university's official website, it had 16,499 students out of which 3,158 were non-UK students. Each faculty has world class facilities. The Kingdom School of Art comprises world-class facilities, such as 3D materials workshop, digital media workshop, hackSpace, moving image workshop, photography workshop and printmaking studios. The Faculty of Science, Engineering and Computing maintains various facilities, such as Scene of the Crime House, Learjet Lab and Centre for Augmented and Virtual Reality environments.

    The university has a list of notable alumni. In the field of entertainment and film, the alumni of the university include actor Ben Barnes, American model, actress and journalist Angie Bowie, actress Jessie Cave, Hong Kong actor Sam Chan. In the field of arts, the alumni include artist and illustrator Eileen Aldridge, Turner Prize nominee artist Fiona Banner, photographer Richard Bryant, product designer James Irvine, product designer Jasper Morrison, and sculptor David Nash. In the field of fashion, the alumni of the university include Harper's Bazaar editor in chief and journalist Glenda Bailey, and fashion designer Felipe Oliveira Baptista. In the field of architecture, there are David Chipperfield and Alexander Yusuf.

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