University of Brighton

University of Brighton

Senior Network Officer

Senior Network Officer Information Services Location: Brighton - Moulsecoomb

Salary: £39,347 to £46,974 per annum Closing Date: Sunday 14 April 2024 Interview Date: To be confirmed Reference: IS5342-23-490-R

This is an opportunity to be part of a close-knit team responsible for enterprise level IT infrastructure. You will be involved in the wide-ranging activities of the Network Services team, developing, managing, and supporting the university's critical network services.

A key responsibility of this role is to manage and maintain infrastructure to provide secure, reliable networks which underpin every aspect of the university's academic and administrative operations. Working closely with team members, you will liaise directly with colleagues across all departments to understand requirements and issues, devising high quality, innovative solutions for a variety of needs and providing technical advice in clear practical terms. As part of a large organisation, you will need experience of working in a methodical, accountable way observing change control procedures and collaborating with colleagues to share information and knowledge.

With plenty of opportunity to develop your range of skills across a broad range of technologies, this is a hands-on role that requires a solid understanding of the OSI network model underpinning detailed knowledge of LAN and WAN protocols and technologies. The successful applicant will have extensive practical experience of handling and configuring enterprise routers, switches, firewalls, application delivery controllers, wireless controllers and network service appliances; carrying out routine maintenance, fault- diagnosis and monitoring performance.

This is a full-time permanent position based on the Moulsecoomb campus and working across all university sites, so you will need a valid UK car driving license. The role allows for hybrid working on campus and at the employee's home with flexibility of working hours, while occasional work outside of normal business hours is expected, to minimise disruption to university operations.

The university offers a range of attractive benefits including a generous pension scheme, information of which can be found on our website.

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The University is committed to creating and maintaining an inclusive environment for all staff regardless of age, disability, family or caring responsibilities, gender identity, marital status, pregnancy or maternity, race, religion or belief (including non-belief), sex and sexual orientation. We embrace equality and diversity in our working, learning, research and teaching environment and are committed to maintaining a supportive and inclusive community. We particularly encourage applicants from Minority Ethnic backgrounds because the University is under-represented by Minority Ethnic staff.

For the vast majority of our roles, we operate an agile working system with time split between working on campus and at the employee's home. It is the University's expectation that home working will take place within the UK.

Further information about working for us, as well as the wide range of benefits we offer, can be found in the working with us section of our vacancies page.

Job details


Senior Network Officer


University of Brighton


United Kingdom


March 28, 2024

Application deadline

April 14, 2024

Job type



Computer Science,Engineering

About the employer

Founded as the Brighton College of Art in 1858, the University of Brighton attained the university status in 1992. It is a quadri-campus public university.  The Faculty of Arts & Architecture and School of Pharmacy & Biomolecular Sciences are the subsidiaries of the University of Brighton. It currently holds a student strength of more than 20,000. The university offers undergraduate, postgraduate, apprenticeship and top-up programs. M. Phil, Ph.D., and professional doctorate degree courses are also offered.

With campuses in Brighton and Eastbourne on the south coast of England, the university is multi-disciplinary in its approach. The broad academic departments include subjects like Applied Social Sciences; Architecture & Design; Art; Business; Computing, Engineering & Mathematics; Education; Environment & Technology; Health Sciences; Humanities; Media; Pharmacy & Biomolecular Sciences; and Sport & Service Management. Also, it maintains Doctoral College; Language Institute and Medical School.

The University of Brighton is the storehouse of several valid academic research programs, designed for solving practical problems and improving the lives of the general public. The institution is known to prepare its students for handling real-life problems by imparting training through its activities and curriculum. There are career centers in the university, guiding and mentoring students to acquire jobs based on their individual skills.

The university has several scholarship facilities for both national and international candidates. It offers University International Scholarships, Sports Scholarships, and Merit Scholarships. The yearly end-of-the-year assessments are taken into consideration for awarding scholarships.

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