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Network Engineer

Disruptor in the education sector

  • Location Coventry / Hybrid

  • Type Permanent

  • Salary £40K - £45K

Industry leading FinTech in the education sector.

Brand new infrastructure function with excellent scope for progression.

Hybrid working, mature approach to flexible working.

A FinTech company with an industry leading product is looking to hire a Network Engineer to join their growing team in Coventry. Over the last 20 years this company have been on a mission to champion progress and innovation in schools, bridging the communication gap between schools, students and parents. They’ve shaken up the industry and are proud to be a partner to thousands of schools across the UK, helping to streamline their operations and improve engagement with parents.

What you’ll be doing

Joining a brand-new service ops team, this role plays an integral role in the provision of network support escalation for on-prem systems, data centres and cloud platforms across the group of businesses. You’ll deploy, change and improve network configuration with a focus on firewalls and switches, working closely with the Network Analyst and Senior Network Engineer to further improve service to their customer base. You’ll take accountability for BAU operations across the group’s hosted systems, which includes reviewing, identifying and improving existing network processes and ensuring everything is robust / secure. The role is primarily on-site, though you’ll be able to adopt a more hybrid approach once settled into the business.

What experience you’ll need

  • Proven background in Network Engineering, preferably in Cisco environments.
  • Well-versed in firewalls, routers, switches (ideally Cisco but others considered).
  • Network administration skills; VMWare, Load Balancers, WAN/WLAN/LAN.
  • Extensive knowledge of DNS, TCP/IP, DHCP.
  • Proficient troubleshooting capability, ability to interpret fault descriptions provided by customers.
  • Any experience supporting VMWare ESX environments would be very useful.
  • Knowledge of SQL Server is highly advantageous.
  • Experience with enterprise level storage would be beneficial.
  • Clear communicator and solution-oriented in approach.

What you’ll get in return for your experience

On top of a salary in line with your experience, you’ll receive 25 days holiday plus bank hols, a company matched pension scheme, life assurance, option to join their private health scheme, flexible hours and more. The company offer hybrid working and are open to a conversation around what this looks like, but ideally you’ll spend around 3 days a week in the office. The company take a proactive and ongoing approach to learning, with regular knowledge sharing sessions and access to online training. It’s a friendly, collaborative culture and you’ll be at the forefront of innovation within the FinTech space.

What’s next?

Please send your CV to Becca to find out more about this awesome opportunity!