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Network Connectivity Specialist

Requisition ID:  593
Location: 

Wantage, GB, OX12 9BP

Functional Area:  Finance
Experience Level:  Experienced professional
Type of Contract:  Permanent

As the world leader in metal packaging technology, Eviosys designs and manufactures a wide range of innovative and sustainable metal packaging solutions. Our customers are some of the world’s largest and most-respected companies.

About this opportunity

Your Work Environment

We are currently looking for a Network Connectivity Specialist, to be based in Wantage, UK. Our site is operating as an International R&D and IT hub.

As a Network Connectivity Specialist, you will be responsible for overseeing the operation of the Eviosys global IT network. That will cover a wide area, local networks and Wi-Fi connectivity across 45 manufacturing sites and warehouses within Europe and Africa. You will be central to the continued development of the network strategy and will lead the project to define and implement the future network strategy working in partnership with our external network partner.

On a day-to-day basis you will ensure that Eviosys connectivity is fit for purpose, is reliable and meets the strict corporate requirements. You will take the lead for critical connectivity issues which impact the business operations, ensuring that corrective actions are identified and implemented in a timely manner. You will place a strong emphasis on network security, high availability, network resilience, performance, optimization, capacity planning, and cost control. Working within the security and operations structure you will ensure that key operational pillars are delivered.

Your Main Responsibilities 
•    Continuous improvement
o    Identifying areas of weakness in the corporate networks and in order to proactively remove the risk
o    Ensuring many of the single points of weakness in the network are removed, and that capacity management is regularly performed in order to identify improvement opportunities
o    Performing regular operational service reviews with third parties in order to identify improvement 
•    Cost control 
o     Identifying opportunities to remove cost by implementing a lean operating model
o     Performing regular reviews of network contracts, with a view to signing new contracts in order to benefit from reduced cost by re-terming contracts.
•    Monitoring
o    Ensuring 24x7 monitoring of networks; capacity, performance and availability takes place 
o    Leading the response to unplanned downtime and subsequent delivery of corrective actions

You will be part of a dynamic IT team and your internal interlocutors will be the European digital Technology teams and Eviosys business and function representatives. You will be also in contact with our outsourced suppliers and partners. 

Your profile 
You will have demonstratable experience within a similar role with a technical background of working with enterprise-level networks (WAN/LAN) and network vendor management. 
You will have an expert understanding of Internet and routing protocols (IP, Ethernet), with a comprehensive understanding of MPLS or SD WAN. Strong technical troubleshooting skills is essential.
Having experience of working with VPNs, remote access, firewalls, and supporting connectivity into cloud solutions such as Microsoft Azure or AWS is preferable, but not essential. Palo Alto Prisma knowledge would also be advantageous for the role.  

What Eviosys can offer you ?

  • The opportunity to build a career in a multi-cultural environment
  • To be rewarded fairly and promoted based on merit and performance
  • Professional and personal development through training and work experiences
  • Strong engagement and commitment to the safety of our employees

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