Network & Server Infrastructure Engineer

  • University of Winchester
  • Apr 27, 2023
Full time Education Information Technology Other Professional Services Cisco SQL

Job Description

Network & Server Infrastructure Engineer

Full time, 37 hours per week

£30,619 to £36,333 per annum

(Up to £38,474 for an exceptional candidate)

As part of a small but vital team, and reporting to the Head of Technical Architecture, the Architecture Support Engineer will need to demonstrate prior experience of network switch, router and firewall configuration, management and monitoring, in addition to excellent communication skills. Previous experience of servers and physical storage will be beneficial and training along with skill and knowledge sharing will be provided and encouraged. You will be helping to digitally transform the university IT infrastructure.

You will need to be able to demonstrate prior, hands on, experience of:

  • Configuring, managing and monitoring:
    • At least one of Cisco / Aruba / Arista / Huawei network equipment
    • Network and server monitoring systems
    • Routing protocols, VLAN’s, IP addressing
    • Windows Server, SQL, Exchange, Linux (Ubuntu preferred), and VMware vSphere
    • Physical servers, server virtualization, storage systems
  • Working with, and managing the connectivity of structured copper, fibre and wireless networking
  • Understanding of IPv6 networking, IP Telephony would be advantageous.
  • Prioritizing customer support requests and good customer service skills.

The University of Winchester has a reputation of high quality and customer focused network and architecture. We not only support the architecture of an educational establishment, but we also provide network (wired and wireless) to all students who chose to live in University accommodation. This means that you will be helping students in all they do, not just the hours they are learning.

On appointment this role will be known as “Architecture Support Engineer”.

As an employee at the University of Winchester, we are committed to your wellbeing and development. You will have access to a wide range of benefits and support including:

  • Hybrid working policy
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Holiday entitlement of 24 days per year rising by 5 days after 5 years’ service and the option to buy extra leave up to a maximum of 35 days
  • Discounts at many retailers, restaurants and entertainment
  • Free wellbeing events including weekly exercise classes
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • On site gym and sports facilities


Closing Date: 10 May 2023

Interview Date: To be confirmed


We delight in diversity in our workforce and seek others that share this value



£30,619 to £36,333 per annum (Up to £38,474 for an exceptional candidate)