Network Manager – Royds Withy King
Royds Withy King is a full service UK Top 100 law firm with robust commercial, private client, specialist personal injury and clinical negligence practices. We have the combined expertise of 450 staff across our offices in Bath, Oxford, London and Wiltshire.
We are a passionate and growing firm that strives to be specialists in our field and put client relationships at the core of everything we do. We use our experience across the full range of commercial and private law sectors to put our clients ahead of the curve.
And our strongest advocates are our people; it’s the way they relate to our clients and the way they do business. We are proud to have been ranked as a ‘Sunday Times Top 100 Best Mid-Size Company to Work For’ for the last three years.
About the Role
We have an exciting opportunity for a Network Manager to join our specialist, dynamic and growing IT team based in Bath. In this role you will be instrumental in monitoring the network infrastructure, ensuring all servers and network hardware is kept up to date and reporting and rectifying any issues that require attention.
Responsibilities of the Role
•Maintaining and monitoring the VMWare environment, storage network, Windows and Citrix servers to ensure maximum efficiency
•Ensuring that anti-virus software, anti-spam software, web filtering and security software are maintained and updated where required
•Performing system upgrades/patching/firmware updates and liaising with third party suppliers to ensure all software and hardware is running at maximum efficiency
•Monitoring network server and data backups
•Ensuring data integrity with regular test backups and disaster recovery process
•Manage the network security and ensure all systems are sufficiently protected against cyber-crime
•Manage the firms’ telecommunications and wide area network by liaising with 3rd parties
•Providing a third/fourth line point of escalation for the service desk
•Educated to degree level or equivalent (desirable)
•Previous experience in a similar role managing and maintaining Windows networks environments including MS Exchange, Citrix & VMWare is essential
•Knowledge of windows server, all versions including DNS, DHCP, AD, IIS Exchange and WSUS is essential
•Knowledge of VMWare and associated backup technologies
•Knowledge of Citrix Xenapp/Xendesktop/VDI
•Positive Attitude to Work- Approaches work with positivity and energy and thrives in a busy environment.
•Effective Communicator- Clearly conveys information and ideas through the relevant media. Speaks in Plain English.
•Self Aware- Recognises personal strengths and weaknesses and uses that knowledge to interact positively with others. Maintains a professional impression.
•Team Player- Actively participates as a member of a team. Develops and maintains relationships with others.
•Resilient- Functions effectively under pressure and handles difficult circumstances in a manner that is acceptable to others and Royds Withy King.
•Open to Change- Receptive to new ways of working with the ability to be flexible in approaching tasks and problems.
Please send a copy of you CV and a covering letter to firstname.lastname@example.org
Why Join Us?
Royds Withy King are proud to be an Employer of Choice. With key offices in Bath, Oxford, London and Swindon we are actively growing our practices. If you join Royds Withy King “For Your Career” we will help to develop personally and professionally through on the job training and an opportunity to learn more about your area.
We offer a fantastic range of benefits including a competitive salary, 26.5 days holiday per year, a great pension scheme and a whole host of other staff benefits.
If you are looking for an opportunity to work in a friendly and professional environment in a Law firm with prospects, then look no further!
Please note that closing dates on vacancies are provided as a guideline. Royds Withy King reserves the right to close a vacancy earlier than the stated closing date.