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Date live: 08/07/2020

Location: Knutsford

Reference Code: 90264808

Business Area: COO & Functions

Area of Expertise: Technology

Contract: Permanent

Network Support Engineer


Knutsford



As a Barclays Network Engineer you will work in Infrastructure Services, this is the central team that develops and supports IT infrastructure of the bank. It is built up from a variety of teams including Hosting services, Collaboration services and service management which you will work alongside on a daily basis. You will supply quality network operational support and analytical skills to Barclays Business & Technical areas as a member of the EMEA Network Support team.

BX Technology Run The Bank is critical to BX and critical to maintaining Barclays as a resilient and ‘always on’ bank. It keeps our services running for our millions of colleagues, customers and clients worldwide through its people, process and technology.

What will you be doing?


•You will identify possible network affecting situations, faulty hardware or logical problems
•Assessing the network via the use of knowledge you will use available tools to identify and resolve faults
•You will assess any existing network device and review / amend as required in a controlled manner
•Taking key decisions in respect of the impact of any fault or change on users and existing infrastructure
•Ensuring all tasks are recorded and completed in a professional and structured manner
•You will be capable of liaising with other technology business areas and 3rd party vendors in pursuit of resolving the problem or communicating progress

What we’re looking for:


•Qualified Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
•Experience of network support within a large institution
•Working knowledge of the following routing & bridging protocols: (BGP, RIP, OSPF, EIGRP, STP, Etherchannel)
•Working knowledge of Firewall platforms and Load Balancing platforms

Skills that will help you in the role:


•Qualified Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert (CCIE)
•Experience of working within a large multiple-site, multi-protocol LAN & WAN
•Hands-on experience with the design of multi-national enterprise switched and Layer 3 LAN’s
•Working knowledge and design of multicast enabled LAN/WANs


Where will you be working?


The Barclays Technology Campus, just outside Manchester, is our transatlantic tech command centre for information security in the UK. It’s the vital strategic powerhouse behind our global operations. Radbroke is a place where big ideas become realities. Where the talent in the world can build careers full of scope, variety and reward, by creating the technical solutions that meet today’s demands, answer tomorrow’s questions and redefine the future of finance.

Our dynamic working programme has been set up to help Barclays colleagues achieve an optimal work/life balance. Arrangements we offer range from working at home and changing regular hours to taking career breaks. Our Dynamic Working initiatives support colleagues at all stages of their lives, helping them with parenthood, caring, further studies and hobbies.


Interested and want to know more about Barclays? Visit home.barclays/who-we-are/ for more details. 

About Barclays


Barclays is a British universal bank. We are diversified by business, by different types of customers and clients, and by geography. Our businesses include consumer banking and payments operations around the world, as well as a top-tier, full service, global corporate and investment bank, all of which are supported by our service company which provides technology, operations and functional services across the Group.

Our Values


Everything we do is shaped by the five values of Respect, Integrity, Service, Excellence and Stewardship. Our values inform the foundations of our relationships with customers and clients, but they also shape how we measure and reward the performance of our colleagues. Simply put, success is not just about what you achieve, but about how you achieve it.

Our Diversity


We aim to foster a culture where individuals of all backgrounds feel confident in bringing their whole selves to work, feel included and their talents are nurtured, empowering them to contribute fully to our vision and goals.

Our Benefits


Our customers are unique. The same goes for our colleagues. That's why at Barclays we offer a range of benefits, allowing every colleague to choose the best options for their personal circumstances. These include a competitive salary and pension, health care and all the tools, technology and support to help you become the very best you can be. We are proud of our dynamic working options for colleagues. Where appropriate, and for UK based roles, we will consider requests that the role be based at alternative Barclays’ key UK location from that advertised.

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What you get in return

However high you rise at Barclays, we believe all our employees should receive a competitive package of core benefits flexible to you and your family’s needs. At Barclays, you’ll support our customers and clients, and we’ll support you with rewards that will genuinely make a difference.

Competitive holiday allowance

Private medical care

Competitive pay

Flexible working

Life assurance

Pension contribution

Income protection

Voluntary benefits

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Success profile

To be successful in Barclays Technology, there are a few things we look for. Creativity, curiosity, and an excitement of what we can offer, and what you can do here.

100% Innovative
100% Collaborative
100% Passionate
100% Customer focused

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Technologies

We are continually investing in the technology powering our business. This means rebuilding and reinventing our systems to make them fit for a world-class future. It means developing systems that help us support and protect the global economy. It means anticipating the future and taking Barclays forward as a technology-led business. We are building a team of the most perceptive and talented tech analysts, engineers and developers fluent in the most current languages to deliver all of this, and more.

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Where do you want to take your tech career?

Financial services is going through a massive transformation, and here at Barclays we’re leading the way. Our size, scale and significance mean we’re fundamental to the way the world works, and technology is crucial to our effectiveness.

Size, stability, agility, ambition and impact. Find it all and more at Barclays Technology.

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