As our next Network Services Lead for Operations you’ll effectively lead and develop a team that provides the design, delivery and operation of voice and data network platforms across YBS Group. You’ll join a likeminded team in our Bradford based Technology Infrastructure function.
What You'll Do
Provide technical direction, leadership and expertise for delivery and support of Network data, security and telephony infrastructure and services across YBS
Collaborate with Technology Architecture and drive the architecture and design of current and future Network Services infrastructure
Develop and manage the Network infrastructure roadmap to ensure products and services are maintained, upgraded and replaced in accordance with the product lifecycle
Act as a technical escalation for the network services team, taking ownership of incidents, problems, project delivery and support issues to ensure service availability, capacity and performance
Lead supplier relationships, liaise with service management teams and communicate with stakeholders to deliver technical solutions, service improvements and to deliver robust and compliant platforms and solutions
Proven track record in the effective leadership of a team of highly skilled Network, Security and Telephony specialists
Demonstrable technical leadership and direction to drive business outcomes and develop wider Network Engineering capability
Ability to clearly articulate complex technical subjects and present solutions to senior level management
Understanding of outsourcing methodologies and operating models and expertise in managing complex contracts and Service Level Agreements (SLAs)
Excellent working knowledge of network, security and telephony technologies such as:
Network switching and routing across Cisco and HP hardware and software
Cisco Meraki Software Defined WAN
Software defined LAN and network segmentation
Data centre and cloud connectivity
Life at YBS
In addition to the usual benefits such as competitive salary, annual bonus and healthcare packages we offer you…
Flexibility – Whether it’s picking up the kids from school or catching that early morning yoga session we have you covered.
Celebrating Success – From everyday thank you cards, to our annual ‘Raising the Roof’ gala to celebrate our golden ticket winners we acknowledge our colleagues successes no matter how big or small.
Giving Back – Fancy 31 hours of paid leave a year to get involved in community activities? Together last year, we completed more than 11,000 hours of volunteering!
Inclusivity - We don’t just accept difference — we celebrate it, we support it, and we thrive on it for the benefit of our colleagues, our customers and our community. We are proud to be an equal opportunities employer.
Site Perks – Some of our sites have added little extras such as a gym, restaurant and free parking at our Bradford site, roof garden in Leeds, and on-site restaurant and free parking at our Peterborough site.
If you’ve got a solid background in leading network services and you want to develop a career in an empowering, respectful and supporting business then why not join us?
Our people are our heart and soul; we’re commercial and caring, big enough to offer you a challenge and small enough for you to make a real impact. We’re devoted to putting people first and doing the right thing by providing real help with real life.
We’d love to hear from you so why not apply today and be Your Brilliant Self!