Cloud Network Engineer

Orbit Group
England, West Midlands, Coventry
£40928.00 - £45475.00 per annum
26 Nov 2018
10 Dec 2018
Laura Maxey
Full Time
Organisation Type
Housing association / RP

Cloud Network Engineer
£ 40,928 - £45,475 per annum
Permanent contract
36.25 hours per week.

We have an excellent opportunity for a Cloud Network Engineer to join our IT Department in an exciting period for us as we look to change and modernise our technology and move a number of our on premise systems to the cloud.

In this key position you will be responsible for the technical duties associated with cloud and traditional networking (LAN/WAN/WIFI) including design, planning, management, maintenance and support, ensuring that all IT industry standards are met.

We are also in the process of rolling out a Unified Communications platform including moving from our existing Avaya telephony platform and Avaya Aura Contact Centre to Skype for Business and Enghouse Interactive Communications Centre

We are looking for someone who is technically skilled who can be hands on and also be able to support remotely.

We are looking for a range of skills some of which are listed below:

  • Designing, configuring, managing and maintaining LAN/WAN products and protocols (preferably Cisco Nexus 3000 & Catalyst 9300 / HP Procurve)
  • Lync 2013 / Skype for Business (Enterprise and Standard)
  • Fixed/cloud based telephony and Contact Centre technologies, including VOIP, SIP, ISDN30
  • Managing/maintaining WIFI infrastructure (preferably Aruba)
  • Experience in designing, configuring and maintaining on premise and public cloud (preferably MS Azure) architecture platforms including MPLS, VPN & ExpressRoute products and protocols
  • Experience of Network Load Balancing and Firewall technologies (preferably Netscaler, Checkpoint & Fortinet)
  • Using Mobile Device Management suites (preferably Airwatch)

Please consult the attached role profile for a full summary of the technical requirements.

A Technical qualification or proven work experience is essential for this role.

Why apply?

We believe that an organisation's best asset is its people, and as such we want everyone to feel that they can make a difference. We want to unlock the potential in all Orbit employees and maximise their satisfaction in the job. We have a corporate training programme, opportunities for professional development and volunteering. Our staff tell us that we are a great organisation to work for and we offer excellent benefits including private medical insurance, discounted dental insurance, gym membership, up to 29 days holiday and a competitive pension scheme.

About us

We are one of the UK's leading housing groups providing high quality, good value homes to over 100,000 customers across the Midlands, the East and South East.

We are a developing housing association that owns and manages 42,000 homes and builds 2,000 new homes every year.

Our customers are at the centre of everything we do. We provide all sorts of homes for all sorts of people and our innovative approach empowers every one of them to grow and flourish.

We are commercially driven. The more profit we make, the more we invest into the communities that we work for, improving services and playing a key role in driving UK housing growth.

We empower our employees and enable people from every background to achieve their career ambitions by giving them the support, benefits, training and environment they need to thrive at work and in life.

We are Orbit.

How to apply

To apply for this role please submit your CV, along with three samples of work and a supporting statement that demonstrates how you meet the key criteria we need. If you wish to discuss the role further, please contact Laura Maxey at Retinue Solutions, on 0203 837 7880 or email

Advert closing date - 6th December (midnight)
Interview date - Week Commencing 10th December

Retinue Solutions is committed to equality in the workplace and is an equal opportunity employer. Retinue Solutions is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.