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  • Lead Network Engineer

  • Business: Travis Perkins PLC
  • Sector: IT & Digital
  • Location: Northampton, Northamptonshire
  • Salary: Competitive + Benefits
  • Hours of work: 40
  • Position type: Permanent
  • Job type: Full Time
  • Date posted: 08-Jun-2018
  • Job reference: 13819

Job Description

Lead Network Engineer


Due to a number of large-scale projects and developments in the pipeline, Travis Perkins has the need to invest in the growth of its Network support and deployment team. This  makes Travis Perkins the perfect place to expand your Horizons, help build the internal skills of the team and really have an influence on the shape of our future.

Key Responsibilities

We are currently seeking an experienced and original thinking Network Services Engineer to play a crucial role supporting the branch network (1700+ locations), and work with the design  team to collaboratively translate high and low level designs into deployable configurations and workable solutions. you’ll also be contributing significantly to the Group IT strategy.  

Innovative, logical and practical, you must have a number of years experience within a support role, ideally in a fast-moving environment. Exposure to enterprise technology solutions and knowledge of large scale infrastructure transformation and migration activities are highly desirable.

You’ll be part of the Network Services team, reporting directly to the Network Services Manager.

For this role we will need...

You’ll need to be Certified to CCNP level.

We are also looking for experience in the LAN/WAN switching and routing arena , Knowledge of the following Cisco products sets and Management platforms would also be advantageous in supporting the the current estate.

  • Management Tools - Solarwinds , Cisco DCNM-LAN/SAN, Wireshark, Cisco Prime

  • Cisco NX-OS - Nexus 7K, 5K, 3K, 2K Series,

  • Cisco IOS Switches - Catalyst 6509, 3750, 2690

  • Cisco 1000v, VSG & ASA 1000v, ASA 5500X Series firewalls

  • Cisco Call Manager & CCUX

  • Previous experience with AWS


What can we offer you?


You may not know much about Travis Perkins plc but if you look a bit closer you might be surprised. We are the UK leader in the building materials and home improvement markets. Recognised as one of Britain’s Top Employers since 2010, we offer our employees access to extensive career opportunities across 20+ leading businesses including Travis Perkins, Wickes, Keyline and City Plumbing Supplies. We operate out of more than 2,000 outlets nationwide (and Ireland) and have over 28,000 colleagues.


We are one of the largest employers of IT professionals in the East Midlands area. We're Agile, we're Lean, we've gone Google and we're providing in-house designed & built bespoke software and applications. We have grand plans to increase the size of our business further and are forward thinking enough to recognise that investment in IT will give us the leading edge on our competitors. We've restructured, we've adopted new methodologies, and we've brought in award winning IT professionals to take us through this transformation.


Our strong family values and 'cornerstones' lie at the heart of the success of our journey. If, like us, you put customers at heart of everything you do, you can expect to be rewarded with a full package of benefits on top of a salary that grows with you as you grow in our business.


If you are interested in joining the Travis Perkins IT team through this exciting opportunity, please click apply and attach your CV.

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