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Network Manager Job Description

Job Overview
To manage the network team and to lead, manage and support all aspects of the network systems and sub-systems.

Duties and Responsibilities
- Design, implement and manage the network infrastructure, including components such as switches, routers and installation of additional servers
- Line Management of the company’s IT support staff, including holding regular appraisals
- Strategic planning (medium and long term) based on company objectives to keep in line with new developments in IT
- Firewall administration and overall internal network security
- Manage Microsoft technologies such as Active Directory, WDS and Exchange 2007
- Maintenance of existing Anti-Spam and anti-virus systems and the setting of new Anti-Spam policies
- Overseeing operational support for internal employee computer systems mostly Windows XP / Vista / Windows 7
- Project Management for major sites moves and new system implementation
- Financial Planning, including managing the relevant IT budget and providing costing for all future developments and upgrades

Skills / Attributes Required
- Good working knowledge of the following operating systems: - Windows XP / Vista / Windows 7
- Good LAN / WAN / WIFI knowledge and experience of TCP / IP protocols
- Knowledge of Active Directory / WSUS / WDS
- Experience in administering a Windows 2003 / 2008 Server and an Exchange Server 2003 / 2007 / 2010
- Good working knowledge of major networking components, network operating systems and basic computer hardware components
- Hands on knowledge of the procedures used in the installation, modification maintenance and repair of IT hardware and software
- Project Management experience
- Experience managing a team
- Experience managing budgets.
- MCSE / CCNP Certifications are desirable

Typical Salary Range: £40,000 to £55,000