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Network Manager Job Description

Job Overview

The role of the Network Manager is 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

£32,000 to £65,000