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BT Network Designer in London, United Kingdom

Network Designer

Job Req ID: 26394

Posting Date: 20 Nov 2023

Function: Architecture Solution and Design


Snowhill, Birmingham, United Kingdom

Salary: competitive + benefits

Location: Business hubs - London, Birmingham, Leeds, Manchester, Newcastle and Bristol

Security clearance from SC to NPPV3 level or ability to gain these.

Why this job matters

You will be working on a major Police Service account, where you will typically work on In-Life designs and deliveries out of regional hubs but may contribute to elements of T&T or WNB/C2M work being delivered through technology hubs.

What you’ll be doing

Primarily working on component level designs associated with elements of technology or solution designs. Responsible for elements of a technical solution but typically works into a Responsible Design Lead.

  • Delivers designs that adhere to T&SD gold standards and governance process.

  • Leading low level engagements (<5M). Lead with direction on smaller engagements (<5 designers) but may require support and guidance when something deviates from agreed plan.

  • You will be able to recognise the business costs associated with deliveries and escalate within T&SD when something appears wrong.

  • You will understand your role within T&SD and the people that you work for within T&SD and understand what sector your current customers are aligned to.

  • You will be responsible for providing a detailed summary of situations to those around and react to enquiries and present and explain technical aspects of a design to a technical audience within BT or external.

  • Working collaboratively in an office and remote environment to help deliver world class service for our customers.

Skills and Experience

  • Sufficient technical knowledge of more than one technology or product in a specific T&SD area to enable allocation to T&SD deliveries. Should be looking to broaden skills to look at different products in the same T&SD area.

  • In-depth technical knowledge of - VMware | ESXi 5,6,7 | vSphere 5,6,7 | Veeam | vSAN | Windows Server Deployment | Windows Server Configuration | Active Directory Services (AD) | Domain Name System (DNS) | AD Certificate Services (AD CS) | Group Policies and Security Settings (GPO) | Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) | Server Virtualization | Remote Desktop Services (RDS) | PowerShell Scripting | Patch Management | Linux Server Deployment | Linux Server Administrator | Linux Package Management | HP MSA Storage Solutions | Commvault | NetApp |.

  • Basic understanding of SLAs and how actions impact business.

  • Security clearance from SC to NPPV3 level or ability to gain these.

  • Implementations.

  • Project management not essential bit desirable and the ability to organise teams and engage with customers.

With over 175 years of heritage, BT is now the flagship business brand of BT Group. We’ve brought together our best people and capabilities into a B2B powerhouse serving 1.2 million business customers internationally.

We’re a global leader for secure connectivity and collaboration platforms for businesses of all shapes and sizes, from big household names and government departments, right through to sole traders and new start-ups. But it’s not just the technology that matters, it’s what it can do to help them build stronger, smarter, more secure businesses.

We value diversity and inclusion and believe in making a positive impact. We connect for good by championing digital inclusion and equipping people, businesses, and communities with digital skills to thrive.

As a member of our team, you will be part of an organisation that celebrates difference, fosters innovation and provides you with opportunities to be your best. With millions of businesses relying on us daily, joining BT means you can be part of a diverse and multi-skilled team that makes a significant impact to society.


Although these roles are listed as full-time, if you’re a job share partnership, work reduced hours, or any other way of working flexibly, please still get in touch.


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