National Infrastructure Lead

Recruiter
Met Police
Location
London
Salary
Competitive
Posted
01 Dec 2016
Closes
29 Dec 2016
Sectors
IT
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Your skills could make all the difference to national security To fight terrorism, UK police forces must work together as one. Collaboration is vital - so the National Counter Terrorism Policing Headquarters (NCTPHQ) ICT team creates tools and systems that make teamwork easier. As an ICT Network Architect, you'll play a vital role in this work. With your help, we'll have the means to work together and keep the public safe. Being part of the NCTPHQ team means working on projects and systems of national importance. Every day, you'll design and maintain networks to support UK police, helping them work together to combat terrorist threats. There's also the opportunity to shape a new national architectural service. By developing national network architecture standards, you'll generate models to guide future work. With a growing demand for all kinds of products, you can expect a varied, challenging role. The key is to ensure that models and processes are aligned with best practice and fit for widespread adoption. You'll be supporting national security - so experience is essential. You'll need thorough knowledge of network architecture, especially in a policing context. You'll also need a proven ability to implement standards (application, server or desktop). Your expertise should be based on qualifications (or equivalent experience) in network architecture. CISCO certification would definitely be a bonus. In return, you'll get a critical role where you can help protect the country. Please note that this role is subject to DV clearance and requires some travel between London and Solihull. To apply click the APPLY NOW button Completed applications must be returned by 4pm, 23 December 2016.

Please note we are only able to review the first 50 applications received. We view diversity as fundamental to our success. To tackle today's complex policing challenges, we need a workforce made up from all of London's communities. Applications from across the community are therefore essential.

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