IT420 Connectivity and Data Centre Analyst **External**


Posted on 11th Jan 2019
West Yorkshire
West Yorkshire North East

IT420 Connectivity and Data Centre Analyst **External**

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Connectivity and Data Centre Analyst
Digital Policing Directorate
Digital Infrastructure
Bradford

We are looking to recruit a Connectivity and Data Centre Analyst to join the new Digital Policing Directorate based in Bradford with the need to potentially cover the Wakefield District.

The main purpose of the role is to manage, maintain, support, monitor and ensure the integrity of the West Yorkshire Police Data, Security and Voice networks in compliance with nationally agreed security protocols.

You will be responsible for delivering effective IT to support business and operational requirements, and to ensure the operational capability of West Yorkshire Police is maintained. Furthermore, you will be responsible for the continuous development of IT across the force both now and in the future as new technologies become available, in order to embed technology and maximise business benefits for the organisation.

We are looking for a candidate who has a related degree or equivalent qualification(s) and 3 years’ experience in a relevant environment. You will have knowledge of managing Networks and the ability to use Network monitoring tools. We are ideally seeking candidates who can work independently with a high-level of personal responsibility and with minimal supervision.

The role would ideally suit candidates who have extensive technical knowledge of networking in the following areas LAN, WAN and SAN network technologies, Cisco routers and switches, Cisco and Checkpoint firewalls, mobile data networks, traditional and VOIP telephony and wireless networking.

To be considered you must be prepared to participate in the department callout rota and be willing to travel for business purposes. In addition you must be willing to be seconded to any area of the Digital Policing Directorate to work on improvement projects or in support duties. Access to a motor vehicle for business use is desirable.

The successful candidate will be subject to personal and financial vetting checks prior to appointment.

We are looking to recruit 2 applicants for this role, this includes 1 permanent contract and 1 12 month fixed term contract.

This market factor is temporary and subject an annual review (the review is from the original decision made). Protection of earnings is not applicable to market factor payments.

This post is suitable for job share. The closing date for applications is 24th January 2019 at 23:55.

West Yorkshire Police is committed to improving the diversity of its workforce to better reflect the diverse communities we serve. We welcome applications from all minority groups and individuals who identify with one or more of the protected characteristics as defined by the Equality Act 2010.

For a detailed description of the Competency and Values levels required please refer to the http://www.college.police.uk/What-we-do/Development/competency-and-values-framework/Documents/Competency-and-Values-Framework-for-Policing_4.11.16.pdf (This link may be copied and pasted into your browser). This document will assist you in completing the Evidence of Achievement section of the application form.

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