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Graduate Job Network Engineer/Technician

Vacancy Type: Graduate Job
Employer: Visual Management Systems Limited
Reference: VMS01
Salary: £16,000 - £24,000 p.a  

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Job Summary

Visual Management Systems Limited (VMS) is a growing specialist provider of bespoke, integrated IP CCTV solutions. We have an exciting opportunity for a Network Engineer/Technician to join the company on a 12 month contract, based in Glasgow. The successful candidate will receive full training to provide support to VMS clients, including hardware, software, network and training issues.

Job Description

Visual Management Systems Limited (VMS) is a specialist provider of bespoke, integrated IP CCTV solutions. VMS supplies hardware, software and engineering services to help customers and partners integrate and manage the largest and most complex security systems in airports, military bases, museums, cities, borders, malls, energy assets and critical infrastructure.

We are currently seeking a Network Engineer/Technician with the right credentials and qualifications to join our Engineering team. The successful candidate must be outgoing, have ability to work on one’s own, showing initiative to do so.

You will provide support to VMS clients, including hardware, software, network and training issues. We have several sites throughout the UK and are expanding into Europe and the Middle East. Therefore, a willingness to travel, along with a valid passport would be highly beneficial. The role, longer term, will also include a number of site visits, so, a current full driver’s licence or a strong desire to learn would aslo be desireable.

Day-to-day tasks will include:

  • Setting up LANs, WANs, programming switches and routers
  • Installing, maintaining and supporting company bespoke software
  • Analysing and resolving faults, both software and network
  • Undertaking routine maintenance and upgrades
  • Providing Technical support for clients.

 

Skills/Experience

Essential

  • Knowledge and/or experience of Windows, XP and Windows 7
  • Knowledge and/or experience of Networking
  • Comfortable setting up LANs, WANs, programming switches and router
  • Ability to use own initiative and work alone
  • Ability to work as part of a team.

Ideal

  • Qualified to COMPTIA A+ NET+ or equivalent
  • We have several sites throughout the UK and are expanding into Europe and the Middle East. Therefore, a willingness to travel, a current full driver’s licence (or a strong desire to learn), along with a valid passport would be highly beneficial.

 

Qualifications

Minimum HNC/HND, or Undergraduate Degree level in Electronic/IT disciplines

Benefits

Company Benefits:

VMS is a fast-growing business, with a high staff-retention rate. Training and development of staff is a high priority and the successful candidate will be supported accordingly.

There is high potential of this role turning into a permanent job after the initial 12 month contract.

Placement Benefits:

As part of the TalentScotland Graduate Placement Programme, the candidate will benefit from support from the TSGPP team and may have access to a residential Leadership and Business skills training course. You can find more information on our placement training pages.

Additional Info

Start date: June 2013

Duration: 12 months with a view to a permanent position after completion.

Location: Scotland

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