Network Management System Manager

Job Description

Job Title: Network Management System Manager
Location: Corsham, Wilts + Regular Travel to Other Sites
Compensation: Competitive + Benefits
Role Type: Full time / Permanent
Role ID: SF57301

At Babcock we're working to create a safe and secure world, together, and if you join us, you can play your part as a Network Management System Manager at our Hawthorn site.

The role
As a Network Management System Manager you'll manage the Skyview Network Management System supporting the developing of satellite communications services to the UK MOD. The system consists of a high availability SAN currently supporting IBM Tivoli and other network administration tools and this is expected to develop and grow over the coming years. The role will include support of the current system, its extension to new services and network elements, and the implementation of new capability.

Day-to-day, you'll be responsible for Management of the NMS teams responsible for their performance and development

You'll also be responsible for:

  • Specification, development and implementation of NMS support to new service solutions
  • Evaluation, specification and implementation of new network Management Capability on the system
  • Support to the system in the resolution of faults and performance issues
  • Provision of specialist 24/7 on-call network support on a rotation basis within a team.
  • Support the delivery of the Password Management policy on the service delivering networks.

This role is full time, Monday to Friday 40 hours per week and is based at our Hawthorn site in Wiltshire, with regular travel to other sites.

Essential experience of the Network Management System Manager:

  • Demonstrable experience in Network Management technologies.
  • Leadership experience.
  • Ability to design and build new hardware and software systems.
  • Proficient in use of Linux
  • Ability to take on new products and system to meet developing requirements
  • Good report writing and general communication skills.
  • Proficient use of Active Directory / LDAP

Qualifications for the Network Management System Manager:

  • Degree or equivalent in a relevant Engineering Discipline
  • Knowledge of Pure Storage SAN equipment
  • IT / Engineering Qualification
  • Windows Server
  • Active Directory

Security Clearance
The successful candidate must be able to achieve and maintain DV security clearance for this role.

Many of the positions within our company are subject to national security clearance and Trade Control restrictions. This means that your eligibility for certain roles may be affected by your place of birth, nationality, current or former citizenship, and any residency you hold or have held.

What we offer

  • Generous holiday allowance
  • Matched contribution pension scheme, with life assurance
  • Employee share scheme
  • Employee shopping savings portal
  • Payment of Professional Fees
  • Reservists in the armed forces receive 10-days special paid leave
  • Holiday Trading is a benefit that allows the majority of employees to buy additional leave or to sell up to one working week of annual leave from their annual entitlement
  • 'Be Kind Day' enables employees to take one working day's paid leave a year (or equivalent hours) to undertake volunteering work with their chosen organisation or registered charity
  • Potential to develop skills.
  • A dynamic working environment.
  • Autonomy to perform the role.
  • Opportunities to develop your career.

Babcock International
For over a century Babcock has helped to defend nations, protect communities and build a better world. To continue, we must adapt, advance and be a sustainable business with a shared goal.

We are a disability confident committed employer. If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages, please email with the subject header 'Reasonable adjustments requirement'. We're committed to building an inclusive culture where everyone's free to thrive. We are happy to talk about flexible working - please ask about alternative patterns of work at interview.