Junior Network Engineer Apprentice

Malik House
29, Manor Row, Bradford, BD1 4PS
£129.00 per week
12 Jul 2021
04 Aug 2021
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Higher
Start Date
Malik House are looking for an aspiring Network Engineer to work in our IT Team, based in Bradford.

The key duties will involve supporting the IT Team in monitoring and managing the Malik House Business Centres IT network infrastructure across its 3 business centres (2 in Bradford, 1 in Leeds).

The work will involve assisting with the set up and configuration of internal networks, Vlan's, Wap's (wireless access points) and the configuration and management of switches and routers.

The individual will also assist with answering IT helpline calls & requests from the business centre clients.

Your duties and responsibilities in this role will consist of:
  • Assisting with management and configuration of switches and routers
  • Setting up / configuration of vlan's and wap's (wireless access points)
  • Monitor network performance, using appropriate network tools (Unifi, Wireshark etc)
  • Make recommendations with a view to optimising and improving network performance
  • Answering calls (& emails) from the IT helpline
  • Logging IT calls and updating IT infrastructure sheets
  • Assist with troubleshooting and repairing hardware, software & network faults

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Experience of following IT Security Policy
  • An understanding of the principles of Networking (DNS/DHCP/Firewalls/Routing)
  • Basic knowledge of IT Networks
  • Good analytical skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Personal qualities

  • Passion for Networking & general IT
  • Ability & confidence to work (& problem solve) on their own
  • Have a good manner and professional approach when dealing with clients & colleagues
  • Ability to manage multiple projects, whilst prioritising tasks and activities
  • Ability to manage the expectations of the management team and Clients

Desired qualifications

  • 5 GCSEs grades A*-C/9-4 or equivalent (including English Language and Maths)
  • Educated to A level standard or equivalent

Future prospects

The role offers long term security and the opportunity to progress into a permanent position.

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