Network Implementation Engineer (EastNet) x 2

Job Category: IT
Reference HQ00018598
Service Cambridgeshire County Council
Contract Type Temporary
Duration Initially three months
Location Cambridgeshire
Job Type Full-time
Start Date ASAP
Hours per week 37
Rate Contact us, £168 per day PAYE

About the job:

As a temporary Network Implementation Engineer working for Cambridgeshire County Council through Opus LGSS, you will be part of the Cambridgeshire wide WAN replacement project working with our WAN suppliers to ensure successful migration from the CPSN network delivered by Virgin to the new EastNet circuits delivered by MLL.

This role is £168 per day PAYE/£225 per day Umbrella.

  • Migrate the circuit to the new WAN
  • Full site testing and where required troubleshoot of any problems
  • Travel to all CCC sites across Cambridgeshire as defined in project schedule.


  • Ability to drive and transport
  • Ability to Work on own intuitive to resolve network related issues
  • CCNA or equivalent experience
  • Demonstrable WAN/LAN/Wi-Fi experience
  • Proven ability test diagnose and fix Cisco based networks
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Excellent project delivery skills
  • Holiday entitlement of up to 36 days per annum, prorata (including bank holidays).
  • Permanent equivalent council pay rates offered from
  • commencement
  • 3% pension contribution from employer
  • Flexible working hours
  • Opus candidates hear about jobs first
  • Opportunity to apply for permanent positions as an
  • ‘internal candidate’
  • Consultants based on site within Shire Hall
  • Gain experience to support permanent applications

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