IT Technical Services Network Analyst

Location UK / Ulster

Job Type Permanent full-time

Salary Not disclosed

Updated 1 day ago

Reference 1440656

 Job Description

Actively drive improvements and make recommendations regarding the network infrastructure technologies.

The Team

This role will report to the Technical Services Manager and will work closely with the Senior Network Analyst.

  • Manage the firm’s network infrastructure across all offices.
  • Ensure all network related hardware is proactively monitored.
  • Work with colleagues and third parties to design and implement new services to enhance the network.
  • Actively drive improvements and make recommendations regarding the network infrastructure technologies.
  • Troubleshoot and resolve network related issues.
  • Install and configure network infrastructure in new offices as required. 
  • Manage the firms UPS solution across all offices.
  • Troubleshoot Skype for Business issues which are deemed network related.
  • Generate capacity management statistics for the WAN, LAN and internet circuits on a weekly basis.
  • Strong in-depth knowledge of LAN/WAN technologies/protocols i.e. LAN, WAN, TCP/IP, routing and subnet addressing.
  • Proactively monitor the performance of the network across all offices.
  • Deal with general 3rd line support calls which have been assigned to the IT Technical Services Team.
  • Setup and configure VMware servers on the firms IaaS platform as required.
Key Skills & Experience

Essential Skills/Experience  

  • 2 – 3 years’ experience as a network analyst/engineer, supporting and troubleshooting LAN /WAN and wireless networks.
  • Strong in-depth knowledge of LAN/WAN technologies/protocols i.e. LAN, WAN, TCP/IP, routing and subnet addressing.
  • Cisco Networking experience and demonstrable working knowledge.
  • Experience supporting MPLS and VPN networks.
  • Excellent knowledge of Wireless, LAN and firewall appliances.
  • Experience of network implementationexpansion work.
  • Experience with network monitoring and troubleshooting tools.
  • Good awareness of network management, security and configuration.
  • Good knowledge of data cabling requirements and rack configurations.
  • Excellent communication skills – verbal and written.
  • Able to work independently and under pressure, as well as part of wider project teams.
  • Good communication skills and ‘can do’ attitude.
  • Knowledge of network security best practices.
  • Knowledge of windows services such as DNSDHCPAD.
  • Experience of creating VM Servers
  • Good knowledge of Windows Server 2008, 2012 and 2016.

Desirable Skills/Experience

  • ITIL foundation or knowledge of ITIL processes.
  • CCNA in Cisco.
  • Experience of WAN optimisation technologies such as Riverbed.
  • Knowledge of SDWAN.


The Firm

Fieldfisher is a European law firm with market leading practices in many of the world’s most dynamic sectors. We are an exciting, forward-thinking organisation with a particular focus on technologyfinance & financial services, energy & natural resourceslife sciences and media.

Our growing European network of offices supports an international client base alongside our Silicon Valley and China colleagues. We also work in a number of other jurisdictions through dedicated country teams.

Among our clients we count social media sites and high street coffee chains as well as pharmaceutical, life sciences and medical devices companies, energy suppliers, banks and technology leaders.

Clients choose to work with us because we deliver commercial, pragmatic and innovative solutions through our exceptional legal expertise and experience, on time and on budget.

Our network has more than 1000 people working across 20 offices providing highly commercial advice based on an in-depth understanding of our clients’ needs.

We operate across our offices in AmsterdamBeijingBelfastBirminghamBolognaBrusselsDüsseldorfFrankfurtHamburgLondonLuxembourgManchesterMunichMilanParisRomeShanghaiTurinVenice and Silicon Valley.

In 2017, Fieldfisher was named Law Firm of the Year in Western Germany at the Juve Awards, and Law firm of the Year at the British Legal Awards. 2018 saw Fieldfisher named Law Firm of the year at the Legal Business Awards 2018.

Fieldfisher’s Condor Alternative Legal Solutions won the award for ‘New Business and Service Delivery Models’ at the FT Innovative Lawyers Europe Awards 2017.  Fieldfisher also won Personal Injury Team of the Year at the Solicitors Journal Awards 2017.

Please note Fieldfisher aims to ensure equality of opportunity and we are actively working towards improving the diversity of our staff.  All applications will only be considered on merit and the applicant’s suitability to meet the requirements of the role.

Fieldfisher recruitment processes are handled by our in house recruitment team. If you are an agency enquiring about partnering with us on recruitment, please direct your correspondence solely to the recruitment team and please do not submit speculative applications under any circumstances.