Staffordshire County Council

Technical Team Leader Network and Security Operations

Stafford, Staffordshire
Salary: £37,890- £41,881 per annum
18 Nov 2021
31 Jan 2022
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Technical Team Leader – Network and Security operations

Salary: £37,890- £41,881 per annum

37 Hours per week – Permanent

Staffordshire ICT is responsible for the delivery of ICT services to Staffordshire County Council and a range of partner organisations. This new post is responsible for ensuring that the councils network and security operation services are robustly managed to ensure that ICT services are highly available and secure allowing the councils workforce to deliver its core functions without compromise.      

You will be responsible for a team of network and security specialists that manage the councils Public Sector Network that not only provides ICT services to the council but also to Health, Fire and Rescue and District\Borough Council partners. You will also have responsibility for operational security, utilising tools such as Tenable to unearth vulnerabilities and manage resolver groups to ensure that cyber security risks are quickly addressed or mitigated.

You will have experience of managing enterprise scale networks built on Cisco technologies and significant experience in managing suppliers responsible for Network and Security Services.

You will need to be a great motivator and be able to shape and build a team that is essential to the delivery of ICT services to the Staffordshire Public Sector.

You will be experienced in ITIL processes and have substantial experience in relevant ICT areas. 

This Authority is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Staffordshire County Council is an equal opportunities organisation and Disability Confident employer. We encourage applications from all background and communities

As part of our commitment as a Disability Confident employer, we offer a guaranteed interview to anyone with a disability whose application meets the minimum criteria for the post.

This position will have access to the Public Sector Network, to meet government security standards we will request a basic criminal convictions certificate and other background checks prior to appointment for the successful candidate

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Closing Date:31st Jan 2022
Interview Date: TBC  (if applicable)

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Our Values

The County Council has adopted a set of values that seeks to achieve the best outcomes for its citizens, communities and employees.

Our People Strategy sets out what we all need to do to make Staffordshire County Council a great place to work, where people are supported to develop, flourish and contribute to our ambitious plans. 

Our values are at the heart of the Strategy to ensure that the focus is on what is important to the organisation and the people it serves:

  • Ambitious - We are ambitious for our communities and citizens
  • Courageous - We recognise our challenges and are prepared to make courageous decisions
  • Empowering - We empower and support our people by giving them the opportunity to do their jobs well.

Benefits for working for us….

We recognise that it is our employees that are central to everything we do. We aim to create a supportive working environment where employees can achieve their full potential and achieve a healthy work-life balance.

In addition to your salary, as a member of staff, you will have access to a range of benefits including:



  • Generous holiday entitlement from 24 up to 33 days (plus 2 extra statutory days and bank holidays) depending on job role and length of service
  • The option to buy up to an additional 2 weeks annual leave
  • A range of flexible working options, depending on your job role, which includes agile working, flexible retirement
  • Family Friendly Policies - maternity, adoption, paternity and parental leave
  • Volunteering Scheme
  • Training and development opportunities, including coaching and mentoring
  • Access to health and wellbeing support (including Occupational Health, Physiotherapy and Counselling Services)
  • Eye care vouchers
  • Car lease scheme / cycle & car loan scheme / employee car share scheme
  • Bus and rail travel discounts

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