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  • Ref no: WEL03612
  • Published: 3/7/19
  • Closes: 28/7/19
  • Location: West Lothian Civic Centre, Howden South Road, Livingston, EH54 6FF
  • Salary: £34,912 - £39,868 per year
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Position Type: Full Time
  • Hours: 36 hours per week

This position has expired.


West Lothian Council is one of Scotland's most successful local authorities and has an enviable reputation for the innovative and extensive use of ICT in delivering and supporting services.
West Lothian is located in the central belt, within easy commuting distance of Edinburgh, Stirling and Glasgow and is supported by excellent road and rail links.

Reporting to the IT Network Technical Team Lead, this is a senior post within the new IT Services structure and is critical in the delivery of effective and efficient IT Services. As Advanced Network Specialist your challenge is to be the subject matter expert on the IPT, networking and network security services used by West Lothian Council and provide technical leadership within the fields of IPT, networking and network security.

The post will work closely with the other Advanced Specialist posts within the team covering specialist areas including Unix, Wintel, Security, Client and Server Management and Application Interface Development providing an excellent IT service provision to all of our customers.

This permanent role provides an exciting opportunity to play a key role in shaping the new IT structure within West Lothian Council IT Services.

IT Services structure is based on ITlLv3 and you must have a solid understanding, knowledge and experience of good practice.

Applicants will have proven experience implementing and supporting IPT, networks and network security in a multi-site, multi-security profile compliance organisation, including significant experience working on Avaya IPT systems.

Our benefits package includes flexible working hours, up to 30 days paid holidays and 7 public holidays a year, average salary pension scheme, comprehensive range of work life balance policies, occupational health services, learning resources and access to a range of discounted staff benefits.

Interviews will take place week beginning 12th August.

Please note, if you wish to discuss the role or would like any further information prior to making an application, please contact: Alastair Marshall, IT Technology and Solutions Manager by email