IT Network Systems Engineer

Ops Brighton, England


Brandwatch is the global leader in social and digital consumer intelligence, working with the biggest brands and most admired agencies worldwide – 39 of the Fortune 100 are clients.

Recently named a leader in The Forrester Wave™, we build smart software solutions that help capture, understand and share insights from millions of conversations across the web and beyond. Home to over 500 people worldwide with offices in 10 locations, Brandwatch is a place that motivates and supports its staff to find answers to new problems in an ever changing social and digital world. Brandwatch is part of Cision Ltd—a leading global provider of innovative earned media software and services to public relations and marketing communications professionals.

Our goal is to remain the innovative leader in digital consumer intelligence. We need people to join the Product team who can develop new ideas, deliver outcomes, and help define go-to-market positioning.

Job Summary 

We are looking for an experienced network engineer to oversee the process of replacing and introducing new office networks across our offices globally; standardising the networking in our offices to Cisco/Meraki for both wired and wireless connectivity. 

In the IT Team, we see the needs of the end user as paramount and we pride ourselves on the energy, enthusiasm and approachability that ensures that they get the best support possible.


In your role you will be responsible for planning and managing network related projects across the company. You will be tasked with designing, implementing and installing network solutions to meet staff needs. The ultimate aim is establishing new secure network access for all staff in offices across the globe. This will include overseeing procurement and purchasing of hardware, and software licensing in multiple locations. You will be involved in the integration, management and support of other IT systems across the company. 

In addition to the network specific work you will be part of the broader IT team and be involved in the day to day function of the IT team supporting staff on a wide range of issues globally. 

We are looking for:

  • Experience working in an business or education IT network support role
  • Experience in managing office networks
  • Experience Cisco/Meraki network and hardware experience
  • Cisco Meraki and CCNA qualifications
  • Technical support and customer service experience in general
  • Experience configuring and managing VPN solutions
  • Experience managing and configuring firewalls and routers

You might have:

  • Experience working with Kubernetes in AWS
  • Experience with Apple or Windows devices management
  • Hands on scripting and system integration skills
  • Any qualifications in Linux, Apple, Microsoft or ITIL
  • Knowledge of ITIL or similar methodologies
  • Knowledge of Personal Data regulationExcellent problem solving skills
  • Excellent problem solving skills
  • Good written and verbal communication skills


As team grows your role would include managing, supporting and mentoring junior IT staff as they progress through their career. In addition to developing management and leadership skills, there will be opportunities to develop your technical skills in the full range of enterprise technologies and services that Brandwatch provides.

At Brandwatch, we offer flexible and remote working, a competitive benefits package, an extensive people development program, including LinkedIn Learning for every employee and in-house courses such as our Brandwatch Leadership Development program, and community-focused groups, such as our Diversity & Inclusion and Green committees.

Working at Brandwatch: Our values are about being authentic, bold, and creative. And we believe these values are best embodied by enabling people to do their best work in an environment that works for them. Whether fully remote, within one of our global offices, or a combination of the two, we have the tools and resources to make working to these values both possible and enjoyable.