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Network Architect

Job Title: Network Architect
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Dublin
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Duration: 6
REF: FJ-MW-NAd_1707474150
Contact Name: Martin Walker
Contact Email:
Job Published: 4 months ago

Job Description

Network Architect (FJ ROI) Republic of Ireland

We are looking for a dynamic Network Architect to work in our Team in Ireland. The role will involve designing solutions for one or several customers.

This would require the successful candidate to be capable of learning the customer's environment and network infrastructure quickly. You should be capable of supporting the existing network, and enhancing the existing network via new value-add solutions.

Other responsibilities include (but are not limited to), meeting with customers, vendors, stakeholders, and management.

Designing new solutions with the ability to be able to support and justify the choices you made during the design stage.

Create high-quality detailed HLD and LLD documentation with excellent presentation (including visio diagrams, spreadsheets, and other documents).

The successful candidate will work as part of a bigger dynamic team who manages cutting-edge customers from day to day. Some out-of-hours work and travel may be required, as several customer's equipment is located in two Dublin based data centres, and the only time changes or interventions are allowed for several customers is outside of normal working hours.

  • Cisco CCNP/CCIE Routing and Switching or Enterprise certifications and experience (or similar)
  • Routers / L2&L3 Switches / Wi-Fi / DSL / MPLS / Redundant Solutions / Load Balancing
  • Firewall & IDS/IPS experience, preferably Cisco, Checkpoint, and Fortinet
  • Excellent knowledge of IP routing protocols such as: BGP, mBGP, OSPF, EIGRP, DMVPN, & Static Routing etc.
  • IPsec VPN and Remote Access VPN solutions - Design, Implement, and Troubleshoot
  • Data Centre solutions such as Cisco Nexus switches, hyper converged technologies, IOS-XE, and IOS-XR OS
  • Cloud experience and/or virtualization a benefit
  • Be capable of owning and designing a solution end-to-end
  • Be a self-starter with a positive can-do attitude
  • Excellent communications skills
  • Excellent team-worker and ability to work well with others
  • Knowledge of project management processes and how projects are run
  • Share knowledge and skills with other team members
  • Have a strong desire and drive to improve knowledge and skills through constant learning and upskilling

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