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CLOUD NETWORK SOLUTION ARCHITECT/LEAD - CONTRACT - HYBRID

Job Title: CLOUD NETWORK SOLUTION ARCHITECT/LEAD - CONTRACT - HYBRID
Contract Type: Contract
Location: London, England
Industry:
Salary: Negotiable
REF: NETCLOUDARCH-22_1651681756
Contact Name: Balla J
Contact Email: Balla@projectpeople.com
Job Published: 16 days ago

Job Description

CLOUD NETWORK SOLUTION ARCHITECT/LEAD - CONTRACT - HYBRID (1-2 Days in Office

Leading Managed Services Provider in the Defence Sector require a Cloud Network Solution Architect responsible for definition of strategy and the delivery of global solutions across the networking domain. The successful candidate will have a vital role in shaping future strategy and direction within the organization and must possess a relevant experience across enterprise and cloud networking technology.

Role / Principal Accountabilities:

  • Define strategy across all aspects of the networking domain; supporting the adoption of hybrid cloud as a platform, providing service design and enhancements to improve automation and efficiency
  • Define standards for adoption of Public Cloud technology and provide input into client's hybrid cloud architecture and roadmaps
  • Aware of industry trends and direction that are defining the future state of the enterprise network
  • Design and development solutions to automate delivery of core networking components and peripherals.
  • Work closely with global operational counterparts to deliver consistent, stable, scalable and cloud ready solutions

Skills & Experience Required:

  • Strong analytical skills and a solid understanding of all critical Production Support processes
  • Proven track record in IT Engineering, and a vision of infrastructure system architecture.
  • Demonstrate an ability to work well as part of a global team, and on their own when required.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Enthusiastic, eager and personable.
  • Ability to cope well under pressure.

Knowledge Required:

  • Experienced cloud network engineer qualified to CCNP level or above
  • Advanced level knowledge of Routing and Switching
  • Experience of WAN circuits and solutions (i.e. MPLS and VPN's)
  • Software Defined Solutions and Network virtualisation (e.g. CISCO ACI / VMware NSX / Nuage)
  • Knowledge of working with Firewalling technologies (Palo Alto, Fortinet or CISCO)
  • Knowledge of Application Delivery Controllers (e.g. F5, Citrix)
  • Network programmability and frameworks (Ansible/Python)
  • Experience of Public Cloud solutions (AWS / Azure)
  • Proficient level knowledge of networking design and documentation (HLD/LLD)

KEY SKILLS: CISCO ISE AND CISCO VPN

Desirable Skills

  • Awareness of common management tools such as Nagios, Zabbix, Prometheus, Elasticsearch or Splunk
  • Experience and use of tools traffic analysis tools such as Corvil, Netscout
  • Exposure or awareness of Cisco Identity Services Engine (ISE)

Please apply via this ad in the first instance or send a CV with covering note or contact me on 07587743762 or Balla@projectpeople.com

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