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IP Architect

Job Title: IP Architect
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Reading, Berkshire
Salary: Competitive daily rate
Duration: 6 Months +
REF: SM/C/IPA_1558605816
Contact Name: Salome Maybanks
Contact Email:
Job Published: 4 months ago

Job Description

IP Architect (Cloud Transformation)

6 Month Rolling Contract

Reading, Berkshire

£Competitive Daily Rate!

IP Architect - I am currently recruiting for an IP Architect with experience working on Telecoms and/or large scale Cloud transformation programmes. This is a critical role in helping produce and end to end IP strategy and architecture for the transformation programme. Working within the Transport Team - who are responsible for delivering Strategy and High Level Architecture, you will provide governance to all 3rd party architecture, ensuring each design adheres to the define architectures and principles.


  • Govern each transport design
  • Govern the migration against the migration strategy
  • Update the migration strategy
  • Provide gap analysis go-live solution
  • Assist and input into the definition of the Strategy for IP (incl. analysis, SWOT, proof of concept, business case, etc.)
  • Engage with key stakeholders across the business to understand requirements, analyse and translate into technical requirements

Skills & Experience Required:

  • Hold relevant IP Network Certification (ie CCIE)
  • Must have an excellent understanding of IP within a service provider or IT enterprise environment (including services such as DNS, DC switching etc)
  • Up-to-date knowledge of future technologies, equipment and their benefits
  • IP Architect / Consultant level
  • Experience managing the governance of designs by 3rd parties / architectural governance
  • Experience managing suppliers/vendors and stakeholders
  • Appreciation for the wider impacts of solutions (ie costs, customer impact, timescales etc)
  • Recent knowledge and experience of mobile networks
  • Cloud transport / cloud networks solution experience
  • Strategic and architectural knowledge of networking technologies including - Vendor management, datacentre networking, IP Networking, Networking services (DNS, DHCP, IPAM, Load balancing, NAT); Software Defined Networking; Network Functions Virtualisation and IT Virtualisation

If you have the required skills and experiences then please submit your CV on line or email direct to

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