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Lead Solution Architect

Job Title: Lead Solution Architect
Contract Type: Contract
Location: London, England
Salary: Negotiable
REF: RC/C/SolArclon_1638978374
Contact Name: Rohit Chavda
Contact Email:
Job Published: about 1 month ago

Job Description

Lead Solution Architect

Contract - 12 Months Initially

London - 1-2 Days Onsite

The role is for a Lead Solution Architect with the Global Infrastructure group; 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

Experience Required:

  • 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)

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)

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