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Network Architect

Job Title: Network Architect
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Bracknell, Berkshire
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
REF: 20190723_1563871482
Contact Name: Damian Wolski
Contact Email:
Job Published: 5 months ago

Job Description

Role Purpose

Working as part of a team, reporting into the Network Technical Lead and Project Manager to define and deliver a network solution to meet current and future customer needs through changes/enhancements to the technology components.

The role holder must have a strong technical background with an ability to interact and work well with multiple areas of the project as well as senior customer stakeholders.

Key Accountabilities

The role will report into the Network Technical lead and encompass the following disciplines and responsibilities:

  • Produce low-level designs and manage through to DC network implementation
  • To take ownership of network build documentation components for specific key program activities
  • Assist the test team to enable them to test the network configurations implemented

Key Performance Indicators

  • Tangible feedback from customers and Solutions lead that role holder is operating at the level required for this role
  • To take ownership of network build documentation components for specific key program activities
  • Ensure the build documentation produced are fit for purpose and reusable through the life of the project
  • Provide input into reports, when required, to the Lead Network Architect, Project Network architects, and Project Managers

Technical Skills / Certifications

  • SC clearance - a national security clearance is required for this role but candidates not holding this level of clearance will be considered
  • Experience of creating Low-Level Designs and support documentation.
  • Expert network configuration experience using Juniper and Cisco technologies.
  • Access lists configuration
  • IP Addressing design
  • Excellent knowledge and experience of Cisco ACI
  • Cisco accreditation
  • Routers and routing protocols e.g. BGP, OSPF
  • Firewalls - Cisco ASA Next Generation
  • Data Centre interconnects
  • Encryption
  • Monitoring experience e.g. Solarwinds
  • Loadbalancing experience e.g. Cisco ACE, Netscaler, etc.

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