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Network Architect x2

Job Title: Network Architect x2
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Basingstoke, Hampshire
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
REF: FJS-PR-NA-2-C-B_1532602940
Contact Name: Paul Read
Contact Email:
Job Published: 11 months ago

Job Description

Network Architect x2 - Security Cleared



Salary: Negotiable + Bonus & Car allowance

My blue-chip client is looking for two new Network Architects, at varying levels of technical ability and experience, to join our dynamic bid team.


  • Work with the bid team to design solutions that meet or exceed the customer requirements.
  • Present solutions to senior management and customers.
  • Take ownership of HLD/LLD components for specific network components of the overall solution.
  • Ensure the designs produced are fit for purpose and are capable of being put through Design Approval Board (DAB).
  • Provide input into reports, when required, to the customer and Lead Network Architect
  • Liaise with and assist with managing 3rd parties and their technical deliverables
  • Provide impact assessments on customer and internal Change Requests

Skills Required:

  • Demonstrable experience in proposing and utilising technologies from Juniper and Cisco
  • Professional accreditation.
  • Previous experience working in a bid team.
  • Firewalls specifically Juniper SRX range, and Cisco ASA Next Generation.
  • SVI/RVI design and configuration.
  • SNMPv3, Syslog, NTP design and configuration.
  • AAA design and configuration.
  • VRF and VLAN design and configuration.
  • Remote Access solutions i.e. Cisco AnyConnect, Pulse Secure.
  • Passive infrastructure - i.e. OM3 fibre, 62.5 /50 micron, fibre termination types

Desirable Skills Required:

  • Juniper JNCIS-ENT accreditation.
  • Cisco CCNP/CCDP accreditation.
  • DNS and IPAM knowledge.
  • Design of network within vitalised infrastructure.
  • VMware NSX.
  • Active Directory/DHCP services.
  • Encryption devices, CAPs assured products such as Catapan.
  • DWDM services.
  • Network Management toolsets.

Working environment:

My client offer;

  • A stimulating environment offering ongoing learning opportunity.
  • A culture of innovation and inspiration
  • Competitive salary and pension, generous benefits and annual bonus
  • Creative, diverse and inclusive working environment
  • Flexible working

Due to the nature of the projects the Network Architects will need to have valid SC Clearance prior to starting on site.

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