Senior Network Architect

Recruiter
Robert Walters
Location
Leeds
Posted
10 Jan 2018
Closes
15 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

A Luxury Fashion Brand are looking for a Senior Network Architect. This opportunity forms part of the the opening of a new greenfield site.

A Luxury Fashion Brand are looking to recruit a Senior Network Architect who will ensure that designs and solutions are sound and aligned to the business strategies as they relate to the overall network architecture and associated technologies (c.600 locations). This includes (but is not limited to) the IP design, switching, routing protocols, load-balancing, Wireless, WAN/LAN/WLAN/IPT infrastructure and network security technologies (firewalls).

You will be required to work closely with the business functions to understand requirements and facing into the incumbent managed network service provider to translate the business requirements into a solution design.

The role will require some hands on and analytical skills to profile application and network behaviour, therefore good knowledge of packet capture tooling and an understanding of debugging would be an advantage.

You will be responsible for the development of comprehensive architecture materials capable of conveying fully deployable systems, articulating their benefit and ensuring appropriate strategies and plans are in place to develop and evolve the network to support business. will be expected to stay apprised of industry standards, best practices and trends, to provide leadership and technical oversight to projects to ensure that they meet design specifications and project schedules, and to manage technical and operational trouble shooting and escalations as needed.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
 Work with delivery project managers to provide technical guidance in a TDA role for new network designs and solutions, assisting with migration planning and assurance
 Contribute to the development of the global network strategy, architecture, design and security
 Develop network design and deployment principles, technical standards, policies and process
 Acts as the Technical Design Authority
 Drive network standardisation,
 Assist in promoting network development
 Deliver high-quality voice/data communication and network security solutions
 Create the target network architecture,
 Establish requirements and facilitate the selection of network technologies and products for implementation

SKILLS
 Network-Design, development, configuration and implementation of enterprise networks with diverse solutions from multiple vendors
 Expert knowledge at a detailed level of network technologies and their application across WAN, LAN, Wireless, Voice, Network Security
o MPLS design, IP environments, firewalls, switching, routing, design redundancy, Cisco technologies, Load balancers, network firewalls.
 Network Architecture-Expert understanding of network architecture design techniques, theories, principles and their application


IN RETURN
* 25 days holidays
* Bonus 20%
* Great Pension
* Health care plan
* Life assurance
* Critical illness cover
* Childcare vouchers
* Local area discounts - Gym's salons etc
* Plus, lots more

If you are interested in this position please ring now on