Network Firewall Architect

Recruiter
Harvey Nash plc
Location
London (Greater)
Posted
10 Feb 2018
Closes
15 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Network Designer - London - £40k - £70k + bonus + benefits This is a fantastic opportunity for a Network Designer to provide solutions to a new team in a one of the world's best betting and gaming company. Technology sits at the heart of the company and this role will be based in a fantastic newly formed digital innovation hub in east London. The company is extremely passionate about utilising state of the art technology to stay ahead of their competitors and make key business decisions. Role: The Network Designer works within the Network Strategy and Design team and is responsible for the development, evolution, lifecycle management and implementation of the network delivery strategy and service portfolio. Responsibilities: * Design and develop architectural procedures for the network design team, designing for high availability, robust and cost-effective platforms for the business * Provide the Technical Design Authority function within the Infrastructure and Network Services team * Develop and maintain components of the technical strategy for Infrastructure and Network services * Develop and maintain components of a 1-3 year product roadmap and lifecycle view for the networking platform * Work with other technical and business stakeholders to develop end-to-end solutions that meet the overall technical and business requirements of the group * Work with internal teams to evaluate new technologies for potential integration into the group's infrastructure service catalogue * Review and provide input to vendor agreements to ensure that new technologies and services added to the network are cost-effective, and comply with the company's standards for operational reliability * Ensure design and architectural outputs are consistent with a "Cloud first" service approach, whilst maintaining security of group systems and services * Produce, review and document roadmaps and strategies for delivering business requirements via an appropriate network and security infrastructure, maintaining and updating these on an ongoing basis Skills Required: * A minimum of 3 years relevant experience in a network, cloud or security design role within a medium to large-scale enterprise organisation * Demonstrate excellent customer relationship and stakeholder management skills * Demonstrate extensive experience managing external suppliers and partners * Demonstrate excellent collaboration and team-working skills * Demonstrate a commercial awareness and an understanding of the business, its requirements and how technology solutions deliver business advantage * Strong verbal and written communication skills and ability to transform technical knowledge into business language * Demonstrate experience of establishing and maintaining cross functional and technology delivery portfolio processes and procedures * Demonstrate experience in designing and delivering technical solutions that address business problems in a cost-effective, efficient, scalable, timely, supportable and reliable manner * A track record designing and deploying large-scale, high availability, mission-critical solutions in We Offer: * Competitive salary rate * Competitive benefits package * Career progression * Fast paced and friendly environment If you have proven experience as a Network Designer and if this sounds like it could be of interest then please do apply below!
This job was originally posted as www.cwjobs.co.uk/job/79964822

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