Reed Technology
13 Feb 2018
16 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
NETWORK ARCHITECT/ AZURE / CLOUD / CCNP / CCIE / MCSE / OFFICE 365 / 12 Months / INSIDE IR35 £650/day(Umbrella or equivalent)

I am working with a public sector client who is seeking a contractor for a period of up to 12 months to assist in defining, designing, and building the network architecture for a major new cloud infrastructure based on Microsoft O365 and Azure

The successful candidate will have:
o Prior experience working in a public sector environment - ideally local government or health authority
o 10 years relevant experience working in an Architecture / Design post with certifications relevant to the role advertised (e.g. CCNP, CCIE, MCSE Cloud Platform and Infrastructure etc.)
o Detailed technical understanding of Microsoft Azure - including understanding of Azure network structures, Expressroute, integration with on prem etc.
o Detailed technical understanding of Microsoft O365 - including an in depth understanding of the usage and implementation of the various security features available
o Understanding of Checkpoint, Palo Alto and Cisco firewalls, Cisco Catalyst and Nexus switches, Bluecoat Proxy SG appliances, F5 BigIP appliances
o Prior experience of both cloud migrations and infrastructure upgrade / replacement projects
o Good documentation skills - evidence of this will be sought
o Good presentation skills - including ability to tune a presentation to the particular audience
o Able to work independently
· You will be expected to be able to make decisions about Azure and O365 network architecture on the fly and be able to defend and explain those decisions to various technical and non-technical stakeholders. You will face-off to MS experts in meetings and your decisions will have a material impact on how the Council use the cloud based environments they migrate into.

If you have the relevant experience for this position and interested in the role, please send your most up to date CV to Sheena Patel

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