Network Architect - DV Cleared

CBS Butler Limited
16 May 2018
24 May 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Network Architect


DV Cleared

12 Months +

Key Accountabilities

  • Defines major technical projects for customers or Services, influencing their view of acceptable investment level.
  • Determines strategies, architectures and proposals.
  • Shapes technical proposals to be acceptable to the customer and may make solution/service trade-offs.
  • May manage a large design team, defining the approach to larger/more complex solution development and acceptance testing, and identifying strategic level risks and remedies.
  • Determines the approach to whole classes of business, leading and influencing others in the development of new offerings.
  • Works with customers to understand their business strategy and develop IT strategies and architecture for significant areas of their business.
  • Manages a team to agree customer requirements and produce the design, setting high level criteria for the design of major solutions and exercising design control over the implementation.
  • Communicates the impact of emerging technologies on customer and Services business to senior level customers and Services businesses.
  • Shares knowledge with colleagues and makes useful additions to the knowledge base.
  • Network Architect, covering WAN and LAN (Network Generalist)

Key Responsibilities:

  • Creation of WAN/LAN Services solution taking into account migration concerns
  • Costs of the Services in standard CCM Format
  • Raise RAID entries
  • Update Management Team on Weekly bases on status of architecture and costs
  • SPOC for H&NS Aspects of the Architecture
  • Support Lead architect

Key Performance Indicators

  • Tangible feedback from customers and/or sales that major technical project definitions have influenced investment decisions. Regularly has technical strategies, architectures and proposals, incorporating trade-offs from the original specification, accepted by the relevant Business Approval review, without any requirement for significant proposal changes.
  • Authors design and test documents for large, complex solution developments, incorporating strategic level risks and remedies and manages a large design team to achieve documented handover criteria.
  • Can evidence a leading role in the development of new offerings.
  • Documented feedback, from customers and/or sales, that IT strategies and architecture for significant areas of the customers' business have been developed as a result of working with the customer to understand their business strategy

Mandatory Skills Required:

  • DV Cleared
  • Detail Understanding of WAN/ LAN Architecture and services offering from H&NS (Including PSN, WAN , LAN and gateways)
  • Experience in bid documentation
  • Experience in logging RAID entries
  • Knowledge of costing services and updating
  • Be conformant to the Business Assurance governance process
  • Authors high level design documents for major solutions, managing design requirements and implementation teams and maintains an audit trail for an effective design control process.
  • Delivers presentations and "white papers" on the impact of emerging technologies to senior customer and business representatives.
  • Regular contribution to, and user of, company knowledge repositories and events.

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