Network Architect Technical Architect MPLS to SDWAN

Closing date
5 May 2021

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Seeking a Technical Architect with a Networking and connectivity background to help a large company as the move from MPLS to SDWAN with general responsibilities across WAN, LAN and Wifi including remote access and Edge Security (Checkpoint / Palo Alto). This would suit someone with a background working with large Multi-site organisations either from an end user or SI / Solution provider background.

Salary - 60 - 65K

Primary Bens - 10% Bonus / to 10% Pension

Location - Peterborough based (50% WFH)

Keywords: Network Architect, Technical Architect, Solutions Architect, Connectivity Architect, WAN, LAN, WIFI, MPLS, SDWAN

Key Skills
  • Solid experience in an architect role
  • Creating and improving the overall design across WAN, LAN, WiFi and Telephony
  • Architecture experience of SD-WAN and SASE solutions
  • Demonstratable experience architecting solutions with Microsoft Azure
  • Experience in transformation from WAN architecture to SD-WAN and/or SASE framework
  • Experience in hybrid-WAN, public and private cloud network architecture and creating secure, scalable and resilient interconnectivity for a global Enterprise
  • Architecture experience of edge security, firewalls (checkpoint, Palo Alto), network segregation, load balancers.
  • Experience in developing infrastructure solutions with a focus on security requirements

Alongside a wider infrastructure architecture team of 6 you would take responsibility for
  • Produce platform design solutions for existing and/or new infrastructure platforms including high-level and low-level designs
  • Provide technical expertise, direction, and assistance to Engineering and Project Delivery teams
  • Design and implement long-term strategic goals and short-term tactical plans for reference architecture.
  • Ensure that proposed and existing architectures are aligned with organisational goals and objectives.
  • Present technical solutions and providing supporting collateral
  • Conduct research on emerging technologies recommend technologies that will increase cost effectiveness, security and systems flexibility.

You will take specific responsibility for
  • Development and refinement of the network architecture roadmap for: local connectivity (Wired / Wireless), DataCentre and Cloud
  • Design Authority for network topology building blocks and their continual evolution

Interested? Please send your cv for a swift reponse

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