Permanent / Full Time
£75k - £95k + generous benefits package
Location - UK wide
Security Clearance Requirement: SC Cleared or Willing to undergo clearance
We are currently looking for a Network Architect to join a leading innovative data team in a prestigious organisation. Our client offers excellence in career growth, professional development and a coveted personalised benefits package.
The ideal candidate will have considerable experience in network design, implementation, operations, support and project/change management within a service oriented and controlled infrastructure. A good working knowledge of IP, Ethernet, routing and switching within LAN/WAN/Data Centre/ Public Cloud environments is also essential.
*Proven experience of designing complex network technical solutions using third parties as required in multi tenanted/shared environments
*Proven experience of designing and implementing complex Data Centre LAN environments
*Practical working knowledge of WAN/LAN/Public Cloud connectivity/ management/virtualisation technologies and products from leading vendors
*Experience of network consolidation, and associated capacity planning to provide increased availability and flexibility
*Experience of tooling for systems management
*Practical working knowledge of network protocols and standards
*Practical working knowledge of Telco/network provider service offers
*Practical working knowledge of network security
*Ability to cost and estimate projects with limited information and ensuring assumptions, risks and issues have been captured
*Ability to review network projects and proposals making recommendations
*Excellent client and communication skills, good presentation both verbal and written
*Manages own time, ability to work to deadlines and drive complex issues to conclusion.
*Software Defined Networks such as Cisco ACI, APIC ACI, MSO (Multi Site Orchestrator), NAE (Network Assurance Engine), ACI Anywhere; SD WAN e.g. Cisco vManage; SD Access e.g. DNAC, APIC EM, Cisco ISE.
*Automation/Orchestration: Network stack integration, Terraform, Ansible, Python, JSON, APIs.
*Security products e.g. Firewalls: Cisco (+Firepower Threat Defense), FortiGate, Fortinet SD-WAN solution.
*VMware NSX and other NFV products.
*Tooling e.g. Cisco Tetration, Solarwinds, CA
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