Network Architect

We are currently recruiting for a Network Architect; this is an exciting time to join a well-established business looking to expand. If you would like to discuss this role in more detail, please contact the team.
 
  • Define the network strategy and be the network design authority for the national core network
  • Develop the core network to support exponential growth and network resilience.
  • Define and manage the data centre infrastructure to provide the platform, service and availability to allow our systems to deliver all the Customer products and services.
  • Build, deploy, maintain, configure, support, troubleshoot and restore the grain network/servers.
  • Technically evaluate solutions and technology to support network growth
  • Manage internal and Internet resources (IP schema, ASN, Security policies etc)
  • Design and integrate access networks to enable and support delivery
  • Test, Evaluate and approve new designs and change requests.
  • Tender acceptance of services and network provided by 3rd parties.
  • Documentation and handover to operational teams.
  • Technical training sessions to other departments.
  • Provide 3rd line support and 24/7 support to networks team.
  • Represent Network Team in senior management meetings.
 

Requirements

 
  • Manage Network and data centre infrastructure
  • Update and maintain documentation of systems and devices, including support and service restoration processes.
  • Meet with project managers to discuss their network requirements
  • Core network upgrades
  • IPv6 rollout
  • Content caching
  • Network device config management
  • Public/Static IP assignment procedure
  • Quality of Experience/Quality of Service
 

Essential

 
  • CCNP or equivalent
  • CCDA or equivalent experience
  • In depth knowledge of routing protocols – OSPF, BGP, MPLS
  • Experience of designing and scaling networks to meet fast growth and volume
  • Experience with network and technical design and planning with emphasis on resilience and quality.
  • Ability to troubleshoot complex network issues
  • Outgoing team worker with strong work ethic
  • Translating business requirements into solutions
  • Network security experience
  • Knowledge and experience with Internet architecture (peering, IPv4, IPv6, ASN)
 

Desirable

  • CCDP
  • Working within a public network provider, mobile network provider or ISP
Apply today or for more information, please call Simon or Emma on 01228 812585
 
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