Senior Network Architect

Our client is currently looking for a Network Architect to be involved with the Network Design and Management of up to 50,000 users globally. Candidates must have experience within a similar size organisation. 

Ref: ZR_6028_JOB  ·  Posted on 07 April 2021
Key responsibilities
  • Producing network designs to meet business needs and following current standards. 
  • Maintaining network standards to ensure they continue to meet best practice guidelines. 
  • Keeping up to date on networking trends and developments and identifying how they could benefit the company. 
  • Analysing network products and technologies and making recommendations to influence technical direction. 
  • Is result oriented and has a high degree of accountability, commitment and responsibility. The expectation is that involving an architect in a project is a guarantee of obtaining positive outcomes. 
  • Working with the Network Operations team to identify opportunities for improvement. 
  • Involved in ensuring the application teams understand the impact of network constraints and provide recommendations to ensure successful deployments. 
Skills & experience
  • Excellent analytical, troubleshooting and communication, both verbal and written, skills. 
  • Able to demonstrate detailed knowledge and understanding of networking concepts. 
  • Extensive technical skills covering a broad range of network technologies, it is not necessary to be a specialist in any one area. 
  • A passion for networking and staying abreast of new developments. 
  • Experience of taking a requirement through analysis, solution design, testing, deployment and hand-over to an operations team for BAU support. 
  • Experience of working with cloud service providers and outsourcers. 
  • Detailed hands-on experience of design, configuration and management covering several of the following technical areas in a global organisation:
    • Software Defined Networking 
    • Network Access Control 
    • Network automation 
    • Network monitoring 
    • WAN design and technologies 
    • LAN design and technologies 
    • WLAN design and technologies 
    • WANOP technologies 
  • It would be advantageous to have some knowledge of: 
    • Windows NPS 
    • Windows networking 
    • VMWare 
    • IPSEC and SSL VPNs 
    • Remote access technologies 
    • AAA 
Additional benefits
  • Pension Plan 
  • Life Assurance – Life assurance will be 4 x salary for new starters, whether or not they are in a pension scheme. 
  • Holidays – Basic entitlement 25 days with option to buy an additional 15 days or to sell 5 days. 
  • Income Protection – All annual salaried UK employees who are aged between 16 to state pension age except casual employees who are hourly paid. 
  • Professional Fees – Annual subscription reimbursed for membership of a professional body relevant to your role with the client. Season Ticket Loan – All UK employees are eligible on successful completion of their probationary period. 
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