Network Architect

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  • Location:

    Reading, Berkshire

  • Sector:

    Network Engineering

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  • Salary:

    £56000 - £68000 per annum + Excellent Benefits

  • Contact:

    Jamie Kenward

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  • Published:

    almost 2 years ago

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Network Architect

Location: Reading
Salary: circa £64,000 + Excellent Benefits

I am looking for an advanced all round network architect who is looking to lead the delivery of network design projects to enterprise scale clients.

Essential Responsibilities
+ Work closely with business management to resolve business process and productivity needs and an appropriate technology strategy to support business goals.
+ Analyze technical needs, requirements, and state of the networks infrastructure design, integration, and operations.
+ Work with technical management to architect networks that effectively reflect business needs, service-level and availability requirements, and other technology parameters.
+ Develop design principles, models, plans, internal standards, budgets, and processes based on industry best practices.
+ Establish governing principles for network design and deployment.
+ Participate in selection of networking technologies and products for implementation
+ Must have strong communication skills, presentation skills, ownership acumen, and be able to deconstruct complex problems and projects into execution detail
+ Lead teams of other network designers and engineers in developing detailed designs and quality-control mechanisms during implementation.
+ Continually update understanding of business and technology status and objectives and respond to strategic design requests as the business evolves.
+ In-depth understanding of business strategy and ability to communicate effectively effectively with senior business leaders and C-level executives.

Required Skills
+ Expert knowledge and experience configuring and operating Cisco and Juniper switches and routers.
CCIE, CCNP and Juniper certifications preferred
+ Expert in administering firewall policies on multiple platforms: Palo Alto, Juniper, Cisco & Fortinet
+ Experience with configuration, installation, troubleshooting, and supporting network equipment, wireless access points, firewall policies across different platforms
+ Ability to learn new and unfamiliar technologies and products, independently using documentation and online resources

Apply now and I will call you to discuss this role and your situation in more depth