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Network Architect

Job Title Network Architect
Contract Type Permanent
Sectors Networking,
Location City of London, London
Salary £50000 - £60000 per annum + (+ car allowance)
Job Published 16 days ago
Our Reference 52336/005_1492076284
Who to Contact Phil Lillicrapp

Job Description

We are looking to recruit a Network Architect for a global organisation based in Canary Wharf. This is a lead role in the Networking Team and has operational responsibility for my client's network nationwide. This is working in a majority Cisco environment with some Juniper. A specialist background in routing and switching is essential.

Although you will work as a technical escalation point for the team this role's primary focus is on the strategy and design of the network where you will lead and drive improvements.

The role will be responsible for:

*Solution design/build including validation around project work and site installations
*Strategic network and telephony infrastructure/architecture implementations
*Management of firewalls and firewall rules
*Operational Support - site audits, network management, capacity management and configuration
*The role will be focussed around LAN/WAN infrastructures but will also encompass telephony

This is a 'hands on' technical networking role and you will need to demonstrate experience of:

*Working with network infrastructures including routers, switches and firewalls - Cisco and Juniper
*Experienced with Cisco data centre switches and technologies
*Experienced within a diverse corporate LAN and WAN environment.
*Experience within an IT ops environment for a multi-national company
*Experienced with Microsoft technologies (incl. AD, Windows Server, DNS, DHCP etc..)
*Experience of supporting networking infrastructure equipment (e.g. routers, switches and firewalls)
*Experience or and interest of software defined networking (SDN) is highly desirable

Qualifications from Cisco (CCNP, CCIE) with be beneficial to your application but they're not essential.

In return my client can offer a competitive package (including 5% contributory pension) and the opportunity to join a company where self development is encouraged and will allow the successful applicant to join a company at the start of a significant transformation programme.

For more information or to be considered for this role, please contact Phil Lillicrapp on E: . Certes Computing (and all of its subsidiary companies) is committed to promoting equality and diversity in its business operations.

Certes Computing (and all of its subsidiary companies) is committed to promoting equality and diversity in its business operations.

Ref: 52336/005_1492076284 | Published: 13th Apr 2017

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