IP Network Architect


MA INA 998766


Network Administrator, Network and Telecommunications, Network Manager, Server Consolidation, Storage Virtualisation, Virtualization


£30,000 to £35,000 Per Annum





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We specialise in the recruitment of high quality candidates in the IT support sector. We have an excellent opportunity for an IP Network Architect to create and deliver optimum solutions to meet business and client needs through the whole project lifecycle from understanding the project and requirements to transition into BAU support.

Network Engineer roles are expected to take on challenging projects, often spanning more than one application and/or technology and as such, this role is very delivery goal focused.

IP Network Architect’s Core Duties

  • Technical responsibility / ownership for voice and data communications projects
  • Provide solutions to meet business / project demands based on corporate standards
  • Input and influence to ensure chosen solutions are technically and architecturally sound, meeting all documented requirements
  • To assist in the planning, design, and implementation, of voice and data projects
  • Provide SME input / support to the Technical Services team
  • Assist with policy, procedure and standards documents based on industry best practices and personal research and experience
  • Provide support for critical system changes outside of business hours
  • Adhere to company core values and help promote them

IP Network Architect’s Key Requirements

  • The successful candidate will have excellent experience working with enterprise level network / telecom services with Juniper Technology (MX, EX, SRX)
  • Proven track record of successfully delivering complex technical solutions hands on
  • Experience with Linux and carrier services delivered from linux
  • Experience of successfully working with outsourced partners
  • Experience with industry leading network and security products including, Juniper, VMware, EMC Storage, and Symantec Backup
  • JNCIE, JNCIP, or equivalent experience
  • Technical design skills
  • Detailed conceptual knowledge of the following technologies/services: MPLS, BGP, VPN services, hosted SIP, Internet, cloud based services, network services (DHCP, IP, DNS), unified communications, LAN services
  • Detailed conceptual knowledge of enterprise routing protocols including BGP, OSPF
  • Technical documentation skills
  • Ability to thoroughly understand the business issues surrounding each project
  • Ability to articulate technical options/issues/designs such that management can make informed decisions
  • Ability to communicate quickly, clearly, concisely, appropriately, and intelligently; must foster open communication, speak with impact, listen to others, and write effectively
  • Possess critical thinking and analytical skills with an ability to evaluate complex problems and issues quickly and accurately in order to recommend or take the most appropriate course of action

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